Program - Suggestions For When You Post On Forums
generate some significant free traffic by posting on relevant forums
and other places where people go to discuss specific topics.
Many people get started with forum posts because they are:
You want to include your affiliate link/hoplink only on those forums
which allow such links. ALWAYS read the rules of the forum
you start posting! Otherwise you could be banned by the
- can be indexed by the search engines
Assuming that you have permission to post affiliate links/hoplinks, be
respectful and keep your affiliate links in your signature file.
Do what you can to keep the affiliate links out of the main
of your forum post.
Make sure that you do not "spam" the forum!! Take a few
and browse through the forum rules, the main posts (sometimes called
"Sticky" posts), and get a feel for how forum members treat any form of
advertising, even in signature files. Remember that the forum
moderator wants to have people continually coming back to the forum, so
he or she will protect the main contributing visitors' wishes.
Since you want to get in front of a lot of "eyeballs" go to the forums
with great amounts of traffic. Become a regular contributor
or 4 forums on a consistent basis.
You can check the traffic rankings of a particular forum at
http:://www.alexa.com. Check to find out if the ranking of
forum's main URL (domain name) is in the top 500,000 (at Alexa.com,
having a traffic rank of # 10 means that site is the 10th most visited
website in the world). Being in the top 500,000 websites
(preferably in the top 250,000) means that the forum is getting decent
traffic, especially for its niche.
You also can focus on newer forums due to less competition.
you can be the # 1 contributor on the forum; but remember that you want
to be in front of lots of "eyeballs" as well. Weigh your
and choose the forum(s) on which you will contribute regularly.
Be sur e to offer helpful and unique content. If someone
question and you have a no-cost solution to that person's problem, then
help them out! This is just common sense, and since your
are archived on a forum, sometimes other forum visitors will check out
your contributions. If they see that you are helpful, then
are someone to be trusted a little bit more than other contributors on
the same forum.
Do yourself a favor, and NEVER get into a forum "flame" war.
is where people verbally challenge each other. It detracts
the quality of the post and never helps other forum readers.
To be in front of a lot of eyeballs, reply with useful and helpful
contributions to the high-traffic and newer posts. This way
increase the chances that your post will be in front of a lot of
Be careful about getting "addicted" to the forums. You are
to make money while contributing to the forum. Be polite and
respectful, yet make sure that you do not spend endless amounts of time
on the forums. Use your time wisely.
Finally, learn how to spell! Make your former grammar teacher
proud and at least use a spell-checker BEFORE you submit your post!