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Message boards are similar to discussion lists, but are done on a website rather than through email. The same advice applies. Read guidelines and rules for posting. Do not just try to post an ad and never come back. Get involved with conversations, meet people, learn from people, help them and offer advice when you can. Doing this type of advertising can add strength and solidity to your business. You will be trusted and people will listen to you when you recommend a product or resource.
Try to visit boards regularly to keep abreast of conversations and information. Post a question, answer or experience whenever possible. Never insult, belittle or put down a person because they do not agree with your opinion or ideas. Always treat people with respect!
Check out these message boards for some great networking:
The Effective Marketing Group Discussion Board http://www.marketingeffect.com/cgi-bin/forum/webbbs_config.pl
Kiki's Community Cafe http://www.start-smartz.com/cgi-bin/index.cgi
Bizy Moms Message Center http://www.bizymoms.com/discus/
CyberMarketing Info Board http://www.bizweb2000.com/wwwboard/
Willie Crawford's Marketing Forum http://www.williecrawford.com/cgi-bin/index.cgi
Networking, although time consuming, can be a definite asset to your business because it allows people to get to know you. By doing that you can begin to form relationships that will be foundation on which you can build a very successful business.
Terri Seymour owns and operates MyOwnEzine.com MyOwnEzine.com is a website, ezine and service which provides the resources, tools, guidance and more to help you start, publish and promote your own ezine. You can contact Terri at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org Subscribe at mailto:email@example.com or visit http://www.myownezine.com for lots more info.