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  1. Add common shared message boards to your Website
  2. Add your own Web based email system (User@YourDomain.com)
  3. Sign up for a test message to be sent to your email system daily
  4. Promote Your Website with Search Engines and Guides
Webmasters, you can now add your own unit's message board and if you choose, the NavRing message board to your own Website.  We have made arrangements with Everyone.net™ to allow other Websites to use our message boards along with their own.  For the six months we have used Everyone.net's services we are pleased with the reliability.

Your message board is fully customizable to the look and feel of your own Website.  You can make it seem as if it is part of your Website to your users.  Yet the message boards are hosted on Everyone.net's server and all you need to do is cut and paste some simple HTML to your site.

The common message board system is easy to set up, just a copy and paste of a few lines of HTML to your Website.  If you sign up through the links on this page, we will be able to assist you.  You can set up both the message boards for your own unit, and add the common NavRing message board and others such as the Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club message boards,  if you choose to also use them on your Website.

To see how the common or shared message board system works, we have set up some examples of the system in action.  Please visit NavyVeteran.org, DestroyerSailors.org, DD950.org and TonkinGulfYachtClub.org and you will see how there are common message boards on each Website that appear on all of them and are fully usable from each location.  This will help give your Website users more content to view and participate in when they visit all of our Websites.

To get started, click through the link below and open a free account at Everyone.net.  Take your time and read through the instructions on how to set up and customize your own message board.  You will find the NavRing and other military message boards available to share.  Request to share them and we will approve your request. Click through the link below  to get started now: 

 

 

Offer your own Web based email system using your own domain name: (User@YourDomain.com) for FREE.  We noticed many NavRing Webmasters have now obtained their own domains.  We began offering Web based email with the NavyVeteran.com domain some time ago and have been surprised how many visitors have chosen to use the system.

 Our NavyVeteran.com email system has generated a lot of traffic for the NavRing Websites.  Each email sent through the system has a link back to the list of the NavRing Websites.  This is better than advertising Hotmail or Yahoo with every email you and your Website users send.   Many of your unit members would rather use the email with your unique domain other than an AOL, Yahoo!, Hotmail or similar address.  Offering an email account with your units domain name will be sure to add interest for your Website visitors.

If you have your own domain name for your Website, it is not difficult to set up your own free fully branded Web based email system like our User@NavyVeteran.com  for the members of your unit to use. 

It does require some changes to be made to your DNS MX zone records of your domain.  It is not difficult to have your ISP make those changes for you.  We have set up over ten of the Web based email systems and if you click through the link below, we will be able to offer you some assistance and advice if needed.  Click through here to get started opening a FREE account.

If you have set up your own email system, you may wish to sign up here to test your email system Daily.  This spam-free list sends one, and only one, test email to your email system once each day at a set time.  If you receive the test email, you know your email system is receiving mail.   To guard against spam, these email addresses are not made public or available publicly anywhere. 
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I suggest that you open a separate account in your email system such as Test@Your_domain.com.  That will make it easy to look and see if the test email message arrived each day, and to delete them.  By reading the headers, you can see when the note was sent and when it was received.

This SelfPromotion.com below is hands down, the best resource on the Web to learn how-to and to help you to promote your Websites.  We have used it for over two years now with great results.  It is almost a complete course in Website promotion along with a great automated system.  Click through the link below and check it out for free for the the first 30 days.

If you have a website, you absolutely have to check out this amazing, wonderful, incredible resource. You can use it for free to register your site with all the important search engines and indexes, and THEN decide if and how much you want to pay to support the service. It's great -- so great that even a notorious cheapskate like me gave them some money!

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This page updated on:   Wednesday, January 24, 2001