LinkBuilding is an ongoing process and one can’t say that hey its time to stop my link building campaign. In the end, it’s these backlinks that make your site and you popular in your niche as well as on the internet. Beside article submissions, directory submissions there are several different ways to build links for your website. Forum’s participating is one of them.
Many SEO’s may argue that hey this is Pure Spam now, but hey what is the definition of spam? Let’s ask Mr. Wikipedia. According to Mr. Wikipedia
Spam is the abuse of electronic messaging systems to indiscriminately send unsolicited bulk messages.
More precisely Forum Spam is “the posting of advertisements, abusive, or unneeded messages on Internet forums. It is generally posted by automated spambots.”
So for instance assume that some one is asking in a forum about how to build links and you answer him and put this blog link as a resource in your answer. Is it spam?
Not at all! If you are giving the related answer as well as a related resource in answer to some question, than the person asking the question would be thankful to you instead of cursing you for spam.
Such links are highly valuable to your site as they are bringing a quality visitor to your website. Moreover when other people seeking the same question come to that forum post and see the answer they too will be moving to your website.
For example one renowned SEO blog often use forum thread as there posts, which result in people referring that specific post in there answers on that forum post.
Spamming the forums do no good to you and your website as first of all, the moderators delete the spammy post once they detects it, second this will leave a negative impression of your website on people’s mind.
So use this highly effective link building tip in a careful manner and you will be a happy webmaster counting the increment in your loyal readers.