Posting on forums can be an amazingly
effective way to generate traffic through your affiliate
hoplink and it’s actually very easy and completely free to do.
trade off as with many of the techniques you can use is that of the time it takes to do.
first thing to do is search for forums and you can do this easily by typing ‘forum’ followed by a
keyword in Google search. For example - 'running forums', 'jogging
forums', 'fitness forums', ‘health forums' etc.
You can also try the search
using the term ‘forum’ as well as ‘forums’... you get the idea and see what results you get. I
suggest that you look for popular forums that have the most members and the most comments being
made (a bigger target audience) so that you can be sure your comments will get
read by many members.
You’ll need to sign up to post comments and
that should be your next step. After that you’re good to go.
Have a look for threads within the forums that
relate to ‘beginner runners’ or even better still ‘starting to run’ or ‘how to start
When answering questions or
simply chatting in forums, you do need to be careful. Forums are not meant to be a place where
companies can advertise, instead they are for adding information and advice to other
I would advise that you begin
posting comments for a couple of weeks before adding your signature to your posts and
make sure that your comments are actually helping and adding value
It’s far better to join the community and
contribute to a few discussions first before simply adding comments with your signatures included
as many forum communities can be very sensitive to strangers just passing by and trying to promote
themselves or their products
You can use your signature to
promote the program by adding it or an image of yourself or the product at the bottom of all your
forum posts and blog comments. You could also use a banner image advert which you'll find in
the links on the left.
Don't try to hard sell the
program in forums or blog postings, rather use your own experience or a review style approach.
Whatever you do, this isn't the time to use a sales pitch
or anything remotely resembling an advert, remember you should be giving advice and
Here are just a few forum
signatures that you can use as they are or by adapting them to make your own unique
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