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vBulletin Brand Free option

Discussion in 'vBulletin' started by shabbirbhimani, Aug 25, 2008.

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vBulletin Brand Free Option

  1. Yes I have brand free vBulletin

    4 vote(s)
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  2. No. You are a fool

    9 vote(s)
    64.3%
  3. No but I guess I have plan to do when I get some quick bucks

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    7.1%
  1. #1
    I just upgraded my vBulletin for my forum www.go4expert.com to brand free option and was just willing to get your opinion if anybody else has done that before for their forum.

    I just tried posting the poll but the Poll Options does not seem to be showing up.

    Mod can you add the poll with the following options
    SEMrush
    Yes I have.
    No I don't have.
    No but have plan in the future.
     
    shabbirbhimani, Aug 25, 2008 IP
    SEMrush
  2. pixeladd

    pixeladd Banned

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    #2
    to be honest i like having the vb link in my forums

    nice forum though, nice clean skin there
     
    pixeladd, Aug 25, 2008 IP
  3. shabbirbhimani

    shabbirbhimani Well-Known Member

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    #3
    Thanks for that
     
    shabbirbhimani, Aug 25, 2008 IP
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  4. wisdomtool

    wisdomtool Moderator Staff

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    #4
    I think it is good for SEO, you can finally put whatever you want in the Title, it is worth the cost.
     
    wisdomtool, Aug 25, 2008 IP
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    Agent_Smith Well-Known Member

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    I don't see any point to be honest as usually a vBulletin forum always does look like a vBulletin forum. (if you get that).
     
    Agent_Smith, Aug 25, 2008 IP
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  6. wisdomtool

    wisdomtool Moderator Staff

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    Yeap true, but most people wants it to look like a VB forum also. They liked it I presumed. The point is the ability to change the title and footer text and anchor links which will help in the forum SEO to a certain extent.

     
    wisdomtool, Aug 25, 2008 IP
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    viperxx Peon

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    #7
    I got the branding free option for one of my forum/sites.
    The others though no because it's a forum.
     
    viperxx, Aug 25, 2008 IP
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    #8
    You can change the title without the branding free option.

    The branding free option only removes the copyright TEXT (no link there anyway) from the footer. You can remove the "Powered By vBulletin" from the title tag without getting the branding free option.
     
    FightRice, Aug 25, 2008 IP
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    Shazz Prominent Member

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    The way they have raised there prices.. no way
     
    Shazz, Aug 25, 2008 IP
  10. shabbirbhimani

    shabbirbhimani Well-Known Member

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    #10
    There is no restriction on the Title and so I don't think there is any SEO option. Even DP has Title changed but has the footer in tact which means its not brand free.

    Also I like the forum to be like the one people are used to and so its not for look. I have changed the look of one of them ( Unofficial Google Club link in sig ).

    The only reason for me to buy is for my home page.
     
    shabbirbhimani, Aug 26, 2008 IP
  11. GeorgeB.

    GeorgeB. Notable Member

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    You don't even have to have the footer copyright. You can make it am image and it's still ok.
     
    GeorgeB., Aug 26, 2008 IP
  12. kleinschwanz

    kleinschwanz Peon

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    #12
    u know... when you buy a Mercedes Benz... will you pay the same money as for the car just to remove the Mercedes Star?
    I tell you what... if I want to break it off, I do it - I paid for the car and well if I ask a worker to do this for me it will still not cost me the same amount as the car had cost - you get my point? And so I think it is just a huge brazenness to ask for money when someone is removing the branding from the "all day used" pages and the footer... it still is not overseeable this soft is vBulletin in several other points. This branding thing is just unbelievable infame.
     
    kleinschwanz, Aug 27, 2008 IP
  13. MOG

    MOG Well-Known Member

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    #13
    I use the debranding add on, as I prefer having as little off topic text as possible.... plus why should I advertise vB when Ive already paid for the software?
     
    MOG, Sep 1, 2008 IP