Do You Use the Share Button to Promote Your Articles?

Singapore
December 3, 2008 6:32am CST
There are 44 social bookmarking and networking sites when you use the Share button on Triond dashboard. I have been behind when it comes to promoting my articles. I think there is a need for me to do that again. I often use a few like Digg, Stumble Upon, Ask.com, Google Bookmarks, Yahoo Bookmarks, Facebook and Twitter. I have this problem. I don't know which articles I have submitted for which bookmarking or networking sites. Do you have that problem? How do you counter that? Which do you use most often? Do you see any trend in the number of pageviews for your articles when you use these sites? Thank you for responding!
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3 responses
• India
7 Dec 08
Oh dear, these bookmarking sites are a real nightmare! You bet I have that problem. I hardly bookmark because of it. :) And anyway, I hardly publish in these revenue sharing sites. But I think I have to take them a bit seriously. Tell me, can I publish the same articles I published in AC in Triond and Helium too? Cheers and happy mylotting
• Singapore
8 Dec 08
Sometimes these bookmarking sites can help to increase the pageviews for your articles. I have had other people digg my articles and it went on the hot content list on Triond. But that is my only success story though. Triond wants to be the first to publish the article. So you may want to try it the other way around. Publish at Triond first. BUt I tried to republish my Triond articles at AC, but was not successful, even when I told them that I would only accept pageviews. I have not tried publishing Triond articles at Helium. Can try.
• Singapore
8 Dec 08
Another thing..I reread your post and you may have gotten some info mixed up. Bookmarking sites are not writing sites or revenue sharing sites like Triond, AC and Helium. They are sites that help to bookmark your favourite stuff on the net. Often people use them to promote their websites, blog or articles. At some bookmarking sites, you can add friends who will often check out what you have bookmarked and hopefully spread the word about your website, blog or article. So you get increased pageviews and revenue too! Another thing about your question, some people I know reword their articles or give them a different slant, and then publish them at a different site. I have not done that either. I have stopped publishing new material at Triond for the mean time. I'm just promoting my articles for now. I think I will begin writing again in January, but for Helium or AC, still undecided. I get such different reviews about them, I get confused.
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• India
11 Dec 08
Thanks for that load of info, Sydney!! I am planning to put in some extra articles in AC, bookmark them, and see what happens. If the earnings go up, I will surely start another discussions. I have so many projects in mind and hardly any time. :( Cheers and happy mylotting
@ahgong (10066)
• Singapore
4 Dec 08
I do not know about this. I am still grappling with the way I write my articles. And still seeking a site that will pay reasonable returns for my articles. I have a bunch of them articles to write about. Currently all are mostly on home renovations. Which I have done almost 50 percent already. I am still working on the other 50 percent and I can then start working on my e-book. After that, I am going to work on a brand new subject. If only I had made extra backups of my renovation photos. Sigh...
• Singapore
4 Dec 08
Since your articles are so specific, isn't there any site who would pay you to have them all? I have a suggestion. Try looking up eLance.com. It's a place where writers or other service providers find a job. Employers post a job there and service providers will bid for the job. YOu may find someone trying to get writing on home renovation and you sell all your articles to them.
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@ahgong (10066)
• Singapore
9 Dec 08
eLance.com? That sounds intersting. I will go check it out! Thanks for the recommend!
@chocsie (262)
• Greece
3 Dec 08
The only one of those I use are facebook. I don't know how digg and stumble upon work. Can anyone please explain? I only used the FB application a few days back and I haven't seen any change so far. Have you seen any change in yours?
• Singapore
4 Dec 08
Let me check again how I did it and will tell you...