Use and Importance of Social Bookmarking

What is Social Bookmarking 

Social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to organize, store, manage and search for bookmarks. Social Bookmarking Involves saving your favorite and most visited website on various social bookmarking sites like Digg, Delicious, Reddit Etc. You can access these bookmarks anytime and anywhere from any computer. Your favorite bookmarks are also available for others to view and they can also follow you.

Social Bookmarking Image Source: Epublicist

Social bookmarking is highly effective link building strategy that does not require a much effort from your side. In simple words, you can say people share your links and content on social bookmarking sites and in return you hope to get huge response from these sites. Apart from direct and huge traffic you will also get these benefits:

  •  Backlinks
  • Fast Indexing
  • Viral

You will get a Backlink from Social Bookmarking Site when we submit our URL on Do follow sites. You will not get any back links from no follow sites. Keep in mind to submit your URL on High PR Social Bookmarking Sites. The do-follow bookmarking site will generate back links soon as well as targeted keywords will be ranking in Search Engine. Here I am listing few sites, you can use :-

Do-follow Social Bookmarking Sites                                                       PR

  • http://slashdot.org/                                                                                       8
  • http://www.reddit.com/                                                                              8
  • http://www.stumbleupon.com/                                                               8
  • http://www.delicious.com/                                                                        8
  • http://www.connotea.com/                                                                       8
  • http://www.newsvine.com/                                                                       8
  • https://www.diigo.com/                                                                              8
  • http://www.folkd.com/                                                                                7
  • http://www.bizsugar.com/                                                                         6
  • http://www.blokube.com/                                                                          4
  • http://buddymarks.com/                                                                            5
  • http://blinklist.com/                                                                                     6
  • http://linkarena.com/                                                                                  7
  • http://youmob.com/                                                                                    5
  • http://newsmeback.com/                                                                           5
  • http://givealink.org/main/show                                                             5
  • http://netvouz.com/                                                                                    5
  • http://bookmarkgolden.com/                                                                  3
  • http://www.pinterest.com/                                                                       8
  • http://blogmarks.net/                                                                                  6

Very important question for beginners that “How to get Index a URL in Search Engines?” and the answer is Social Bookmarking. The search engine Spider is constantly crawling the most popular social bookmarking sites and therefore indexing new information regularly. The reason of this work is to create back links to our content page that help them position enhanced in Google. While submitting your URL on Social Bookmarking sites, you have to create Unique Title and Description along with Tagwords(Keywords of URL/Webpage).  Use keywords at least one time in Title and two times in comment box. In few social bookmarking sites the title becomes the anchor text that is used in the links.

Keep in mind that Social Bookmarking is place where user saves their Favorite and useful links so don’t share only your URLs, but also share other websites links. When you write quality content, your readers are likely to recommend on these social bookmarking sites. Those people who like your content interesting they will also share to social bookmarking sites and in this way the virility of your content will increase day by day.

Apart from do-follow social bookmarking sites, you can also submit your links on high PR sites. Here I am listing  few good Bookmarking sites:

Social Bookmarking Site PR/Alexa Rank

 

Sites                       PageRank                                            Alexa Rank

Pinterest                8                                                                              27

Reddit                     8                                                                              85

StumbleUpon      8                                                                              148

Digg                         8                                                                              466

Delicious               8                                                                              854

Slashdot.org        8                                                                              1707

Technorati           8                                                                              1602

Squidoo                7                                                                              597

Manual bookmarking submission is best to get quality back links and Positive result. There are lots of paid software like Scrapebox, SenukeXCR, Social Monkey and so on. You can also use them but my experience says that Manual submission is one of the best practices in Social Bookmarking.

3 SEO Tips for beginners

1. Proper use of title tags / keywords

It is by far one of the most important factors in SEO on the page, title tag. The title tag is the main heading of the Web page. It is displayed as a snippet in SERPS (search engine results page) and in the Web browser. This tell the search engine exactly what to expect from the Web page of your, it plays a major role in the 59 characters of rank position. Unique Title along with your keyword will be your first Call to Action.

2. High quality content

“Content is king”, and near, it is dear to the heart of the search engine. Quality content is the lifeblood of the blog/site. Digital Content is the best way for your user. Using Image and Screen Shots of the Webpage will help user to go in depth of the Article.

3. Interlinking:

To exchange within your site is a good user experience. Your site will index in short time as this is the practice of good SEO. Make linking on relevant pages. Make use of Call to action i.e., for more information, Please Visit this website.

Few SEO mistakes you should avoid during optimizing a website

Common SEO mistakes

1. Using wrong Keywords:- Main thing of the website is content and most of SEO Experts choose wrong keywords. Try to focus on the keywords of the content and it will increase your site visibility in search engine. For example if you have a wedding website, you might discover that “wedding Guide” doesn’t work for you, even it consists “wedding” keyword. You can also think lots of good keyword for a website but finding the number of searches of particular keyword is difficult task. With the help of Google keyword Planner, you can find the right keyword for your website.

2. Using Flash on website:- Flash on website might be attractive to user but not to Search Engine. If you want to give a Flash Look to your website then try HTML version. Search Engine Love HTML version as compare to flash sites because spider can’t read Flash content and therefore can’t index it.

3. Title Tag Missing:- Leaving <title> tag blank is very common. Placing something in the title will help your site in search results as well as it will display on top of the browser tab.

4. Lack of consistency:- Consistency and regular update is very important for your website. If you want good result than keep updating your website.

5. Link Spamming:- This is a big mistake. Placing so many links in content can harm your website and this is not good as user point of view. Provide unique and link free articles so that your website readers can enjoy your article.

6. Using H1 tag several times:- Using H1 Tag several times in same webpage can hurt your site ranking. One Page must contain only 1 time H1 tag.

7. Use of heavy Java Script:- Using heavy java script will slow down your page loading speed.

8. No use of Alt Tag on Image:- Search Engine Spider can’t read images but they can read alt tag. Using alt tag on images will help spider to read you images. Avoid spamming by using keywords as alt tag, it should be related to Images.

9. Absence of Sitemap:- Sitemap is very important for our website. The search engines are indexing web page a lot better after adding the sitemap file.

10. Focusing on Meta tag: – Lot of people thinks that SEO is game of Meta keywords and Meta description. Meta Tags are becoming a thing in past but now it’s all about quality content. You can create meta keywords and description but don’t except about website ranking.

How can I guest blog without it appearing as if I paid for links?

Ben Holland from Phoenix asked a question “How can I guest blog without it appearing as if I paid for links?” Matt Cutts , Head of web Spam Team at Google, replied via Google Webmaster Video.  I saw his answer on you tube as well as on Twitter and found much interesting. Please have look at Matt Cutts Tweet:-

For more information about upcoming news , Please check out these websites:-

1. YouTube Google Webmaster: http://www.youtube.com/GoogleWebmasterHelp
2. Webmaster Central Blog: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/
3. Webmaster Central: http://www.google.com/webmasters/

How to get traffic from Online Slide Sharing Sites

Tips for website Traffic

In my previous post I have told about Free Traffic Tips and today I’ll tell you to get huge traffic from online slide sharing site. There are lots of online presentation sites but I would recommend Slideshare.com, Slideboom.com and scribd.com. All you have to do is to create an impressive and attractive Presentation and upload on these slide sharing sites.

Before discussing about creating an attractive Slide, Let’s talk about Slides. Slides are like a presentation which helps user to understand easily. You can create a presentation including various points about your subject. Millions of people will see your presentation and share on their social profiles. In this way you will get two benefits, first Your  subscribers will increase on Slides Profile and Second benefit your site ranking will improve in Google SERP.

Tips for website Traffic
Sharing your website on Social Media site is a good trick to bring real users on your website. You can also share your  Slideshare links on your social profiles plus embed your Slide on your website.  Following these steps will help you in increasing website traffic:-

1. Upload quality presentation :-

Don’t upload bad quality presentation. Presentation should be high quality like a story or magazine along with good design  and layout. If you don’t know how to design a good presentation then hire someone else who can design best layout and structure as user point of view.

2. Choose a Unique Title and Description  :-

Title and Description is very important for your presentation. Making title and Description unique will make user click your slides instead of exiting. Adding your keyword in title will be plus of your website but don’t over-stuff because this will give a negative result.

3. Points to Points Discussion :-

Try to explain you PPT using Bullets and Numbering. 5-7 lines are enough on one slide. Keep in mind that your Creating a PPT and not a Nobel.

4. Include URL In Slide :- 

Self Promotion is not allowed on most of the slides sites but you can add your visible url. You can add website URL at the end of the presentation  saying that “For more information Visit our website www.example.com”

5. Use Long Tail Keywords:-

Including long tail keyword is good for your website. The sites that I have mentioned above are one of the best high PR sites. Try to spend some time in creating a unique title and description in which you can use your long tail keyword. This trick will help your website in ranking in Google, Yahoo, Bing and Msn Search Engine’s Results Pages.

6. Share and Promote your Presentation :-

Share you presentation Url on your social profiles like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Twitter. You can also share your presentation on your blog or website as these sharing sites have an interesting Embed Features similar to Facebook and Google Plus.

7. Upgrade to pro version :- After submitting number of slides you can switch your account to pro version. Pro version allows to post your presentation with various interesting feature.

How to embed post from Facebook Timeline

In month of August Facebook released a new feature of embed post. Now you can show your public post on your blog or website along with all real time statistics. You can like, post or Comment on any post directly from your blog or website and that will appear on your Facebook timeline. In case you delete the post from Facebook or change the privacy from Public to Friends or Private then it will not display your post on your blog.

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