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The look and feel is the same, there is no moderation to post a Google thread ;) and everyone is a little bit more relaxed because what they say is not visible to the hoi polloi ;)
Now, like everwhere else on the web you have to pay for that sort of information.
The original pubcon for example, Free! Fantastic! Loads of great people getting to know each other and going home to rip each others ideas off. Brilliant!
Pubcon 645 or whatever its up to now costs like 2.5 million dollars just to get thru the door to listen to some "expert" from some SE or another telling you how much you gotta pay just to get 1 page crawled......
I'm goin home!
I'm famous for stating the obvious, but WW is still a free forum. BTW, before I was a mod and before there was a Supporter's forum, I sent in cash every now and then. The Supporter's forum was originally started for those who contributed and it grew from there.
>>The original pubcon for example, Free!
Great idea. But it grew also. Costs exploded, attendance fees grew. Hopefully BT gets to keep a little jingle in his pocket. Free interprise, and all that. Besides, the present format makes it much easier for those who are company employees to justify having the company pay the freight for the conference.
I'm goin home!
There are other options - such as figuring this all out yourself, or buying one of the widely published expert's books.
My subscription to WebmasterWorld Supporters forum is one of my most used and cost effective expenses.
The days of the free lunch are pretty much gone, and I don't expect anyone to buy mine for me.
what is inside locked forum
.......... The eigth wonder of the world and a guarantee of making a fortune, all of the guys back there are millionaires that give away all of their secrets.............
OK back to the real world, the above scenario is for the moderators forum;
More than you think but not an instant recipe to get your site to #1 I think that stuffs pretty much covered elsewhere on the site. I joined up to find out what was in the supporters forum, it wasn't what I expected but I have found it useful and I have discovered things in there that you wouldn't see out here.
Is it worth the money?
That would depend on what you do, although most that join seem happy ;)
IMO, it doesn't matter what content is in the supporters forum (although there is some great stuff in there). WebmasterWorld is such a great resource I had no problem forking over a hundred or so bucks for all the information I have learned from the free sections.
This site is completely ad free...which totally amazes me. Brett has done a tremendous job of keeping this a top notch site where most others would have cashed in. To this day there are no ads or any money making system on the site other than the paid forum.