Search engine optimization for small and very small businesses.

Social Bookmark Button

Social networking and social bookmarking sites provide a wonderful source of one-way incoming links to your web site, and they seem to be getting a lot of attention by the search engines. Sites like MySpace, FaceBook, YouTube, Twitter, Faves, Digg, Linkedin, and many others can be important as part of your  link building. They’re becoming even more important as Google increasingly focuses on the social networking sphere.

Adding the free AddThis bookmark tool to your web site can make a surprising difference. It’s a simple piece of code that lets your visitors build your links for you. You can see it at work on our blog (upper right corner — try it out!). To install it on your own site, go to, watch the video, and download the little code snippet to place on your pages.

The code looks nice and small on your pages, but opens up to allow bookmarking in more than 40 different sites:

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