What is del.icio.us? How it works? Whats with Del.icio.us that made it so cool and popular ?
If you're one of these individual who are still asking these type of questions, it's youre lucky day today because today I will give you the general answers to your questions. Del.icio.us is been around for quite a while now and few millions of members as of now and multiplying everyday.
What is del.icio.us?
del.icio.us is a social bookmarking service. It's like a myspace where you could share your profile to your friends. But in del.icio.us you are sharing bookmarks.
So whats so cool with sharing bookmarks?
Since there are millions of people using del.icio.us your bookmarks might be added to some of these million people. So if you have a favorite site and want to share it to millions of people you will have a free exposure.
I'm a blogger what benefit would I get del.icio.us?
So if you're a blogger its easy for you to store tons of links from your favorite website where you can gather information. A good blogger usually reads lot of articles from a website so that they can really spread the information accurately.
Is del.icio.us useful to SEO?
Yes, again since there are millions of people using del.icio.us you can promote also your website there by storing it to your bookmarks in del.icio.us. Then ask your friend to add it to their list and hopefully your website might be added by the friend's friend. And who knows your site might be added to millions of people in del.icio.us.
Also del.icio.us are taggable. Meaning you can add taggs to your favorite website. For example if you're adding http://everydayseo.blogspot.com in your del.icio.us, you can add a tag to it like "SEO, SEO Tips and SEO tools". Its easy for you to sort your bookmarks especially if you have thousands of bookmarks in your del.icio.us account.
As an internet user what's so cool with del.icio.us?
If you're using dual Operating System (OS) such as windows/linux OS in your desktop PC. You will just have to access your del.icio.us account and you can retrieve your bookmarks. It means you have a central bookmarks in the internet where you could store your bookmarks.
Also if you're using a pc somewhere i.e. you're on a vacation. You could easily access your bookmarks by just loggin in to your account in del.icio.us. Pretty cool huh?!
Is it accessible through RSS readers?
Yes, del.icio.us is accessible in your favorite RSS readers so that you can easily access your bookmarks through RSS readers like Mozilla Thunderbird and FeedReader.
Just before posting these blog about del.icio.us I've discovered that there are two people have added everydayseo blog to their del.icio.us bookmarks. The lucky guy is http://del.icio.us/natmanu and the other one was me ofcourse http://del.icio.us/khasmoth.
You could add also my blog to your del.icio.us account by clicking
Hopefully I've answer your newbie question already. If I've missed one I'll appreciate if you could leave a comments here.