“If you aren’t marketing your content, your content doesn’t add value to your ranks.” – Shikha Kedia
You have to market your content well to boost your website traffic and SERP ranks. All renowned brands have acknowledged the importance of content marketing. Content marketing is an important part of SEO and if you choose to ignore you would be left behind.
One-way of marketing your content is Social Bookmarking. It’s a complete zero investment SEO tactic with guaranteed results.
What is Social Bookmarking?
Social bookmarking is a centralized online service, which allows users to add, annotate, edit, and share bookmarks of web documents. - Wikipedia . In layman’s words - Social bookmarking is a method to bookmark your preferred web pages online so that your can easily find and read them. This bookmarking will also allow other users to easily search for your web content on those social bookmarking sites. The entire process of bookmarking your content on a social site to make is easily searchable is called Social bookmarking.
How Social Bookmarking Helps in SEO?
The web content that you bookmark on social sites are considered as quality backlinks by the search engines. Every quality backlink helps in enhancing your Search engine ranking position and also increase traffic on your page. This is why Social Bookmarking is considered as a good and ethical SEO link building practice.
Though some SEO experts believe that this method is now obsolete but I beg to differ. I strongly recommend that Social Bookmarking is still one of the major factor, which works for SEO.
One thing you need to keep in mind is that the social sites you choose for bookmarking should be in the trust list of Search engines. They should have good domain authority, page authority and Alexa ranks.
10 such Social bookmarking site you can use for bookmarking and assist in link building are listed below: