All over the internet you see these social bookmarking logos.
Want to know what they are, how to use them and some other great tips?
According to Wikipedia, social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to store, organize, search, and manage bookmarks of web pages on the Internet with the help of metadata.
Simply, social bookmarking is a powerful tool used to promote a website. Social bookmarking lets people know about sites you think are good or are interested in.
There are hundreds of social bookmark sites. These are the four most popular social bookmarking sites are Digg, de.li.cious, Stumble Upon and technorati. Each social bookmarking site is different and attracts a wide audience with varying interests.
Make it easy for your site visitors by adding the ability to social bookmark your content. You can find the code you need individually on each social bookmarking site each. Or you can install the ShareThis button to offer an easy one button sharing solutions. ShareThis is a free service that offers reporting features to find out how much your articles have been shared.
When you create new content for your website you should social bookmark it. When you leave comments on other websites you should social bookmark it. When you see articles you like on other websites like Ezine articles or blogs you should social bookmark it.
Social bookmarking is the perfect way to let the world know about your site. Sharing your links will get you increased content distribution and more backlinks [incoming links to your website] that improve your search engine PageRank [a formula developed by Google].
Social bookmarking sites use keywords or what is known as tags to group like articles or topics. Tags allow you to increase the value of individual content by becoming more searchable. Be sure to use specific keywords (tags) to describe your content.
- helps you get a lot of backlinks.
- helps you increase your traffic.
- your link gets indexed by Google in a matter of minutes.
- best of all, it’s free!
Because social bookmarking sites have an enormous amount of monthly visitors and extremely high page rank your links will benefit. Put these ideas to work! (Hint, Hint, Be sure to bookmark your favorites on my blog too!
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