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  1. 1. No.OCW/A/04 | ©OpenCourseEdu License |
  2. 2. No.OCW/A/04 | ©OpenCourseEdu License | <ul><li> is a free service where thousands of people store their bookmarks, enabling you to see what’s trendy and popular. Bloggers can encourage readers to add their posts, allowing greater reach for a blogger’s content. </li></ul><ul><li>What makes popular? </li></ul><ul><li> is a site where thousands of users store their favorite online links and resources. (This is called a  social bookmarking service  - yes, just like the Backflip service back in the tech boom days of yore.) </li></ul><ul><li>When the favorites of thousands of users are collated, trends and enables you to see what’s trendy, what’s popular and what’s emerging. </li></ul><ul><li>Bloggers can add links to their posts enabling users to post that link to their list of bookmarks - this can promote your links as they are getting exposure in the ‘recently bookmarked’ list. </li></ul><ul><li> is free and was acquired by Yahoo! in 2005. </li></ul>
  3. 3. No.OCW/A/04 | ©OpenCourseEdu License | Step 1: To get started you need to sign up by clicking “Join Now” on the homepage.
  4. 4. No.OCW/A/04 | ©OpenCourseEdu License | Step 2: Fill up the sign up form, give your password and click register.
  5. 5. No.OCW/A/04 | ©OpenCourseEdu License | Step 3: After signing up successfully, you will be redirected to a “install bookmarking&quot; page. You can add bookmarks called “Bookmarklets” to your browser which will help you to bookmark sites and save them in This link allows you to save bookmarks directly to your account This link allows you to open your saved bookmarks from your account You can skip this step if you like
  6. 6. No.OCW/A/04 | ©OpenCourseEdu License | Step 4: Next, you will encounter the “import existing bookmarks” page. This page helps you to transfer your existing browser bookmarks to There is also an option to set these bookmarks to private if you wish. You can skip this step if you like
  7. 7. No.OCW/A/04 | ©OpenCourseEdu License | Step 5: Your account setup is complete now. Now you will see a welcome page and the following links: The place where you can retrieved all your saved bookmarks An introductory guide to services Save your bookmarks here
  8. 8. No.OCW/A/04 | ©OpenCourseEdu License | You have completed configuring your first account. Happy bookmarking!! Courseware Designed By: Biswaranjan Rout [email_address]