Every day, millions of users log on to their favorite online forums, communities and social spaces and interact with others to get advice and discuss everything from the latest news and trends to their hobbies and professions to whatever else strikes their fancy. Administrators have to lead these communities, deal with difficult users, manage staff members and make tough decisions.Legal constraints, spammers and technical issues can turn the excitement of running an online community into chaos. With the right guidance, however, running forums can be an enjoyable and rewarding experience. My name is Patrick O'Keefe and I own the iFroggy Network. I've spent years developing and managing online communities. In this book, I share my experiences in a straight forward, honest fashion and show you how to make the right decisions about every aspect of your forums, including:Creating an organizational structureDesigning and launching your communityDeciding on user options like avatars and private messagingPromoting and attracting membersUtilizing technology to your benefitDeveloping and enforcing guidelinesChoosing and managing moderatorsShutting down users who disrupt and harm the communityInvolving your users and keeping the site interesting and invitingGenerating revenueWhat is talked about in this book is not hypothetical - it consists of in use, battle-tested theories and solutions, making it so that when you must deal with these issues on your forums, you will be better equipped. Real life examples are cited throughout, including the actual user guidelines, staff member guidelines and more, from real communities.This is a book for both new administrators and experienced ones. If you are new, it will give you a major boost as you grow your knowledge and build your community. If you are already an administrator that's leading a successful community, the book can enhance your knowledge and give you more to think about and, with that, even more experience for you to pull from."Managing Online Forums" is the one book that shows site owners and administrators how to create a safe and entertaining community that users will return to again and again.
Something appealing. Something appalling. Something for everyone a comedy tonight! "One ofthe hottest burlesque shows that ever hit Broadway" (Time) comes to the screen showcasing the enormous talents of Tony AwardÂ(r) winner Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Jack Gilford (Cocoon), Buster Keaton and Michael Crawford (Broadway's "The Phantom of the Opera"). Featuring keenly clever tunes like "Comedy Tonight" and "Lovely," this wild Stephen Sondheim musical about a raucous gaggle of ancient Romans is a "flip, glib and sophisticated, yet rump-slapping bawdy and fast-paced look at the seamy underside of classical Rome through hipster's shades" (Variety).When a wily, witty, lying, lazy, cheating slave discovers that his master's son is in love with thegirl next doora virgin courtesanhe promises to help win her heart in exchange for his freedom. But the road to romance is blocked with stunning surprises, cunning disguisesand the wildest chariot race ever!
This young pilgrim is off to sit around the table and dine with the Native Americans. This Girls Pilgrim Costume is a cute costume that can help your daughter learn about the Mayflower, Plymouth Colony, and the first Thanksgiving. It's also great to wear for parades or a school play!
Includes bonnet and dress with attached apron
Durable and stain resistant man-made fabrics
Thanksgiving, Halloween, or slip into character for school history reports
Child size medium fits most kids 8-10 years old
Forum Novelties offers a wide variety of complete costume kits perfect for your next school or church play
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, the first Broadway show for which Stephen Sondheim wrote both music and lyrics, has proven to be one of the master's most enduring creations, appearing in community theaters and, in 1996, in this full-scale Broadway revival. In the role of the scheming slave Pseudolous, Tony-winner Nathan Lane isn't the maelstorm that was Zero Mostel in the 1962 original Broadway cast, giving a subtler, neurotic performance. While one might miss the sheer force of Mostel's personality driving these madcap antics (based on the Roman comedies of Plautus), Lane's approach allows the show to become more of an ensemble vehicle. In a gender- and race-neutral move, Lane was subsequently replaced on Broadway by Whoopi Goldberg. --David Horiuchi
The perfect party tiara for the Bride to Be! This sturdy, sparkling tiara is made of metal covered in glitter and has plastic combs for a secure fit. It makes a great bachelorette or bridal shower gift!
Silver glitter tiara
Reads Bride to Be across the front
One size fits most older children, teens, and adults