I call today’s idea the Get a Little Forum Lovin’ hack.
If you want to connect with more like-minded people who can help grow your business, try finding a niche-focused forum to participate in. Most social media focussed business owners think Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn is where the action is online, turning a blind-eye to Forums. But forums can be great places to go to when you want to exchange ideas with prospects, get honest feedback about your offerings, network with people, learn new skills, and find more customers.
So, here’s my 3-steps to gettin’ some Forum lovin’:
Pro-Tip: When responding to other Forum members’ questions. Be helpful. Avoid sales speak, avoid marketing speak … just be the most helpful person in the Forum. Did you know being helpful releases the feel-good drug dopamine into your bloodstream …. So does eating chocolate and having sex – make of that what you will!
That’s my 3-steps on how to use forums for marketing and getting some online lovin’ from your audience.
Here’s some resources to help you bring this low cost marketing idea to life:
So, what have you got to lose?