Forum Owner Title?

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  1. Cameron

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    For the members of this community who own forums, what usergroup title/rank do you prefer? Do you prefer owner, administrator, manager, director, or something else?

    Personally, I prefer the rank I have on here, which is Lead Administrator.

    What about you?
     
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  2. JewishPoptart89

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    This isn't a business. Thus being said, titles like "Owner, CEO, or manager" shouldn't be used. I like Lead Administrator as well, it's literally the job you're doing.
     
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  3. JennyorAlice

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    I think most people go with Owner or simply Administrator. Sometimes, they might combine the two. At least, that's what I've seen on different communities. I think whatever works for you, is fine.
     
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  4. Golddisk

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    A lot of times I just user Administrator, although if you have a team of a few admins, sometimes that can get confusing. In those cases think just using "owner" or "Lead Admin" or something like are the best choices.
     
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    I'm going to start using the title "Owdmin" :yum:
     
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    This pretty much covers how I feel about this. At some point, I'd like to be called the "All Powerful Leader" though. Or maybe "The King."

    Admiwner.
     
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    I think Supreme Overlord has a nice ring to it. :smile:
     
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    This topic is funny to look back to. It's been a year, and now my position title is "Executive Director," and @Drew's title is "Community Manager." :tearsofjoy:
     
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    Yea haha. Funny how even in just a year statements like this seems irrelevant.
     
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    Yeah, in October 2018, I'm going to be the Executive Dictator.
     
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  11. Ridley

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    I like both both terms, "Executive Director" and "Lead Administrator" when it comes to the forum owner title.
     
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    Does "Executive Dictator" sound good? We should make that change today! It sounds very professional.
     
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    I like it and I am all for it. Does "Assistant Dictator" sound good for Drew? How about "Head Minion" for me and "Minion" for the rest of the team?
     
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    No. Just no.
     
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    I feel the term Executive Director sounds professional and is inline with the other leaders or as they're known here, Directors. In the past I've normally just used Administrator as I wanted to be equal and have an equal say with my staff
     
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  16. Claraviolet

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    As I am an admin in an anime forum, I prefer "Akatsuki".
    It means dawn or daybreak. It is fun to have the group names, related to the niche, rather the default titles like admin, manager, director and such. I have been thinking of changing other group names as well to make the forum, more lively.

    Also, it's better to take inputs from the user and use polls and such to decide one. In that way, the users would feel like a part of the forum and they would know that their opinions do matter.
    That is how every forum should be. At least in my opinion anyway.
     
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  17. Ridley

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    I remember years ago when I was a moderator and later a co-administrator on a very popular video game forum, we had some of our own unique username titles for everyone on the forum. I can't remember what they were now, but I remember I really liked them a lot.
     
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    I've also owned forums where the group names were related to the niche. On my sports forum, all of the administrators were called Commissioners. The global moderators were Managers, and then I believe the moderators were Coaches, or something along those lines.
     
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