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The Reddit Marketing Guide

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By Jessica Malnik I truly think there is no social media site more misunderstood and undervalued by PR pros and marketers than Reddit. Reddit is nicknamed the “front page of the Internet” for a reason. That said, many PR pros and marketers are quick to dismiss Reddit as a viable outlet because of their own preconceived notions, or due to horror stories they have heard.

Why Reddit Continues to be Relevant


Reddit. Reddit is (was?) Comments sections – which can also be voted on – encourage interaction, discussion, and debate. So why did these Digg users embrace Reddit as their new social news website home? Because Reddit users (or Redditors) are very protective of their site and do everything they can to ensure it’s not spammed, scammed, or otherwise abused.

Reddit Marketing: Six Tips for AMA Success

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By Jessica Malnik Successful Reddit marketing is a mystery to many communications pros. In my previous post, I talked about seven ways marketers can leverage Reddit. In this post, I’m going to do a deeper dive into one of those way—the Reddit AMA—or “Ask me Anything.” Many brands, celebrities and politicians, including President Obama, have hosted AMAs on Reddit.

Publisher Survey: Reddit Traffic Way Up, Digg Way Down

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The rise of Reddit and the steady decline of Digg have been well documented. Just recently Reddit announced that its traffic has more than doubled in less than a year (to 2.07 Anecdotally we’ve all seen Reddit gain in prominence at a time when Digg has struggled to maintain its relevancy. Among the surveyed group, Reddit went from a combined total of 6.3 million 2011.

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The Value Of Blog Comments

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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?

Reddit Blog Marketing 101


Reddit is a great way to drive traffic to your blog. It’s hard to classify Reddit as a type of site. Reddit is made up of a number of smaller reddits. The reddits are simply different categories you can post your content to. When you have an account, you can add certain reddits to your frontpage, so that fresh content and hot links from those categories appear on your Reddit homepage. There are all kinds of reddits for all kinds of topics on Reddit. But then I found Reddit. Why Reddit can help you.

Anonymous Social Media: Why You Shouldn’t Participate

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But we have short memories and I had the same kind of shock when I read a comment on a blog post last week about how much this person hates their job and wishes he’d get fired. A few clicks and it was pretty easy to figure out who he was and where he works. Of course, you can already do this on Reddit. By Gini Dietrich. but I’m still shocked he put it in writing.

How to Get Traffic from Web 2.0 Sites like Digg, Reddit & StumbleUpon

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. Reddit and Stumbleupon are in the top 1000 and rising fast. The brainstorming was slow going, but on a whim I came up with an idea I thought could possibly be popular on a site like Digg or Reddit.

50 Tips to Make Your Company’s Blog Rock

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Let your readers pimp their own blogs in your comments section. Comment on other blogs and news articles to show your thinking/expertise, but also link people back to your blog. Comment on industry news. Comment on industry trends, where it’s going, and the emerging trends. Take readers comments and include and promote them in your blog. Enjoy!

The Ugly Side of Social Media Sharing

Waxing UnLyrical

After two days of searching, we believe the process went something like this: 1) Susan’s Facebook friend saw the image on Susan’s Facebook page and commented, “Can I share this?? ” 3) Without asking or anyone else knowing, Susan’s friend’s boyfriend saw the picture, thought it was funny, uploaded it to Imgur, and posted it to Reddit. Too funny!!!”

Content Distribution: Eight Ways to Gain New Readers

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” 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.

Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Launches New Profile Design and Buys Android App Cover

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and Reddit: Facebook. Reddit. Reddit gives more love to trending subtopics – Reddit is changing how it treats popular content on the site; users will now see “trending Subreddits” on the top of the front page (re/code).

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Ocean Marketing Fired and Crisis Managed

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The issue was told over and over again on Reddit , giving N-Control a PR crisis they never could have expected…all from hiring the wrong firm. And the first thing Chiullan did is take them to Reddit, to address the irate customers who, to this point, have pretty much been ignored. Going to Reddit became a top priority. But this is the new world. It’s inevitable.

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Bearded Sihk Woman Teaches Reddit a Lesson in Tolerance. Someone took a photo of a bearded woman standing in line at the airport and posted it to his Reddit page, where hundreds of people ridiculed her. Comments, tweets, direct messages, emails, texts, pigeon carrier all work. But I learn something every week and I appreciate the work these guys put behind each blog post.

Alien Blue for Reddit - iPad Apps That Don't Suck

Photography Social Networking Books Weather Travel Education Sports Certified Lifestyle Business Reference Finance Healthcare & Fitness Navigation « Back to blog Edit Delete Autopost Alien Blue for Reddit ($3.99) - Alien Blue is the natural evolution of Reddit for a large touchscreen device. It is feature packed, and designed to let you interact with Reddit like never before.

My thoughts on Facebook’s commenting system

The Way of the Web

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.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #308

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9MOTHER9HORSE9EYES9: the mysterious tale terrifying Reddit - The Guardian. reddit user started posting comments in reddit threads - except instead of being on-topic, the comments are sections of an utterly creepy scoff story about, among other thing, massive LSD ingestion and 'flesh interfaces.' As of today, no one knows who the writer is. reddit. amazon.

This Blog Is Dead

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Are you priming your fingers to lambast this thought in the comment section of this post? Posts were seen in chronological order and could be commented on and shared. Let''s forgo the irony that this piece was published on a blog and read this: "Instead of blogging, people are posting to Tumblr , tweeting, pinning things to their board, posting to Reddit , Snapchat ting, updating Facebook statuses, Instagram ming, and publishing on Medium. blog comment. reddit. Let''s admit it. Blogging (as we knew it) is dead. Is your blood boiling? Go back in time.

Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Signs Ad Deal, Twitter Bans Porn on Vine

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Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Reddit: Facebook. Reddit. Let us know in the comments below. Social Media News Ticker Facebook Facebook Paper Instagram Omnicom Pinterest porn Reddit transparency Twitter Vine Facebook updates Paper app for iPhone. Twitter. Pinterest.

10 Brand New Books That You Should Read

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There is a massive technology backlash underway. A lot of it stems from comments like Google is making us all dumber or that Wikipedia isn''t always perfectly correct, and we''re loosing our ability to learn because all of this technology and inter-connectedness. Alexis and I share the same publisher and editor. I''m really curious to read this book (which also comes out on October 1st) from the co-founder of Reddit , Hipmunk and more. if not, he''ll get mauled on Reddit. reddit. Suddenly, I don''t know where to start. Go get your credit card. Amazing stuff. google.

Build Your Own Reddit With Reddit

Weve always strived to be as open and transparent with our users as possible, and [open sourcing our code] is the next logical step," said Reddit in a blog post. Reddit, which was built and maintained by just 5 people, also posted a list of the more than 15 other open source projects that the site relies on. Reddit is written in Python.

Yelp is Broken and Social Flashmobs Apparently Rule

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When that happens, things can move quicker than an Arizona brushfire in July.  So quickly that the brush fires moved over from Facebook to Yelp and Reddit as well. Apparently the owners decided to respond to the trolls that were commenting about how bad they came off on the show. This act in and of itself says a lot since in his own right, Ramsay can be pretty irascible. 99.9%.

A Comparison of Social Advertising – Digg, Facebook, Reddit

IDEAL FOR : Games manufacturers NOT IDEAL FOR : Car manufacturers – The information we could find about Reddit showed it was excellent value on a cost per click basis. However it appears that the audience on Reddit is significantly smaller than other media. Reply Icechen1 13 September 2010 at 1:47 pm # Haha, pretty spot-on with the Reddit part, just want to note that many of its users also have Adblock enabled, making your audience even smaller. How to sync Web bookmarks 101 Reply Leave a Reply - We Do-Follow Our Comments Click here to cancel reply.

TED and Reddit interview Evgeny Morozov

digitalbuddah asks: What steps can we, the people, take to protect our freedom of expression from being oppressed by a flood of deceitful, malicious, contrived information among social networks, blog comments, blogs, tweets and other outlets of expression? I do hope that technology will also help to deal with this. Reddit ????? ??????? ????? ??? ??? ???????? ? ??? ???????? Enjoy!

Digg vs. Reddit: Reddit's Staff is Better » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #197

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Now it''s your turn: in the comment section below pick one thing that you saw this week that inspired you and share it. reddit. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "Add this to the list of things I didn''t know I''d share with you guys when we started this. " (Alistair for Hugh). Or did they?

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Moving People Creates Movements

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It may generate comments on the Blog or inspire someone to write a Blog post of their own. It could get popular on a site like Reddit. reddit. architecture art blog blogging bookpublisher brand content creativity dogsplayingpoker facebook franklloydwright journalism ladygaga literaryagent magazine marketer marketinginnovation massmedia motorhead move movement moving music newmedia newspaper publishing reddit salvadordali socialmedia twitterWhat is art? Music is art and so to is the work that many of us do. If a work of art is bad it still moves you towards a feeling.

iPad Jailbreak: Reddit On iPad

Main Most Popular Jailbreak Your iPad iPad Humor App Reviews Giveaway Contact Us Thursday, September 16, 2010 Reddit On iPad Share Have you Reddit ? Reddit is a user-powered information station--everything from funny links and pictures to programming advice and politics can be found in the many subcategories or "subreddits." iPad Features ▼ Sep 16 (4) iPad iOS 4.2

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #244

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Architects I work for just gave the best reactions I''ve ever seen in person - Reddit. Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. reddit. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we''re recommending to one another: What My Hearing Aid Taught Me About the Future of Wearables - The Atlantic. Some people have been wearing digital devices for far longer, though, and we can learn lots from them."

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #78

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Reddit. " Here's a Reddit thread that exposes all of the dirty secrets retailers play to influence buyers. Now it's your turn: in the comment section below pick one thing that you saw this week that inspired you and share it. reddit. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Fair enough.

Katie Couric Will Give Us The Internet That We Deserve

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We would share these online diaries, comment on them, dissect them and more. We need the folks at Reddit to re-imagine the quirky corners of publishing, news and tidbits that will never have the mass appeal and scale to reach The New York Times. reddit. What kind of Internet do we want? Some might consider this a vague, daunting and even ambiguous question, but it begs for an answer. Anyone who has been online for a long time knows how interesting, diverse and different the Internet - as a medium - was (and can still be). From sitting back to leaning in. Google = 27%.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #316

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Dared My Best Friend To Ruin My Life - He's Succeeding - Reddit. There are two amazing places for creativity on Reddit. Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. nosleep reddit. reddit. writing prompts reddit. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another:  . Instead, we should be asking questions like, 'is GDP the right measure of wealth?'

Facebook Message Ends with Sender Receiving Free Custom Phone

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What Samsung did not think of was that Shane’s message, which he posted on Reddit , and the company’s response would go viral. Shane’s post has received over 283 comments. Have you ever wondered how some people seem to be “lucky” and receive free things in life? Some times all you have to do is ask! Photo from [link]. Many thanks, Samsung Canada.

Reddit and Pay What You Wish

skip to main | skip to sidebar MBA2VC An MBA garduates take on the start-up/VC world Tuesday, July 13, 2010 Reddit and Pay What You Wish Interesting story is developing at Reddit, the news aggregation that was acquired by Conde Nast, and gets about 280 million hits a month. Someone is gonna figure this out and be very successful. Super Wi-Fi! Dont let them pick your pocket.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #106

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Mother Jones article from 1999: Repeal of Glass-Steagall will 'create too-big-to-fail institutions that are someday likely to drain the public treasury as taxpayers bail out imperiled financial giants to protect the stability of the nation's banking system.' - Reddit. This Reddit discussion thread points out that just about everything in that article came to pass (too-big-to-fail, financial disaster, taxpayer bailouts etc). The original article is a sobering reading, and the Reddit comment thread, as always, is filled with good stuff as well." reddit.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #121

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" (Alistair for Hugh). I am Alexander Rhodes - the Suspicious Onlooker, aspiring actor, and #8 overall on IMDB thanks to Reddit. AMA - reddit. Well, leave it to Reddit to break the Internet once again. This is a multi-part story: first, Alexander Rhodes , AKA "Suspicious Onlooker" in the forthcoming, Jack Reacher , told Reddit he was in the film. Now it's your turn: in the comment section below pick one thing that you saw this week that inspired you and share it. reddit. The Silent History Is The Most Fun Ebook Yet - 52 Tiger. Awesome."

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iPhone, Android and Flash


Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on Reddit. 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 Digg this! Share this on Technorati.