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. Has this translated into a significant change in social news referrals for publishers? Anecdotally we’ve all seen Reddit gain in prominence at a time when Digg has struggled to maintain its relevancy.

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How to Syndicate Your Blog to Digg

Ari Herzog

It used to be taboo to promote your own blog articles on Digg but, since June 2010 when the social bookmarking site was improved, this is no longer frowned upon. This change should be good news for you the blogger, for your goal is to increase inbound traffic and eyeballs, right?

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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. Breaking News 31,272 1,695 1745%. BBC News 25,601 9,222 178%. News 24,219 1,212 1898%.

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Why Reddit Continues to be Relevant

Idaconcpts

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

The Most Popular and Active News Brands on Instagram

Adam Sherk

Now that Instagram web profiles have been around for a few months I thought I’d check in on the participation and activity of major news brands. But today I thought I’d focus on news organizations. 1 NBC News 316,012 666 159. 9 Breaking News 65,471 84 339.

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

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"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.

What’s the law around aggregating news online

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ABOUT ARCHIVES CONTACT SUBSCRIBE TWITTER What’s the law around aggregating news online? But its also the subject of much legal debate, particularly among the news organizations whose material is often whats being gathered and presented. What is a news aggregator?

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.

Social Media Definition by Peeing [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet The other night I were browsing through my following feed on Tweetdeck, looking for interesting news – a fun tweet caught my eye…. Mindjumpers Social Media Digg Facebook Infographic Pee quora social media definition Twitter wikipedia Youtube

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. Will it work with local news? Since the new Digg is so, well, new, we’re still figuring out the best way to stay active.

Real-time Search Optimization for News Sites

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Real-time Search Optimization for News Sites by Adam Sherk on March 16, 2010 The major search engines are making real-time search a priority, resulting in good visibility opportunities for news sites especially for breaking news.

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What’s the law around aggregating news online? A Harvard Law report on the risks and the best practices

www.niemanlab.org

ABOUT ARCHIVES CONTACT SUBSCRIBE TWITTER What’s the law around aggregating news online? But its also the subject of much legal debate, particularly among the news organizations whose material is often whats being gathered and presented. What is a news aggregator?

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)?

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.

Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement? In recent years many larger news organizations were still coming to terms with the need for a social presence and the nature of their participation. news/.

Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages? by Adam Sherk on May 17, 2010 Maintaining a Facebook Page is now a fundamental part of most news organizations’ social media presence.

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.

What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

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 experience

Free Summer School For Marketers

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LinkedIn Today is full of fascinating articles and blog posts that can also be organized by what is news, what influencers are posting or even by specific industry/channel. Kevin Rose (ex- Digg and currently at Google Ventures ) hosts this video podcast where he deep-dives into conversations with many startups from Silicon Valley. Spoiler alert: I dropped out of university. It''s true. I entered university with the best of intentions.

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.

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. Are you submitting a news story?

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 ).

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?

My Top Posts of 2010 on SEO, PR and Social Media for News and Sports

Adam Sherk

10 Quotes on the Apple iPad and the Business of News. 25 Major News Sites Ranked by Page Speed. An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News Sites. Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement? Another post not listed that did pretty well was News Sites on the New Digg: Who is Active, Who is Gaining Followers? A version that was republished on SocialTimes ended up being submitted to Digg and things took off from there.

Real-Time News Curation - Types And Real-World Examples

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Print this article Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 3: Types And Real-World Examples Whats more important? If you have been wondering what is the difference between aggregated news and curated news, or what good curated content looks like, look no further.

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. I mean the digg comment system is broke.

Why Customer Service is the Future of Social Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With the rise of Facebook’s popularity, the launch of Twitter, and the surge of influence from social news sites like Digg, social media looked to be a great breeding ground for marketers to make their mark. Without the true community that helped build Digg, it died.

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The Most Popular News Sites on YouTube

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular News Sites on YouTube by Adam Sherk on August 31, 2010 YouTube is both a major opportunity and an interesting challenge for news sites. News or AOL News although there is a general channel for Yahoo!

Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users

Viper Chill

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.

Do People Search for “Breaking News”?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Do People Search for “Breaking News”? Breaking news” is featured in the title tags of sites covering sports, entertainment and a wide range of topics. News , or direct navigate to a major news site.

Do People Search for “Breaking News”?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Do People Search for “Breaking News”? Breaking news” is featured in the title tags of sites covering sports, entertainment and a wide range of topics. News , or direct navigate to a major news site.

The Facebook Juggernaut: Exponential Growth + World's Leading News.

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact The Facebook Juggernaut: Exponential Growth + World’s Leading News Reader? An update indicates that ReadWriteWeb has hard numbers confirming that Facebook is already the largest news reader on the Web.)

News Sites: Tame Your Blog Tags

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk News Sites: Tame Your Blog Tags by Adam Sherk on February 19, 2010 Ever notice all the tags that some blogs add to their posts? Related posts: Google News Wants Title Tags to Match Headlines?

Google News Now Recrawling Updated Articles

Adam Sherk

This is encouraging news for publishers as previously once an article was indexed in Google News no changes or updates to it would be registered. I went looking for an updated story in Google News today and was able to find an example.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Business News Daily): Assess your challenges, plan your goals, listen, set objectives, and do more to get a solid Twitter strategy in place. Cracking the Facebook Code (The Daily Beast): News Feed Optimization explained. Ever see a press release become popular on Digg?!

Google News Wants Title Tags to Match Headlines?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Google News Wants Title Tags to Match Headlines? So it appears this tip is intended to make it easier for Google News to understand the correct title for articles, as opposed to being a “must do&# to prevent an issue.

I Hope News Corp Does Block its Content from Google

Adam Sherk

I’d actually like to see this happen…it would make for an interesting case study demonstrating that the only one hurt by such a deal is News Corp itself. Believe it or not, being indexed in Google and Google News is actually good for news sites. News Corp.

The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your.

Gemma Went

Social media has been big news for a while now. Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit from → Social Media , Social Media Strategy Series , Strategy ← Bad grammar, bad spelling: Is language as we know it, changing?