Social Bookmarking: How Does It Work?

Internet users distribute their newly published articles to make people aware about their new posts. Posting new content happens every minute of everyday. This is why it is necessary for search engines to crawl every social media websites to note down these new articles. Every time a search engine crawler goes to a particular website and sees that there are new content available, it does two things:

  1. File that new content page found in the social media website
  2. Crawl its link as it visits its home page to index that as well

Search Engine Optimization professionals usually bookmark the important web pages of their clients’ websites as well as the new content created by their clients. Such action helps their clients’ websites in 2 ways:

  1. It generates visitors from those websites going to their clients’ website
  2. It make it possible for their client’s web pages to be indexed and get good rankings because of the inbound links they gain from these web 2.0 sites.

Thus, it is necessary to include social bookmarking in your SEO efforts to achieve the benefits of ranking and gaining PR over time.

There are many social media websites on the internet and listed below are some of the most prominent and widely used ones:

  1. Google Bookmark
  2. Delicious
  3. StumbleUpon
  4. Digg
  5. Bibsonomy

Nowadays, bookmarking is made easy free buttons or icons that is meant for bookmarking and sharing purposes. With these, people can quickly bookmark your articles; publish it with others, as well as send it via email to their friends instantly.

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