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Top 20 Social Bookmarking Sites

High PR Social Bookmarking Sites

Every blogger wishes to build quality backlinks for their blog. Even I too want to do the same and I am following some strategies to build links. Recently I fetched a list of blog directories to submit your blog to get new visitors and improve backlinks. Here is another list which contains the list of top social bookmarking sites to improve the targeted traffic to your blog.  You might ask me about the basics of social bookmarking sites and so here are the details.

What is social bookmaking?

Social bookmarking has been developed to help the users of internet to consolidate their favourite links online rather than saving them to the computer. As the search engines consider these social bookmarks as backlinks, webmasters are using the top social bookmarking sites to bookmark their blog posts.

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What are the benefits of using social bookmarking sites?

Using social bookmarking sites by the webmasters has a lot of benefits and some of them are:-

  1. Improve search engine ranking.
  2. Drive targeted traffic.
  3. Faster index of blog posts by search engines.
  4. Expand online visibility.
  5. Network with other bloggers and to grow reputation.

Top 20 high PR social bookmarking sites to submit your blog posts

1. Stumbleupon   PR 6

Stumbleuopn is a popular social bookmarking website which allows you to share your blog in your network and it is the easiest way to get the new websites, images etc. across the web. It has consistent visitors and so it would be a reliable source of traffic for the bloggers.

2. Reddit  PR 8 

Reddit is one of the top social bookmarking sites where you could submit and share your bookmarks. To get high possible traffic, you need to share the links in the most relevant sub-reddit. It would be good if you involve in other discussions to avoid account interdict.

3. Digg PR 7

To dig up the news, views and reviews on the internet, you could use Digg and it is a safe environment to promote your posts. Voting system is being followed here and you could keep an eye on others of same interest. I would say it is a valiant community for tech, science and political related blogs.

4. Delicious  PR 8

Delicious is the leading social bookmarking service helps you to store, share and discover web bookmarks. Once you have bookmarked 5 links, a “Stack” could be build. If a stack gets published, it could be followed and shared by others. It has more than 12 categories and widely used by the bloggers. 

5. Pinterest PR 9

Pinterest is a visual social bookmarking site where you could share and collect images of your favourite links. Unlike other social bookmarking sites, it is entirely driven by visuals and each bookmark is called “Pin”. If other users share your image, it is called “Repin” and you could drive massive traffic with it. 

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6. Slashdot PR 7

Slashdot is the popular social news website where you could submit your stories. Editors evaluate the stories and they pick the best stories for the homepage. Links from science and technology blogs gets placed here.

7. Scoop.it  PR 7

Scoop.it is an excellent social bookmarking tool which has clean and well-organized interface. It allows you to “Scoop” your fascinated content and classify it into different topics. You could assign certain keywords to your topics and its functions are mostly similar to stumble upon. It let you to interact with other users through following and commenting.   

8. Newsvine PR 7 

Newsvine is a social news site where you could share your own articles and vote & comment on other articles. Its set up is like a newspaper and you could get involve with a variety of topics by using feed news. If you found an article more interesting, then you could “Seed” that article.

9. Folkd PR 6

It is a simple and nice social bookmarking website which allows you to save and share your fascinated website links. It would help you to drive genuine traffic and quality backlinks to your blog.

10. Fark PR 7

This social community site would allow you to submit and share your favourite news with other users. Administrators would assess the submitted news and they choose the links to appear on homepage.

11. Jumptags PR 7 

Jumptags offers an easiest and productive way of maintaining bookmarks for you. As it uses the Ajax technology, you could build an effective online catalog of your favourite webpages with it.

12. Dzone  PR 6

Dzone follows the voting system and it is exactly meant for website developers and programmers. Submitted stories need 5-15 votes to hit the homepage and you could drive traffic with it. This social bookmarking service has awesome tools and thousands of unique visitors daily. 

13. Bizsugar  PR 5

Bizsugar is a business social bookmarking site where it allows you to share the interesting blog posts. It is specially meant for small business and mid-sized companies and you could get the trendy business tips and news here. Voting system is being followed here and mostly voted posts would hit the homepage. 

14. Plurk PR 7

It is a good social network where you could upload images and content. It is a micro-blogging site like twitter where you could customize the profile. Many bloggers are using it as the links shared here will be indexed quickly by search engines.

15. Diigo  PR 7

Diigo is the finest social bookmarking website which allows you to bookmark and tag the webpages. It also acts as a search tool which has neat and clean interface. Here, you could drive targeted traffic by active participation. 

16. A1-webmarks  PR 4

It helps you to keep your web marks in an organized way to find the favourite sites easily. To spread your story and to get link love, A1-webmarks is the good option. It offers variety of features which offers free online bookmarks at one place.

17. Blogospherenews  PR 4

This social bookmarking site focussing the blogosphere and so it is specifically for bloggers to submit their blog posts. It runs on voting system and you could vote on submitted stories.

18. Blinklist  PR 6

Blinklist is an upright social bookmarking website built on Ajax technology which has some excellent features like its attractive button could be added to the browser toolbar which helps for quick bookmarking, and you could highlight some text. This is more suitable for beginners as it is easy to get started. 

19. BlogBookMark  PR 2

Blogbookmark is a modest social bookmarking site which contains various categories to submit your blog posts. Submitting the story is simple here and you could create groups to share their stories with others. It has a steady traffic, so join here to reap its benefits.

20. Buddymarks  PR 4 

It is an incredible place to store all your online bookmarks. Adding and sharing the bookmarks is easy with buddy marks and you could quickly find the pages with title or category.

Conclusion

Giant social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Google plus would help the bloggers to drive traffic, but the top social bookmarking websites would help to improve the PageRank and do follow backlinks. Also, it acts as a great medium for the bloggers to promote their blog posts and connect with like-minded bloggers.

While bookmarking the posts, you need to need to tag them with good descriptions and relevant keyword. Based on the tags, the social bookmarking sites tend to categorise the submitted pages and so the search engines could classify the submitted links with their peers.

I hope the listed top social bookmarking sites are useful for you. What would you like to say about social bookmarking sites? Share your valuable insights about these Top Social Bookmarking Sites in comments.


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