Effective Online Marketing with Forums and Message Boards


Today’s companies are quickly recognizing the power that social media tools such as forums and message boards can have for finding new customers and spreading the word about products and services. Find out who runs the forum and send him a private message.

9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. The best also monitor message boards and forums, easy to overlook but critical particularly for niche b2b products and services. A blogger raises a question about your company’s financial outlook.

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Search Engine Optimization Tip: Adding Content to your Web Site

Bill Hartzer

So, if you are a company that sells “red widgets&# , how would you go about getting a top search engine ranking for “red widgets&# ? Adding a message board, adding product reviews, aggregating the latest news from your industry might be an option.

How to Become a Niche Rockstar: The Guide

Viper Chill

It was their farewell message as they signed off. Heck, even your local water company are probably paying someone. Forums : I used to be a forum (message board) junkie a few years ago and definitely built my authority in some.

What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity SMM

Other than your company’s website, most mentions were likely in well-known online news sites or trade industry publication sites. This tool is fast, easy to use, and offers a useful set of filters for finding mentions of a company or topic in specific types of social interaction (e.g. Its monitoring covers blogs, message boards, forums, microblogging sites, wikis, media sharing sites, social networks, online classifieds and review sites.

Social Media Monitoring Grudge Match: Radian6 vs. Scout Labs


To be completely fair, it should be noted that the two companies have slightly different target audiences, strengths, technologies and approaches. They also don’t do a good job of catching message boards and forums, though I’m sure that will improve over time.