Forums are a GREAT place to build a good reputation and to siphon traffic from. Please notice that we said “build a good reputation”; spamming will give you a bad one – don’t do it!
Follow the rules, make good contributions and the forum members will want to read more of what you read both on and off the forum. Don’t forget to have a link to your website if the forum rules allow it!
People are getting fatter and smarter. They are aware that they need to get rid of the fat; some of them for aesthetic reasons and others for health reasons. They are willing to pay for information, products or services that could help them lose weight. This makes the weight loss niche a winner!
Popular Forums in the Weight Loss Niche:
3 Fat Chicks On A Diet
Muscle building keeps growing in popularity. People want to gain muscle to look like their favorite Hollywood celebrity or bodybuilder. These people are interested in workouts, dieting plans, supplements, equipment & accessories and more, making muscle building a great niche to get into. The top forums where muscle building enthusiasts like surfing are listed below.
Popular forums in the muscle building niche:
Muscle & Strength Forum
We are hard-wired to mate (most of us are…!). Some people want to have a smoother game; they are willing to learn…and purchase products that can help them get there! They also hang out on various pickup forums where they exchange tips and field reports. If that’s a niche that interests you, then have a look at these high-traffic forums where you can share your best tips.
Don’t forget to also respond to questions or help!
Popular forums in the seduction/pickup niche:
Love & Relationships
This niche is slightly completely different from the above (pickup). It’s the next level; when you’ve already got the girl or the guy. Relationships aren’t always easy. Marriage. Separation. Divorce. Some people can’t do it on their own. Those who can afford professional counseling go for it. Those who can’t, rely on cheaper alternatives in the form of books, ebooks and mp3s. They also spend quite some time on relationship message boards.
If you have (or can make) a product that could help these people, then check out the forums where they hang out in.
Popular forums in the love & relationships niche:
AskMen Love & Relationships Forum
A lot of people are clueless when it comes to how to handle a baby or how to deal with kids issues. Some are them are actually pretty good, but want to be even better parents. People are spending more and more on their kids. Parenting is a niche that’s here to stay as long as people keep having kids (so it’s going to be here for quite some time…).
Popular forums in the parenting niche:
JustMommies Message Boards
Foster Parents Forum
High-risk. High-energy. Big money (to be made or lost in seconds). Some people have no clue on how it all works, but are very willing to learn due to the “cool” element of it, as well as the success stories that emerge from the Foreign Exchange market.
If you have some knowledge you could share (or maybe you have a banker friend who does?), this could be a niche that you could get into and be a “beginners savior”.
Popular forums in the forex niche:
BabyPips.com Forex Forum
Again, there is a good way, and a wrong way of doing it. Provide genuine value and follow the rules and your reputation and followers will just be a ‘by-product’.
Being a power member (a reputable member) is what will bring you the followers, signups and sales in the long run and eventually increase the reach and impact of your business.
Being too spammy and promotional will do nothing but ruin your reputation and get you banned.
I would suggest creating a landing page targeting these specific forum members to increase conversions when they do visit your site.
Consider building the landing page with a similar ‘feel’ as the forum – same color schemes, fonts, page width for example.
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