A forum is a platform on the Internet designed for user communication. The forum is another way to promote the site in search results due to the regular appearance of new unique content. In fact, it is a tool for creating informational support for products or services, a kind of poorly organized knowledge base of a detailed description of products or services, interactive interaction with the end user in the form of surveys, votes and discussions to obtain information for its further commercial development.
The forum is suitable for e-commerce wesites, representative offices of various companies and organizations. The forum will be useful if you sell on your sites, sell "complex" goods that require discussions. It is one of the most powerful and democratic tools for creating customer-firm, client-organization feedback.
The forum is an excellent means of conducting technical support. When using it in this role, it stores a huge number of answers to various questions, solutions to various problems. For a large, entertainment portal, it serves to keep regular visitors to the site.
Most often, forums are united by one common, narrowly focused topic: from children's clothing to real estate, furniture, tourist services, cars, etc. On the forums, you can often find answers to complex questions and solutions to individual problems that almost no one has encountered before. At the beginning of the development of the Internet, they played an important role, because social networks had not yet been invented, and it was necessary to get valuable advice on important issues from somewhere. But even today, forums are very popular, because with their help you can communicate on any, even the most frank topics, hiding behind anonymous nicknames. Although, compared to the last decade, their significance has decreased many times.