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Table of Contents
1. How does Social Bookmarking benefits Web users
2. How can I benefits from Social Bookmarking
3. Social Bookmarking and Tagging
5. Social Bookmarking knowing the process of Tagging and Ping
6. Tagging plays a major part in Bookmarking
- Tagging, Pinging and Social Bookmarking
- Social Bookmarks
- Summary of Process
- Tagging and Pinging For Websites
- Basic Bookmarking
- Bookmarking target website with Delicious & Blinklist
- Finding the right Category to Post in
- Technicalities of Pinging
- Social Bookmarking and Annotation
- Extra Tips To Get You Ahead
- Updating Your Bookmarks
- Signup for Bookmark
- SocialMedia Marketing does help you Build Your business
-Top 25 Social Bookmarking
1. How Does Social Bookmarking benefit Web Users?
On a Social Bookmarking system, users can store lists of Internet resources that they find useful. These lists can be accessible to the public by users of a specific network or website. Not only can you save your favorite websites and send them to your friends, but you can also look at what other people have found interesting enough to tag.
Most social bookmarking sites allow you to browse based on a certain category like shopping, technology, politics, blogging, news, sports, etc., and usually they allow you to vote on the submitted link , or story which will in terms show the No of reader whom visit your site.
You can also search through what people have bookmarked by typing in what you are looking for in the search tool. The Bigger book-marking site who has Millions of members also provide a wider scope of categories which simplify your search therefore it is as good as a Search Engine Platform some time.
What is Social News? Is Social News the Same as Social Bookmarking?
Websites like Digg, Delicious, douban, Reddit, Shuqian.qq and Propeller focus on social bookmarking of news-related items such as politics, sports, technology, etc. These websites will often feature breaking headlines and bloggers discussing the current news items.
Social news sites are different from standard social bookmarking sites as they focus on specific articles and blog posts rather than websites thus providing a great source of news, and they also offer participation to member in the discussion by leaving comments on popular news items.
2. How Can I Benefit From Social Bookmarking?
Social bookmarking and social news allow you to specifically target what you want to see. Instead of going into a search engine, typing something in, and then searching for that needle in a haystack, you can quickly narrow down the items to what you are looking for. It's pretty easy to tell that the article with a hundred votes might be your best choice.
You no longer need to look through thousands of results to find your subject of interest. Now, you can simply go to a social bookmarking site, choose the category or tag that matches your interest, and find the most popular websites.
Most social bookmarking services allow users to search for bookmarks which are associated with given “tags”, and rank the resources by the number of users which have bookmarked them.
Its increasing popularity and competition have extended the services to offer more than just sharing bookmarks, such as commenting, and rating and the ability to import and export, add photo, reviews, story, email links. Creating groups with your own follower, send notification and also provide feed subscription.
Social Bookmarking can bring immediate traffic to your website, as web 2.0 community websites such as Digg, Reddit ,Diigo ,Baidu Soucang , Twine, Stumbleupon & Delicious provide almost immediate information on various topics. These type of Bookmarking sites index and categorize content usually faster than the major search engines. People looking for the latest information on certain topics usually refer to these types of services.
The benefit is two fold. They provide immediate traffic from likeminded targeted viewers but also powerful back links to your sites that bring positive SEO and Search Engine results.
3. Social Bookmarking and Tagging
Welcome to Social Bookmarking and Tagging, the powerful practice of adding URLs into a social content website and ‘tagging’ them with familiar keywords.
There are many web tools , and social Bookmarking sites which allow the easy creation of Social Bookmarks . Simply register with a site such as http://www.delicious.com, www.stumbleupon.com and www.digg.com where you can store Social Bookmarks and add Tagging - a simple categorizing exercise to make finding these sites easier for everyone.
Visitors to these websites can quickly find your Social Bookmarks by searching for websites by such criteria as keywords, phrases ,tag related to your subject interest Social content websites like , propeller ,delicious.com and digg.com allow people to share their favorite websites with others and in ,most cases enable the addition of comments. It’s becoming common for websites to include icons or links to the most popular social tagging sites to encourage visitors to tag them, with a view to generating more site traffic.
Tagging therefore forms a vital element of social media optimization (SMO), a way to enhance the placement of websites on social media sites . It also forms an important part of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) since it builds ‘link popularity’ for your pages.
Bookmarking is the practice of saving bookmarks - or Favorites - to a user-driven website and ‘tagging’ them with keywords. Other users are invited to review these bookmarks and get involved at a more meaningful level, by tagging them in their own social bookmarking profiles or linking to them from their own websites. Most social bookmarking sites tend to work the same way: the contributing user tags a URL and other users decide if they want to tag and link to the website from their own.
Facebook , Myspace & Friendster are the 3 major Social networking site which has boost the new trends generating higher traffic in your site by Socializing on the Network . You’ve seen the signs, you’ve read the ads… but how do you REALLY get people to visit your site… through this New trends , and will it cost you a hole in your pocket .
Of course, Nobody like to spend on new technology which they are not familiar .
All the Internet marketers want people to buy something from them in order to make and earn a living online . In order to do that ,they need to generate traffic to visit their site or to get the visitors to visit their affiliate links so that they can earn some money.
So how do you do that? There IS new growing trendy method to produce high volumes of traffic, almost on demand, without even paying for it but Investing your time and hard work will be necessary .
It’s easy to learn the basics. In fact, after you read this guide you will be well on your way to better business.
What is this new or next generation tool? ?
Social Bookmarking , Knowing the process of Tagging and Pinging
Exactly what is tag and ping? It is Not Tick - Tack - Toe!!
The purpose of tag and ping is to get links and traffic to your site using the latest Social Bookmarking trend. This new system involves a LABELLING exercise.. What does that mean?
Well “ LABELLING ” means Internet users can categorize the content they have, including web pages, photographs and links into labels which they call “tags”.
Eg , when you wish to post a blog article on the iphone , you can suggest the following tags which relates to the iphone eg .. Tags : iphone, Apple, apps , movies, music , iPad
By categorizing article in this way, a website owner can improve their search engine effectiveness. Why?
Normally The content on a blog or website now uses what people call a shared vocabulary. This allows others to easily access each page when the information they search relies and happened to be of the same tags or labels.
Let’s say for example you have a blog you categorize as “iphone ”. There are many sites; sites like delicious , dig , where you can search “iphone ” and up will come your site among many others whom has the same tags This guide is meant to help you understand the basics of tagging and pinging as well as social bookmarking so you can learn how to drive traffic to your sites effortlessly.
Now, there are many programs out there that claim to do just this. In this book you will learn about a no cost method you can use to drive targeted consumers to your site, your blog, your products and your services. And it isn’t difficult to learn the basics.
Even by learning just the basics you are setting the stage for a successful income.
The process of labeling material is not really a new phenomenon. In fact, people often use what they call, “social bookmarks” to help keep their links organized, and often blog search engines have tag clouds so someone can locate information in a blog quickly.
As social sites often receive inbound links and traffic easily, so Internet users are catching on that they should organize their sites in this way to help improve traffic.
Tagging Plays a Major Part in Social Bookmarking
There are many benefits of tagging. The biggest benefit is that it can attract more visitors and that can increase the targeted traffic you have coming to your site, and gain quality backlinks to add to your site. People visiting your site can find information easily on your site.
Tagging, Pinging and Social Bookmarking
Just the past few years ,when Blogging became more common , “Blog and Ping ” were the buzzwords among smart and savvy consumers. There is a good reason for this as Blogging and pinging involved writing keyword rich entries into blog posts and then pinging the posts with directory sites like My Yahoo, Pingomatic , etc so that your information and entry would become indexed on major search engines. This technique can work, but it doesn’t work as well as it used to because search engines work differently now.
In place of Blog and Ping is now Tag and Ping of your blog post through social bookmarking Tag and Ping is a great way to drive targeted traffic to your sites. When we mention good targeted traffic we are meant about traffic from consumers that have an interest in what you have to say in your Blog’s post and what you may have to offer.
With Tagging and pinging it will involves placing tags throughout your site. Your ultimate purpose is to utilize the tags to optimize your pages for search engines by strategically placing keywords or “tags” throughout your site , so that it will get Indexed and will be rank In this way , the tags will be similarly use as keywords to get your sites and pages indexed much more quickly. People that want to read your sites, they will have the ability to tag or categorize keywords on your sites which will boost audience’s visit.
Compared to the Blog and Ping method ,What is happening is a change in the way things work. In the past, we created and defined our sites then we ping to major Pinging sites .But when you use tagging and pinging, your visitors end up eventually defining your site for you.
What are tags? They are keywords or labels you use to categorize your website or web pages. Tags is presently the best way to bookmark a site. It does help to organize your “Favorites” under different keywords selected by you, on your social Bookmarking site. When you try to retrieve your favorite from a List of bookmarks, the tag function will help you to sort out all the sites under a chosen Tag, which you nominated, and you do not need to remember where you put your links.
You just browse your Keyword list (which you tagged) and that select the tag word - eg. Movies, then all favorites related with Movies will bring up the pages (which has been tagged) up to your screen, in your social bookmarking’s site.
Tag and Keywords
Tagging is nothing more than a way you can categorize information on your website and place it on the web. Normally what happens when someone starts or builds a website is they place keywords throughout their website and hope search engine spiders will find their site and list their site.
In the case with tagging, it is slightly different .
Tags are nothing more than a way of organizing, much like keywords are. As it organize ,it sorts and categorize , and then it bring together similar tags under the same category together ,this way Search engine also is able to find the site, with related tags , and there it bring up the pages under this mentioned tag Let’s say you write an article on “Portable Media Player” . So you can tag the word “Portable Media Player” , or “Digital Media Player” . A tag is a bit more than a keyword however, because it also includes a description of the content the tag is all about.
When someone clicks that information, they don’t just bring up the word “Digital media Player” but they also bring up a short description of the content related to Digital Media Player which you refer to on your web page.
As the ultimate requirement is to bring traffic to your site , the new social Bookmarking trend has set a way that Site which are properly tagged and organized in a logical way will have better chance to be found by search engine ,so therefore you will have to clean up and reorganize your existing site with New Keyword which are more frequently used as tag , this way all the information , articles , or posts you have on your site can be easily found by search engine web browser.
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- Laura Maya (Author), 2010, How to Make Social Bookmarking Work For You, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/169914