Jan 20, 2013

A Beginner’s Guide to Forum Posting for SEO

Search Engine Optimisation
For anyone who is a novice in the Search Engine Optimization domain, attempting to get your website to be a forerunner for search engines can be quite a battle. Given this fact “Forum Posting” can be your route to success for it is the most accelerated medium to obtain visibility.

Getting a Signature

Forum Posting is a medium where you get the opportunity of communicating with co-members of the forum up until you reach a stage where you are entitled to advocate your website and this can usually be done by a “signature” that appears below your posts enabled with the aid of a “link”. Forum instructions are typically not stringent and that explains the ease and efficiency with which one can post on forums.

Forum Posting and SEO

Usually the most ideal way to commence would be to locate a forum through any of the available search engines and look for one that interests you and can also check its credibility and presence by verifying the page rank (PR) given to the forum page. The next obvious step is making way into the forum by registering with one and this perhaps is the easiest part as you will be required to supply your basic information post which a link will be mailed to your inbox which will have to be activated making you a registered member of the forum.

In order to avail a signature you will be required to post several times and this is also a precautionary measure that forums typically take to curtail people from entering and exiting at their convenience. A wise idea would also be to go through the rules or guidelines so that you are aware of the number of posts needed to get a signature. The range though is anywhere between 10 to 50.

After you have figured out the number of posts needed you can start shooting posts by staying on the look for posts and answering them. Also do ensure that you guard against probable spam like language to avoid getting busted and always make an honest effort in attempting to respond to queries or concerns that may come up.

On reaching the needed number of posts to claim the signature you can go to Settings which is normally at the top of the page and get on to Edit Signature after which you can punch in the backlink for your signature and save the same. In order to have more pages it is always recommended that you maintain a continuity in posting so that you get visibility and are noticed by search engines.

Concluding Thoughts

This is a simple process and more so a platform for you to build your network, keep abreast with trends, share your viewpoints and gain a wealth of knowledge from the people that matter and have a presence. So get going with all the posts and inculcate the practice of getting signatures on a regular basis as that will get you the impactful backlinks crucial to advertise your website!!!

This is a guest post by Ethan Millers of bw9.com, a site that offers savings and current information on comcast cable and internet, as well as other Comcast.com services.