Buddymarks is a social bookmarking site that allows you to store all the bookmarks on the internet. Users can access Buddymarks from anywhere in the world. You can import bookmarks from other places into Buddymarks.
To use Buddymarks, you must create an account with them. A confirmation email that contains the validation link will be sent to the provided email address. After clicking on the confirmation link, your account will be activated.
To submit to Buddymarks, you should click on the Add Bookmark button located on top. In the New Category field, you should enter the name of the category where you want the bookmark to be posted. The title should briefly describe the content of the page. Long title will annoy the users. To attract people to click on your link, you must write the title in catchy way. For example, instead of using the title Earthquake in Taiwan, you can use a more interesting title like Quake Strikes Taiwan Coast. The description is a short summary of the content on the page. You should keep the description as short as possible. People dont like to read description that has a lot of words. They prefer to skimp through the description so that they can determine which content is useful to them. You should not use promotional words in the title and description. When people realize you post the content for self promotion, they will be reluctant to explore the link.
Finally, you should tag the posts with relevant keyword. You can tag your post with as many keywords as you want. The more keywords you use, the more likely your post will be found by users. However, you should not use too many keywords because it is considered spam by the search engines including Google and Yahoo. In the type field, you should select Buddy so that the bookmark will displayed across the Buddymarks site. When you are done, you can click on the Add Bookmark button. After the bookmark is added, it will be displayed under the Public Bookmarks.
You can also share a bookmark at Buddymarks.com through the add on bookmarklet. The bookmarklet is installed on your toolbar. You simply surf the site which you want to social bookmark and click on the Buddymarks bookmarklet to add it. In the default settings, Buddymarks mark the bookmarks as private. However, you can change the setting to Everybuddy so that your bookmark will be visible to other users on Buddymarks. You can create your own network of friend on Buddymarks. When you created a large network of friends, you can promote your products or services to them. It will be easier to sell the product since they already have interest in it.
Buddymarks is a great place to build backlinks to your site. If your site is new, it will need a lot of backlinks before it can rank on the search result. By using Buddymarks, you can obtain many one way link to your site for free of charge.