Social forums have seen a mushroom growth recently after the advent of social websites. These forums may be professional, technical, sports related, political etc where people argue and share thoughts, but in a controlled manner. Similarly a webmaster forum is a technical forum for webmasters who design and develop websites (and content) and handle many areas related to that.
A webmaster forum is basically a website which appears social with its interactive layout, discussion and helping trends. However, it is more towards the professional side in the sense that it is not formed to strike friendships, but to build discussion upon constructive points related to web mastery. It’s not compulsory that you be a guru to embark upon this platform, infact if you are a beginner you can get some pretty workable advice , but you need to be aware of not presenting yourself as a newbie in the ‘netiquette’ department of this forum.
The important thing is that it pays to be a good learner as well as a good sport. You should first read the guidelines of the forum, looking over most discussions and then give a relevant comment on one of your interest. Don’t play around when people are already engaged in a serious discussion and most importantly do not start your own query in the middle of another- that’s called ‘hijacking’ a discussion and is considered pretty offensive on all help forums. If you follow the above points, you can surely get some good and timely advice on all your current and upcoming problems like web hosting, internet marketing, Java script, PHP, HTML, CSS etc. You can start your own discussions on web hosting, web designing, graphic designing, server hosting and how to get it for your site, internet marketing, content management, SEO campaign, coding, backlink techniques etc.
Experts will always be ready to lend you a gold coin if you stick around and pay respect to their advice. Even if you want to make money online and want to know which scheme is actually productive you can go here and talk about them. Discuss about search engines (Google, Bing and Yahoo) and their searching comparisons; web browsers like (Internet explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome) their new versions with compatibility problems and ofcourse the all commanding Windows updates that become hot topic as soon as something comes out in the market or even before its release.
If you are already a company offering product or services, you may like to go to the sub forums and drop your links there as well as attractive product info to drive traffic and prospective customers to your website. Link dropping is not allowed feely to prevent spamming. You can always flag, report or tag a person or discussion on webmaster forums.