Will social bookmarking lower my rankings

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If I start using a social bookmarking service like Onlywire to bookmark my posts to 30+ bookmarking sites on a consistent basis, will this penalize me in Google?

Does a lot of social bookmarking look unnatural in Google's eyes? Will it potentially lower my rankings?

#bookmarking #lower #rankings #social
  • Profile picture of the author zannix
    No worries man. Your site is so cool, it's spreading like plague
    All you can do is all you can do - Art Williams
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    • Profile picture of the author hobokook
      uh... not sure what you mean
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      • Profile picture of the author adionline
        Social bookmarks won't hurt you.
        Giving up is not an option.
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        • Profile picture of the author paulgl
          30+ bookmarking sites? Are you kidding? Like there's
          more than one, uh two on a good day? The one(s?)
          that matter are nofollow in the first place.

          It won't hurt but you sure need to step into 2012.


          If you were disappointed in your results today, lower your standards tomorrow.

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          • Profile picture of the author InTheMaking
            No doubt it'll lower your rankings, bro.

            rank 1 is lower than rank 10
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            • Profile picture of the author hobokook
              Ok, i'm sorry if this is a stupid question but can you guys stop being so sarcastic.

              Will this hurt me in Google?
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  • Profile picture of the author eurekapsycrille
    Google will not penalize you in doing social bookmarking or using bookmarking services. But just like paul has said, you must step into 2012. Meaning, use other techniques or discover new ones to get your site ranked better.
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  • Profile picture of the author Stuart william
    social bookmarking will not hurt you. it will lower your ranking for sure (10 to 1)
    Try to select only top social bookmarking sites like digg, delicious, reddit and more
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  • Profile picture of the author Jack Samurai
    No, Bookmarking never hurt ranking. Continue doing bookmarking it will increase the ranking.
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  • Profile picture of the author diyakapoor
    No there is no problem in doing this. Even social bookmarking improves your web pages' value in search engines

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  • Profile picture of the author transcribing
    No social bookmarking does not lower a site ranking infact it helps in getting quality backlinks.
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  • Profile picture of the author StoneWilson
    Since you will do it on a consistent basis, I don't think there will be any chance your website would get penalized. On the contrary, social bookmarking can bring you more backlinks and traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author warriorsaroj
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    • Profile picture of the author seo_service
      Can you let us know why you thinking so?
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Carlin
    The problem with OnlyWire is you still have to create the accounts yourself!
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