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Message Board Features

Highlights

Unlimited Telephone Support! (unlimited help - free of charge)
Easy Setup
30 second setup Enter your email address and name, and your board is ready to go.
No Software to Install No software to download/install. We host and maintain everything.
Unlimited personal telephone support Call us anytime you need help.    Click here to start your board.

Appearance Features
Easy Customization Logo, background, skin templates, buttons, etc. can all be changed.
If needed, make your board look just like another page on your site.
Use your own domain name No Branding. Can remove all references to BulletinBoards.com.
Instantly change the look Select from PreDefined skins to instantly change board's appearance.
Multiple Forums One board can handle multiple forums, if needed.
Multiple display formats Non-Threaded, Semi-Threaded, and Fully-Threaded supported.
Custom Images Use our default images for buttons/icons, or use your own.
Skins Create your own color scheme or use our predefined skin templates.
Introductory Text Create a personal introductory paragraph on your board.
Custom labels for input fields You can use your own names for data input fields.
Date/Time customization Personalize the board to use your own date/time zone.
Individual User Customization Can allow individual users to select their own skin template.

General Features
No Advertising We place no advertising on your board. You are allowed to though.
Private You Control who can see and post to your Board.
Extensive Customization Features Over 100 customization options to choose from.
Attach Photographs/Files to messages Attach photos/files to messages that are posted.
Integrated Chat Room A private, integrated chat room is available.
Easy editor for posting messages Type/Format messages just like you would, with word processor.
Private Messaging Private messages can be sent to board members.
Custom Avatar/Signature Profiles Signature profiles are automatically appended to user's message.
Smilies Users can include smilies in messages.
Search Features Various message text search features available.
Spell Checker Spell checker, thesaurus, and grammatical checker available.
Modifying/Deleting messages You control who can, and which messages can be modified/deleted.
Lock Forums Lock/Unlock forums to prevent/enable posting of new messages.
Identify Read vs Unread messages Viewed messages are color coded for easy identification.
Content Syndication RSS feed automatically generated nightly of all new content.
Statistics Statistics about message board usage and users available.
Mailing List Board's email utility allows emailing all members in one step.
Email Notification/ListServe Users can receive email notifications of new message posts.
Users can post messages by sending email to board.

Security Features
Privacy Several registration/password strategies available to control access.
Member Registration Three member registration configurations available:
1. Registration required to View or Post messages.
2. Registration only required if Posting messages.
3. No Registration required
Password Protection Password protect entire board, individual forums, or messages.
Password Protection Methods 1. Board Manager creates user passwords.
2. User creates own password, with Board Manager approving.
3. User creates own password, without Board Manager approval.
Integrate your login & signup We can integrate your website's registration and login process.
Secure SSL encryption Can have all message traffic use SSL encryption.
Moderator Capability Approve new messages and registrations before they go live.
Multiple Moderators Assign multiple moderators with access rights to specific forums.
Access privileges Can restrict users from viewing/posting to certain forums.
Can specify access privileges at board, forum, or user level.

Spam Control Features
Ban Spam Robots CAPTCHA technology utilized to verify that a human is posting.
Email Spam Prevention Can hide all email addresses to stop email spam completely.
Automated Spam detection Embedded spam identification algorithms are constantly updated.
Only display approved messages Use Moderator feature to ensure only approved messages displayed.
Ensure safe and friendly content Options available to block HTML and profanity from being posted.
Ban trouble makers Block via IP and email address. Even dynamic IP addresses blocked.
Spam Abuse reporting Allows users to notify manager of potential problem messages.

Special Features
Smart Phone compatibility Smart Phone Viewer allows board to be used with smart phones.
Unlimited users/messages There is no limit on number of users or messages.
File Attachments Allows files and photos to be attached to messages.
Calendar Integrated calendar allows users to post calendar events.
Votable Messages Votable messages allow users to vote on issues.
Board Backup Utility Create backup of all users/messages anytime, as often as you like.
Blog format conversion Easily convert your message board to a Blog, or vice-versa.
MultiQuote feature Easily quote text from multiple messages when posting a reply.
Sticky Messages Sticky messages allowed/supported.
User and Manager guides Online User and Manager guides/tutorials available.
Sorting Messages Multiple message sorting options available.
Search Engine Access Blocking or Optimizing Search Engine options available.
Moving Messages Easily move messages from one forum or thread to another.
Site Integration Seamless integration with your site, fast and simple.
RSS feed generation RSS feed content, automatically generated nightly.
Unlimited Free Telephone support We're serious about our "Fanatical Customer Support" pledge.
Message Archival All messages can be archived. Users can easily search archives.
Low Cost - $9.95/mo. No setup fee, or limit on number of messages, or number of users.
100% Money-Back Guarantee 30 day, 100% refund if not completely satisfied.
Satisfied Customers Customer Comments - Click here to read excerpts.







How does a message board help my website?
Increase Interactivity Engage your visitors by making your static website into a dynamic social network.
Earn Revenue Use your message board as an extra revenue source by placing your own advertisements on it.
Increase Popularity Keep your visitors coming back to your site by creating a sense of community.
Provide Entertainment People enjoy communicating with others that have the same interests.
Create Fresh Content Join the new breed of websites that thrive off of user generated content.
Rise in Search Engines Fresh and relevant content related to your website's theme allows a message board to boost your rankings in search engines.
Provide Support Allow your customers to post their questions directly on your message board.
Receive Feedback Find out what your customers have to say about your products, services, and website.
Why choose a hosted message board?
Click here to see why a Hosted message board is a better choice than a Non-Hosted message board.




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