Is social bookmarking still a decent way to drive traffic to a Hub? Are there any valuable social bookmarking sites worth submitting Hub URLs?
NateB11 is dead bang right. It do pay to have purdy pics on your hub that you then pin to Pinterest. If the hub title is also enticing, then they do click through to your hub.
Marisa is also Wright (sorry, couldn't pass that one up). My Twitter, FB, and G+ Hub shares are supremely ignored by all. But I do it anyway, because I think the search engines do indeed notice and tally it; every little bit helps.
I wouldn't call Twitter, FB or G+ "bookmarking" sites. But you are right, unless you have a big following on those sites, putting links there will do very little.
Pinterest is a good one, I suppose you could say it's the modern equivalent to a bookmarking site.
Social bookmarking isn't very effective but I'd say Pinterest can bring in some traffic. Something about the way Pins are shared creates an ongoing stream from Pinterest.
Slight diversion on the topic of bookmarking sites - I actually used Squidoo as a bookmarking site - and then my lenses transferred to HubPages and HubPages decided it didn't want more than two bookmarks to one domain.
Big mistake in my opinion as it totally rules out all of us who used lens/hubs as big bookmarks for very specific topics
(PS Google never ever had any problem with my lenses with more than two links to the same domain - just as it doesn't now I've moved hubs to new mega topic websites - the traffic is still climbing!)
by jcwin2287 years ago
I've been using a variety of social bookmarking sites to increase traffic and for the do-follow links, due to a great hub by Ryankett, thanks Ryan!! Recently though, on a few sites like Kirsty or Wagg, even after...
by David 4706 years ago
I was wondering how often a hub should be social bookmarked and if my internet history is deleted i do not know which hubs I bookmarked. I don't want to be considered a spammer. How many hubs do you guys bookmark...
by Cindy Vine8 years ago
I was getting quite a bit of traffic from Stumbleupon, but the last while I notice it hasn't been accepting my submissions from Hubpages. They say that it's to prevent people from abusing the sytem and just...
by jfay20115 years ago
I am starting to learn how to social bookmark. I've been doing it on twitter, facebook, igoogle, digg, delicious, diigo, my blogs, pingomatic and a few other places. I have only been doing it on some of...
by Marisa Wright7 years ago
IzzyM and I have been chatting about backlinking, and disagreeing on what's the best way to go about it. She's been spending hours backlinking her Hubs on social bookmarking and backlinking sites, because she feels...
by jfay20115 years ago
Crime to social bookmark? Are millions of us going to get called scammers because we want to social bookmark our stuff so we can gain traffic? Not all of us can have a hub that is going to get tons of...
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