Forum is very useful space for all the member to share opinion together, participants with common interests can exchange open messages.
How I become a webmaster?
Other than a little knowledge on web design and coding. I still need to look for more knowledge beside simple web design, HTML, PHP and tools such as FTP (file transfer protocol), SEO (search engine optimization), using free & paid hosting, register a domain name, and much more.
Forum are very useful part in my webmaster life. I have take part cari.com (one of the Malaysia local forum) few years back, and also lowyat.net (another tech related as well as Malaysian’s local forum). I have also joined WebmasterMalaysia.com (which no longer available now, use to be a very hot webmaster’s forum in Malaysia) during 2006 and gain a lot of knowledge there. Below are lists of forum I know, some are not very famous, but as long can gain some information, it considers an excellent forum!
List of Webmaster Forum That I Visit
Today, let me show and comment on some following forum. Some are suitable for blogger, webmaster, beginner and semi professional webmaster cum blogger.
WebmasterMalaysia.com – Most are malaysian webmaster in the forum, I start my webmaster life here. The owner from this forum is nice, I learn some knowledge from him in WordPress. I also win a member of the month on December 2006, the prize is web hosting package worth RM199. Beginner webmaster able to gain useful knowledge here. (This forum no longer available now, the owner turned off this webmaster forum; it becomes a history at this moment)
Lowyat.net – The name for this forum comes from a computer shopping complex at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Low Yat Plaza), any hardware, software or computer related can find from this shopping complex; you also able to find hardware pricing there in the forum. Suitable for Techies, IT and non-IT literate person who would like to know about tech. Apart from tech, general discussion, fashion, property, finance and investment thread are available in this forum too.
MalaysiaBloggers.com – This forum owner by LiewCF, Malaysia Fulltime blogger, he is all the blogger’s sifu. This forum mostly talk blogging. New Blogger able to gain excellent knowledge here. (This forum is no longer available any more at this moment)4
Domain Dashboard – This forum mostly discuss on domain name. Anything related to domain name, .com .net .org and much more. If u looking for a domain, this forum is very suitable for u. Benefit for this forum are, you able to earn ddpoint in each post, the point able to exchange free domain name. If you don’t want to spend any single cent to have a domain, u can take part in this forum. (This forum also no longer available any more)
DigitalPoint – This forum is also webmaster forum, I not really participate much in this forum yet, I can see a lot of outstanding deal over there, such as link exchange, buy and sell link, and a lot of marketing discussion. Online member are over 3,000 in every second. I will wash my ass and ready to go for this forum after this post. Suitable for semi professional webmaster, beginner will feel confusion for the jargon there.
Blogger Forum – I just get to know this forum from my blogger friend, not sign up also, not much comment on this forum.
Site Sift Forums – This forum also a webmaster forum, silent forum, the member is not very active. Recommended for a very new webmaster or not even a webmaster who looking for some knowledge on web design.
Well, at last, Guys… Open your eye big big, the forum below are most of the female member. wii~wik~
MalaysianBabes.net, Malaysian Babes Forum – I get to know this forum when I google the key word “Malaysia’s Forum” a few years ago, but now the SERP seen like drop, I only can get it on the 2nd page when I google it (During 2007). This forum are talking on fashion, cosmetic, skin care, makeup and much more girl’s stuff, most of the member is female.
List of International webmaster forum that I visit
Apart from a local forum for local info and publicity, I also learn from fellow foreigner.
Blackhatworld.com, a forum by its name, is about black hat discussion, topics such as how to make money online, get fast traffic to your website etc. Not only black hat or so called side way, it also has white hat and legit discussion too. I would say you can really get a wonderful stuff in this forum.
Warriorforum.com, this is a digital marketing forum where you can find a lot of digital marketing related topic such as email marketing, affiliate, ecommerce, web design, PPC/SEM. You will also see a lot of people promoting new software launching, lifetime deal and so on. Beware that not all the deal over there is good, some is just a piece of crap.