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You Will Need
- Social bookmarking account
Choose a social bookmarking service
Choose a social bookmarking service, such as Delicious.com or Digg.com, and register as a new user.
Enter a keyword into the site's search engine
Enter a keyword into the social bookmarking site's search engine to generate a sample list of social bookmarks from other users.
Learn about tags
Use tags -- keyword descriptions that a user assigns to a bookmark.
Add bookmarklet buttons to your browser's toolbar
Add bookmarklet buttons to your browser's toolbar. Most bookmarking services offer these as one-click tagging tools to use while web surfing.
Bookmark a web page
Find a web page to recommend. Click the bookmarklet button on your browser toolbar, opening a tag window. Then enter keyword tags and click Save.
Participate in the social bookmarking site
Participate in the social bookmarking site, using it as an depository for online information and a way to make online friendships.