Forum is useful to get solutions to your problem and share information amongst similar minded people in same niche, but have you ever heard about the numerous possibilities of link building, traffic building and hence business from these forum sites?
If you already know that forum is also used to generate lots of valuable dofollow one way backlinks to your site or blog, but failed to get the most benefit, here is the key to success with your forum marketing.
The main thing you need to have is your forum profile with high credibility. Building credibility must be given more importance than those traffic and link building SEO strategies because it will help you get double benefit of what ever you do as a part of link building and forum marketing.
How any one can build high credibility forum profile?
You must have expert knowledge in the forum niche. For example, if you are participating in any seo related forum or online discussion to sell your seo product or to do marketing for your seo blog you must have expert level knowledge in SEO field.
You must become active member of forum. Being active member means you should participate in discussion regularly and daily if possible. You should post few forum posts on each of your visit assisting other members about latest seo issues and seo strategies. You can post information, reply to question and give solutions and also ask questions to know more about seo.
You must follow the forum rules and posting guidelines to reduce the chances of getting banned by forum administrator. If you behave naturally and do not try to spam the forum, probably you are safe. As each forum post will include backlink or your product link as a signature, it will be more beneficial to post more but being natural.
Why forum is so important place for online marketing?
- Members and forum visitors (from search engines) are similar minded people and from the same niche. Hence it is considered as high quality traffic.
- As a expert forum member, you can high light your self as a expert in forum niche and build trust relation with your visitors and reader who might get interested to purchase your product or visit your blog.
- High PR (PageRank) forums are also hot favorite for google, and the one way dofollow backlinks from such a high traffic forum can be more beneficial.
- Forums usually have thousands of visitors every hour, as it’s the only place for problem and solution. You might get many of them as referral visitors from the signature link of your posts.