The Whys and Hows of Community Guidelines

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on Aug 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM

4 minute read

The first thing I do when I enter a new community is check out their community guidelines. I'm not saying I'm perfect, but it's likely that most of your community members won't do this. And let's be honest, this is one of the most important steps involved in joining a new community — people need to know what type of conduct is acceptable and what isn't.

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Topics: Community, Marketing

5 Tips on Creating Valuable Community Content

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on Jun 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM

7 minute read

A good content strategy can give your community a huge boost and help turn it from an inactive, unengaged community to a thriving and vibrant one. A good content strategy will be carefully planned, well researched and implemented immaculately.

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Topics: Community, Marketing

4 Tips for Creating a Vibrant Online Community

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on May 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM

7 minute read

You've got your community, great! But now what? How can you transform this space into a vibrant, awesome place where people actually want to go?

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Topics: Community, Marketing

Optimizing Your Forum SEO: Q&A

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on May 22, 2019 9:00:00 AM

4 minute read

So - you want to make the most of your forum SEO to increase your visibility and drive more traffic?

Smart move!

At Vanilla, we know the ins-and-outs of forums, and we also know how to apply SEO specifics to your forum for prime optimization. As a result, we've got the answers you're looking for. Here are some commonly asked questions regarding forum SEO.

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Topics: Community, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization

Drive More Traffic To Your Forum By Using These SEO Tips

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on May 15, 2019 9:00:00 AM

5 minute read

When you think of search engine optimization (SEO), chances are that your mind automatically thinks about tactics to increase the rank of your website and web pages. What you might not think of, however, is applying these practices to your community forum. 

Yes, SEO tactics can also be applied to your forum and increase traffic just like any other web page. This blog will give you some of the best tips when applying SEO to forums. 

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Topics: Community, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization

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