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Top 15 Social Bookmarking Sites Which Every Blogger Must Use

Segun Balogun

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What are social bookmarking sites?

A social bookmarking service is a centralized online service which enables users to add, annotate, edit, and share bookmarks of web documents.Social Bookmarking sites are free resources through which we bookmark our website or blog to get backlinks to increase blog traffic and blog PR.
Drive Traffic and creating backlinks using top social bookmarking sitescan help search engines in several ways following:

  • Fast Indexing
    Deeper Indexing
    Measuring Quality
    ExternalMetaData
    Co Citation
    Number of Votes
    Categorization

social bookmarking site-techcribng

 

Top Social Bookmarking Sites

Here is a list of top social bookmarking sites which every blogger must use to drive targeted traffic to your blog. You should write an attention capturing title, a meaningful short description and choose write category to get complete benefit from social bookmarking.

1.Stumbleupon is one of the best social bookmarking sites, it gives instant boost in traffic. Submit into proper category to get huge amount of traffic and build a network to following others persons in same niche. It advisable to leave comment others stories so that they will show interest to comment at yours and stumble your story. First go to stumbleupon and click signup option after signup complete your profile. A profile with all details helps more to drive targeted traffic. Using Add Page option you can submit your blog post url. Note don’t submit two three links from your own blog in one day, it leads to spamming, if you are running more blogs you can submit one for each.

2.Reddit is also popular social bookmarking site. Just submiting won’t get you traffic from reddit. So upvote and comments other’s reddit to get benefit full benefit from reddit. You can also join a Facebook Group called Reddit Upvote Club.

3.Delicious is another top best site with PR 8 and Alexa 1182. For you to create bookmark at delicious , click add link option and put your blog post url and write meaningful title and description. Same thing apply here like another bookmark site only adding link is not sufficient to connect other delicious user to get your self into delicious world.

4.Slashdot always take a place in popular bookmarking site. It has PR 7 and Alexa 1637. Note to create bookmark from Slashdot you should be careful since it mention spam with rad label at your bookmark if you don’t use in proper way so write best title, meaningful description and select appropriate category. It is regarded as the godfather of social news, SlashDot bookmarks are still quite powerful .. keep in mind the site has a heavy slant towards Linux and Open Source issues.

5.Blokube is a social media network and blogging community.
It will allow submitting your blog articles or it is a social voting website that includes blogging, marketing, and seo etc.

6.Klinkk is new bookmarking website, it has no PR now but I used it my own blog and found it to very helpful to drive traffic.

7.Dosplash is another popular website to submit bookmarks if you are blogger, you must use this site to build a relationship with other bloggers and drive traffic also. You will meet lot of active bloggers at dosplash. It has over 22000 unique visitors and 47,777 on alexa.

8.Kingged is one of my favorite website to get instant traffic, comments to blog post and also backlinks to my blog. One benefit you will always get using this website commenting at your blog. If you are felling bore since nobody is leaving any feedback to your article at which you spend lot of time. You must join Kingged.
9.Startaid : is the best interactive social bookmarking site to ever hit the Internet.It’s not like other bookmarking services, it’s better.
For starters,StartAid provides thumbnail views and mini control
panels for each and every one of your bookmarks.StartAid is PR5 website and ranked 16519 on alexa.

10.Bizsugar comes a place in top bookmarking website, it is very popular website but getting your story published at this bookmark website is not easy like other one. Here is a trick you can use to get your story publish and then you can submit your own. It really helpful to increase traffic and Google Rank both. It is PR6 website.

11.Fwisp is another popular website to create bookmarks. It had 4 PR and 14305 alexa. So if you are still having problem creating backlinks , then you shld try Fwisp.it is not helping to drive traffic but also getting backlink from PR 4.

12. diigo has PR 7 and alexa 2098.
13.Yemle has PR 3 and alexa 11916.
14.Wirefan : is a Social bookmarking, news articles submission site.:

15.Easymash has PR 1 and alexa 38596.

In case you have any other bookmarking sites that you use apart from the one listed above feel free to share.

Experienced Social media Manager , Website designer/Manager, and Search Engine Optimization Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Public Speaking, Writing, HTML, and Content Marketing. Strong marketing professional with a Bachelor of Science in education focused in Industrial and Technology education from University of Nigeria , Nsukka. For a FREE 30 minute chat about your digital marketing strategy.

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15 Comments

15 Comments

  1. Gangadhar

    June 28, 2014 at 5:21 pm

    Hey Segun,

    Great Social bookmarking sites list………..!!!

    These SB websites spread your content widely and build audience for your blog. Social bookmarking websites are interconnected with you social networking profiles like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. so as soon as you shared link on SB sites it quickly viral on connected social networking profiles.

    Which ultimately resulted in more web traffic to your website or blog.

    I found this post on kingged.com

  2. Jerry

    July 4, 2014 at 4:04 pm

    thanks for the post will go through them

    • Segun Balogun

      Segun Balogun

      July 7, 2014 at 3:11 pm

      Hi jerry,
      Thanks for commenting , i know you will find it useful when you through them.

  3. dtseo14

    September 30, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Hye!!!
    thanks for the post will go through them

    • Segun Balogun

      Segun Balogun

      October 1, 2014 at 2:28 pm

      Just go through them , i know you will find it useful.

  4. John O Corner

    November 12, 2014 at 9:29 am

    Reddit is not only a social bookmarking site but it also help you to boost your traffic, Im using Reddit since 2 years

  5. SAQIB AHMED

    August 13, 2015 at 2:42 am

    Hi,

    Segun Balogun .

    This is really nice share and exactly what I am looking for. I will try some of them and lets if there something magic happens :) I will leave review after using some of them.

    Thank You

    Best Regards,

    Saqib Ahmad

  6. Rothan Islam

    November 8, 2015 at 6:43 am

    Oh its really nice what i am want in this site you may also got here have some page rank 7 do follow bookmarking site list,

  7. muthukrishnan

    November 30, 2015 at 2:12 pm

    Thank you very to list the great collection for social bookmarking..

  8. Akash

    November 26, 2016 at 9:13 am

    Hi there,
    This is a great list.
    I have tried and almost every site accepting submissions.
    Thanks and regards,

  9. Muhammad amjad

    November 26, 2016 at 11:36 am

    Good article and great list and also good comments of visitors of your sites.

  10. sanajamal

    February 16, 2017 at 8:57 am

    Reddit is not only a social bookmarking site but it also help you to boost your traffic!

  11. Sumit Nehra

    July 3, 2017 at 1:24 pm

    you missed 2 Dofollow Websites Digg and Folkd

  12. monalisa patel

    October 10, 2017 at 7:33 am

    its a very useful and knowledgable article . social bookmarking is the best method to drives traffic to your website.

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Shortcuts to Quick-Starting a Business

Carolin Petterson

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We live in the world of startups – they’re everywhere, customers dig them and they are successful. The whole idea of a startup, however, is quick establishment and low investment, which is quite challenging to achieve.  Although the point of startups (contrary to popular belief) is in no way to crash and burn quickly, this is often the end result, owing to the fact that entrepreneurs still aren’t used to this new way of doing business. Fortunately, everything about startups is logical and easy to wrap your head around, as this article aims to show.

Everything starts with an idea

There is nothing more fruitful for a business than an original idea – something that has never been done before and that is completely innovative. Of course, we live in a world of technology, connectivity, and being the first one out of almost 8 billion people to come up with an idea is not only difficult, but borderline impossible. Unfortunately, even if you spend hours researching and reading, it doesn’t necessarily mean that an innovative idea will come to you.

Shortcuts to Quick-Starting a Business

Fortunately, the majority of modern startups are based on an existing idea, only improved in some way, or in a different niche. For example, opening a flower shop is in no way a new idea, but opening a flower shop that uses cute little colorful cardboard flowerpots might turn out a success.

Everything starts with an idea that needs to be either original or innovative.

Having a partner is always a cool idea

…especially if these are your baby steps in the world of startups. Ideally, a likeminded friend with similar interests and with the same amount of passion for the project is the perfect choice.
Firstly, the world of business is scary – going through it alone is not only frightening, but also difficult. A partner to share your business successes and failures with is a welcome thing.
Secondly, you might have a huge network of sources, such as investors, testers, potential employees, etc. but it will never be as big as when pooled with a partner’s group of contacts. For example, you might know the perfect candidate for an IT expert for your future business, but your partner may contribute with an awesome web designer.
Finally, there is nothing more rewarding than coming up with something with someone else – this will deepen your friendship and turn out to be a hugely valuable experience.

Shortcuts to Quick-Starting a Business

Round up a passionate team

You don’t have time for CVs, cover letters and recommendations when recruiting – you need to rely on your own personal contacts and the help of big data. Don’t be afraid to spend days on social media research – the perfect candidate might not become obvious by their CV qualifications, but by what they post on their social media pages. For example, a good SEO professional will have a ton of necessary prerequisites, a college degree, more than a couple of finished SEO courses and a neat, professional LinkedIn profile picture. On the other hand, an awesome SEO professional will constantly post about interesting SEO-related stuff on their social media – this means passion, and passion is invaluable, especially when it comes to startups.

Shortcuts to Quick-Starting a Business

Don’t be afraid to outsource

Unless you are incredibly lucky, you won’t be able to fill every position that is required for your startup, and even if you do, you might not be financially able to employ everyone full-time.

Shortcuts to Quick-Starting a Business

This is why outsourcing is a perfectly viable option; for example, if you can’t afford a personal assistant while starting up your business, but you’re tight on time, hire appointment setting services for making cold calls and generating leads.

Name and domain

Remember that you don’t have to rush with the name. Despite the fact that you’re planning on starting a startup, you still have time enough for the perfect name to pop into your head. However, if the perfect name does happen to come to you, make sure that you check the domains for availability and that you coin it as soon as possible – there are a lot of people in the world and someone may well come up with the identical name.

These tips are the basics of what you need to know before getting a startup going. Keep in mind that your idea doesn’t have to be original, but innovative; don’t be afraid of having a partner; be especially focused when it comes to hiring, but don’t be reluctant about outsourcing if necessary. Finally, coin your future domain name on time.

 

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Four Steps to Branding your Blog

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Setting a firm foothold in the online community is not easy, no matter what industry and niche you are pursuing. Still, the digital environment is the biggest promoter of every story and every event in the world. It should only come natural that millions of people around the world are yearning for glory by writing their personal blogs, each and every one with a mission to inspire others with their infinite wisdom and make a connection on a deeper and more meaningful level. In other words, the competition is tough. Here are a few tips on how to make your story stand out from the reeds and gather a loyal following.

Boost visual identity

Humans are visual creatures. According to the Social Science Research Network, 65 percent of us are visual learners. In our story, visitors will decide whether to go on with your content or leave your blog in less than a second. Bloggers often make mistakes by overcomplicating the design of their websites. The success of your blog will be determined by the ease of use – navigation, commenting, sharing via social media. So, instead of trying to bombard your visitors with information, go with a transparent and minimalistic design that is original enough to grasp the visitors’ attention. Remember, your goal is not only to make them read through your website but also to share it with their friends.

Tip: In addition to unique visual identity, you need a stunning logo and catchy colour set that will make your brand instantly recognizable to the public.

Provide useful content

While the visual identity of your blog will grab the reader’s attention, the focus of your brand should be your stories. The quality of your writing, as well as the point of view your offer and the feelings you evoke is what makes them addicted to your website. You should have realized by now that you won’t be able to cater for everyone out there, so be sure to target a specific niche based on research. Focusing on the desired audience will allow you to develop a loyal pool of followers that will promote your brand further on. Don’t be discouraged by the initial size of your niche community. Even the smallest of niches can have a large fan base.

Tune in tone and style

The third important element of branding is to develop the style and tone of your voice. It has been proven that people react differently to distinct styles, while they respond indifferently to styles that are hardly distinguishable from one another. You need a style that is both simple enough to understand and engaging enough to draw attention. Finally, your content has to breathe authority. If you manage to position yourself as an authority figure, your Google ranking will improve, and people will gladly recommend your blog for guidance.

Keep it alive

Your content will be shared more and if you develop a living personality and use your blog to communicate with people. As a result, not only will you maximize your brand recognition, but also manage to personalize your blog. When they share their opinions, people want feedback, they want their questions answered. Failing to meet this leads to decreased return rate and even worse, creates ambivalence among the visitors. Apart from communication skills, you also need to include some old-fashioned yet effective methods of engagement like gifts, contests, giveaways and promotional items People who specialize in industrial design in Melbourne can provide you with unique and interesting ideas for promotional items.

Creating a blog people will connect with takes careful planning, time and effort. Following these guidelines, you will be able to develop a long-lasting brand and achieve wide publicity and prominence within your industry.

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Small Home Office Design Tips for Maximum Productivity

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Small Home Office Design Tips for Maximum Productivity

Whether you have a small corner in your living room or a spacious empty room, turning it into a home office will boost your productivity and creativity. Not only will you feel more motivated to work, but you’ll also get rid of any distractions that might be keeping you away from the task at hand. In just a few easy steps, you can design an office that radiates with style and comfort and that will ensure your maximum efficiency.

Inspiring color schemeInspiring color scheme

Since colors can greatly affect your state of mind, it’s important that you pick a stimulating yet not overwhelming color scheme. If you want a hue that will evoke calmness and concentration, green is the perfect choice because it can create a balanced atmosphere of freshness, vitality and natural energy. Yellow is an optimistic color that will bring positivity and liveliness into your office, but too much of it can be quite distracting and even cause anxiety. Another energetic color is red that brings about excitement, but since it’s quite a powerful hue, it’s better to use it for accent details.
When painting your office, you should aim for a balanced look because an excessive use of a particular color can have a negative effect. For example, using too much red can cause unease, irritability, and even aggression.
A simple yet stylish solution would be opting for a neutral color palette for the backdrop while introducing colorful and bold details to add character to your office. Pale gray, white, ivory, and beige are all elegant hues that will create an ambience of openness in your small home office.

Appropriate lighting

Lighting is one of the most important design elements for your home office that will not only inspire productivity, but also bring style and comfort. Try to use natural light as much as possible by placing your desk by the window. When it comes to artificial lighting, you should have plenty of bright and clear light that will enable you to focus and avoid straining your eyes. In addition, lighting fixtures, such as vintage desk lamps or stylish standing lamps, will make for lovely decorative details.

Organization for productivityOrganization for productivity

Designing an organized, tidy, and structured look in your home office is crucial for your focus and productivity. By giving every item in your office its own place, you’ll keep the clutter under control and minimize any possible distractions. Not only will you be able to focus on your work, but you’ll also emphasize the beautiful features of your workspace. Therefore, you should declutter your office, keep it clean, label your documents, and have a tidy and organized desk.

Trendy storage solutions

Open and floating shelves, decorative boxes, hidden compartments, antique bookshelves and plenty of other storage solutions will elevate your office design while eliminating chaotic and cluttered look. Instead of cluttering your desk with piles of papers and office materials, you can introduce stylish storage compartments that will maximize the functionality of your office. If you have a small corner office, you can hang floating shelves on an empty wall or add vintage wooden boxes where you can keep your old papers and files. Another great solution is picking multifunctional furniture with hidden compartments. For example, if you need an additional seat in your office, you can introduce a trendy ottoman with hidden storage.

Personalizing with accessoriesPersonalizing with accessories

Your home office should reflect your personality and taste and you can use interior design to achieve this. By using stylish accessories, you can add character to your office while expressing yourself. In addition, if your office features a monochromatic design, accessories will bring in colors, patterns, and texture. For example, you can use stylish area rugs to introduce lovely patterns and create an atmosphere of coziness. Paintings will reflect your personal style and elevate your office décor, while house plants are natural accessories that will both embellish your office and increase your indoor air quality.

When designing your home office, you should focus on functionality, order, and aesthetic appeal to create an atmosphere of coziness and stylishness that will ensure your maximum productivity.

 

 

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