I have seen many sellers promoting their gigs/profiles on Buyer request forums…
Following are reasons why Sellers should not use Buyer request forum for promoting their gigs…
Its a Buyer request Forum which means Buyers only post their requests on that forum and then wait for sellers to respond on their requests. It means buyers will not read your post on that forum.
Instead of creating that request, you can go to that forum and spend time in looking at different requests and write them what you can do. There’s a high chance of receiving order if you write customized responses to the requests. According to my own experience, I receive orders 1 out of 5 time I respond on buyer’s requests.
If by chance, a Buyer see your post and want to look at what services you offer, they will not be able to visit your profile. Try contacting other sellers on that forum who promotes their gigs and you’ll understand how difficult it is to contact such sellers on that forum.
So lets use that forum in way it is designed for