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How much does it cost to run a forum?

Tweet The costs to run a forum can vary substantially. What the actual costs of running a forum will depend on how much you do yourself; how much you want done; and how much you pay for other services. The costs include: Hosting: It could be free forum hosting or a paid host. As for […]

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A day in the life of forum administrator

Tweet What does the forum admin actually do? Below is my hypothetical list. Its a combination of things from several different forums and a number of the tasks are shared with moderators. It is largely based on what I did today. Not all are necessarily done every day, but they could be. The actual tasks […]

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Getting through the Admin tasks a bit quicker

Tweet Isn’t it frustrating getting through some of the Administrative and Moderation tasks that need to be done in the background. Isn’t it more fun being involved in the forum and promoting it and building it? One tip I got a while ago was to make use of the multiple tabs in Firefox as your […]

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Should you post messages as ‘Admin’?

Tweet Should you post messages as Administrator? This comes up from time to time in admin communities. Should you post messages as Administrator or under some other username (such as your own name)? Personally on the forums I admin, I have two administrator usernames. One is Admin that I use for doing admin things such […]

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