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Top 10 Business Forums : List of UK Business Forums With Stats


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Information last updated
January 01, 2015.

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UK Business Forums


UK Business Forums – business help and advice for owners, managers and entrepreneurs of small businesses and startups. www.ukbusinessforums.co.uk.

Date Stats Compiled Threads Posts Members
16th June 2009 91,550 824,759 47,336
1st November 2009 106,356 947,705 53,139
3rd January 2010 111,773 1,000,160 56,926
30th July 2010 132,949 1,196,550 72,338
7th December 2010 146,244 1,317,105 82,437
1st January 2011 148,270 1,337,312 84,218
1st April 2011 158,893 1,441,730 100,782
1st August 2011 171,370 1,556,600 112,189
1st April 2012 192,907 1,755,194 131,427
1st January 2013 214,247 1,934,057 152,772
1st January 2014 217,791* 2,063,651* 176,802*
1st January 2015 254,650 2,246,643 190,522



Online since: 2003
Basic membership: Free
Premier membership: £40.00
Our ranking: 8

* These figures appear to be wrong
The Forum was upgraded during this period and the stats appear to be flawed for some reason

My Local Business Forum


UK Business Forum – a friendly spam free business community. 100% free, share advice, tips and join in the business banter. www.mylocalservices.co.uk/forum/.
Date Stats Compiled Threads Posts Members
10th October 2011 3,027 22,019 5,372
1st April 2012 3,612 26,439 584*
1st January 2013 4,772 34,226 3,217
1st January 2014 5,585 37,821 2,516
1st January 2015 6,028 39,514 3,527



Online since: Unknown
Basic membership: Free
Premier membership: Free
Our ranking: 7
* active members

The Wholesale Forums


The world’s largest and most complete wholesale community forums. Discuss all aspects of wholesale and general business, buy and sell products and services, and lots lots more! www.thewholesaleforums.co.uk/forum/.
Date Stats Compiled Threads Posts Members
16th June 2009 47,282 356,357 34,100
1st November 2009 57,838 441,836 40,008
3rd January 2010 62,615 477,601 43,247
30th July 2010 80,129 608,573 56,036
7th December 2010 90,530 679,786 65,135
1st January 2011 92,462 692,543 66,977
1st April 2011 100,424 747,685 81,845
1st August 2011 111,374 818,005 93,145
1st April 2012 125,083 906,516 U/K
1st January 2013 137,627 1,015,091 111,928
1st January 2014 159,867 1,094,053 178,645
1st January 2015 153,450 1,110,053 189,925



Online since: 2004
Basic membership: Free
Premier membership: N/A
Our ranking: 7

UK Business Labs Forums


UK Business Labs brings people together and makes blogging, networking, discussion and marketing easy and effective.
http://www.ukbusinesslabs.co.uk/forums
Date Stats Compiled Threads Posts Members
25th February 2015 6,723 54,179 4,913



Online since: *
Basic membership: Free
Premier membership: N/A
Our ranking: Not yet rated

Teneric Business Forums


Business forums for interactive expert discussion on all aspects of running a profitable business including finance, marketing, people management and legal advice. Teneric Business Forums.
Date Stats Compiled Threads Posts Members
16th June 2009 9,278 42,130 19,276
1st November 2009 9,711 43,795 20,536
3rd January 2010 9,888 44,479 21,143
30th July 2010 10,503 46,775 23,154
7th December 2010 10,847 48,021 24,310
1st January 2011 10,912 48,337 24,544
1st April 2011 11,171 49,320 25,513
1st August 2011 11,401 50,120 26,598
1st April 2012 11,910 52,321 28,338
1st January 2013 12,476 54,396 29,996
1st January 2014 13,150 57,725 32,235
1st January 2015 13,292 58,236 33,939



Online since: 2001
Basic membership: Free
Premier membership: N/A
Our ranking: 6

Forums Internet Business *


Forums for UK businesses in particular to discuss various aspects of the internet, marketing, and general business issues in a learned and knowledgable environment. http://forums.internetbusiness.co.uk/.
Date Stats Compiled Threads Posts Members
16th June 2009 13,488 90,492 17,429
1st November 2009 13,587 90,923 17,590
3rd January 2010 13,613 91,069 17,657
30th July 2010 13,969 91,885 17,930
7th December 2010 14,145 92,293 18,080
1st January 2011 14,165 92,367 18,101
1st April 2011 14,288 92,690 18,233
1st August 2011 14,308 92,890 18,463
1st April 2012 14,400 93,291 18,770
1st January 2013 14,412 93,352 18,774
1st January 2014 14,418 93,358 18,774
1st January 2015 14,424 93,364 18,774



Online since: 2004
Basic membership: Free
Premier membership: N/A
Our ranking: 6

* Previously – www.platinax.co.uk/forum/

Aardvark Business


www.aardvarkbusiness.net/chat/
Date Stats Compiled Threads Posts Members
16th June 2009 N/A 61,398 29,638
1st November 2009 N/A 64,400 30,171
3rd January 2010 N/A 65,576 30,378
30th July 2010 N/A 69,350 30,991
7th December 2010 N/A 71,556 31,442
1st January 2011 N/A 72,003 31,523
1st April 2011 N/A 73,364 31,813
1st April 2011 N/A 75,004 32,213
1st April 2012 N/A 77,693 32,971
1st January 2013 N/A 79,105 33,260
1st January 2014 N/A 80,329 33,488
1st January 2015 N/A 81,292 33,488



Online since: 2002
Basic membership: Free
Premier membership: N/A
Our ranking: 6

Shell LiveWIRE


Shell LiveWIRE is one of the longest running youth enterprise schemes in the UK, offering free business advice, funding and networking opportunities for young entrepreneurs aged 16-30. Shell LiveWIRE.
Date Stats Compiled Threads Posts Members
16th June 2009 * * *
1st November 2009 * * *
3rd January 2010 * * *
30th July 2010 19,329 * 110,000*
7th December 2010 19,646 * 122,202*
1st January 2011 19,698 * 132,221*
1st April 2011 19,702 * 132,234*
1st August 2011 19,942 * 152,434*
1st April 2012 20,301 * 187,455*
1st January 2013 20,919 * 211,337*
1st January 2014 21,417 * 232,763*
1st January 2015 21,347 * 237,779*



Online since: U/K
Basic membership: Free
Premier membership: N/A
Our ranking: Not reviewed yet

* includes social network, not just forum members.

iBusinessBuzz


UK Business articles and discussion, with an emphasis on how-to advice and
news. http://www.ibusinessbuzz.co.uk/forums/
Date Stats Compiled Threads Posts Members
1st September 2012 950 9,400 252
1st January 2013 957 9,442 323
1st January 2014 1,067 10,035 337
1st January 2015 1,184 10,405 527



Online since: May 2003
Basic membership: Free
Premier membership: Free
Our ranking: (not yet rated)

Sales and Marketing Forums



Small Business Advice – Free Sales Forum.
Date Stats Compiled Threads Posts Members
16th June 2009 ? ? 1,209
1st November 2009 ? ? 3,658
3rd January 2010 ? 4,160 3,825
30th July 2010 1,193 4,505 4,463
7th December 2010 1,492 5,201 4,915
1st January 2011 1,655 5,519 5,003
1st April 2011 1,602 5,469 4,963
1st August 2011 * * *
1st April 2012 * * *
1st January 2013 1,656 5,530 5,360
1st January 2014 N/A N/A N/A





Online since: 2007
Basic membership: Free
Premier membership: N/A
Our ranking: N/A


CURRENTLY APPEARS INACTIVE

KashFlow Business Forums **


Offer Small Business advice or ask for help on a wide range of Questions affecting Small Businesses and Starts Ups.
Date Stats Compiled Threads Posts Members
16th June 2009 8,694 105,313 1,705
1st November 2009 10,054 119,101 1,688
3rd January 2010 10,600 123,333 1,682*
30th July 2010 11,681 130,101 12,096
7th December 2010 12,582 134,432 13,164
1st January 2011 12,675 134,811 13,322
1st April 2011 13,940 137,613 15,824
1st August 2011 14,204 138,429 17,039
1st April 2012 13,637 128,543 18,388
1st January 2013 No Longer Active No Longer Active No Longer Active
1st January 2014 No Longer Active No Longer Active No Longer Active
1st January 2015 No Longer Active No Longer Active No Longer Active



Online since: 2008
Basic membership: Free
Premier membership: N/A
Our ranking: 7

* Figure shows active members
** Previously named A1 Business Forums


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The following forums have been recommended to us, but have not been reviewed yet.

http://www.pistonheads.co.uk/gassing/forum.asp.
Business forum section of a very popluar motoring website.

Threads: Unknown
Posts: 76,694 – 91,720 – 96,500 – 115,817 – 126,451 – 138,322 – 148, 582 – 172,176 – 191,469 – 215,131 – 232,104
Members: Unknown
Online since: 1999
Basic membership: Free
Premier membership: N/A
Our ranking: N/A


Niche Forums



Pet Business Forum

NO LONGER ACTIVE

Pet Business Forums providing Discussions Advice & Help with Pet Related Businesses – Petshop Forums

Threads: 538 – 583 – 593 – 626 – 639 – 652 – 661
Posts: 3284 – 3,518 – 3,567 – 3,676 – 3,702 – 3,721 – 3,749
Members: 150 – 185 – 196 – 210 – 291 – 198 – 389
Online since: 2008
Basic membership: Free
Premier membership: N/A
Our ranking: 6

NO LONGER ACTIVE




WARNING AS OF 1ST JANUARY 2014 CURRENTLY HACKED AND DEFACED

www.e-legal-gathering.co.uk – The UK’s 1st “OPEN” discussion forum for Investigators, lawyers and the general public

Threads: 1,680 – 2,085 – 2,276 – 2,725 – 2,857 – 2,976 – 3,732 – 4,891 – 6,124
Posts:8,528 – 10,753 – 11,768 – 13,973 – 14,463 – 15,005 – 16,202 – 17,701 – 19,556
Members: 324 – 396 – 428 – 500 – 559 – 493 – 587 – 40* – 337
Online since: 2008
Basic membership: Free
Premier membership: N/A
Our ranking: 6

* active members


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