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Top 10 Social Bookmarking Sites for 2016

What is a Social Bookmarking?

Social Bookmarking enables users to add, share and store links to their sites via the internet. When creating your bookmark you ‘tag’ them with appropriate keywords which enable users searching for those to find you!

Top 10 Social Bookmarking Sites for 2016

 

Many sites are free; others charge minimal fees and most require you to register to add your website to their list. Social Bookmarking sites are frequently used by SEO experts for search engine optimization, improving website ranking in search engine results (SERP) and traffic indexing new websites.  This is a great way to create high quality backlinks, increase Google PageRank and Domain Authority for your new website they can also help reduce your bounce rate.

Looking to increase your brand awareness? Then try some of the more prominent and popular sites; Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Tumblr and Reddit then check out my list of 25 top Social Bookmarking sites for 2016 below.

DoFollow vs NoFollow

Follow Link:  Links (inbound hyperlink) that points to a URL giving that page SEO ‘link juice’ or Google ‘points’ that increase the authority of that page. (i.e. If a lot of people are linking to this page, it must be a great page, so we’ll boost search engine preference.

No Follow:  Links (with the ‘nofollow’ attribute included) these links do not add ‘points’ for SEO results. Why would you want that? In a perfect world spammers would never consider “black-hat” tactics to increase their share of ‘link juice’ right? Wrong! To help even out the playing field the ‘nofollow’ attribute was born, automatically showing up in links placed in Comments, Forums, Paid Links and Google ‘untrusted sites’. WordPress automatically adds this attribute to user-submitted links and Wikipedia’s does for their reference section as well.

Caution: As in all things, do not spam (create multiple links for the same site), use only high quality trusted social bookmarking sites when you create the backlinks to your website.

Top 10 Social Bookmarking Sites for 2016

  1. Delicious.com
  2. StumbleUpon.com
  3. Digg.com
  4. Fark.com
  5. Scoop.it
  6. Slashdot.org
  7. Newsvine.com
  8. Blinklist.com
  9. Technorati.com
  10. Metafilter.com

Top 10 Social Bookmarking Sites for 2016

Marketing Technology Landscape Supergraphic (2015)

Prepare to be amazed.  This chart, from chiefmartec.com, shows all of the options available in 2015 across the landscape of marketing technology.  No wonder most people have their heads in the cloud when it comes to figuring out what their Social Media strategy should be.  This has got be be daunting and a bit scary for large corporations who have a Social Media Marketing guru on staff; imagine what a small mom and pop business and startups must think.  And, this is just the tip of the  iceberg!  Small business of all kinds are simply trying to stay alive, get a little market share, and cannot compete with the dollars it takes to be on the first page of a Google search.

Marketing Technology January 2015

With so many options, there is certainly a need for someone to search through some of the various options and offer some very basic advice on how and where to start.  It’s a very complicated business, while gaining followers may be easy gaining customers is more difficult.  Simply put, it’s not for the fainthearted.

Start with doing your research on what keywords fit your business, your market, your client.  Then move forward slowly from there building your strategy across the platforms you feel will work for you.  It takes a little knowledge, a lot of time and more patience to get started.  Look for tools that can help you be more productive with the time you do have allocated for building your audience.

Read the full article below:

Even I was surprised that the number of vendors nearly doubled from last year’s edition, which charted an already-staggering 947 companies. This growth was partly due to new entrants, but also due to more thorough research:

And yet, amazingly, this is still not comprehensive. Counting marketing technologies is like counting stars in the sky — there’s always a higher resolution at which you could see more. Consider this the Mauna Kea observatory view, but not yet the Hubble telescope view.

The 2015 edition of my landscape has been released, now with 1,876 vendors represented across 43 categories. To actually read it, you need a hi-res version (be prepared to zoom and scroll, and then zoom and scroll some more):

Curated from Marketing Technology Landscape Supergraphic (2015) – Chief Marketing Technologist

 

Download the 2015 Marketing Technology Chart

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