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Top 10 Tips to Boost Your Forum Marketing Strategy

Top 10 Tips to Boost Your Forum Marketing Strategy

Online forums are one of the best ways to promote your content in an ethical manner. People have been using online forums since the earliest days of the Internet to drive targeted traffic to their website.

Following are the tips that you should keep in mind while using forum as a media for promoting your online business:

    • Choosing the appropriate forum to participate in the discussion thread makes a huge difference. Join the best forum of your niche if you are having multiple relevant forums.

  • Pick your Username carefully as it will reflect your brand identity to everyone. It’s important that your username fits in with your niche as well as the forum.
  • Create a compelling profile with a solid description of your experience and expertise. Also give a personal touch to it by adding your home town, favorite TV show, favorite quotes, favorite sports and so on.
  • Leverage Forum Signatures by adding your primary keyword linking back to your website or placing your website address in your signature.
  • Spend some quality time reading the forum to get the essence of the community.
  • Figure out the influential forum users and note down the perennial topics
  • Back up your every forum post with a link to trusted sources and respond to the queries and follow-up questions quickly
  • Time Management: It’s time consuming and you have to be patient to get the desired output. First, it takes some times to search a relevant thread and then respond to it. Now, if you are really serious to drive traffic from forum marketing, you must keep a track of the posts, and respond again.
  • Start your own threads: Once you are accepted by the forum members and is seen as someone who know what he/she is talking about, it’s high time to start your own threads and traffic to your site will follow in no time.
  • Make sure to stay away from the heated discussions like religion and politics

By MITHU SARKAR

About Mithu Sarkar

Mithu is a Blogger and Digital Marketing Evangelist functioning independently since April 2010. She specializes in search engine optimization, social media marketing, media buying, content strategy, online brand building & alliance, analytics engineering. In past couple of years, she has successfully helped many e-commerce startups and celebrities to launch and establish their online brand and catapult their brand reputation from nowhere to somewhere.

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