Thursday, November 24, 2011

Use Social Bookmarking sites to increase your web traffic

Web Traffic is something online bloggers or web site owners looks forward to. In short, more and more people visit the website, the hiring ranking it would receive on the search engines like Yahoo, Google etc. One strategy that many internet marketers makes use of is to include the Social Bookmarking sites.

Through the Social Bookmarking sites you can share your favorite links with various people all around the world. So, now I will discuss some effective ways, which can be easily followed to get traffic from social booking site.

  • The first and foremost way to use social bookmarking site to drive traffic is to make the first paragraph attractive. Well framed headline and good description can help you to a great extent to get the attention of the visitors. The first paragraph will give the readers an idea of what the site is all about and thus if it is poorly written the visitors will get a wrong notion about the site.

  • Content is something that should always be original and related to the site. Bookmarking sites also give high importance to good quality content. So, make it a point that you don’t use junk content on your site. It should blend well with the site and also be informative.

  • You should make sure that the articles you post on the social bookmarking sites must also have attractive headlines. This is because the headlines are the first thing that the readers notice in the content.

  • When making a submission to bookmarking sites take extra care to select the right category, which is in close relevance to your site. This helps you to reach out to your target audience easily. Apart from this, don’t over do by submitting your site in additional categories in the hope of attracting more traffic.

  • Not just submitting content but timely submission is also equally important. This affects the type of exposure your website will receive. Moreover, for most of the social networking sites there is only 24 hours in hand to get to the front page. So, if you post content when the users are not available you will waste valuable time. Usually submitting on weekdays is better to attract more traffic.

  • You just don’t need a profile on the social bookmarking site but you require to build up your profile. As interesting profiles have more chances of being noticed by others.So, it is important to be actively involved in the site you have joined. You should comment on the submissions you like, join other communities, bookmark pages. A regular user who posts interesting content is bound to get more notice than non active members of social bookmarking sites.

  • Most of the users of social bookmarking sites are from English-speaking countries. So it would be recommended to submit your content in English only. If you need the story to be in other languages always remember to include an English translation.

  • Always cross check your facts before posting them. Users will not be excited to get wrong facts and might leave negative comments or voting.

  • People prefer those sites that have RSS feeds and newsletter subscription. As this will encourage the users to visit your site again and again. Also, place these in such a way that they get maximum visibility.

So, just make use of the information given above and I am positive that it will make a big difference to your profile and you will enjoy more visitors.