Sunday, January 4th, 2015
Looking for places to promote your business online?
Online marketing has changed so much in the past few years that some of the basic practices of promotions are nothing more than spamming in 2015. Article marketing and directory submissions are two practice that are not even mentioned any more.
However, it is not about SEO always. Conversion is the bigger issue. Take your business to places where your customers are and enjoy the after effects.
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Here, in this article, we will cover 10 of the most popular social bookmarking websites.
Kingged ( http://kingged.com/ ) @kinggedcom has been gaining steady recognition from online marketers as the central hub for the marketers to hang out.Click to Tweet Please!
There are many benefits of staying active on Kingged as they pay for activity and engagement. They pay for things like making comments on a daily basis. Kingged is an active community and a submitted blog post is well received by their members. Surely a great place to stay active.
TSU ( https://www.tsu.co/uttoransen ) There is no good time to join a new social network. You just need to kick yourself and get started. Join now and reserve your Username before someone else does.Click to Tweet Please!
Tsu is very new but they have built up an initial base to work on. Marketers and bloggers have started catching up on Tsu already and is actively sharing their posts and getting engagement.
Biz Sugar ( http://www.bizsugar.com/ ) @smallbiztrends is the ultimate destination to discuss and learn small business tips and news.Click to Tweet Please!
It is easy to reach the biz sugar homepage for a submitted story if you are active on the website. Most stories that reaches the homepage not only get a lot of traffic but they also gain visibility among the online business class. This results in mentions, features and links.
BlogEngage ( http://blogengage.com/ ) @bbrian017 is one of the oldest social bookmarking site in the list.Click to Tweet Please!
BlogEngage has paid subscription plans that allows auto submission and auto-promote to the homepage of blogengage depending on the plan you have purchased.
Klinkk ( http://klinkk.com/ ) is an active social bookmarking community, owned and managed by @ErikEmanuelli Erik.Click to Tweet Please!
There are many social bookmarking sites but most aren’t managed properly. So, if you are looking for a community that is managed and is active, then klinkk surely holds a top spot.
Blokube ( http://www.blokube.com/ ) Brian of Blogengage has recently taken over Blokube and given it a new look. It was old, active, popular and established. Now it is also Fresh and Cool!Click to Tweet Please!
Growth Hacker ( https://growthhackers.com/ ) @GrowthHackers is a new find for me. It is very active and seems already established social bookmarking site.Click to Tweet Please!
Scoop.it mostly caters to the small business sector with tips and tweaks to succeed in online marketing.Click to Tweet Please!
NewsMeBack ( http://newsmeback.com/ ) Yet another social bookmarking site, and this one is not limited to any topic and is maintained well.Click to Tweet Please!
SheToldMe ( http://shetoldme.com/ ) is a very popular and established social bookmarking site.
I haven’t been active on SheToldMe but I know this site had been around for years now.
Bonus #11 Inbound.org
Inbound ( http://inbound.org/ ) @Inboundorg is a community that has its own authority in the marketing niche.Click to Tweet Please!
Inbound isn’t really a great place to promote yourself as self-promotion is something that they do not like. Follow their rules, put 95% of the focus into contributing rather than gain and you can find a place for yourself in their community.
Bonus #12 Dosplash.com
Jane Sheeba owns dosplash and yes there are real folks at the backend, this is a stage to promote your blog or website to a communityClick to Tweet Please!
Dosplash is one of my favorite communities for bloggers. I wonder how I missed it in the first place.
If you know about more such sites, please do mention them in the comments. Just make sure that they are active and well maintained.