- Starting a thread to promote your services
- Starting a thread to ask for testing of your product or service (market research)
- Answering a question and then dropping a link in the main text.
- Posting the title of a blog / report infographic you have written and linking to it. *Update* Any post that does not contain sufficient information to be useful in isolation and relies on an external link for context.
- Posting a link / title of your website / company at the bottom of your post as a signature that is not in the signature area.
- Answering a question and then referring to your signature so people can find your site.
- Posting questions around the subject of a blog / report / infographic, giving your own opinion on the matter and engaging others to give their own opinion. Questions must not be 'what do you think'.