Forum Moderation Best Practices Part 2- Propose an answer and then mark it 7 days later

Hello! This post continues the conversation from last week’s blog post: Forum Moderators Best Practices Part 1 – Behold the Forum Moderation Guide!!! Forum Moderation Best Practices Part 2 – Propose an answer and then mark it 7 days later Forum Moderation Best Practices Part 3 – Are you marking a third-party solution as the answer? Use caution!…

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Forum Top Contributors! Last of 2016!

Welcome back for another summary of movers and shakers over the week across the MSDN and TechNet forums!   The top five answerers in the TechNet forums Last 30 days Dave Patrick 119 jrv 90 Rachit Sikroria 69 Trevor Seward 46 Richard Mueller 45   Let’s take a closer look at those five forum heroes……

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Forum Moderators Best Practices Part 1 – Behold the Forum Moderation Guide!!!

Back in 2010, Anthony Mann, who helps moderate the Windows forums, migrated the TechNet/MSDN Forums Moderation Guide to TechNet Wiki. It’s worthy of an ebook. So he broke it up into different articles. Here is the TOC (it’s so big that we broke it into sections)… Forum Moderation Forum Moderation Overview Audience Terminology Roles and…

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Interview with a Microsoft Partner, SharePoint MVP, and Forum Ninja – Trevor Seward

Welcome to another edition of Interview with a Forum Ninja! This interview is a long time coming! Oh, and a correction to the blog title… Trevor is a former SharePoint MVP. Now they’re called an “Office Services and Servers MVP”! Let’s learn a bit more about… Trevor Seward Here are some of his profile statistics: 129K…

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Top Forum Contributors! November Week 4

Welcome back for another summary of movers and shakers over the week across the MSDN and TechNet forums!   The top five answerers in the TechNet forums Last 30 days Dave Patrick 119 jrv 99 Rachit Sikroria 70 Jason Sandys 62 PriyaranjanKS 59   Let’s take a closer look at those five forum heroes… Dave…

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Featured Forum – Windows PowerShell

Hello all! We’ll continue our Wednesday Featured Forum blog posts by taking a look at another forum that plenty of you out there may have never visited. We’re going to look into the world of PowerShell, a tool that makes many of our lives so much easier. Never heard of PowerShell? Well, I couldn’t say…

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Top MSDN and TechNet Forum Contributors! November Week 2

Welcome back for another summary of movers and shakers over the week across the MSDN and TechNet forums! This week, in honour of the Global MVP Summit that has just concluded, I have included a new section, for most helpful MVPs of the week!   The top five answerers in the TechNet forums Last 30…

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Featured Forum – Small Basic: Students and Teachers on an MSDN forum? What the???

This is our first Wednesday Featured Forum blog post! Booya! Let’s get started with the banner of awesomeness… So, what is the Small Basic forum? Check it out: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/home?forum=smallbasic   I first came in contact with this little bit of fantastic, in late 2012. September, to be exact: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/smallbasic/page/54/ About a year after starting our…

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Interview with Balmukund Lakhani – MS SQL Server Employee, Forum’s Moderator and Forum’s Ninja

Good day, everyone! Today is Monday and I’d like to introduce  Balmukund Lakhani – MS SQL Server Engineer, Forum’s Moderator and Forum’s Ninja. Many folks, who visit SQL Server forums, undoubtedly know Balmukund for his expert answers. I noticed him about 6 years ago and soon we became friends on Facebook. I had few occasions…

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Top Contributors Awards! October Week 5

Welcome back to another weekly round-up of who’s been active on MASN and TechNet forums this last week. Top Forum Answerers First let’s look who’s helping most in the TechNet forums. Last 30 days Dave Patrick 129 jrv 124 Hilary Cotter 120 Jason Sandys 111 Wendy Jiang 107   Let’s take a closer look at…

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