by Bruce Zhang
Millions of online conversations are taken place every single day on about 50,000 forum sites or message boards. It’s possible to drive thousands of visitors a month to any website in any niche via forum posting. To get the most traffic out of the forum posts, we want our links appear on the top of the relevant threads that are viewed by many.
We’ll show you how to drive 500 visitors a month from forum posts with easy.
We want to join the forum sites that:
Check the sites to monitor and save, and we're ready to discover the right threads on those sites to generate traffic.
To get our links appear on top of the threads, we’re more interested in the threads that have less than 10 posts. To generate more views for our links, we want to join the threads that have a high probability of going popular. Many popular forum posts also rank well on the search engines, which will bring more traffic.
New Threads page on SoEngaging shows a list of relevant threads initiated in last 5 days. It also also shows the number of posts, the number of participants, and the expected total number of posts.
Studying the popular threads from the past will help us generate ideas for starting new popular threads. The following is a screenshot for popular threads related to "Social Media Marketing" project.
Tens or even hundreds of new conversations are initiated every day for every popular topic, but 20% of answers often cover 80% of questions. It is more productive to develop a knowledge base for frequently asked questions that can be used for developing personalized replies to many threads. Research page is the place to store our research notes
For a new thread we like to join, clicking "Find Answer" will access the research notes and a list of the related answers from the past.
We also want to track the threads participated or initiated for easy follow-ups.
Posting in a less related thread will generate zero clicks, and a link in a related thread may just generate a few clicks on average. A post on top of a popular thread will generate tens or hundreds of clicks. Just by engaging in 20-50 popular threads at the right time, we can drive 500 or more visitors. Create a free account and get more visitors to your website now.