Build a Successful Forum from Scratch
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Build a Successful Forum from Scratch

Learn the secrets: how to make a great forum and earn thousands in passive income while doing so. Lets get started!
2.9 (21 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
3,658 students enrolled
Created by David Ahmad
Last updated 5/2014
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $50 Discount: 80% off
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn which forums work and which ones don't
  • Create a forum from scratch
  • Build a forum using special techniques
  • Learn the best practices of growing a forum the fastest ways
  • How to make your forum go viral
  • Learn what not to do when when building a forum
  • Time wasting things many forum owners do
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Requirements
  • None
Description

This course is designed for all audiences. Whether you are someone who is just getting into forum building, or a savvy forum developer, the course is for those who want to take forums to the next level. In this course, we'll go through everything you need to know, in order to build your forum to greater heights like we have.

Whether you’re interested in building 1 successful forum, or a network of successful forums, its' jam packed of forum building techniques for entrepreneurs, developers, forum owners and in between.

  • Secrets to building forums
  • Making viral forums
  • Promoting your forum faster than everyone else
  • Saving time building forums
  • Starting a forum from scratch
  • What works and doesn't works
  • 7+ years of experience in making forums big

In the Successful Forums Foundation, you will learn how to make a forum from scratch. You will learn how to decisively make wiser decisions in building your forum, install and start your forum, build and grow your forum the right way, and expand your forum as fast as possible using proven techniques that our network of sites has used over the past 6 years.

In particular we will use vBulletin as a forum reference, but if you decide to use a different forum or currently run on a different forum platform, the same concepts will apply.

By the completion of this online training course, you will be fully versed, and capable of growing a successful forum(s).

Learn how to make a forum and earn passive income stream from now!

Please contact me if you have any questions, or comments while taking this course.

You can reach me at daveaite@gmail.com or comment in our forums.

Who is the target audience?
  • Forum Administrators from All Forum Platforms
  • Experienced Administrators
  • New Web Developers
  • Entrepreneuers
  • Beginners to Experts
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 27 Lectures Collapse All 27 Lectures 02:22:00
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Phase I : Planning - The Topic
2 Lectures 07:52

Every forum needs these 4 things to succeed.

Preview 06:08
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Forum Research
1 Lecture 04:48

Forum research how to.

Preview 04:48
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Domain Name Strategy
2 Lectures 13:55
Strategic methods on picking the right domain for forums.
Domain Strategy
08:12

Domain registration strategies and how to.
Registering Strategy
05:43
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Phase II : Execution - Installing Your Forum
1 Lecture 08:10
How to install your forum from scratch.
How to Install Your Forum
08:10
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Creating a Forum Logo Strategy
1 Lecture 10:44
How to create a forum logo quickly in Adobe PhotoShop.
Creating a Forum logo Strategy
10:44
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The Right Servers for Forums
1 Lecture 10:45
What server is best for you and your forum?
The Right Server for Forums
10:45
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Forum Category Strategy
2 Lectures 03:58
Get the best forum categegory tips here that we use.
Forum Category Tips
02:30

Case study of forum categories.
Case Study
01:28
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Search Engine Optimization Setup
1 Lecture 06:09
Do the proper search engine optimization setup for all forums
Search Engine Optimization Setup
06:09
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Groups and Permissions
1 Lecture 02:13
Groups and permissions setup for forums
Groups and Permissions
02:13
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Theme Strategy
1 Lecture 05:48
What theme should you use for your forum and why?
Theme Strategy
05:48
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About the Instructor
David Ahmad
2.9 Average rating
21 Reviews
3,658 Students
1 Course
Chief Technology Officer

Bachelors in Engineering / Web Developer

  1. Lead Developer and Designer
  2. 6 Years Building Successful Forums in SMF, vBulletin, phpBB, Invision Forum Boards
  3. Achieved over 900,000 uniques/month in under 2 years from scratch
  4. Hundreds of clients regarding custom forums and SEO, building a forum from scratch