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. One exception is Breaking News which appears to be digging a variety of content.

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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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The Anatomy of Viral Content

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Sharing content is an integral part of modern life. We share more content from more sources with more people more quickly and more often than ever before. So how do you tap into this behavior and get your content in front of as many people as possible? Anatomy of viral content.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

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5 Tips for Great Content Curation. In reality, good content curation isn’t as simple as pushing a share button. It’s actually a combination of finding great content and following some simple best practices on how to successfully share that content.

The 4 Types of Content Metrics That Matter

Convince & Convert

In a post last week, I talked about turning your content marketing upside down and focusing first on what behaviors you want your content consumers to perform. Key question answered: How many people consumed your content, measured as page views, downloads, or views?

The Value Of Blog Comments

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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. We also didn't have much in the way of bookmarking engines or online social networks to share the content we were interested in with our peers. content.

How to Curate Content: The Secret Sauce to Getting Noticed, Becoming an Influencer, and Having Fun Online

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If you’re looking for a competitive edge, a way to establish your authority, a way to get more followers, one of the best, proven paths to online success is content curation. It’s both as simple and as difficult as finding great content and sharing it with your audience.

17 Ways to Succeed in Viral Content Marketing

Writtent Blog

Every marketer’s dream is to create a piece of viral content. People share content that makes them feel a certain way. Amuse, intrigue, or excite your audience if you’ve got dreams of viral content marketing, but don’t make them feel frustrated or guilty.

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Add a Social Sharing Toolbar to Build Traffic and Engagement

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Tags: Social Media add Apture building traffic content Digg Extendy Facebook Google HootSuite Social Share increase traffic Instant messaging Meebo shares ShareThis social Social network Social Networking social web toolbar toolbars traffic traffic building Twitter Wibiya your site

6 Ways To Ensure SEO and User Satisfaction with Your Content

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It’s a thin line to walk between ensuring search engine optimization and keeping your readers satisfied with your content. If your content awkwardly uses SEO keywords you can easily turn off your readers. Make Your Content Easy to Read. Make Your Content Valuable.

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4 Ways I Compose Posts to Drive Millions of Pageviews to Blogs Through Digg

ProBlogger

With the release of the new Digg on August 25th, anybody with the ability to understand how a story, which is promoted to the popular section, is composed, has an edge in attaining viral exposure ranging from tens of thousands to millions of pageviews. Topics Important to the Digg Community.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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Simultaneously, the amount of content produced sky-rocketed , with more compelling material than ever before. However, the past decade hasn’t fostered thoughtful interaction between that content and its consumers. A more social and real-time community will self-perpetuate content.

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.

Content Curation: Why Is The Content Curator The Key Emerging Online Editorial Role Of The Future?

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Print this article | Read this article in: | IT | Content Curation: Why Is The Content Curator The Key Emerging Online Editorial Role Of The Future? What is content curation and why is it so important for the future of web content publishers?

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.

10 Thought Leaders Share Thoughts on Curating Content

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Some companies choose a pure creation strategy and find it to be a formidable undertaking, especially creating unique and valuable content over a long period of time. Within the field of content marketing, curation is becoming a popular topic of discussion.

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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Beyond that, it's a bit of a lab for me as well - a place to experiment with audio content and create the kind of audio you can't typically hear on the radio. Some will blame the fact that it's called "podcasting," while others will claim that it's still not intuitive or easy to find and download the content. There are a handful of podcasts that are acting as a key leading indicator that consumers have an appetite for longer, in-depth and content rich audio programming.

Free Summer School For Marketers

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With a focus on Business-To-Business and a slant towards content marketing and social media, MarketingProfs is filled with fascinating articles, blog posts and interviews. While there is vast majority of free content on this site, once you dive in you will find it hard to not upgrade to a paid Pro Membership level. It''s rare to have a seasoned veteran offer this much constant and consistent quality content. The challenge is no longer in accessing this content.

Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King

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Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King Steve Rosenbaum , Magnify.net | Jun. Ok, I hear all the content-makers sharpening their knives to take me on. First, why content is dead: Content used to be the high quality media that came out of the very pointed end of the funnel.

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)?

Google Chrome: The Ideal Browser for Bloggers and Content Authors?

Idaconcpts

For all bloggers and content authors there’s nothing more annoying than a browser’s crash just before you were about to hit the ‘submit’ or ‘publish’ button into a blogging or CMS system. Digg this!

How Do People Find Your Content?

Proactive Report

OutBrain recently released an update to their Content Discovery and Engagement Report. Top 20 Traffic Sources to Content Pages. I mentioned the power of SU in a recent post and I urge you to include it in your content and news planning.

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?

Content Curation for Twitter: How To Be a "Thought Leader DJ"

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A Content Curator is a DJ. On Twitter, you are mixing content, content that the audience you hope to engage will find--not only interesting--but, irresistible, irresistible enough to comment on, @reply, retweet, share, like, etc. As a Content Curator, you should be entertaining.

Mapping Content to the Sales Funnel AND Buyer types

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You often hear about the concept of mapping content to the sales funnel (especially in B2B Marketing) but it’s not so common in practice. The other version of this is the mapping of content to your buyer types and this too is one I have ignored for a while … until now! Digg this!

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120 Marketing Tactics for Blogs

Pamorama

Part of a good content marketing strategy, blogging helps you position yourself as an expert in your area. . Content marketing consists of producing and publishing information that builds trust and authority among your ideal customers.

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.

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.

Social media metrics: why, what and how to measure according to Jim Sterne

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Social media management Social media metrics and measurement Social media ROI blogging bookmarking consumer-generated content customer satisfaction David Berkowitz Delicious Digg Facebook Flickr Forums and message boards Jim Sterne key performance indicator KPI LinkedIn lower costs Marketers Studio marketing mix media sharing micro-blogging Ning raise revenue roi sentiment social media marketing Social Media Metrics social networks StumbleUpon YouTube

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Adding Content to your Web Site

Bill Hartzer

For this search engine optimization tip, let’s talk more about content and adding content to your web site. They are, in fact, updated on a regular basis and contain a lot of good content on their subject. How Do You Create Content? How do you create content?

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

Your Blog Stinks! You Should Quit!

SocMed Sean

Have you written content that they would find interesting? If not…stop doing what you’re doing and formulate a plan to find new, interesting content. Is your content really interesting? Digg this!

How publishers curate the world of content

emediavitals.com

eMedia Vitals Vital Answers eMedia Jobs Blog How GEO scales international content to local markets Blog NewsTilt lesson: Know thy audience Blog A ‘niche within a niche’: Behavioral targeting. Content providers are experimenting with all sort of ways for editors and technology to push outside content to readers, whether through aggregation or curation (for a lengthy discussion about the difference, check out the Nieman Journalism Lab ).

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Using Content to Build Trust in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

To me this is the story for any content marketer like myself. Bottom line this is great news for us content marketers. The choice is really yours but at least you know how to plan for the proper amount of content. Digg this! B2B Marketing Content: Lure or Lasso?

On Leadership, Courage. And Sucking

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Digg and now Google Ventures ) video podcast called, Foundation. I find it hard to keep up with all of the compelling content. It's the kind of thing that just sticks to your brain. I have mentioned this before, but I am a huge fan of Kevin Rose 's (ex.