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. Yahoo! 8 Yahoo! 8/10/11 Diggs by Publisher. 23 Yahoo! 22 Yahoo!

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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 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. Answers Yahoo!

Yahoo Adds Enhanced News Results to searchmonkey

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Yahoo Adds Enhanced News Results to SearchMonkey by Adam Sherk on August 31, 2009 On Friday Yahoo announced new additions to its SearchMonkey enhanced results, including options for news content. SearchMonkey allows sites to use structured data to include additional information in their Yahoo search results such as addresses and phone numbers, review scores, pricing, etc.

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)?

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. Answers Yahoo!

The Question Of Quora

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Answers can be voted up and down (ala Digg ) and you have the ability to follow the individuals and topics that are of interest to you. On top of that, because of its current popularity many generic searches done in places like Google , Yahoo and Bing are now showing Quora questions high on the first page of organic search results (which speaks to its quick rise in power). When someone asks, "what's the next Twitter ?" " more often than not, there is not a response.

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

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.

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.

Yahoo News Syndication: Attribution Links Not SEO-Friendly

Adam Sherk

In looking at syndicated content on Yahoo News, most of the syndicated articles do not include attribution links (each news source likely has to request or provide them), but among those that do exist there is a problem. The Yahoo attribution links do not point directly to the original article URLs. Instead they point to an internal Yahoo News URL which then has a temporary 302 redirect to the original article.

Why I Do Not Use Yahoo Search

Bill Hartzer

First off, let me explain that I have always been a fan of Yahoo! I mean, ever since I first heard the Yahoo! I know that Yahoo! Search has always had their quirks and they recently have stated that they’ve not really been a “search destination&# , Yahoo!

Facebook Catching Up to Google and Yahoo as Your Home on the Web.

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook Catching Up to Google and Yahoo as Your Home on the Web [Chart] by Pam Dyer on February 5, 2010 Share Facebook is bearing down on its rivals, threatening to become U.S. Meanwhile, online rivals like Yahoo, Microsoft, and MySpace are all down. It’s especially ugly for Yahoo. billion for Yahoo. Facebook is going to take over Yahoo real soon.

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.

Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?

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A huge factor to note with YouTube is that (1) it’s the second largest search engine after Google (not Yahoo or Bing!). That is the million dollar question I get asked ALL the time.

Real-time Search Optimization for News Sites

Adam Sherk

Google, Bing and Yahoo are all experimenting with various forms of real-time results now and making deals with Twitter, Facebook and other social sites.

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Yahoo! Makes Changes to Linkdomain Search for Webmasters

Bill Hartzer

For years, even though Google eventually turned off the link query at their search engine and made it available to site owners only , and Bing.com eventually turned it off also, Yahoo! But just recently, Yahoo! search has just started redirecting the linkdomain search query results to Yahoo Site Explorer. To learn more about what Yahoo is up to, take a look at their recent blog post about important API changes and changes to Yahoo! Digg this!

The Most Popular and Active News Brands on Instagram

Adam Sherk

36 Yahoo! In the meantime I just wanted to point out that I like what NPR is doing with their “I Love NPR” signs, like this one with the Downton Abbey cast : Related posts: News Sites on the New Digg: Who is Active, Who is Gaining Followers?

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.

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%.&#. Amongst the search engines, Yahoo! Digg 16.09%. Yahoo! Digg this!

10 Sites From The Past That We Miss

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Yahoo Buzz. Yahoo Buzz was Yahoo’s own news ranking system (kind of like Digg). If a story was popular enough and got enough Buzzes, it would then be features on the Yahoo homepage. Social Media Web/Tech Lior Levin political science mybloglog yahoo buzz

10 Sites From The Past That We Miss

Engaging Brand

Yahoo Buzz. Yahoo Buzz was Yahoo’s own news ranking system (kind of like Digg). If a story was popular enough and got enough Buzzes, it would then be features on the Yahoo homepage. Social Media Web/Tech Lior Levin political science mybloglog yahoo buzz

4 Essential Firefox Plugins for SEO

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As additional add-ons for Firebug it is recommended that you install Google’s Page Speed and Yahoo’s YSlow both of which will give you some useful advice on how to speed up your site. Digg this!

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The Unfortunate Investment of Social Media (and its Consequences)

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s a screenshot of a story that became popular with a whopping 235 Diggs. It was taken the night of January 28, 2008 (approximately 11PM EST): While Digg typically allowed stories to hit the front page within 80-120 votes (the latter being more rare than normal), it’s now requiring almost double the number. This is a Digg submission from August 17th: The problem is quite evident that the most dedicated and seasoned users are feeling the brunt of the impact.

How Do People Find Your Content?

Proactive Report

Yahoo. OutBrain recently released an update to their Content Discovery and Engagement Report. The original study was done in Q1 and the update is for Q2. Top 20 Traffic Sources to Content Pages. Google. AOL/Huffington Post. Facebook. MSN*. Drudge Report. Outbrain. StumbleUpon. Twitter.

Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Kirtsy is a social news network; there are also forums and even Yahoo! People love the prospect of submitting to Digg, for example, and some immediately submit the spammiest articles to the service. Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca Kirtsy Likaholix LinkedIn Mahalo Mento Mixx MyBlogLog MySpace Plurk Pownce Propeller Reddit SEOmoz Sphinn StumbleUpon Technorati Toluu Twitter Wikipedia Yahoo! Answers Yahoo!

Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands.

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands? by Pam Dyer on September 21, 2010 Share Which one is it? Twitter or Facebook? Facebook or Twitter?

Mixxing In, and Why Early Adoption is Important: A Review of the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Already, however, it’s gaining momentum among “Digg refugees&# and folks who don’t feel comfortable on other social networks. Tagged as: digg , mixx , social media , social news , web 2.0 { 16 trackbacks } share.websitemagazine.com November 28, 2007 at 9:42 am SEO 2.0 | 12 Reasons to Join Mixx and Abandon Digg November 29, 2007 at 4:00 am I Love Mixx, but I’m Still a Digger November 30, 2007 at 4:02 am I Started to Mixx it Up a Bit. Answers Yahoo!

Web Presence Optimization, Reloaded

Webbiquity SMM

Promote your content (though not only your content, but other content your readers/followers/fans may be interested in) on popular social bookmarking sites like Digg , delicious , Reddit and StumbleUpon.

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The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social News (Digg, Sphinn, Mixx, Reddit, Tip’d, and a whole load of related sites) Submitting only your own articles and posts to social media sites. Once upon a time, I stumbled upon a Digg submission of a Sphinn submission of a blog post.

Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Such was the case for this Digg story , which compared multiple web hosting companies and watched as these hosts handled the traffic spikes that resulted from the Digg effect. Digg is predominantly full of young male technology enthusiasts, whereas Netscape is more political in nature.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

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How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca Kirtsy Likaholix LinkedIn Mahalo Mento Mixx MyBlogLog MySpace Plurk Pownce Propeller Reddit SEOmoz Sphinn StumbleUpon Technorati Toluu Twitter Wikipedia Yahoo! Answers Yahoo!

15 Blog Design Hacks to Maximize Social Sharing

Writtent Blog

Buttons for Yahoo! Digg Digg is my all-time favorite share button plugin for one very good reason: it displays the buttons in a sticky bar. For example, the plugin we use at WrittenT, Digg Digg, complements our overall blog design and background very well.

Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

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Partners W3 EDGE Concentric Sky Rackspace Intridea Global Syndication Partners ABCNews CNN Forbes Metro USAToday Yahoo ©2005-2011 Mashable, Inc.

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What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

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If a young woman posts a relevant question on Yahoo Answers, for example, the community manager answers the question and leaves a direct call to action to visit the U by Kotex website.

Now That's Viral, Man

Social Media Marketing

The marketers targeted a handful of influencers to kick off the process - Kevin Rose (founder of Digg), Ellen Degeneres, Ashton Kutcher, The Huffington Post and others. If you haven't followed the Old Spice phenomenon from this week, you've missed out.

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