Anyone that sets up a website or blog naturally desires to see visitors come to his/her website or blog.
This is because the level of success you will see in your online business is determined by the amount of traffic (visitors) your site receives.
Often time I receive mails and phone calls asking me how to generate traffic. The issue of traffic generation is very crucial because without traffic, your website, blog and in fact your online business is dead trust me.
There are so many ways of driving traffic to a site on the internet, but in this post I want to share with us one very potent means of traffic generation for every online business.
It is what I have called “Forum Posting for Traffic Generation”
What Is Forum or Forum Posting?
I have noticed that there are various names being used in referring to a “forum”. Some quarters calls it “Message Boards, Bulletin Boards, Threaded Discussions, Discussion Boards, Discussion Groups or Conferences.
However, it is generally called forums.
Therefore, a forum can be defined as a place where people have the ability to post any form of message in the form of threads and reply to other people thread messages as well.
These posts are organized into threads where people discuss a single topic.
A member of the forum posts a message which is visible to every other member in that forum; once this message is read; there is the option to post a reply, which also is visible to the entire forum members.
The Juicy Part
Humans are socially created beings by nature, and online communities such as social networking sites and forums are the latest and best places to express this nature of mankind
It is true that many people join forums specifically for the social benefits therein; there are several good reasons for internet entrepreneurs to join relevant online forums.
Here are the top seven benefits you and your online business can reap.
The primary reason many internet business men and women join forums is for the search engine benefits.
This is because many forums are tremendously popular and friendly with search engines and so not only rank well but also are regularly crawled.
A handful of my blog post has ranked very well via forums.
Most forums offer you a cPanel where your signature is inserted to enable you promote your web site or sites.
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In addition, as you participate in a forum that is relevant to your site’s topic, there is always the opportunity insert a link into your posts.
All these links are tremendously profitable in terms of traffic generation, search engine rankings and relevant back links.
7 very potent and profitable forums you can join:
Forums membership and posting helps you find customers for your business and it is also a great place to find partners to help you expand or promote your business in a number of ways.