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In the mean time, you can use the Internet Marketing/SEO forum for marketing related questions.
This Forum is for the discussion of Marketing related topics.
1. Advertising / Spamming
The overt promotion of commercial activity and the use of this forum as a vehicle for such is strictly forbidden.
Due to the nature of this forum, Business names & websites are likely to appear regularly.
This is only allowed when the poster/post is genuinely looking for/giving advice on a particular topic.
The genuinity of such posts/threads (as apposed to just spamming/shilling) will be judged on an individual basis by the forum moderators.
2. Illegal activities
The promotion of any illegal activity will not be tolerated:
items such as Tax Avoidance, Insurance Fraud, Intellectual property infringement, banking fraud, the dispertion of "insider information", Pyramid or "Get Rich" Quick Schemes and any other illegal acts are forbidden and will results in bans.
3. Personal Attacts/Abuse.
Please keep things civil & amicable. The making of potentially defamatory, off topic, disruptive statements such as incitement of hatred, racism, sexism or violence is subject to alteration or deletion and an infraction.
4. Old Threads
Please don't dig up threads which are more than 6 - 12 months old. Information may be out of date. Just start a new Thread.
5. Legal Advice
Do not ask for Legal Advice here. Consult your Solicitor.
In accordance with boards.ie site rules there is no selling allowed on this forum. This means the selling of any materials, assets or companies etc.
Also, do not post personal details such as email addresses or phone numbers.
Please use our sister site www.adverts.ie for these purposes.
7. Request for Services
Please post requests for services by tradesmen / professionals / others on www.adverts.ie. This forum is not a classifieds ads webpage.
Finally, Please use the "Report this post" feature (visible on each and every post under the user's profile) whenever you see something which breaches the charter or the general rules of boards. We (Moderators) do not read all posts in each thread so we cannot always act on a suspect post/thread unless it is reported to us.
8. Request for WebSite Review/Feedback
There is a fine line between a genuine request for constructive website feedback and spam/blatant advertising. The moderators will judge these on a case-by-case basis, however before you post you should consider the following FAQ:
- Q: Should I post here if I want website feedback on my Design/Navigation/Functionality/Web Standards?
- A: No - please post such a request in the Web Design forum for expert and more relevant criticism.
- Q: Should I post here if my question is in relation to how other entrepreneurs/business leaders go about creating and managing a successful website
- A: No - please such a request in the Entrepreneurial & Business Management forum.
- Q: Should I post here if my question is in relation to how to better market my website
- A: Yes - but any suggestion of spam within the post will be taken seriously.
Finally, please use the "Report this post" feature (visible on each and every post under the user's profile) whenever you see something which breaches the charter or the general rules of boards. We (Moderators) do not read all posts in each thread so we cannot always act on a suspect post/thread unless it is reported to us.
This Charter is subject to change.
Thanks and enjoy the forum.