Creating A Membership Only Forum with Your WordPress Site

Members Only
Do you have an amazing WordPress blog or site where you offer premium content? With over 20% of people choosing WordPress for blogging or as a CMS platform, at some point you may consider adding a forum too.  If you are ready to add a forum, the following are some things to consider:

Before we start “charging” ahead…

Making a forum part of an existing and thriving premium blog can be a great idea. People have already shown interest in paying for access, so adding a forum is an extra perk. It should also make it easier to get people engaged and there are relationships likely already formed that can thrive from now having a “space of their own”.

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Three Tips For Creating A Community Newsletter

making a newsletter for your community

The newness of social media makes us sometimes forget that email is a strong channel to communicate with your customers, fans and enthusiasts. Email is also a great way to keep a community in the minds of your members – think of how much email you get from Twitter, Facebook and especially LinkedIn. Here are some tips to get you started.
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From Customer Service to Customer Community

For many companies, the drive to implement social business practices (interacting via social media, moving support to a customer forum, etc.) is driven by the desire to improve customer service while reducing customer support costs. Many customers prefer finding a solution to their problem online without having to make a phone call or waiting for an email response. A social approach to customer service becomes win-win when customers start to form a community and start helping each other out.

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Support for Multilingual Community Forums

Multilingual forum

A community is a gathering of like minded people, but sometimes they do not all speak the same language. With our Multilingual plugin (available on the Advanced plans and up) the admin interface and the context menus can be changed to a members’ preferred language. While we do not translate the posts, we can make the interface work in a native tongue.

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