High PR social bookmarking sites play an important role in SEO today. By social bookmarking, we can introduce our website and blog to various relevant categories to get good backlinks, along with a little traffic.
Yes, a little traffic if you don’t know how to do bookmarking in a proper way. We will discuss how to do proper bookmarking in this article.
What is social bookmarking sites?
Social bookmarking is the technique to get good backlinks, huge traffic along with branding, promotion and indexing privileges. If you are an SEO or digital marketing guy, you must know about it.
Why use social bookmarking websites?
In my previous blog post, I had discussed the On-Page SEO Checklist. Once you finish your on-page optimization, your next step should be taking care of off-page optimization. In this, you can start with social bookmarking.
You should begin with submitting blog posts or web pages to social sharing sites or social bookmarking sites (SBM sites) as it has so many benefits.
- Bookmarking is the fastest way to index your website or blog post in search engines- Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc.
- Top bookmarking sites have high PR. If you have backing from them, you will get quality backlinks.
- Submission to top social bookmarking sites helps to generate new relevant traffic.
- By submitting on high PR bookmarking sites, your blog post can go viral.
- It will improve your domain authority.
- It will reduce the bounce rate.
- It will help in blog categorization.
Read details in a report by Forrester.
How to do social bookmarking?
All SEO guys are doing social bookmarking. But do you know how to do it effectively?
All top social bookmarking sites for SEO are not the same. Before starting to submit the blog posts on websites, you have to understand their rules and regulations.
For these types of social sharing sites, you have to be more social and have to try building your profile by submitting high authority blog posts of other websites or you can comment on others’ posts, re-share, and upvote.
To get more benefits out of this, create innovative title, creative description, add target keywords in tags or keyword field and most important thing is that you have to choose category wisely.
Hope you have understood – what is social bookmarking?
Why everyone should do bookmarking?
And how to do it?
So let’s start with the top high pr social bookmarking sites list.
#1 Reddit: Reddit is one of my favorite bookmarking websites. It’s not easy to submit your blog post on Reddit. You need to upvote and re-submit others’ Reddit posts – it will improve your Reddit karmas.
Once you have sufficient karmas, you can submit your blog posts easily, read subreddit’s rules before posting on it. Meanwhile, try to add a few posts of famous websites or add current news related posts so that people comment or upvote your posts.
#2 Mix (formerly Stumbleupon): Mix is a new content discovery platform that incorporates pretty much everything that Stumbleupon had. It allows people to find, collect and share content they like.
To submit a blog post on it, you need to first create an account by registering via your Google, Facebook or Twitter account. With the iOS share menu, you can submit posts from any iOS app.
Follow the same steps that you would take to add a page to a Collection. One can also submit posts from within the app with the + icon in the home screen.
Paste the URL you wish to submit and tap Post. The mix is for healthy sharing of information, so do not spam or request for Collections’ exchanges, follows or/and comments. Also, take care not to insert your business name, URL or address in comments.
#3 Bizsugar: Bizsugar is the toughest website to publish your blog post on. You need to be very careful while submitting a blog post on bizsugar.
Submit reputed and high authority website’s post in relevant category. Upvote and comment on others’ published posts. Once your profile is strong enough, try to submit your blog post. Write a meaningful description, creative title and choose appropriate categories.
#4 Scoop.it: Scoop.it is one of the best places of content curation and content marketing. Here you can bookmark your blog post or can create a complete article with backlinks to your blog.
I have tested both of them. It has premium and free plans. You can use both as per your requirement. The premium plan has few extra features. As its DA and Alexa rankings are high, so it’s extremely good for building backlinks.
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You can manage multiple topics in a single account. You can build a community. Share, like and comment on other’s posts. Write catchy headings with targeted keywords. Add images in your scoop article.
#5 Pinterest: Pinterest is not only a bookmarking website, but it is the most popular graphical content distribution social media website. Here, you can discover content on any topic and most of the content will be in graphic format. And the best part of it is that anyone can easily use Pinterest.
After creating an account in Pinterest, you need to follow a few categories. Choose wisely as you will get their pins. Before adding a pin, you need to create a board with keyword-rich board title, description and choose the most relevant category.
You can invite others to pin on your board. Find related pinboards and join them. Here, you can’t join directly, the invitation is needed to post on the group board.
For the invitation, you are supposed to follow the admin of that group, repin his/ her pins and wait for him to notice you or you can also send him a personal request message. Don’t promote your blog post in groups all the time, try to be social!
Guys! Pinterest has a good source of traffic for those who have rich graphical content like themes, designs & infographics. I got a huge response from Pinterest for www.znetlive.com.
High PR social bookmarking sites in 2020
Here I am sharing with you a high pr social bookmarking site list, mostly free bookmarking sites, which I am using regularly for my websites.
Read details in a report by IDC.
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Jyotsana Gupta – the content and communication head, is an engineer by education and a writer at heart. In technical writing for 8 years, she makes complex topics interesting to general audience. She loves going on long drives in her spare time.