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Webmaster Server – relaunch of a webmaster forum

Posted by on Sep 28, 2008 in Forums | Comments Off on Webmaster Server – relaunch of a webmaster forum

Webmaster Serve if one of the fastest growing webmaster forums online today. Webmaster Serve first went online four years ago, it was set up by a group of webmasters who wanted a forum to exchange ideas and trade. The forum change hands a year later, when it was sold to webmastering veteran,Temi Odurinde. The forum was very low on the priorities of the new owner, who did not build on the works of the founding owners, after years of languishing in the cyber wilderness, cobwebs were dusted off Webmaster Serve a few weeks ago, new webmasters were invited to join and existing members notified of the re-launch. Marketing campaign to bring Webmaster Serve to the attention of the webmaster communities is now on going. The webmaster marketplace section of the forum is expected to be one of the busiest forums in the next few months. Webmaster can post items for sale free of charge, items you can find at the Marketplace range from domain names to established websites. There is also a section for link exchange, services exchange and website content trading. Like most Webmaster forum and indeed other forums online today, registering and using webmaster serve is completely free of charge. Other forum of interest at webmaster serve includes the web hosting forum, the forum lobby where you can post off topic and non webmaster related...

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Webmaster Marketplace

Posted by on Jun 7, 2008 in eCommerce, Forums | 1 comment

Webmaster Forums such as UK Webmaster World, V7N, Site Point, Ozzu, Daniweb, Digital Point Webmaster Talk and other are know for facilitating discussion on various aspects of web development such as web hosting, domain name registration, web design, search engine marketing, web scripting and programming but the powerhouse of most webmaster forum is the Marketplace. This is were wembasters actually make money from buy, sell, exchange and trade in websites, advertisement, tools and even websites. Webmasters Marketplace are usually the busiest section of forums, some forums such as Sitepoint are more famous for their marketplace than the SEO or other discussion. One of the things that make marketplace a success are the easy of use when compared with other ways of buying and selling small goods and services online, most webmaster markeplace are also free, do there is not buyer or seller premium on goods. When offering items for sale, its is usually nice to give as much details about the item as possible, if it is an item needs a demo version, provide a link to where a working copy of the item you are trying to sell can be seen. Not all webmasters are a fan of Marketplace, Zoltan Bagi, a webmaster with many years of experience using and moderating forums express concern “Webmaster Marketplace” are usually magnets for spammers. Bagi’s observation is quite correct but spamming is not unique to marketplace, its a burden the entire world wide web is suffering from. Forum owner tends to have policy and mechanism inplace to reduce or eliminate spamming so that users of the Marketplace will have a pleasant experience. Webmaster Marketplace Etiquettes Post you offer in the right topic or thread for example if you are selling, post in the for sale section and if you want to buy, post in wanted section. Create a new post for each items you want to sell especially if the items are completely different, for example if you are selling text link ad and website contents, do not start a thread on selling text link ads and then add that “by the way, I also have website contents for sale. Respond to enquiry about your item promptly when potential buyers contact you. If you are selling software or script, be prepared to prove ownership or evidence that you have reseller right for the software or script. After a transition completion, leave a feedback for the other party, iTrader or other ways of leaving feedback are usually provided. Webmaster Marketplace Abbreviation Like the Internet itself, webmaster forum and Marketplace in particular is full of abbreviation that can baffle beginners, here are a few examples of popular abbreviations in use in webmaster Marketplace: WTB – Want To Buy. WTS – Want To Sell. ONO – Or Nearest Offer. PM – Private Message. iTrader – A rating and feedback system that allows you to comment of a transaction. MTFBWY – May The Force Be With You. YW – You are Welcome. WRT – With Regard to. AFK – Away from keyboard. AFN – That is all for now. MFA – Made for...

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UK Webmaster Forum looking for Forum Leaders

Posted by on Mar 24, 2008 in Forums | 0 comments

In a bid to maintain momentum of its growth, UK Webmaster Forum is looking for experienced forum leaders. Details of the position is posted below, if you are interested in the position, you can use the contact form on UK WW to contact the team leader to register your interest. Forums Leader Wanted UK Webmaster Forums is looking for forum Leaders, to help keep discussion going. You will have in dept knowledge of one or more aspects of webmastering so that you can start authoritative discussions and participate in the discussion. You main task would be: * Creating new threads * Responding to users questions in your area of expertise and other areas you can respond to competently. * Participating in the forum to keep it alive, relevant and useful. Remuneration Remuneration can be discussed and negotiated. The position is quite flexible, you can fit this task around other commitment so pay will depend on how much time you can commit to the position. Duration of position The position will be initially for three months, after three month, performance will be evaluated, the agreement could be...

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W3 SEO Forum – Newest SEO Forum on the block

Posted by on Mar 22, 2008 in Forums | 0 comments

Forums are very a popular starting point when seeking information online, there are forum for every topic under the sun. Forum use is particularly high among Internet savvy people, that is why SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) forum are very popular source of latest SEO and SEM resources and information. A new SEO forum went online today, its called W3 SEO Forum. It was launched by UK Webmaster Forum member Resonate, who breaks with the unwritten tradition of SEO and Webmaster forum to use vBulletin and vBSEO to power their website, Resonate instead created his forum with a newcomer to the forum software market called woltlabs advanced forum software. Resonate argued that woltlabs advanced forum software gives his forum members a new, easy to navigate discussion platform for every one to enjoy while advancing their knowledge & expertise in the search engine optimsation field, he continued “W3Seo Forum is not just about the Seo discussions, It’s about the community too, Webmasters are able to submit a a fully featured profile which allows you to link to your website, a blog RSS feed & a link to an online resume such as a linked in profile or something very similar”. Woltlabs advanced forum is coded using valid xhtml 1.1 markup without compromising on accessibility. W3Seo forum boasts of the usual topics you can expect from quality SEO forum including Search engine optimisation, search engine marketing, Internet marketing, Web development & Web design, Programming, Blogs & Blogging, Social networking & bookmarking, Search engines & directories including Google, Yahoo! & MSN/Live Search. You can register to take part in the discussion at W3Seo forum free of charge via the registration...

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phpLD fan in Da House

Posted by on Jun 16, 2007 in Forums | 0 comments

A new exciting member has just joined UK Webmaster Forums, he is LinkHunter  a phpLD user who has and incredible thirty web directories, all powered by phpLD. UK Webmaster Forum phpLD competition caught LinkHunter’s attention as soon as he joined. He entered the two hundred words competition to win a phpLD, excerpts from his entry follows: The PHP link directories have gone down a very long trail and I have been there to ride down it with them! It first started out as the 2.0 series directory which was a very state of the art script design that caught the eyes of many designers, coders, and graphics people. The forum at the PHP directory site started gaining the attention of those people and inspired them to start making custom templates to allow people to have a custom look to there 2.0 as well as many new modification scripts like stats counters, Google updaters, and more! You can read LinkHunters full entry here. [Webmaster Forum] [Webmaster Forum...

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Spamming

Posted by on Feb 12, 2007 in Forums | 0 comments

A few weeks ago, a comedian on BBC radio 4 joked that he finally traced the sources of Spam he has been receiving for a past few months urging him to enlarge, he jokingly put the source of the message to EU’s commissioner for enlargement. Spam has come to be accepted as part of the internet experience, an undesirable part as it may be. Hardly a day go by without some unsolicited email coming into inbox asking you to buy this or that. The unsolicited email are not the only undesirable face of spam. The is an army of spammers who target forums and blogs, posting unwanted messages and comments. In the case of forums, some of this spam comes in the form of bogus users just registering at the forum, adding a signature to their profile and never showing up at the forum again. The above issue is one of many spamming discussions going on at Webmaster Forum. [XML Feeds] :: [Discuss at UK Webmaster...

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