Wednesday, 31 January 2018

What is Social Bookmarking and Why Do It?

3. Social Bookmarking: -
Social bookmarking is a very great way to rank your website. The caching frequency of social bookmarking is higher than that of other web sites. But remember one thing that do not bookmark more than twenty in a day. Bookmarking on many sites also becomes harmful.

Advantages/Disadvantages of using Social Bookmarking: -

➦ You can make easy connections with other people interested in your field of study by "following" them.

➦ Tags help you search for new developments in your field.

➦ Aids in keeping up with the evolving vocabulary that is being used in your area of study with the use of tags.

➦ Can be used as an intelligent search engine when doing research.


➦ There is a risk of the poor use of tags as they are assigned to links by average users instead of professional indexers.

➦ Skewed views on subjects can be formed through the use of pejorative tags on items. Remember these are personal views on subjects/links not necessarily professional views.

➦ Storing data in another location that you have to maintain. Don't try to take on too much.

Higher Search Engine Ranking: -

Getting one-way incoming links is the main factor to higher search engine ranking. With Social Bookmarking, you can get unlimited ‚keyword‘ links to your site. Having more keyword links that are relevant to your site will result in higher ranking.

Better PageRank: -

Having high PR Social Bookmarking sites linked to your site will improve your site’s PR. With a higher PR, you can link to your new/existing sites and improve their ranking too! You can even monetize on it by selling links from your site.                

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