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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?) 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. Way back in August 2010, the social news website updated to version 4 – more or less sealing its doom.

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

Adam Sherk

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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Why the Reddit Situation Really Matters to Associations


Certainly you’ve read all about what happened at Reddit ( see this long and full rundown if you need the backstory ), where the community revolted after a beloved community manager was unceremoniously fired without explanation, and which eventually led to the CEO’s firing. Reddit CEO Ellen Pao noted that failure in her  apology : “We haven’t communicated well.”.

Reddit AMA: Ask Me Anything

Bill Hartzer

Today, I feel honored to have been asked to participate in my first-ever Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything). I’ve just kicked it off on the “Big SEO” section of Reddit, and welcome you to come ask me anything: [link]. Typically, in a Reddit AMA, lots of interesting questions are asked–and lots of interesting responses are always fun to read. Mike King.

Reddit, Permission And Internet Culture

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He is the co-founder of Reddit , Hipmunk and more. The book lives up to its hype (because if it didn''t, he would get mauled on Reddit ;). reddit. advertisingpodcast alexisohanian blog blogging brand businessbook businesspodcast davidusher grandcentralpublishing hachettebookgroup hipmunk internetculture itunes marketingpodcast podcast podcasting reddit withouttheirpermission ycombinator Episode #380 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Alexis is one of the most impressive young people you will ever meet.

How Reddit Rocked Stephen Colbert’s World

Geoff Livingston

We included one case study in the effort which shows that a big celebrity can rock it, the Stephen Colbert-Reddit case study. Showing the networked celebrity/weblebrity effect in reverse, a community of Reddit users decided to rally for an educated America as a response to the Republican movement in 2010. The Reddit inspired Stephen Colbert campaign caught lightening in a bottle.

The Rise of Reddit: 4chan and Digg Get the Credit While Reddit Booms

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. What's more, traffic at Reddit, according to their Google Analytics, is up 24% in the last two months. At 5 A.M.

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.

WEBININE: All About Reddit

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In this webinine, or short form webinar lasting around nine minutes, we explore Reddit, a social news sharing site with a loyal community and growing following. Topics discussed include: Brief history of Reddit. Reddit demographics. Reddit User Pages. Reddit Content Submission Tips. Reddit Advertising. Subreddits (or categories). Upvotes & Karma.

Anonymous Social Media: Why You Shouldn’t Participate

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Of course, you can already do this on Reddit. Communication Content anonymous social media facebook rooms pinterest reddit secret whisper yikyak By Gini Dietrich. It’s been a few years now, but I remember an example of a woman who tweeted how much she hated her job and her boss. Her boss saw the tweet and tweeted back, “You’re fired.” Anonymous Social Media.

50 Tips to Make Your Company’s Blog Rock

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Blog Social Media Blogging blogging tips diigo Google jeff bullas LinkedIn reddit SEOI’m taking a few days of vacation time (before Patti Knight kills me) so we went through the 2010 most popular blog posts and updated a couple to run here again. Enjoy! It’s interesting to go back and look at both what I was reading two years ago and where I was getting blogging ideas.

The Ugly Side of Social Media Sharing

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” 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. Here are some screen captures from the conversation with (this conversation was before we traced the original image back to Reddit/Imgur). It’s where I work. The image went viral. Sorry.”

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.

First User Growth, Now Revenue Growth Falters at Twitter | Social You Should Know

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Check it out here, plus more about Reddit and Social Fresh, in this week’s Social You Should Know. Reddit, Famously Tough to Market To – Offers a New Ad Unit. Most social networks have a personality and community norms, but few have been as difficult for marketers to understand and crack as Reddit. That was Twitter’s week. million. ChbWRrSJyK

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

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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 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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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.

Which Social Networks Drive the Most Engaged Referrals?

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Reddit users show a high bounce rate (70.16%). Social Media Statistics Facebook Google LinkedIn Pinterest Reddit referral traffic Shareaholic social media referrals social networking statistics social networking stats StumbleUpon Twitter Youtube seconds). Viewers clearly engage longer with video, and are quite receptive to clicking on related content. pages. Facebook seconds).

The Three Things Edition 1

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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. Social Media The Three Things cloud back-ups howie goldbarb michael schechter reddit sihk woman three things worst-case scenarioMichael on Technology. As Gini on Decency.

Customer Satisfaction: Social Media Websites Rank Among The Worst

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YouTube has increased 3% to 73, matching the average of  the “all other” social media category, which includes Instagram, Reddit, and Tumblr. Social Media Statistics Customer Satisfaction Facebook Google Instagram Pinterest Reddit social media user Tumblr Twitter Wikipedia Youtube How satisfied are consumers with social media sites? Social Media. News and Opinion Websites.

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. Alistair for Hugh).

This Blog Is Dead

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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. reddit. Let''s admit it. Blogging (as we knew it) is dead. Is your blood boiling? Are you priming your fingers to lambast this thought in the comment section of this post? Go back in time. Not even all that ago and think about the early days of blogging. What we had was place for online journaling.

Phil’s Fish Market Just Hit the Jackpot


On Reddit today, someone posted a picture of an attraction at a local restaurant. According to this post on the theory of Reddit , this post may have around 140,000 views so far. SEO professionals (and SEO “professionals”) love to talk about great content. So that’s a lie. Give it time and that could absolutely double. Here’s where it gets fun for the business.

The Murky Nature of Internet Vigilantes

Geoff Livingston

Here’s an example: In 2011 a Reddit community member spearheaded a campaign against an online scammer. In recent years, diglantes acted on a wide range of wrongs, including the PyCon dongle incident (sexism), Anonymous attacks (corporate wrongs), and the Boston Bombing (Reddit community). Image by Frank Tellez. Freedom allows many things, good and bad. That’s unfortunate.

10 Brand New Books That You Should Read

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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. It''s like the brains of the world converged, had a meeting and decided to overwhelm us with a mass amount of brand new books to get our brains frothing. This is, without question, a tough time to figure out which brand new business book you should start with. Go get your credit card. Amazing stuff. Outside The Box?

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. Social Media News Ticker Facebook Facebook Paper Instagram Omnicom Pinterest porn Reddit transparency Twitter Vine Facebook updates Paper app for iPhone. Twitter. Pinterest. Any social media updates that we missed?

The Value Of Blog Comments

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They can push it out through StumbleUpon , Reddit or Digg. reddit. blog blogcomment blogger blogging bookmark content delicious digg email engagement gigaom googlebookmarks googleplus link linkedin linking marketing mathewingram onlinecommunity onlinesocialnetwork onlinevideo publishing reddit rss smartphone socialmedia socialproof stumbleupon trackback tumblr tweet twitterfacebook vimeo viral youtubeIn the beginning God created the Blogs and the RSS. And it was good. It seems like there's a movement for more and more Blogs to not bother having the comments enabled. email.

Social Bookmarking and PR: Making Friends and Influencing People

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Like Twitter and Facebook , social bookmarking sites such as  Digg , StumbleUpon , and Reddit have one significant advantage over search engines: Robots aren’t very good at assessing relevance or content. Social Media carlo pandian Digg reddit social bookmarking stumbleuponToday’s guest post is written by Carlo Pandian. Out of the Internet Stone Age. Can you? Create a Following.

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. social media viral marketing viral video amy''s baking company gordon ramsay reddit social media flashmobs yelp This act in and of itself says a lot since in his own right, Ramsay can be pretty irascible. 99.9%.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #197

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

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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.

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.

How Men and Women Differ Online

Geoff Livingston

Meanwhile, men prefer more, shall we say, martial networks (cliche alert) like Twitter and reddit where there is more sparring and contested debate. Social Media equality gender Instagram man men online usage Pinterest reddit twitter woman womenPew offered this analysis, “…online discussion forums are especially popular among men.” So How Do Men and Women Differ?

The Internet Will Break Your Creative Block

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Look no further than your Twitter or Facebook feeds for hours and hours of animated GIFs, useless YouTube videos and Reddit randomness. reddit. Writer''s block? Creative block? Can''t come up with something to create? Steven Pressfield hates the words "writer''s block." " He believes that we''re all just fighting the "resistance" to create something (writing, that new startup, a project, whatever). His books, The War of Art , Do The Work and others are all about "putting you ass where your heart is," as he calls it. Be the infovore. Always.

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. reddit. alistaircroll amazon apple bitcurrent bitnorth bookafuturistsmanifesto completewebmonitoring e180 facebook farnamstreet fbi gigaom hughmcguire human20 iambik jamesbcromley leananalytics librivox linkbait linkexchange linksharing managingbandwidth oreilly pressbooks reddit sirjonathanive socialmedia solveforinteresting strataconference teddyroosevelt theatlantic thenewyorker twitter virtualreality yearonelabs Alistair for Hugh). Alistair for Mitch). Hugh for Alistair). We skim.

Moving People Creates Movements

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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? It's a question that has been asked for as long as humans have done acts of creativity - from painting on cave walls to the architecture that surrounds us. Music is art and so to is the work that many of us do.

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 #78

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Reddit. " Here's a Reddit thread that exposes all of the dirty secrets retailers play to influence buyers. reddit. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "This is sure to polarize people. Documentary about a sex worker? Fair enough. " (Alistair for Hugh). " (Alistair for Mitch).

Katie Couric Will Give Us The Internet That We Deserve

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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). It was very different from anything that we had seen before. From sitting back to leaning in. From looking to touching. Google = 27%.