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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. Anecdotally we’ve all seen Reddit gain in prominence at a time when Digg has struggled to maintain its relevancy. Conversely Digg dropped from 31+ million in 2009 down to 4.6

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Official Publisher Profiles on Digg One Year Later: Followers up 720%

Adam Sherk

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. 8/10/11 Diggs by Publisher. 8/4/10 Increase Comments by Publisher. 8/10/11 Comments by Publisher.

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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. Blog comments are becoming increasingly valuable. We need to take a step back to remember how far we have come in order to get an indication of the future (and what it could mean to the overall value of Blog comments). blog comment.

Why Reddit Continues to be Relevant

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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. The Problem with Digg. Digg’s main competition.

Why Nobody Should Buy Digg ?» Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Yesterday, Brian Clark over at Copyblogger wrote that Digg is dead. You know, for awhile, I was giving Digg the benefit of the doubt. Of course, when it came to the bury brigade , Digg never acknowledged those emails, neither by stating that there was a bury brigade or not.

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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. Danny Brown is testing Google+ comments on his blog (which I like and it’d be interesting to hear his results) and you can also test Facebook comments.

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!). You may not your Facebook profile to be a mess of comments you’ve left around the web.

What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

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. Imagine that you walk into a restaurant and there’s no one there to take your order. You can’t even find anyone working in the place.

NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg

Adam Sherk

This is particularly appealing for publishers with content that may be of interest to specific audiences as opposed to the wider Digg user base. In my post on news sites on the new Digg I noted that NBC has created a series of city-specific profiles to target local markets.

Auto-Post Your Blog Posts to Digg « Saying It Social

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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&#. We are doing this now, which is why you are about to see a bunch of random numbers and letters:-) Thanks for verifying us, Digg!

Why You Add a Comment, Why You Click Like

Ari Herzog

Just because I am not inspired to add a comment and converse doesn’t mean someone else won’t comment. The reason you choose to socially share is your reason alone, no different than why you might comment on a blog article or a Facebook update when your best friend will not.

The Most Buried News Sites on Digg

Adam Sherk

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. But I was curious what kind of push back some of these sites might be experiencing from Digg users.

Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As Digg becomes more of a social network and less of a social news network (or a hybrid that incorporates both elements), it has a lot of obstacles it needs to face. My current Digg settings prohibit anyone from seeing my Digg shouts.

The Resurrection Of Podcasting

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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 ).

Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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 ).

A Review of the New Digg Images and Universal Taxonomy.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

And while you’ve all come to expect my rants about Digg , I simply cannot deliver that this time around. In fact, the new Digg pictures launch has been bunched up with other great features that I’m quite happy about. So, Digg, nice work this time.

Kevin Rose is Digg's Biggest Hypocrite » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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?

News Sites on the New Digg: Who is Active, Who is Gaining Followers?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk News Sites on the New Digg: Who is Active, Who is Gaining Followers? Or will publisher profiles end up full of self-submitted stories with only one digg (their own)?

searchwiki: The Digg of Google Search

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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?

Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In the past few weeks, however, even Digg’s other top users are seeing that Digg is becoming more difficult of a social news site to enjoy, and after stepping away from Digg for awhile, I have some thoughts and reflections on how it was and possibly how it should be. Let me start off by saying that I am still a top Digg user (#42) even though I haven’t submitted in 3 months. I may even actually return to Digg to submit stories again.

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Inside the New Digg, Including New Auto Submit Feature

Kikolani

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. New Digg My Networks.

23 Reactions to the New Digg, and It's Not Good » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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. Digg 3.0

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. First of all, Digg is slow. The Reddit comment system is broke.

Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users

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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.

Facebook vs Google Infographic

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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?

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IT'S TIME TO TEACH MARKETING & SALES IN LAW SCHOOL

Myrland Marketing

In his comments section, I shared my thoughts with Bentley that yes, marketing and sales/business development should definitely be taught, and that another legal marketer, Nancy Roberts Linder, has written and taught marketing curriculum in law schools. The more I thought about the topic, the more thoughts kept running around in my head, so I added another comment to Bentley’s blog, which I also share with you here. I look forward to your comments as well. Digg this!

Driving Traffic From Blog Comments

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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. The time spent on Blog-reading and commenting is really astounding.

iPhone, Android and Flash

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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.

A Comparison of Social Advertising – Digg, Facebook, Reddit

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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.

Apple Announces the New iPad

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Subscribe to the comments for this post? Digg this! Have a nice day! ; ). 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.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #116

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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?

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

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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.

Is Klout Really Accessing Your Protected Tweets?

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Megan Berry , commented on my post and disputed my claim that privacy might be at risk. To be continued… Digg Digg. Last week I wrote, “Klout Story Part 1 – Are you reading between the lines? ” , which concentrated on some of Klout’s privacy issues.

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Use CommentLuv for better comments - Koka Sexton dot Com

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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. Leave a comment!

Study Proves Facebook and Digg Visitors More Loyal; Twitter in Last Place

Bill Hartzer

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? Digg this!

10 Creative Ads on Buses

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Local TV News Teams Having Fun with Pinterest

Adam Sherk

It is a good way to foster a connection with users/viewers and to encourage repins, likes, comments, etc. Related posts: NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg. While Pinterest is a natural fit for lifestyle publishers there are good opportunities for broadcast media too.

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Facebook vs Twitter Infographic

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Subscribe to the comments for this post? Digg this! Continue below to access the infographic by digitalsurgeons. 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.

How to Remove LinkedIn Connections

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Subscribe to the comments for this post? Digg this! Have a LinkedIn connection that messages you too much about “how to learn to create a Twitter account with 5,000 followers in one day&# ?