Community Creation

Your Audience, Your Content, Your Success.

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Audience, Purpose and Form are closely interrelated yet many bloggers tend to overlook or neglect it. They impact on your choice of content and use of language. Writing content is such an open and vast landscape, where anyone can write anything but by being aware of the APF Guidelines you give yourself a specific boundary […]

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What to do when you lose interest in your community

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At the start of a new community, your hopes and expectations are high. You have dreams that your community will rise to the top, and you vow to work as hard as you must to make that dream come true. But over time, that hope can start to fade away and you may lose interest. […]

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Reach 4,000,000+ Web-Users using Twitter!

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The renowned Internet marketing company HubSpot, recently did a study on the Web 2.0 Social Network – Twitter. According to the study – 70 percent of the estimated four to five million people using Twitter have signed up in 2008 and 20 percent have joined in the last 60 days. Which, over this recent period, […]

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Staff Recruiting on a Forum: Applications vs. Invitations

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When your community gets to the point where you just can’t manage it by yourself, you will be needing staff members (AKA Moderators) to watch over your forum when you can’t. Staff members can be either one of the greatest thing to happen to your community, or the worst. Two common ways to recruit staff […]

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Press Release Submissions

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Writing up a press release can be one of the most cost-effective methods to raise some eyebrows in the online communities. What is a Press Release? According to Wiktionary it is “An official written statement that is sent to the media so that it can be publicized” ~ It Drives Targeted Traffic to your Website. […]

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