Jan 12, 2018

How often do you check the forum?

7 comments

i check for new posts twise a day, once in the morning and once in the evening.

 

who all thinks we need more reguler posters?

Jan 12, 2018

Would be nice if there were more posters... with time, and with the interface becoming faster/easier to use they will come.

Jan 12, 2018

I'm trying to check more often. I'd love to see more posts. I'm totally done with social media of any other sort. I don't really have any idea of how to encourage participation other than just posting or responding regularly.

Jan 12, 2018

I would love to see a new activity feed or button. Makes it easier to view new activity on a regular basis!

craig, how would you feel about a thread for suggestions on ways to improve the forum?

Jan 13, 2018

I feel like the forum itself is pretty solid. The real question is how to encourage people to actually use it.

maybe if we just post a thread whether we really need advice on somthing or not,

 

for example, i know how to do a hook im horrable at them, so i could ether keep to myself and someday figer them out or i could post a hook thread and get peoples thoughts on it and someone may say how they learnd them and the technique that they used may really help me.

 

just a thought but it would get more people posting if they knew they where not expected to create a thread on a subgect that was never posted before,

Jan 17, 2018Edited: Jan 17, 2018

I get emails on every post on the forum, so often I just read the email instead of stopping by. I'm all for any suggestions you have. Right now I'm the only web admin for the site, so asking for any big content changes may be volunteering yourself. I do have another moderator for the forum. I've been super busy with work lately and haven't had the time to put on new content.

 

Right now I'm using WIX for the website. I've used it for other sites, and it's fairly easy / quick to use. However, it's had some limitations for forums and multi-member sites that have limited this site from what I was hoping. I had some people do testing on the site, but several of these issues didn't show up till after we launched. The big issues are a lack of private messaging and the inability to sort topics "new to old", as viewing on mobile requires a lot of scrolling.

 

Feel free to make all the topics you want!

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