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Forums always are a great place to get answers to Your unclear questions about coding, designing, SEO, marketing, blogging much faster and clearer than just googling Your answer sometimes. Also it’s a great way to network with professionals in Your community or just people with the same interests. As a designer myself I felt in need with these kind of communities, maybe You’ll find these sites useful too. Participating in these forums not allows You to share Your knowledge with peers, but also allows to gain trust, for example, if You write a blog as I am – good user profile on popular forum linking to Your blog can be great marketing way.
There are several related forum categories like typography, photography, graphic design, print design, logo design & branding identity, general 3D and more.
Excellent graphic design forum with 15,580 threads, 157,326 posts and 6,975 members already.
Forum with design discussions, critiques and reviews, tutorials, challenges and more again – a huge graphic design community, You should be aware of.
99,822 total posts, 13,998 total topics and 6,894 total members
Maybe not very huge, but friendly design community with forums like graphic design, web design, photography, business and off-topic.
1,959 threads, 11,149 posts, 4,938 members, 1,873 active members.
Pretty large graphic design community with forum categories like graphic design, software, photography, community and each category is divided even deeper for example – software is divided in Adobe Products, Corel Products, Quark, 3D software and other software categories.
568,254 total posts, 39,463 threads and 23,636 total members
One more graphic design forum from England, community is pretty new, but people are very active there and You can get response fast for Your question and that’s the main reason for forums I think.
410 threads, 2,037 posts, 273 members, 86 active members.
Graphic design related forum divided in sections like – general, showcase, learn, technical.
26,306 threads, 267,160 posts, 5,278 members
Categories: Art&Graphic Design showcases, help, jobs and freelance and the lounge.
6,356 threads, 47,489 posts, 20,439 members
Typography related forum where You can get information and answers to Your type related questions, help, critique and more. A huge community. I cannot got precise data but there are more than 200, 000 posts over there – it can’t be bad!
This is forum for UK freelancers, however there are more sections related also to graphic design, web design, journalism, copyrighting, photography, pr&marketing and even CAD forum.
1,966 threads, 7,080 posts, 6,615 members, 2,946 active members.
Everything about marketing, blogging and web development.
102,149 threads, 988,877 posts, 55,174 members
Very popular forum in design community covering aspects like graphic design, web design, hosting and managing site.
558,252 threads, 3,992,339 posts and 301,049 members.
Large forum covering graphic design, web design, web development, SEO, advertising and more.
40,057 threads, 404,756 posts and 42,062 members.
The biggest forum out there covering aspects like search engines, marketing, business, design&development, products and tools.
1,097,169 threads, 9,615,724 posts, 232,428 members, 60,423 active members.
Forum for every web designer covering all coding languages, SEO and even software like Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash etc.
There are 7,237 registered members, who made a total of 95,604 posts.
Chat about CSS aspects and if You have some question, You’ll get Your answer over there!
33,307, threads, 155,391 posts and 17,718 members.
There are almost 3,000 design, web standard, SEO and marketing related discussions out there.
DaniWeb is a massive community of 463,376 software developers, web developers, Internet marketers, and tech gurus who are all enthusiastic about making contacts, networking, and learning from each other.
Community covering flash, visual studio, development art and design, careers and more.
272,060 threads, 2,065,550 posts and 133,068 members.
This is the place to discuss about web design and development, read good tutorials and get free downloads.
4,590 threads, 33,302 posts and 1,445 members.
At Ozzu you will find all types of information and resources that a professional webmaster, designer, programmer, developer, or web artist can use in their daily activities. Once you join you will be able to participate in competitions which help improve your skills, create new topics if you need help or have something interesting to tell others, respond to other threads, and interact with other members of our community! Friendly community!
60,932 threads, 451,706 posts and 35,874 members.
Get in coding, graphic design, SEO, web administration and marketing talk right now!
143,040 threads, 769,187 posts and 71,328 members.
Australian forum totally related to everything related to design.
36,007 threads, 313,451 posts and 18,986 members.
Graphic and design related community covering web design, programming, graphic design and digital photography.
10,683 threads, 59,895 posts and 9,013 members.
Discuss there about coding, CSS, web standards, graphic design, resources and everything related.
There are about 24, 000 discussions going on there, You’ll find Your place there!
They say about themselves – A Community for Inspiration, Networking, Creative Web Sites and Vibrant Online Business.
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