Share your documents and increase your search engine ranking

Have you tried sending a large file by email? It can be frustrating because it takes a lot of time. You may even have to divide the file and send it as several emails. Again, if you have tried document sharing with your group on a social networking site, you know how difficult it is if you want your members of the group to read your work online.

Fortunately, there are a number of applications online now that help in uploading and sharing your documents. Among the most used are Scribd, Calameo and Use4Shared.

Using Scribd for document sharing is easy because it is web based. There is no need to download anything if you want to use Scribd. It is free and you only need to open an account with them to upload. Select any document that you want to upload from the hard drive on your computer and upload it to your Scribd account. There is a link for uploading the document inside the members page of your Scribd account. Select a category and click save.

Your document will soon be available online (for example at http://www.scribd.com/doc/1234567/my-personal-Blog-Scribd) for your friends to read. What’s more it will be indexed by all the major search engines and networking sites to receive laser targeted traffic from quality visitors.

Like Scribd, Calameo is also browser based and can be used to upload and share your documents with everyone. Simply open an account and upload your Word, PDF, Excel and Power Point files. The file space is unlimited. With one click of a button, you can share the uploaded document with your Twitter followers and Facebook friends. Or you can send it to your blog or RSS feeds. Use4Shared is a much more easy application for document sharing. You can store up to 100GB of files. From the toolbar, select the ‘share’ button to send the document to your contacts.

As we said, these document sharing sites are a great way for seo and site traffic. Scribd is mainly used as an article sharing site that builds quality back links to the sites. As we know, creating back links is the best way to get targeted visitors to your site and thereby increase sales. All you need to do is first write the document on Word and upload it to your Scribd account.You are allowed to add your sites as hyper links. This will in turn increase your site’s page rank. It will be great idea to link your site’s URL to a phrase that is close to the main keywords for your site.

Article submission sites are found to be as a rule effective in improving Page Rank on Google when hyper links are added for building back links. And Scribd has been found to be the best for building Page Rank when weighed against other article submission sites. Even though it is not like Squidoo and Hubpages by being non-community based, it ranks certainly most high with search engines. By cleverly using the right keywords, your documents with hyper links to your favorite products will be found more often by the search engines. Your document sharing site has now become a good source for free advertising.

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