When it comes to your home business Web site, there are many tools that you can utilize in terms of building your online community. And one of those things is online forums. If you are wondering about online forums — from how to get one set up and going to how to properly manage it — Patrick O’Keefe has written a great handbook: Managing Online Forums.
As social media becomes increasingly important, this book has been released at an ideal time. It has everything. O’Keefe uses an engaging and conversational style to share his experiences with setting up and managing online forums. This book will take you from the basic technical steps of setting up an online forum through creating guidelines for community members to managing inflammatory postings.
If you are interested in adding an online forum to your home business Web site, this book is a great read.