Many people should think that Social Bookmarking & Directories all are gone..But still providing their service but only good pr sites will giving the results...i.e High PR Bookmarking Sites & High PR Directory Sites..By doing this techniques we can improve our targeted keyword position in SERP..
Social Bookmarking always effective proper Keyword & URL selection always works, doing Social Bookmarking with short summary of the page, could not only bring traffic to the page, but also helps Keywords SERP & Website PR
Well it works it has to work otherwise all the social bookmarking sites will be left without business The thing is that only high PR sites help in the ranking. I personally prefer articles and forum posting also guest blogging helps I've let the social bookmarking behind and maybe that is my mistake
Yes, Social Bookmarking always effective. Some benefits of Social Bookmarking:
1. Build Authority and Reputation
2. Get your pages Indexed faster on Search Engines
3. Viral benefits
4. Higher Search Engine Ranking
5. More Targeted Traffic to your website
6. Better PageRank
7. Build your Brand
8. Repeat customers and increased RSS subscribers
Yes. It is! Quite sure they do minimally help in rankings, and definitely get you some instant traffic. StumbleUpon for e.g. has a huge database of stumbled sites now. Its got some of the most influential profiles now. Its just about doing it in the right way - like minded people sharing pages they come across that might interest others in their network.