In the last few days or so I have been compiling this list of forums that give out lots of link juice.
What is that ?
Any experienced forum poster already knows that one of the benefits of posting in forums is the fact that they allow forum signatures to be attached under each of your posts. The forum signatures can in theory contain links to sites that you choose. But not all forums, forum administrators rather, treat signatures the same. Some limit the number of links you can have in them, some will put a nofollow in them, some will not even let you have a signature ...
Let me just explain a little bit of what each column below mean. Alexa is the Alexa ranking of the the forum in order to judge if the forums has enough visibility. The PR (pagerank) can in turn affect the pagerank your signature links might acquire in the future. Links limit column displays the limit imposed on the number of links you can have in your signature. The next column Active displays if there is a minimum amount of posts needed to be posted before one is allowed to edit their signature links. NF (NoFollow) column means if the links are assigned a "rel=nofollow" in which case no link juice is actually passed (forum owner is not vouching for any of the links of his forum users). RSS feed is a way to get an extra link to your blog in which case in the options of your profile you can provide the RSS feed of your blog and the latest post will always be linked from your every post.
|Forum||Alexa||PR||links limit||Active||NF||RSS Feed
|Digital point forums||140||6||4||10||NO||YES|
|sitepoint forums||447||7||10 1||1||NO||NO|
|warrior forum||602||5||10 1||1||NO 2||NO|
|SEO Chat forums||1173||5||10 1||30||NO/YES3||NO|
|web hosting talk forum||1745||6||2||50||NO||NO|
|name pros||1868||5||10 1||1||NO||YES|
|DNForum||2491||5||1 ?||1000/$$ 4||NO||NO|
|Daniweb forums||4907||6||10 1||1||YES||NO|
|webmaster talk forums||5131||6||10 1||1||NO||YES|
|kirupa forum||8480||5||10 1||1||NO|
|Web Talk Forums||30829||4||3||1||NO||YES|
|MK Pit Stop, the Computer Webmaster Gaming Console Graphics Forum||144939||4||3||1||NO||YES|
|searchen networks forum||163976||5||4||1||NO||NO|
1: no real limit on the number of links but limit on number of characters per line usually allows up to 10 links
2: can't choose anchor text
3: first link is normal, rest of links are "NoFollow"ed
4: can actually pay for activation of your signature (not sure about this)?
This list is by no means comprehensive and the stats and details gathered might change over time.
If you have found something that is indeed out of order or you want to add your own/favorite forum in the list please post it in a comment below along with some of the statistics
Happy posting ...