There are a number of different ways that you can make money online and get your business out there and recognized by people who are interested in what you are selling. One of the ways that is often overlooked, however, is forum marketing. At times, this is overlooked because it is considered by many individuals to be spamming but it is also overlooked because people may think that it is more trouble than what it is worth. In reality, both of them are incorrect.
Whenever it is done properly, not only will people allow you to market your services on these forums, they will actually welcome your presence there. The real key to be able to do this successfully, however, has more to do with the fact that you must be adding usable content to the forum and not simply blasting your link out there for the world to see. Try answering peoples questions, and get involved in all of the discussions that you possibly can. If you do this, you will be seen as an asset to the forum and they will continue to allow you to stay.
On almost every forum, there is going to be a signature area where you can add a link back to your website. This is where you will actually be marketing what you are selling, not in the text that you are typing. You would be surprised with the number of individuals that will follow through with a click to your website, provided you are saying something intelligent in your posts.