> Yes yes yes!
Here's what it comes down to. Forums are old hat. Google doesn't like them. The ad industry has morphed such that publishers don't make much money from ads anymore. Twenty years ago, all the top generating websites were online publishers: Yahoo!, MSN, CNET, etc. Nowadays, they're … Read More
I never saw DW as just another vanity self-publishing social media timewaste. Real people with real problems came seeking answers and real people with real expertise spent real time answering them. You say that's "old hat". I disagree. There are just as many people struggling with IT courses as there … Read More
> to provide matchmaking between users
Is there value in that?
I know there is value in informed matchmaking but you need a high quality pool of users and companies. Can DW's userbase (which if I'm not mistaken is Dazah's too) support this kind of use in the real world? … Read More
> I don't get this. Without pairing at the company level how could you know if someone is a potential client? Or are you talking about b2c pairings?
It's been my experience that it's all about who you know. I run a tech forum and I don't want to be … Read More
> Search engines don't send traffic to forums anymore ... especially any tech forums. It's not like other forums started outranking us and we can just work on our SEO.
I'm calling bullshit on that.
I just tried the kind of search a Java learner is likely to make when … Read More