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How to get traffic to your forum

Tweet As part of the 90 9 1 principle of forum participation, getting traffic to the site is of prime importance to build up the 90, so the 9 builds up and then the 1 (ignore that actual numbers, as it’s the principle or framework that counts). You have got your forum up and running, […]

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Converting the member into a poster

Tweet As part of the 90 9 1 theory of forum participation, getting visitors to convert to being a registered member (the 90) is one thing; once a visitor  has registered then the challenge is to convert them from being a lurker into a poster or participant (the 9). A certain number of visitors will […]

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Converting the visitor into a member

Tweet As part of the 90 9 1 principle or theory of forum participation, one of the strategies is to convert the visitor to the site into a member (ie convert them to the 90). Getting the visitor by a variety of promotional means is one thing, converting them is another. What can be put […]

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The 90-9-1 Principle Applied to Forums

Tweet Essentially, the 90-9-1 rule states that in a social community, 90% are lurkers, 9% contribute a bit and 1% contribute a lot. Jake McKee is a strong proponent of the theory and has a whole site devoted to it. Some community managers, such as Angela Connor support the concept, whereas other such as Richard […]

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