Publisher Survey: Reddit Traffic Way Up, Digg Way Down
JANUARY 25, 2012
The rise of Reddit and the steady decline of Digg have been well documented. Anecdotally we’ve all seen Reddit gain in prominence at a time when Digg has struggled to maintain its relevancy. First a look at the total combined traffic for all 12 sites in 2009-2011: The trend lines tell the story loud and clear: traffic from Reddit is way up and traffic from Digg is way down.
Official Publisher Profiles on Digg One Year Later: Followers up 720%
AUGUST 10, 2011
It has been a year since I took at look at the followers and activity of News Sites on the New Digg so I thought I would see how those official profiles are faring today. When I did my original post Digg v4 was just about to come out of alpha so there has been a significant increase in exposure for the profiles and many more publishers have created them. 8/10/11 Diggs by Publisher.
Why Reddit Continues to be Relevant
MAY 4, 2011
According to Digg’s top brass, these changes were meant to bring in more revenue to the site, giving corporations and companies more control over content and more exposure for their own content. However, this went against what many people felt was the point of Digg: allowing anyone to potentially make the front page of the site. The Problem with Digg. Reddit. An Example.
The Value Of Blog Comments
JANUARY 12, 2012
Last week, Mathew Ingram over at GigaOm published a Blog post titled, Yes, blog comments are still worth the effort. It seems like there's a movement for more and more Blogs to not bother having the comments enabled. The story goes back to the early days of Blogging (now, over a decade old) where the discourse tightens over the idea that anyone and everyone should be able to contribute to content, and that the true value of Blogging content - in the first place - is how the Blogger engages and responds in the comment section. What's your take on the death of Blog comments?
The Rise of Reddit: 4chan and Digg Get the Credit While Reddit Booms
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
And they get far less attention than the other two culture-drivers. "Everyone" uses Facebook and Twitter, and everyone "gets" Gawker and the Huffington Post, but fewer understand what's going on at Fark, Digg, 4chan, Something Awful and Reddit. So far, Digg and 4chan have gotten most of the attention. But forums can be inscrutable to outsiders. At 5 A.M.
8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities
APRIL 26, 2011
How do you respond to a negative comment in an online community, on Facebook? Shut the Page down, ban the commenter, suck up to them? Well, every company does it differently, but let’s look at corporate vs personal voice when dealing with negative comments. 1. Ignore the negative social media commenter. Remove the comment, Ban the commenter.
Content Distribution: Eight Ways to Gain New Readers
JANUARY 27, 2015
” When we looked at her blog, they didn’t have the social share buttons or comments enabled. Enable Comments. Yes, I know there is controversy about whether to enable comments , but I fall firmly on the side of “you can’t build community or distribute your content” (particularly when you’re starting out) if you don’t have comments open.
News Sites on the New Digg: Who is Active, Who is Gaining Followers?
AUGUST 4, 2010
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk News Sites on the New Digg: Who is Active, Who is Gaining Followers? by Adam Sherk on August 4, 2010 The new Digg has gotten a lot of attention for the opportunities it creates for publishers (see ReadWriteWeb and BlueGlass for details). But how will users respond to the new format? Congratulations!
How to Get Traffic from Web 2.0 Sites like Digg, Reddit & StumbleUpon
OCTOBER 18, 2010
Sites like Digg, Reddit & StumbleUpon March 8th, 2007 by Mike Reining Read more about Articles , Popular Web 2.0 sites like Digg, StumbleUpon and Reddit are relatively new. Digg, launched in early 2005 is already one of the top 100 sites on Alexa. He also submitted it to Digg and saw the same result. Sites like Digg, Reddit & StumbleUpon [.] take a guess.
My thoughts on Facebook’s commenting system
The Way of the Web
MARCH 8, 2011
There’s been a lot of debate around Facebook’s new commenting system, particularly due to the fact it is currently being tested on Techcrunch. Matthew Ingram does a good job of summarising at GigaOm, although the heart of the debate seems to be in the comments section of Robert Scoble’s post (I pop up a couple of times in the comments!). There are various reasons for allowing a choice of commenting profile, whether or not that includes the facility for anonymity in an easy or more complicated manner – such as creating a fake Facebook account.
Why You Add a Comment, Why You Click Like
JULY 18, 2011
Just because I am not inspired to add a comment and converse doesn’t mean someone else won’t comment. Ever wonder why some people choose to comment when others don’t, why some people opt to share website content with their social networks when others don’t, and why some people don’t care when others do? Recent comments Recent comments.
What Could Kill Google and Facebook
JULY 18, 2012
Let us know in the comments below how long it took. And Facebook’s size may be no defense against ultimate demise; it wasn’t all that long ago the MySpace was the largest social network, and the experience of social news site Digg—once valued at $100 million but sold recently for just 5% of that —is a cautionary tale. Facebook Social Media Marketing Twitter Digg Facebook changes facebook killer Facebook privacy Google Gears google killer Google Knol LinkedIn MySpace Panda Penguin Picnik twitter killer user experienceTwice. Facebook. Google. Twitter. And listens.
Inside the New Digg, Including New Auto Submit Feature
JULY 19, 2010
Somewhere, throughout my vast array of email filters, I must have missed my invitation to try out the new Digg 4.0 beta / alpha system, but this weekend out of sheer curiosity, I logged into new Digg site and got to play around with what is coming up. So, without further ado, here is a look at the inside of the new Digg system. New Digg Suggested People to Follow.
Auto-Post Your Blog Posts to Digg « Saying It Social
Saying It Social
AUGUST 26, 2010
Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Auto-Post Your Blog Posts to Digg The new Digg lets you set it up so that your blog posts will auto post to Digg! All you have to do is log in to Digg then go to your Settings and click on the menu item to “Import Feeds. Enter the URL of your Blog’s Feed and then you will be given a verification code to add to one of your blog posts so that Digg can verify your blog. How cool, right?! Thank you for posting this information. Cheers.
The Most Buried News Sites on Digg
JULY 23, 2009
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Buried News Sites on Digg by Adam Sherk on July 23, 2009 It’s no secret that mainstream news sites are experiencing increased exposure on social news sites like Digg. Back in March Soshable noted that 46% of the Digg front page is controlled by 50 websites. Major news sites have seen strong increases in social media referral traffic over the past couple years, and Digg continues to be among the top referrers. So their bury rankings are probably higher than they should be.
Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 11, 2008
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Industry News , Internet , Social Media > Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion by Tamar Weinberg on January 11, 2008 Share When Digg came out with its new social features , some folks applauded the move while others despised it. But are they secure?
The Resurrection Of Podcasting
SEPTEMBER 3, 2012
The social media by-product is that I freely publish the conversation (unedited) for all to hear, share, comment and connect with. He co-founded Digg , Pownce , Revision3 and sold his latest start-up, Milk , to Google where he is currently working on their venture fund. Does anyone listen to podcasts anymore? Does anyone even care? This past week, I published episode #321 of my weekly audio podcast ( Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast ). I've been at it since 2006, and I have no idea if anyone listens or cares about it. consider the podcast my guilty pleasure.
A Comparison of Social Advertising – Digg, Facebook, Reddit
SEPTEMBER 13, 2010
In the end, we included some of our own data to give a more complete picture.Our assessment of the situation is as follows; Digg.com – Most data we could find indicated that it is VERY expensive to advertise on Digg for the amount of click-through you get. On Digg, this is harnessed by allowing advertising costs to come down if your ad receives a certain number of votes. Digg is the largest social aggregator on the web, so it attracts a very large and diverse audience. As social networks and media mature, their audience size is beginning to exceed traditional media.
Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 24, 2008
An emergency Drill Down episode was held where numerous Digg users, including regular hosts Andy ( MrBabyman ), Reg ( zaibatsu ), and Muhammad ( msaleem ) spoke with other Digg users, including David Cohn ( DigiDave ), Karim ( supernova17 ), JD Rucker ( oboy ), and Jay Fowler ( SilentJay74 ). This will give other users a chance at getting exposure on Digg. Digg (Humor.Kind
A Review of the New Digg Images and Universal Taxonomy.
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
DECEMBER 20, 2007
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Thoughts on Digg’s Latest Features: Thumbs Up Thoughts on Digg’s Latest Features: Thumbs Up by Tamar Weinberg on December 17, 2007 Share When I was at Pubcon last week, Digg launched its highly anticipated images section. So, Digg, nice work this time.
Kevin Rose is Digg's Biggest Hypocrite ¬ª Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JULY 30, 2010
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Kevin Rose: Digg’s Biggest Hypocrite Kevin Rose: Digg’s Biggest Hypocrite by Tamar Weinberg on November 7, 2007 Share You know what I find funny? left this alone (save for a comment on a recent submission of yours) because I thought you might learn.
searchwiki: The Digg of Google Search
Freelance Social Media
NOVEMBER 25, 2008
Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe SearchWiki: The Digg of Google Search by cinta5 on November 25, 2008 Have you noticed anything different on Google’s search pages? You can now rank search results to cater to your personal preferences. SearchWiki is available to signed-in Google users. Media. Marketing.
Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
MAY 9, 2008
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict by Tamar Weinberg on May 9, 2008 Share As many of you know, I took off my Digg hat and put it on the shelf on January 28th after algorithmic changes at Digg made it extremely tough for me to appreciate the social news site that used to give you somewhat of a “high for getting your stories front-paged. Thanks for your comments.
Digg vs. Reddit: Reddit's Staff is Better ¬ª Techipedia | Tamar.
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
NOVEMBER 28, 2007
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Opinion , Social Media > Where Digg Fails, Reddit Succeeds Where Digg Fails, Reddit Succeeds by Tamar Weinberg on September 25, 2007 Share A few weeks ago, the Bounty Fishing blog came out with an excellent and well-thought-out blog post about 27 Aquatic Lifeforms You Never Caught While Fishing. The story did quite well on Digg and on Reddit, with Reddit users noticing that one of the fish forms actually looked very much like the Reddit logo. Answers Yahoo!
23 Reactions to the New Digg, and It's Not Good » Techipedia.
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
DECEMBER 20, 2007
Since the Digg submission of my story was already buried , I sincerely hope that Digg listens to what their community members have to say. By trying to make Digg more social, it really became less social. Michael via Twitter ) [Today is] the day that Digg died. Did Pownce do so badly that Kevin and crew had to merge Digg and Pownce into Digg? Digg 3.0
iPhone, Android and Flash
SEPTEMBER 23, 2010
Subscribe to the comments for this post? Digg this! Steve Jobs must hate The Flash. Email this to a friend? Share this on Facebook. Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn. Post on Google Buzz. Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon. Share this on del.icio.us. Share this on Reddit. Share this on Technorati.
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JANUARY 25, 2010
IT'S TIME TO TEACH MARKETING & SALES IN LAW SCHOOL
MAY 29, 2009
Digg this! Share this on Facebook Share this on Linkedin Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on Reddit Leave a Comment Previous post: TWITTER NOT EFFECTIVE FOR LAW FIRMS – NOT SO FAST!! Here’s what I shared with Bentley: Bentley, to further this discussion, I will add that just having marketing and business development instruction as part of law school, which I still think is critical, then expecting new lawyers to “get it, is also not the solution. As part of my business major in college, I had to choose 3 minor areas of emphasis.
Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users
OCTOBER 19, 2009
You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users Written by Glen, this post has 24 Comments In terms of traffic, I feel like Twitter is becoming a sort of hybrid between Digg of a few years ago and StumbleUpon. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" That’s a lot of traffic. million followers. supr exctd.
Driving Traffic From Blog Comments
The Marketing Blog
NOVEMBER 14, 2007
November 14, 2007.12:31 pm Driving Traffic From Blog Comments Jump to Comments Today morning, I was listening to the Episode No. PR Evangelist Neville talks about one of the blog-posts on Darren Rowse’s blog which addresses the power of commenting on blogs. Caroline Middlebrook has done some analysis of her blog traffic/stats for the month of October and she’s got about 700 visitors just from blog comments. Another interesting thing as Darren points out is that Caroline doesn’t put blog link in her comment. It dominates the entire work.
Facebook vs Google Infographic
DECEMBER 22, 2010
Subscribe to the comments for this post? Digg this! Continue reading for an insightful infographic from digitalsurgeons. Click for larger image.). Email this to a friend? Share this on Facebook. Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn. Post on Google Buzz. Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon. Share this on del.icio.us. Share this on Reddit. Share this on Technorati.
Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #116
SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
Kevin Rose ( Digg , etc.) Now it's your turn: in the comment section below pick one thing that you saw this week that inspired you and share it. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "Can we make things easier to understand by moving beyond the constraints of text? " (Alistair for Hugh). gigaom.
Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #108
JULY 14, 2012
Whereas Huffington Post's website is optimized for traffic and comments. "When the news broke this week that DIgg would be sold for about $500,000 , it kind of depressed me. For years, I saw Digg as one of the most modern ways for Infovores to consume, comment and share the news. In trying to figure out how Reddit beat Digg in terms of building a viable community, look no further than this piece as an example. Now it's your turn: in the comment section below pick one thing that you saw this week that inspired you and share it. Have a happy summer!"
Study Proves Facebook and Digg Visitors More Loyal; Twitter in Last Place
OCTOBER 7, 2009
There is a new study out that shows that people who visit Digg and Facebook are more loyal readers than on other web sites. Digg came in second place with slightly over 16%.. Digg 16.09%. But what about Digg users and Facebook users? Perhaps you need to pay attention to Digg and Facebook a bit more. I’m kind of surprised about Digg users. Digg this!
Use CommentLuv for better comments - Koka Sexton dot Com
AUGUST 28, 2010
Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Use CommentLuv for better comments I just finished my daily ritual of reading my favorite sites. Once I left a comment I saw that it had grabbed a feed from my site of the last post and added it. I saw that the plugin is called commentluv and once I saw this I had to have it. Leave a comment! Are you using commentluv?
False Advertisement of Fast Food
OCTOBER 7, 2010
Subscribe to the comments for this post? Digg this! It’s incredible what fast food chains get away with. Consider this example from McDonald’s. And here are some examples from other popular fast food chains. Email this to a friend? Share this on Facebook. Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn. Post on Google Buzz. Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon.
10 Creative Ads on Buses
JANUARY 19, 2011
Subscribe to the comments for this post? Digg this! Email this to a friend? Share this on Facebook. Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn. Post on Google Buzz. Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon. Share this on del.icio.us. Share this on Reddit. Share this on Technorati. Get Shareaholic.