How many hours a day are you online in your forum?

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  1. webaficionado

    webaficionado Regular Member

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    Look above. That's the question.

    I'm kidding. How many hours, in average, do you spend logged in in your site daily? What do you use that time for? Posting? Coding? Moderating?
     
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  2. maksim

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    Varies. Some days 5 hours, others none.

    While growing the forum it would take a good amount to reply to posts to get the activity up.
     
  3. petertdavis

    petertdavis Old Timer

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    12+ hours a day on average. Sometimes as much as 18 hours, sometimes as few as 2 hours.
     
  4. Brandon

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    I'm usually connected to my forum all day via tapatalk, as far as sitting in front of the computer with my forum open it's generally about 5 hours a day.
    If I didn't have work to do it would be much higher..lol
     
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  5. Neal

    Neal Regular Member

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    I'm sat in front of my forum most of the day these days (And night) as i'm now working from home. It's not that the site is interesting more that it just looks great being on XenForo software

    :evillaugh:
     
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  6. Jessi

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    I really don't know. I'm technically there pretty much all day, every day. I'm always checking in and staying on top of things. Even when I'm not actively doing something there, I might be working on backlinks or something related anyway. I do lots of other things, too, but it's just sort of mixed in all over the place.
     
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  7. cpvr

    cpvr Regular Member

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    I spend a good amount of time on my forum on a daily basis. Sometimes up to 12 hours in a day. That all depends if I'm taking a nap or anything that day. I love spending time on my forum and the one that I work for.
     
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  8. Martin W

    Martin W Regular Member

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    It depends what I have to do during the day - what my job and family need, ect... However when I am on the computer I tend to have my communities open and every so often check and do some work when needed.
     
  9. iTalk

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    I like to spend at least 3 hours a day going through each forum, posting new threads, replying to posts and clearing out spam. I would like to spend more time on them, but unfortunately there isn't enough hours in the day.
     
  10. BlckBrd103

    BlckBrd103 Regular Member

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    Depends on the day, usually around 3-6 hours per day. I usually spend it monitoring the sites performance though, I try to catch bugs or any type of issues at the source and as soon as it's detected. If a user finds something wrong with my board, I want to be able to ensure the issue will be resolved shortly and thank the user for notifying the staff of it, then I want to have it fixed very quickly. Why else would the owner be online for so long out of the day on a small but steadily growing forum?
     
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  11. nav0413

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    8 or 9 hours a day.
     
  12. Bill Hughes

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    On my forum: maybe a hour. Doing projects regarding my forum, anywhere from 3-5hrs on most days. Sometimes give or take 1 - 2 hours. ;-)
     
  13. bauss

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    I'd say roughly around 10 hours a day, even if I'm not posting or working on my forum. I'm usually always online, reading new posts, and refreshing the page to see who's online.

    I love my forum, so I'm addicted to it.
     
  14. ConfabIt

    ConfabIt Regular Member

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    A couple of hours. I just end up refreshing constantly and looking at what members do. The first couple of days were bad because I was on the forum all day up until about 3am, because I worry too much about it dying.
     
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    Zerth Regular Member

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    Hmm, my forum isn't that active at the moment, but I go on there everyday for about 2 hours just to add more content, post a few things, and add new features so that it can attract much more members.
    But going to need to spend more time if I want my forum to suceed :P
     
  16. Big al

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    Probably too many hours a day. As I am retired, it is not a problem for me to spend a lot of time online.

    Probably about twelve hours a day.

    I spend a lot of time tracking scammers as well as spending time with the scammers victims. This can be time consuming. But very worthwhile.
     
  17. andyred

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    Most of the day when I'm off work as I'm bust catching up on stuff, replying to posts and adding new threads as well as doing SEO and Social media Promotion.

    But during a work day I have a quick hour in the morning and hour at night to check up on stuff and leave a few replies that I see as important.
     
  18. cpvr

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    On the weekends I spend time with my girlfriend, so I'm rarely on my community. I just check up on it via tapatalk.
     
  19. Stockgenius

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    I normally spend about 1 hour on my forum. I will do a few posts and also check for spammers or any threads that seem to cause trouble. The time of the day I log on will vary, so that it does not look like I only post on a certain time. I try not to spend more than an hour, or else I will be come unproductive.
     
  20. Sylvain

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    ummm I spend 2 hour per day, 7 days a week
     

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