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Websitebabble forum shutting down

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Eiffel, Feb 12, 2016.

  1. Eiffel

    Eiffel Newbie

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    One of the oldest blogging/ webmaster forums on the internet, Websitebabble, is being retired by the owner Lisa. There is a sticky thread in the announcement section of that forum. She says that it costs too much to maintain as compared to the revenues, with very little traffic and active members to justify continuing to run it.

    In its heyday it was one of the top ten webmaster forums at the time, but went down with decreasing traffic and posting by spammers. I was a member of the forum in the early days but left it a few years ago when I noticed the posts becoming spammy and low quality.
     
  2. CazuaL

    CazuaL Elite Member

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    Ill be honest, never heard of it. If she looked into monetizing it better it would cover the upkeep.
     
  3. campbelljof

    campbelljof Junior Member

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    I would request to not shut down but she can select global moderator and share there works to the others to make members happy.
     
  4. nonin

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    will pay £100 for it :)
     
  5. asap1

    asap1 BANNED BANNED

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    Ill buy, then 301 it. :)
     
  6. HoNeYBiRD

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    why close it? why not sell it? it doesn't mean, if she can't make it profitable, that nobody would be able to do it

    i've never heard of it either, but if it really is one of the oldest webmaster forums, that alone should worth something, the user base too
     
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