Easter 2015 is upon us. But who’s ‘us’ and is it really right around the corner? Well, Christians consider Easter to be their most important religious holiday and this year they’ll celebrate it 5-6 April. Not all of them though, as the Eastern Orthodox Church uses a different calendar and will hold the festivities a week later, that is 12-13 April. And then, there are billions of people all around the world not celebrating Easter at all, yes BILLIONS. If you manage a company doing business with people coming from various cultural backgrounds, you may want to take that into consideration. Read on to learn how to handle corporate communication and provide customer support during holidays.
IP.Board is a powerful forum software geared towards delivering a rich experience to its users and providing site admins with an array of personalization and moderation options. There’s no paid endorsement involved here, however, I’ve spent a considerable amount of time on various discussion boards in my life and I have to say this might be the forum software offering the most I’ve seen. Take a look below for a concise summary, and also to learn how to get IP.Board chat module installed.
XenForo is a commercial Internet forum software package written in PHP. It’s relatively young, as the first public beta release took place in October 2010. XenForo boast a number of built-in SEO features, and according to feedback received from various community forums and weblogs, it enjoys a growing popularity. This post will show you how to go about installing chat add-on for XenForo in order to improve user experience and create an opportunity for instant communication.
Geeklog is an open source application that works as a CMS, blog or web portal. It’s written in PHP and supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, or MS SQL as the database backend. As it is the case with such systems, it provides you with a number of options to expand your website. The one I’d like to discuss in this post is the integration of chat plugin for Geeklog. It’s as easy as it gets, see for yourself!
So, you got yourself a nice little website set up. You’ve established outposts on all the major social media platforms, because that’s where your clients roam. You’ve run AdWords campaigns to become more visible to those looking for your kind of business in Google. If your pockets are a bit deeper, you even might have hired an agency to help you develop quality content and optimize for search engines. Well, it’s all fine and dandy but don’t you feel like something’s missing in your quest to attract visitors to your website? If the answer’s ‘yes’, then you might be forgetting about a whole other world outside of the Internet. Buckle up for the ultimate guide to offline promotion. And what to do next.
I reckon I will not be awfully mistaken by saying that this might be one of the most frequently asked questions by website owners. I do not think I have to convince anyone that any type of online enterprise needs audience and will heavily depend on it in the long run. Whether you have a business site supporting your products or services, or rely on providing news and other information to your visitors, you need to realize that simply being present in the virtual world will not suffice and you have to actively seek ways to build a community around your website.
Building a strong online community is no easy task for any website admin, social media expert or business owner. These days, your virtual presence should be a lot more about engaging your existing and potential clients, than simply recording page views or clicks. This means both, giving site visitors tools to interact and getting involved in the discussion yourself. Read on to learn how to boost community engagement on your website with a couple of key steps.
A few days ago Chatwee API release took place, and with it the ability to integrate Single Sign-On (SSO). This article shows how to integrate Single Sign-On with regular website and will be constantly updated, so you may want to look into it from time to time.
Yesterday all new Chatwee arrived. New chat system brings a handful of new features, addons and bug fixes including Single Sign-On, automatic guest name panel for auto logged users, new smileys, spell check for message input, additional set of color pickers and right-to-left language support.
Let’s take a tour of all new features and learn how to you use them to engage even more.
From now add you chat to Vanilla Forums. Vanilla is yet another awesome Internet forum software. With its second version (Vanilla 2) lots of new features emerged including among the others the GPL importer, Single Sign On, Themes and WYSIWYG Editor. Vanilla has also firmly expanded directory with numerous addons, so it could not miss our chat plugin.
This article sheds light on the integration of Chatwee chat plugin to Vanilla Forums.