Self Promotion Tips - Online Forums

Feb 23 22:00 2003 Mike Merz Print This Article

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Gaining exposure and establishing credibility should be a top priority
if you intend on being successful Online.

Writing and submitting articles is arguably the most effective free way
to achieve the aforementioned,Guest Posting but there is another proven self
promotion method that is often overlooked ...

Regular Online forum interaction.

Discussion forums, bulletin boards, Online communities, group chat, etc.,
in other words, a group of individuals with a common interest that share
an interactive environment.

Every niche market has one or more of these high exposure, hot beds
of interactivity available to them, and the numbers continue to increase.

Reputable forums do NOT tolerate outright promotion, allowing (in most
cases) only a signature file as identification.

This is actually a key benefit, as it helps maintain a controlled
environment, setting the stage for positive, content rich interaction.

Once you've established yourself through regular postings, the level of
trust, credibility, acknowledgement, and exposure you achieve will
increase, commensurate to how well you're received by your fellow
members.

Here is a list of Internet Marketing forums that I frequent:

Anthony Blake Online - Entrepreneurial Success Forum
http://www.ablake.net/forum/

Bryan Hall's Success Network Forums
http://www.bryanhall.net/members/forum/index.php

Neil Shearing's Internet Success Forum (member's only)
http://www.scamfreezone.com/privatesite

Jim Daniel's BizWeb 2000 BB
http://www.network54.com/Hide/Forum/184615

Klaus Dahl's Forum
http://www.klausdahl.com/forum/index.php

Lesley Fountain's Friends In Business BB
http://www.friendsinbusiness.com/board1/

Home Business Websites Forum
http://www.homebusiness-websites.com/cgi-bin/index.cgi

Michael Green's How To Corp Forum
http://www.howtocorp.com/forum/

Jan Tallent-Dandridge's Newbies911 Forum
http://newbies911.com/index.php

Diane Hughes' ProBizTips Forum
http://www.probiztips.com/forum/index.php

Merle's MC Promotions Forum
http://www.mcpromotions.com/webbbs/config.pl

Seeds Of Wisdom Forum
http://www.sowpub.com/cgi-bin/forum/webbbs_config.pl

Allen Says' Warrior Forum
http://www.warriorforum.com/forum/forum.asp?FORUM_ID=2

Willie Crawford's Marketing Forum
http://www.williecrawford.com/cgi-bin/index.cgi

Terry Dean's Netbreakthroughs Forum (members only)
http://im4newbies.com/netbreakthroughs.htm

To find an Online interactive community that targets your niche ...

http://directory.google.com/Top/Computers/Internet/Cyberspace/Online_Communities/

If you're interested in launching your own discussion forum, I highly recommend
Michael Green's brand new release "How To Start A Forum"
< http://im4newbies.com/forumtoolkit.htm >.

So give yourself, and your potential Online success, a boost ... and get interactive!

Regards, Mike Merz

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< http://www.im4newbies.com >
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Mike Merz is a well known Internet marketing expert,
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