If you’re just starting out blogging, it can be frustrating to just wait and hope that people start to find your blog. Unfortunately, Blogs that are just starting out may not get noticed by the search engines, or people in the niche, right away! That’s why social bookmarking is essential to learn and use to start generating some traffic to your blog.
Social bookmarking was started as a way for people to bookmark the content on their favorite websites. Adding bookmarks to sites like this makes it easy for people to go back and reference whenever they need to. People still use it for the purpose of keeping track of their favorite content, but you can use these sites to your own advantage as well!
What you’ll need to do is social bookmark your own content at sites like Digg, Delicious, Mixx, Clipmarks, Mister Wong, and others. Doing this will accomplish a few different things. First, it can often give you a backlink to your blog post, which is a great thing for search engine optimization. It will also help get your content out there in front of people in your niche who are interested in what you have to say. Other people may start to bookmark your content as well, if it is worthy, and you might find yourself with some regular readers. This will help even more people find your content — it can start to take on an viral effect!
Keep in mind that there are an incredible number of social bookmarking sites out there. It can be tedious and overwhelming to have to bookmark your content at every single one of them. That’s why there are some automated tools that can help you. Some of these include: SENuke, Social Bot, Synnd, and Bookmarking Demon.
Social bookmarking your blog posts can be highly effective, but you do have to be careful. You’ll find that your account is quickly shut down if you do not pay attention to the rules and if you’re overly scammy about doing bookmarking your sites and pages. Be sure to bookmark other people’s content you find interesting as well as your own — you really want to be an active user of the best sites so you don’t arouse any suspicion.
Unfortunately, social bookmarking has lost some of its power recently. You’ll find that some social bookmarking sites come and go, which is why you want to focus on the very best of the best at the very least.
Still, it’s worth your time to bookmark using the top sites or to run automated software to help get the word out there about your site. There are definitely great things that can come from doing so, such as increased search engine exposure and relevancy in your niche.
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