Once you set up a blog or a website the next step is to Build links and give the invitation to Google Uncle that sir please come and visit my website. Here it is, this way.
Why Bookmarking your websites is important?
A website or a blog if newly started is just like a newborn baby. No name, no recognition, zero page rank, and even not indexed by search engines. The moment you bookmark it on a bookmarking website with a high page rank, the search engine crawler traces the path and lands on your page. Thus bookmarking is for telling the search engines that “I AM BORN”.
Its not that bookmarking is only for your newly started website or blog only. You must have seen social bookmarking icons like submit to Digg, Reddit or twitter on famous blogs. This type of bookmarking is done to bring visitors and also give some extra recognition to your individual posts.
Does bookmarking helps us in increasing page rank?
Not always! Most of the bookmarking websites make your link nofollow. This means you will get visitors and referral traffic from that blog, but they will not help in building your page rank. The biggest social bookmarking website Digg will not help you in any way to increase your search engine ranking.
Below is a list of top do follow bookmarking websites –