Publisher Survey: Reddit Traffic Way Up, Digg Way Down
JANUARY 25, 2012
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. Adam Singer summed up the general sentiment in recent conversation we had on Twitter: “Reddit / Stumble won.” Conversely Digg dropped from 31+ million in 2009 down to 4.6
How to Syndicate Your Blog to Digg
JANUARY 20, 2011
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. Presuming you have an RSS feed for your blog, you merely have to log into your Digg account and follow the prompts to verify to Digg you are the owner of your blog. Contact Ari: Twitter | Email | 978.558.0008.
Why Reddit Continues to be Relevant
MAY 4, 2011
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. 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. Reddit. An Example.
Why Nobody Should Buy Digg ?» Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 24, 2008
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Why Nobody Should Buy Digg Why Nobody Should Buy Digg by Tamar Weinberg on December 20, 2007 Share It hasn’t even been a week and my once positive outlook of Digg has come to a sour end. Initially, both sent emails asking Digg for an explanation.
The Rise of Reddit: 4chan and Digg Get the Credit While Reddit Booms
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
"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. Reddit's staff of four (Digg has more than 60 ) are radically transparent in the actually refreshing sense.
Social Media Definition by Peeing [infographic]
JANUARY 21, 2011
Mindjumpers Social Media Digg Facebook Infographic Pee quora social media definition Twitter wikipedia YoutubeTweet The other night I were browsing through my following feed on Tweetdeck, looking for interesting news – a fun tweet caught my eye…. I knew that I’ve seen something like it before – another tweet a couple of days ago. Similar Posts: Is Social Media Just A Buzzword?
Social Media Ostriches – The Corporate Hypocrisy Of Blocking Employee Access To Facebook and Twitter
APRIL 5, 2012
Every time I hear of companies blocking Blogging Sites, Facebook, Twitter, and other Social Media sites, it makes me wonder what curmudgeon or poorly informed leader is calling the shots and what experience drove them to make the decision. An online shoe retailer that has blown the door off marketing and expanding their sales opportunities and customer support through the use of Twitter.
The Social Media Landscape [Infographic]
APRIL 2, 2011
Here are the best tools for attaining each of the four main goals of any online campaign: Customer communication: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr. Brand Exposure: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Digg, Tumblr. Traffic to site: Digg, StumbleUpon. SEO: Flickr, YouTube, Digg, StumbleUpon, Tumblr. The graphic has been updated to reflect the landscape in 2011.
4 Ways the Twitter You Know is Changing Forever
Convince & Convert
MARCH 10, 2013
Twitter is on its way to becoming something entirely different. This isn’t a new phenomenon, as Twitter’s first incarnation as short form narcissism gave more than a kernel of truth to the old complaint among non-users that “they didn’t want to know what people had for lunch.” Twitter became (and still is) the headline news of the modern age.
Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010
JANUARY 31, 2011
Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. Twitter is used (officially) in 65 of the Fortune 100 companies , 63% of small to midsized businesses, and nearly half of all B2B enterprises. Which companies are really succeeding on Twitter, and how are they doing it?
Facebook vs Twitter
AUGUST 16, 2010
Digg this! Tags: Facebook Ads Facebook Advertising Facebook Pages facebook vs twitter facebook versus twitter twitter versus facebook twitter vs facebook Email this to a friend? Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on Facebook. Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn. Post on Google Buzz. Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon.
What Could Kill Google and Facebook
JULY 18, 2012
A potential Google killer , Facebook killer or even Twitter killer may not do it with superior technology, but simply with a better user experience. 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. Twitter. Imagine that you walk into a restaurant and there’s no one there to take your order. Twice. Facebook. I’ll wait. Google.
How Twitter Celebrities Monetize Their Accounts
JANUARY 11, 2011
While some members of the old media might brush off the idea that companies would be willing to pay a price for a short 140-character message sent via Twitter, the reality is that not only celebrities but also influential Tweeps are able to cash in big bucks for promoting products they use, cars they drive and place they go. Snoop Dogg promoting Mafia Wars on Twitter. Digg this!
4 Reasons Why You Must Stop Using Auto DMs On Twitter
SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
Because YOU look like Bender when you use auto DMs after a follow on Twitter. I asked on Twitter what people thought about auto DMs after a follow and there is a strong consensus that people need to stop doing them. Here are the 4 reasons why you must stop using auto DMs on Twitter. Digg this! Take a good look at Bender. Why am I talking about Bender on this article?
You Suck! So I Unfollowed You On Twitter!
DECEMBER 6, 2011
I don’t care how long you have been on Twitter. I unfollowed you on Twitter! Do you think that announcing it on your Twitter feed is going to shame me back into following you again? That’s not how Twitter works. Digg this! Humor Social Twitter best practices social media social networking tipsMaybe you should be more interesting! Let’s get something straight. For those of us who take social media seriously, it’s not a game. In fact, for me I make my living from social media and I take it very seriously. Whether you’re fun.
How To Get Started As A Business Leader
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
He was (and still is) a venture capitalist with a background at Google (in the early days) and an early investor in companies like Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , Kickstarter and others (you can see what he's about right here: Lowercase Capital ). Kevin Rose ( Digg , Milk , Revision3 , etc.) They talk about the value of networking and relationships, what success looks like, how business models are created and much, much more (including how Sacca thinks Twitter will not only make money and become a big business, but what this means to marketing today. twitter.
Add a Social Sharing Toolbar to Build Traffic and Engagement
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
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
Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media MARKETING Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS OpenX Rackspace Hosting ConVerdge Communities About Us Submit a Tip! One of the most complex features of Twitter for new users to understand is the hashtag , a topic with a hash symbol (“# ) at the start to identify it. If you a.
#FollowFriday: Kevin Fawley
MARCH 16, 2012
I mean, I already “knew” him on Twitter and Facebook, but when I met him in person last fall, I just knew BFFs. The company was Suite Diggs and it was a furniture company designed to make buying furniture easy and affordable (Suite Diggs, get it?). Check him out on Twitter , Google+ , LinkedIn , at Fearless Hustle , and on my favorite… Pinterest !
How to Increase Your Retweets, Twitter Followers & Klout
MARCH 16, 2011
The message sent did not have your Twitter username in it. Another thing that is less shocking, but understandable, are sites where the retweet button lacks the basic functionality to shorten the URL, include the title with the post, and include the blogger’s Twitter handle. How do these things affect your Twitter follower count and Klout? Digg Digg.
NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg
AUGUST 11, 2010
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg by Adam Sherk on August 11, 2010 Through branded profiles and the personalized “My News” feature on the new Digg, publishers are hoping that building up followers who view them as a preferred or trusted source will enable them to reach a larger number of users on a regular basis.
The Resurrection Of Podcasting
SEPTEMBER 3, 2012
He co-founded Digg , Pownce , Revision3 and sold his latest start-up, Milk , to Google where he is currently working on their venture fund. million followers on Twitter , Chris Hardwick is riding the wave of Geek Culture. twitter. 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 ). Each week I have a conversation with someone interesting in the media, marketing, advertising, business book or personal development space. It hasn't happened.
HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence
NOVEMBER 3, 2010
Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Guy Kawasaki and Robert Scoble have vastly different philosophies when it comes to gathering Twitter Twitter followers. Kawasaki has more than 300,000 followers on Twitter.
OCTOBER 5, 2010
Enjoy these 2 cartoons poking fun at Twitter. Digg this! Tags: #NewTwitter Twitter funny twitter twitter cartoons twitter fun Email this to a friend? Subscribe to the comments for this post? 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.
Auto-Post Your Blog Posts to Digg « Saying It Social
Saying It Social
AUGUST 26, 2010
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. Enter the URL of your Blog’s Feed and then you will be given a verification code to add to one of your blog posts so that Digg can verify your blog. How cool, right?! Thank you for posting this information. Cheers.
Celebrating A Birthday – Twitter Style
JANUARY 7, 2012
This year, I got a Twitter cage, complete with a nest, eggs, perch, tweets, and LOTS and LOTS of feathers. Digg this! Humor People Social Media Twitter Workplace social media social networking teamYes…I’m a bit of a social media geek and I work with a bunch of social media geeks too. The team understands that social media is about people. Check out the photos.
The Value Of Blog Comments
JANUARY 12, 2012
Forget the popularity of platforms like Twitter , Facebook , Google+ , LinkedIn and more. They can tweet a link of it out to their network on Twitter. They can push it out through StumbleUpon , Reddit or Digg. twitter facebook. 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 youtube
Facebook vs Twitter 2
AUGUST 19, 2010
Another take on the original Facebook vs Twitter artwork. – On a more serious note, here are the monthly unique visitors to Facebook and Twitter, according to Compete. Digg this! – Email this to a friend? Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on Facebook. Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn. Post on Google Buzz. Stumble upon something good?
The Most Buried News Sites on Digg
JULY 23, 2009
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. Major news sites have seen strong increases in social media referral traffic over the past couple years, and Digg continues to be among the top referrers. 403 14 dailymail.co.uk 387 15 telegraph.co.uk 114 6113 1.86% 19 telegraph.co.uk
Secrets of Twitter Hashtags (For Those Still Unsure)
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
blog archives about Services Contact Secrets of Twitter Hashtags (For Those Still Unsure) by Robin Broitman Still feeling confused by Twitter Hashtags- those words that start with a # symbol that you keep seeing on Twitter? Twitter hashtags are a great tool for finding, following and participating in topical discussions relevant to you. What the Hashtag?! Thanks.
Taking Social Media Marketing Beyond Facebook And Twitter
Small Business Mavericks
MAY 14, 2012
Other sites such as Stumbleupon, Linkedin, Pinterest and Digg can still generate a lot of traffic. Digg seems to have gone through a slow down in recent times, however, I wouldn’t ignore it totally. Digg has gone through some changes and it no longer really delivers the massive amounts of traffic it once did. The key to success on Digg, (and like most social media sites), is befriend the right people. Used effectively, alternate social media sites can deliver more traffic than either Facebook or Twitter. Stumbleupon is a good example.
Are Twitter Followers Better Than Facebook Fans?
SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
Online marketers are always experimenting on how to deliver the most effective messages across Twitter and Facebook. Some argue that Twitter followers have the highest conversion rate. Winner: Twitter followers. Winner: Twitter followers. US online marketers suggest that Twitter followers provide a better ROI than Facebook fans. Digg this! – 2.
Social Bookmarking and PR: Making Friends and Influencing People
SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
But being social doesn’t necessarily mean you have to participate, and engage in, Twitter and Facebook. 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. Today’s guest post is written by Carlo Pandian. Can you?
Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 11, 2008
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Industry News , Internet , Social Media > Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion by Tamar Weinberg on January 11, 2008 Share When Digg came out with its new social features , some folks applauded the move while others despised it. But are they secure?
Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users
OCTOBER 19, 2009
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. Neil Reply TwittLink - Your headlines on Twitter says: October 20, 2009 at 2:29 am [.]
50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)
OCTOBER 5, 2010
While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. Awareness of Twitter has exploded; 87% of Americans said they were “familiar with” Twitter in a poll taken earlier this year, versus just 5% in 2008 and 26% in 2009. Twitter Facts, Figures & Stats.
Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
FEBRUARY 16, 2010
I, too, find that Twitter has been incredibly powerful for me to connect with real life colleagues, readers of Techipedia, family, and everyone in between. I’m also something of a Twitter purist. Enter a second Twitter account. I tweet more frequently too, using HootSuite (my favorite Twitter application by far) to schedule tweets down the road. I promote friends.
Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JUNE 30, 2008
After using both closely, the comparison to Twitter shouldn’t even be the case. Plurk and Twitter are two entirely different beasts. But Plurk is a lot more, and Twitter still has its place. In Aaron’s case, it was a lengthy dialogue with another Twitter user that I couldn’t exactly figure out, so I direct messaged him for clarification. Which sux!
Content Curation for Twitter: How To Be a "Thought Leader DJ"
SEPTEMBER 25, 2010
For great social media discussions, follow the conversations on #smchat every Wednesday at 1 pm on Twitter, join the #smchat Ning community , and get the transcripts. 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. Whom do you know?
A Review of the New Digg Images and Universal Taxonomy.
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
DECEMBER 20, 2007
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Thoughts on Digg’s Latest Features: Thumbs Up Thoughts on Digg’s Latest Features: Thumbs Up by Tamar Weinberg on December 17, 2007 Share When I was at Pubcon last week, Digg launched its highly anticipated images section. So, Digg, nice work this time.