Social Bookmarking As A Link Building Technique

There are many strategies to link building at the present time. With the launch of world-wide-web 2.0, people are finding a window of chance to build links using sites within internet 2.0 platforms. Social bookmarking is one of the techniques that is so straightforward to take benefit of that no link building campaign can be deemed as complete without the use of it.

How many social bookmarking sites are out there as of this date is beyond anyone’s guess. Tens of 1000’s of bookmarking directories are out there, if not more, where you can bookmark your site/blog to get backlinks. Not to mention the free traffic you get from those bookmarking directories.

Some of those bookmarking sites are authority sites meaning they managed to establish certain authority with Google which gives you better link juice. Digg, Delicious, Reddit, Mixx, StumbleUpon, are just a few top ones that you can utilize.

Some of those high authority social bookmarking directories will be nofollow meaning Google will not follow the links found on those directories. Do not get to taken by the term nofollow as no one can essentially tell whether Google and other search engines will essentially follow them or not regardless of their nofollow attribute. Google Webmaster Tool seems to show links form nofollow sites so they definitely worth going after. Besides, if the respective social bookmarking website is high traffic website, then by all means bookmark your website there.

These social bookmarking directories are public and anyone can view the links that are bookmarked on them which is really great. That also means that search engines also can learn and follow the links to your web site passing you the link juice.

So if you still haven’t give the social bookmarking directories a try for your link building needs, you know you are missing out a world of chance.
Indian Ocean – Alam Alam

goMAD Festival 2012 – Day 1: Indian Ocean performing “Alam Alam” at Fernhills Palace, Ooty.