I bet you came here thinking you will find another who to follow on Twitter list, but no. Something special today. And yes, I promise it is Social as Social Saturday should be.
When ever we discuss social we talk about Facebook, Twitter and other sites we all love and use.
Everyone preaches how the best way to “get out there” is to help others, solve their problems, etc.
Well, Twitter can be a tough place to solve real problems, what do you think :)
But there are great places we forget about! I have heard some bloggers saying that these places are “places where you lose time” and that you “can’t get anything out of it”.
Really? I don’t think so!
Welcome back to – the Forums!
Why are Forums awesome?
- Because they are very social
- you can connect with people with real problems
- you can help people by solving their problems
- you can get your problems solved
- you can establish yourself as an expert
- you can see what people need help with and create blogs about it
- while doing all that you actually build links (by creating a signature for your posts)
There are two forums I visit often. One is pretty much closed for those who aren’t customers — Site Build It forums.
But there is a wide open Forum (with strict spam policy) that is an awesome place for bloggers.
WebsiteBabble Forum is run by Lisa Irby and it is an extension of her 2createawebsite static site and 2createawebsite blog.
It is targeted at the same audience as my blog so I am sure you will find it useful.
Make sure you read the guidelines and anti spam policy as soon as you join. You don’t want to be banned for some stupid things when you can actually learn something from Website Babble forum.
I like that Lisa replies to many questions and problems. She is very active at maintaining the Forum on a high level and helping others at the same time!
And here is something you will love… If you are a good boy/girl, one day you can take part in some really cool things happening in the Forum and actually make money… Without doing almost anything!
Go back to the forums, not everything is about links!
I wanna hear from you. Are there any forums you frequent? Why do you like them?