Okay, so we are officially pumped for ForumCon June 12th! In addition to sessions on SEO, social media, community management, monetization, and content creation — we’ve just made two exciting additions to the schedule of events for the day of ForumCon.
First | vBulletin to Unveil its Next Version at ForumCon
The next version of vBulletin will be launched later this year. It will entail a next-generation forum product with a modernized community experience. The product will provide increasing social functionality, improving content management and streamlining site set-up and administration.The worldwide introduction of the new version of vBulletin will be made at a special press event at ForumCon, just before the kick off of the day’s formal agenda. Media, developers, and forum owners that are interested in a first look at the newest product can arrive early for the event which will kick off at 8:15am.Also, vBulletin will be extending a $25 discount to all ForumCon attendees that are interested in purchasing the newest version when it is formally released! Be on the lookout for your unique discount code in your registration packet you receive upon arrival.
Second | Internet Brands’ CTO, Joe Rosenblum, to Lead a Session on Growth and Getting to One Billion Forum MAUs
Executives from the parent company of vBulletin will draw on experience from operating over 200 forum sites to explain the trends, tools, and technologies that are driving the next wave of forum growth. Specific areas to be discussed include why 2012 is a great time to start a forum, why Google Panda is an SEO best friend to forum sites, how forums can leverage Facebook to attract more users than it draws away, vital considerations for forums serving mobile visitors, key ways forums need to change, and how they should stay the same.See you in San Francisco June 12th! Haven’t gotten your ticket yet? RSVP here.