As marketers, we’ve got quite good at evolving changes in SEO. But like old wine, few things getting more tastier day by day. SEO, which still means ‘Search Engine Optimization’ – the ‘Optimization’ part requires agility. We marketers always strive to get better SEO results through On-page & Off-page strategies. Entrepreneur Bus team today brought you Off-page strategy to get immersive results in Google.
Google states the strategy as “the process of maximizing the number of visitors to a particular website by ensuring that the site appears high on the list of results returned by a search engine.”
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To get vigorous visitors on our website, we need to focus on both ‘On Page’ as well as ‘Off Page’ strategy. While on working on Off Page Strategy, Social Bookmarking & Back-linking plays a vital role to increase credit-ability of your website.
According to Google’s latest quality guidelines, links coming from low- quality directories and bookmarking sites can be seen us unnatural and therefore could have a negative effect on your rankings.
Earlier before, social bookmarking was pretty much about getting your content bookmarked on every site, irrespective of the quality, out there to generate as many links as possible. Well, those days are gone so if you’re still doing it, STOP now!
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The correct way to use social bookmarking and content curation sites is to use them on a regular basis. You need to be active, grow your followers (if possible) and most importantly engage with the audience, otherwise you won’t get the results you want, and you can put your website at greater risk.
Check out a few Top Social Bookmarking Sites
A must-use site, not only for articles sharing, but also for finding interesting articles. Hence, can be a powerful traffic driver for many businesses, big as well as small.
On Digg, if your website/content is shared and voted up and makes the Digg Home page you can expect a lot of traffic from there.
On flipboard, one can create their own magazine of any category and topic. They claim to be one of the best traffic driver for websites & contents.
BizSugar is one of the best content curation plus social bookmarking site. The more sugars (votes) you get there, more better result you will be rewarded.
One of the most popular forums among readers, help you to rank better in search results if contents are updated on regular basis.