Social Bookmarking

Time to watch today’s videos: Approximately 17 minutes.

Additional time to complete today’s action steps: If you have never created any social bookmarking accounts – or want to create new ones, this could take 1-2 hours. Most of that time would be in account creation. Bookmarking your posts, once you’re all set-up with Social Marker usually takes 15-20 minutes…

Thirty Day Challenge Transcripts and Training are available below each video.

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Day 08 Introduction Video – 30DC

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Bookmarking Your Blog With SocialMarker

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Learn effective ways to use Social Marker and get to know some of the social bookmarking sites.
Then submit your blog post to various bookmarking sites like Del.icio.us, Twitter and StumbleUpon. There are many others – but it’s a good idea to make sure that the content you want to bookmark fits some of the other sites.

For instance, Digg is really geared toward news and technology posts. A post about crochet, may not go over very well there. 🙂

Social Marker – Click here to start using Social Marker.

Go ahead and add the Social Marker button to your toolbar in Flock/Firefox. It will speed up the process by importing some of the web page details for you.

You may notice the handy little buttons below – they are there to make it easy for you to socially bookmark THESE posts. It’s something that you should get used to doing, not just to your own content – but also to other content and posts that you find helpful and/or interesting. Go ahead – give it a try when you’re ready. At some point, I’ll do a quick post to explain how I added those to this wordpress blog…

Add to FacebookAdd to NewsvineAdd to DiggAdd to Del.icio.usAdd to StumbleuponAdd to RedditAdd to BlinklistAdd to Ma.gnoliaAdd to TechnoratiAdd to Furl

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