Free Stuff: Message Boards

Written by Richard Lowe

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This script is so good that I cannot even recommend any others. It's fast, full featured and easy-to-use. The message board that results is excellent. This script has a free version which has just about everything you will ever need, and a professional version which costs a few dollars which has just about everything else.

Remotely Hosted Scripts

The final option is to take advantage of scripts which are hosted on another server. This hasrepparttar advantage thatrepparttar 113277 script is maintained and supported by someone else, and uses their bandwidth and disk space instead of yours. Of course,repparttar 113278 disadvantages are that you lose control ofrepparttar 113279 board,repparttar 113280 boards are generally not extraordinarily customizable and, most importantly, since they are advertisement supported they tend to be peppered with banners which pull visitors from your site.

Boardhost One ofrepparttar 113281 better message board services. Their boards are quick, rarely down, and very customizable.

Beseen A threaded discussion forum for your web site. Build a sense of community between you and your customers. Allow your visitors to interact with you, your staff and each other by posting questions and comments. No programming required. Easy setup and simple to maintain. Customizable to your look and feel.

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MyForum.Net is an easy way to add customized, interactive forums to your web site. They support (which can be pretty cool), their boards are easy to customize and, of course, they are free.

Additional Information Message Boards A way to make a very sticky site is to have an active message board Message Boards - Ethics Nothing is more sad than a once proud message board being reduced to rubble by a malicious moderator. Message Boards - Contributor Message boards thrive on contributions. In fact, without contributors there is no board at all. Message Boards - Promotion Message boards are very useful in getting people to return to your site, but they must be promoted in order to be of maximum benefit. Message Boards - Moderator The best message boards are wonderfully and expertly moderated. The worst are frequented by nothing but spam robots. Sticky Sites - Message Boards You can add a message board to your site to get people to want to come back over and over.

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Are Internet Freebies On The Way Out?

Written by Robert Taylor

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One ofrepparttar larger free email providers has recently started charging a minimal fee for its services. Will this spread torepparttar 113276 other free email providers?

Look aroundrepparttar 113277 Internet and you will find more web sites closing. Many of these sites provided valuable services and products, however they could not continue in business without showing a profit. It is very difficult to compete with free. The current line of thinking seems to be to settle forrepparttar 113278 lesser free service or product rather than pay for quality products and services.

We have grown to consider these freebies as a right rather than a privilege and therefore resent losing them. This is unjust because we expect to be properly paid for our own efforts. Most of us cannot afford to work for free, yet we expect others to do just that.

Our entire civilization is based on trading what we produce for what others produce. It is a very simple concept. Produce nothing and get nothing in return. Yet many of us expect something for nothing.

Time and effort translate into money, and it takes time and effort to produce and distribute freebies. Without a profitable return onrepparttar 113279 freebies there is little or no reason to provide them.

What happens torepparttar 113280 Internet whenrepparttar 113281 for-profit businesses are forced out of existence by freebies? Will we still have freebies? And if so, what quality of service or product can we expect?

Robert Taylor Stop trying to make money the hard way. Discover a simple system that will have you running a profitable online business in no time. (Plus you get to sell this incredible resource and keep all the money!)

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