Have you ever got an email from a friend or folk who sent a link to a website, though you may find it interesting if so, he has participated in social bookmarking.
Social bookmarking is described as a situation where website are been tagged and saved for a later use.Instead of you saving them to your web browser, you are saving them to the web.
However, because your bookmarks are online, your friends can easily share with you their own friends.
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What is The Importance of Socal Bookmarking?
Not only can your favorite website be saved, also you can look at what other people find attractive to share. Most social bookmarking site gives room to browse through items based on their popularity, recently,added or sectioned to a certain category like blogging, news, sport and entertainment etc.
You can even search through what others have already bookmarked by typing through the search box or tool. However, social bookmarking sites are also used as intelligent search engines.
What is Social News? Is Social News the Same as Social Bookmarking?
Exactly a kind of question a very good person who wants to learn should ask. Websites like Digg, Reddit and Propeller focuses on social bookmarking of some news related to politics, sports, entertainment and the likes. They most times feature breaking headlines in which the bloggers discusses the current and relevant news.
But when we talk about social news, then these are different cases of social bookmarking sites in that they focuses on some special articles and blogs posts unlike social bookmarking which focus on sites.
Therefore with this, they can be a very good source of news and comments, contributions are also welcome on those news.
How Can I Benefit From Social Bookmarking?Social bookmarking
and social news sites have in some way serves as an option or an alternative to search engines. They allow you to target what you seek for. Instead of you searching for stuff on Google, you can as well use social bookmarking websites.
However, many social bookmarking sites often display recently added lists and high rated links from both current and related information. Therefore instead of going to search engines, you can as well type anything you want on the social bookmarking sites search box, and quickly narrow down what you are looking for.
For you to get this very right, let’s talk for instance, you wish to know more about blog management. You might search for blog management on one of these social bookmarking sites and eventually you saw two articles: one with a 100 votes and the other with 16 votes, I believe with instinct you should know that the one with 100 votes is the best option for you.
This method is far better than searching blog management on Google where you get search queries with materials which might not even be useful. Therefore with this now, you have less work in searching for materials in that niche you want to blog about. All you just have to do I to visit a well popular social bookmarking sites, then choose the category or tags that matches your area of interest and then get the popular websites that can provide you valuable materials.
I believe with this post, you now know the part in which social bookmarking places in blog visibility and generation of traffic? Therefore, if you are yet to add your blogs to any social bookmarking sites, then you can do that from the few examples i gave in the main post.
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