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    Is a Facebook Community as good as a Forum Community?

    Everyone knows how easy it is create and run a Facebook group. With the popularity of Facebook growing, a large chunk of the audience on community forums have shifted to Facebook groups. Now, the biggest question that arises is whether Facebook groups is as good as a community forums? Could...
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    Setting up your Forum for a high Search Engine Ranking

    Every forum owner dreams of their forum showing up on the first page of Google Search for at least one or two keywords. Imagine getting hundreds of new visitors pouring into your forum on a daily basis, wouldn’t that be great. While getting on the first page or rather anywhere in first 10 pages...
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    10 ways to Promote your Forum on the Internet

    Here is the full link to the post: https://forumapps.net/community/threads/10-ways-to-promote-your-forum-on-the-internet.26/
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    10 ways to Promote your Forum on the Internet

    Growing an audience for a forum is not as simple as it seems. After all, your forum is just a tiny particle in the internet galaxy. Relying on word of mouth is just not enough to bring in the numbers. First, the forum owner needs to know exactly who their audience is and where they are present...
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    What are the best ways to increase traffic to a forum?

    A useful blog post which may be used to start off the discussion... 7 ways to Increase Traffic to your Forum The real indicator of a forum’s success is the consistent growth of its membership and activity levels. Many forums reach a certain growth and get stuck there. Forum owners often are...
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    What is your #1 problem running a forum?

    Dealing with people who go off topic is the the biggest problem for me. They dilute the quality of content on the thread and make it go stale very soon. I don't know why after repeated requests, this continues happening. If I wish to go off topic, I clearly mention it or add it at the very...
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    How do you deal with personality clashes / cliques?

    Its all about setting an example. Don't try to avoid the trouble-makers or think that it will blow over. When you let people set a wrong precedent and get away with it, you are seriously letting your forum down and creating a negative impression among your users. Never let bullying or...
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    Page views, Google Adsense vs. Google Analytics?

    That could very well be causing the discrepancy in page views.
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    Start a forum in year 2017? Are you crazy?!

    Very well put. It is the forum owner's responsibility to ensure that the discussions are hot enough to kindle the users' curiosity. After all, everyone has something to contribute to a discussion. Imagine there must have been 100 people who wanted to engage, but only 20 end up engaging. The...
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    Page views, Google Adsense vs. Google Analytics?

    In this case, two reasons come to my mind. One is that your analytics code may be missing on some pages of your website. Or it could be that you have multiple content ad units on some pages that are causing a high count of Adsense page views.
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    Start a forum in year 2017? Are you crazy?!

    Forums are not dead YET... Until there are people who love sharing information, helping others, share interesting perspectives, ideas and answers; forums will remain thriving centers of activity. But as forums evolve, the mediocre ones will surely fall on the wayside. The best ones will survive...
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    Page views, Google Adsense vs. Google Analytics?

    Hey, You need to check with https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/6090783?hl=en to see if you are missing something simple. The page views on Google Analytics will always show 10-20% more than your Adsense views. If the percentage is higher than 20%, you need to do a thorough check of your...
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