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What are Social Bookmarking Sites?
Social Bookmarking Sites are simple directories where users can share their content, videos, photos etc with other users to to check them out. Increasing the global exposure all at once.
Social bookmarking is done by many. Different people will give you different opinions about it. And over the course of time since the last decade specially how search & marketing techniques have evolved. It’s not at all abnormal for people to have different opinions. Some might even argue against it. Even say it’s a waste of time.
Benefits of Social Bookmarking
Using and getting benefits from social bookmarking sites is very easy. You just submit your page link to these social bookmarking sites and that’s it. If its liked then it will get shared and you will get the exposure you need. In many cases you might earn a link or two. Which in turn shall bring more traffic to your site. Now, you might say that now-a-days nobody just gives away a do-follow link for free. 98%+ sites will give you a link with a ‘rel=”nofollow”‘. Yeah, that’s true. But a link is a link. It still might bring you some referral traffic from the host site. Some of the quick points.
Why we should do it?
So, why bother to do it??!! Why spend time & effort on it?? Well, the answer is simple. Because most of it comes for free. And it’s really very easy to do.
Frankly speaking in my opinion any kind of exposure, which is free, is good. Along with submitting your content in the different social bookmarking sites you should also consider submitting your images and/or infographs in various image submission sites & also using directory submission sites. They too are very effective in bringing a good amount of referral traffic. So, here is a list of social bookmarking sites which you wanna use.
Best 250+ Social Bookmarking Sites
Top Social Bookmarking Sites
Reddit is the place for social bookmarking. It can also be used as a social networking site or a community since it has separate sub-reddits for each and every field & niche. If you can’t find the sub-reddit most suitable for you. Then in reddit you can easily create your sub-reddit & invite like minded people’s there.
Mix which is formerly known as StumbleUpon is one of the most reputable social bookmarking site that you can find. Content of all formats can be submitted here. It also has the largest community for content searches. So, if you are a user looking for a good exposure, then this site might be it for.
Started in 2004, it is one of the oldest social bookmarking sites available out there. Just like any other you can submit content in any format. Digg can also drive immense amount of traffic, if your content ends up at their front page of it.
Slashdot is a social news website that originally billed itself as “News for Nerds. Stuff that Matters”. This site does it’s best for tech niche. Slashdot is also one the most favorite place for newbie writers and bloggers. Many famous bloggers started here when they were a newbie.
Folkd unlike others is a very simple platform. Yes, it is one the best but it has kept it’s simplicity intact over the course of years. Therefore, it is very much liked by many newbie as well as well established bloggers and content creators. It offers a simple free membership along with it you can also get a paid membership where you can get additional benefits to outreach your audience.