Forum has always been a tremendous conduit to communicate an individual's ideas and opinions about a specific matter. In fact, even before forum posting has been migrated to electronic format, most people had used it traditionally to exchange ideas. Now, as the forum posting becomes a bit modernized, it is not particularly used only on transferring ideas and opinions but more notably, people have found a way to make use of this technology to advertise and promote their business products. In so doing, there are a few guidelines that can be used to effectively use the forum posting as a medium to communicate your offerings to consuming public.
oMake sure that when you post a thing in the forum it has something valuable to offer. People would like to see announcements that are of value and importance. DO not try to make it look like hard selling as it annoys most readers and participants in the forum.
oMake forum postings always in a professional format. Even when the forum site looks a bit informal, you, as a forum poster should always adhere to what is professional at all times.
oMake sure that you maintain courtesy and tactfulness with all participants of the forum. You are in the forum channel to make people informed about your product and services. Therefore, you should not be in any way be dealing with any vulgar fights.
oMake your channel open to all people. There are people who do not easily understand what you are meaning to say. Make yourself always available to explain and communicate your ideas even when you think that things are becoming redundant and repetitive.