Here is a list of forum posting (submission) sites to create backlinks for your website/blog.
If you are looking for highly active forums, then you are going to love below list.
This list contains most of categories forums like Fashion, real estate, cooking, search engine optimization, and travel etc.
Note: Most of forums sites let you add your blog URL into profile section. Hence, you can use these forum submission sites for profile link building also. If you want to drive targeted traffic from forums, I will suggest you to join only 4 -5 popular forums in your niche and be active there.
If you are new to forum posting, you can take a look at basic info about forums which I shared after list.
Here we go:
299 Forum Posting Sites
What is Forum?
A forum is an online hub, where people from different parts of the world share their knowledge and clear their doubts. It is good way to share any news or information and getting other’s views about them.
Today many SEO Experts make use of online forum posting as part of their link building strategy. Using this you will be able improve your website’s link popularity and domain authority in the most search engine friendly way.
How to use a Forum?
To make a member of any forum, first you have to sign up as usually you do. After signup you need to read forums guidelines since if you don’t follow their rules, you will banned by moderators.
Some forums allow you to setup your profile after joining and some allow you after posting some specified post.
To setup you profile you need to click control panel or profile setting option and fill required details as Name, website URL and signature, in signature option you can add quotes or your website name with anchor text. Forums don’t use html tag so you have to use BB code to create hyperlink using signature.
How to Find Relevant Forums (Forums in Any Niche)?
You can easily find forums in any niche using following queries. It is just two step process. First visit Google.com and type any of following queries (replace Keyword terms with your niche keyword) and hit enter. Google will show you relevant results.
- “Keyword/Niche” + “Forums”
- Keyword/Niche + “Forums”
- Keyword “powered by vbulletin” inurl:/forum
- Keyword “powered by vbulletin” inurl:/community
- Keyword “powered by phpbb ” inurl:/forum
- Keyword “powered by phpbb ” inurl:/community
- Keyword “powered by smf ” inurl:/forum
- Keyword “powered by smf ” inurl:/community
- Keyword + “discussion board”
- Keyword + inurl:”showtopic.php”
If I want to search real estate forums, I type “Real Estate” + “Forums”. Hope now you have got my words.
How to Find .edu Forums for SEO
Below are the queries using which you can find .edu forums easily and create quality backlinks for your blog & website.
- “powered by smf” site:.edu
- “powered by phpbb” site:.edu
- “powered by vblulletin” site:.edu
Now, I have reached at the end of article. Time to wrap it. If you have any query regarding forum posting sites, drop a comment now.