SEO strategy is crafted around many activities, including, website optimization, on page optimization, off page optimization, and more. The off page optimization is one of the most important SEO activities. A professional SEO performs many activities as part of off page optimization. One of the most effective off page SEO activities is participating in forums and QA (Questions Answer) websites such as Quora. However, a majority of SEO people still uses an old schooled tactic of posting 3 posts in a forum and get the benefits of Forum signature. This is an obsolete and outdated technique and doesn’t provide required benefits. In fact, this way the SEO executives open the doors of possible Google penalty this will harm website and its rankings in the Google. This article will share a few quick tips and best practices an SEO professional can practice to gain benefit of Forum posting and QA activities. Also, it will share the benefits of these activities.
Best Practices to use of the Forums and QA sites to favor your SEO activities:
Steps to be followed for effective use of forums and QA sites
The takeaway here is joining few yet relevant forums, QA sites and communities; be an active contributor and actively participate in discussions.
What are the benefits of above mentioned practice?
You will establish your profile as an expert. People will find you reliable for solutions. This will encourage people to generate leads when they are looking for the services offered by you.
So you will get:
What SEO professionals must stop doing?
The SEO (Search Engine Optimizer) must stop following old schooled Forum practices for off page SEO optimization as it will harm you/your client website. Below are a few commonly followed bad practices:
Please understand that these types of activities will get your website penalized under the penguin algorithm of Google.
Hope this article guided you with best practices for Forum and QA sites’ use. If you have any queries, feel free to reach us.
Ash Vyas has 10+ years of practical experience in digital marketing and international business development. She has written 100s of articles on various topics to live her passion of helping people with her knowledge and expertise. In addition to directing Digital Marketers India, Ash also delivers keynote sessions and holds key positions in some international companies as a consultant, director of operations and mentor.