Social Bookmarking is a brilliant way to flood your site with traffic and visitors. But what is Social Bookmarking ? How can you start participating ? How do social bookmarking sites work ?
What does social bookmarking mean?
Automatically, most of web users are participating in social bookmarking. Tagging, saving and sharing the interested links is simply Social Bookmarking. Social bookmarking sites allow users to save their precious links on the web instead of their web browsers.
You need to start work on collecting a list of most famous and trusted social bookmarking sites based on their traffic and popularity. Once you have a list of the top 50-80 social bookmarking sites you can start joining them by creating your profile. Creating profiles and bookmarking posts on a regular basis is a tedious activity, I suggest you outsource this activity to a social bookmarking service.
Ensure you tag all your posts and articles, tagging will help users with the same interests find your links and articles. Additionally, it helps you to easily and quickly find your links.
The key to get traffic by using social bookmarking is to be a social. If you start submitting links without sharing and without recommending others, you will end up with no traffic.
The added bonus of saving your interesting websites is the ability of sending them to your friends simply as touching a button. Moreover, you can use social bookmarking site as a smart search engine.
These sites provide simple options for browsing and surfing based on different criteria. Users can search for the recently added and may be for the most common links. Also you can enjoy browsing by category such as technology, business, blogging, sports, news and more.
By displaying popular links and recently added lists, user can take advantage of both keeping up-to-date and seeing relevant sites.
Normally, the higher votes the site have, the more likely it catches eyes and gain a wide range of visitors from all over the world.
Using social bookmarking to get traffic is an intelligent choice as it can surprise you with a flow of organic and targeted traffic. How ? As mentioned before, tagging is helps users search what other users have bookmarked.
Most popular social bookmarking sites
Here is a bunch of my most popular social bookmarking sites, in no particular order of importance.
I’ve been using social bookmarking and article directory submissions since I started this blog, they are a great way to increase traffic and backlinks. If you find it tedious and time consuming, I recommend you outsource these services.
Do you use Social Bookmarking sites ? Which are your favorite ones ?
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