Social Bookmark - Adding social bookmark links in your blog or site makes it easy for readers to save and share your posts. But once you have decided to include social bookmarking buttons, you need to decide how to add social bookmarking on your site.
Start by asking yourself what your display choices are. You can have a share button using a drop down menu listing bookmarking sites, or you can list them all visibly, with checkboxes. Finally, it is possible to send your user to some page which lists all of the sharing options. Let's examine these options at length to complete our the way to of social bookmarking.
If you have a button with a decrease menu, you will be taking up less space in your page layout, which is a positive, but it is going to be less visible, which means you could lose some potential links on bookmarking sites. I would say that if you opt to list them all visibly, with checkboxes, you will have to choose fewer sites. I'll discuss this farther on in the post, but first I wish to examine the third option, having all the sharing options on a separate page. This option lets you have all the options possible. That can bring me to my next point.
Social Bookmark - Then you've to ask yourself which websites to list first, and which to list out at all. There are countless social bookmarking sites on the Internet, so you have to choose the most relevant ones to your niche. Take into account that people like locating the site of their choice first, so a particular placement reveals your adherence to one site or the other. Small decisions, or decisions that are apparently small, can give you or take away links.
Sometimes, picking a smaller site more than a larger one is better, because the community of smaller sites is generally more loyal (and pickier), and will see your choice being a positive, making them more prone to link posts appearing on your site.
So what about this third option? Can it be good?
Social Bookmark - Well, it's not great in my experience. Only very, very technologically minded people want to have that many options. Most visitors in your website will be happier whether it's easy to use instead of too complete. There is certainly such a thing as over-optimizing. One other thing take into account is that more pages means a higher click through rate and therefore lots more people dropping out of the process. As soon as they've shared this post, they might find it uncomfortable to return to your site and you may be losing visitors who might have otherwise continued browsing and ultimately, purchasing.
Hope this the way to of social bookmarking was useful.