Does vBulletin have the rating system and easy e-mail access that this one does? I do a lot of posts on http://www.small-business-forum.com/ and have found that I like this sets up a better because it seems more personal.
What are your thoughts about http://www.small-business-forum.com/ and where you normally post?
Several sites in my industry have used the free phpBB and been hacked recently by internet terrorists (my term for them) and all their info was erased. It was a disaster for these online communities. Apparently, free also means "unprotected" to a certain degree.