If you want to get a good idea of what your customers are saying, and want to know about the issues they are facing, go to The WeldingWeb, Welding Magazine's Internet forum at http://weldingweb.com.

This forum features questions and answers, conversations and rants and raves from welders from around the world.

The site includes a Buy/Sell/Trade Forum, a number of forums on specific welding equipment manufacturers and their products, and links to other resources for welders including training, job postings and how-to sites. One of the popular sites on the forum offers tips, tricks and calculators for welding layout and set up that welders can use on a day-to-day basis.

You can view the postings at any time, and by registering for the site you can participate in the forums and offer your own views on any topic or start a new topic thread. Registration and participation in the forums are free of charge.