10 Ways to Make Your Online Community or Forum More Active


This tool contains information about increasing online communications. This resource will be useful for those that want their forums to remain engaging, vibrant, and especially useful for the members of the community.


The content provides 10 of the most important things to consider to make your online community to be more active. 

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10 Ways to Make Your Online Community or Forum More Active 

The 10 ways include:

  1. Create an onboarding process for your community
  2. Create a guided video course about how to use your forums best
  3. Encourage progress logs or other types of forums that require regular interaction
  4. Spend time in the community yourself
  5. Promote members of your community to special positions
  6. Send weekly "what's new in the community" messages and give shout-outs to people doing great stuff
  7. Make sure email notifications are enabled and encourage people to subscribe to a thread activity
  8. Get your community together in other ways: especially in person and on live video calls
  9. Create case studies from your most successful members
  10. Other ideas including tracking key forum metrics, study features, etc. 
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