StumbleUpon Traffic to Magazine and Content Sites Down 27%

Adam Sherk

The news of layoffs at StumbleUpon reminded me that in compiling some year-end social media referral data I’d noticed that a number of sites had experienced declines in StumbleUpon traffic. Declines in StumbleUpon Traffic: 2012 vs. 2011. What Next for StumbleUpon?

Traffic From StumbleUpon Has Dropped 53% Since July

The Realtime Report

The share of traffic coming to publisher sites from StumbleUpon has dropped 53% since last July, according to new data from social plug-in provider Shareaholic. With this drop, Twitter now tops StumbleUpon’s share of traffic by a small margin of.22%.

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StumbleUpon Channels: Which Media Brands Are Doing Well?

Adam Sherk

It has been a couple months since StumbleUpon rolled out its Channel pages for all members so I thought I’d check in and see how media brands are doing. Mainstream news sites with the largest presence so far include ABC News , CNN and Breaking News , among others.

Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Written by Glen, this post has 83 Comments Many bloggers end up having a love-hate relationship with StumbleUpon.

StumbleUpon and Digital PR

Proactive Report

The latest stats from StatCounter show that StumbleUpon’s recent jump to the top spot for referring social media traffic in the US was not a blip. This is only in the US – globally Facebook still trumps all other sites by a large margin. Follow me on StumbleUpon.

Know About Social Bookmarking Sites - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

In the online world of Social Media we have the well known sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and so on. In this same world we have sites that enable you to share the various pages and blogs that may be of interest to you. These sites enable you to share links of pages / sites / blogs that you would like to recommend. Social Bookmarking sites are handy at two levels. There are various sites that enable Social Bookmarking.

The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites

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Stumbleupon. The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites. ); Copyright 1997-2007 Omniture, Inc. More info available at [link] -->. Fast Company. Subscribe. Newsletter. Search. linkedin. Google+. ); Co.DESIGN. Co.CREATE. Co.EXIST. Co.LEAD. TECHNOLOGY. MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANIES. MAGAZINE. Expert Blog. BY Expert Blogger Brian Andreas | 03-08-2012 | 3:00 PM. This blog is written by a member of our expert blogging community and expresses that experts views alone.

How to Make a QR Code for Your Web Site

Bill Hartzer

Here is how to set up a QR code for your web site or for any web page for that matter. In short, it’s a barcode that you can scan (usually using an iPhone or Smart Phone) and when you scan it you are taken to a web site. Share it on StumbleUpon.

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Which Social Networks Drive the Most Engaged Referrals?

The Realtime Report

Facebook users stay on site for 127.44 StumbleUpon comes in last, with the least engaged referrals: 1.5 seconds on site. How much traffic does your site receive from social media referrals?

The Social Media Landscape [Infographic]

Pamorama

Traffic to site: Digg, StumbleUpon. SEO: Flickr, YouTube, Digg, StumbleUpon, Tumblr. Advertising Digg Facebook Infographic LinkedIn Social Media Social Networking StumbleUpon WOM Word of Mouth YouTube Social media marketing

8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site

Idaconcpts

There are many basic, yet overlooked, tools and plugins that you can add into your website arsenal to add functionality and intention to your business or personal site. Wufoo Form : Anyone interested in including a form on his or her site should consider Wufoo Form by Yola.

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StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Brief Overview of StumbleUpon Since everyone is mostly raving about Twitter and Facebook as of late, I’m going to briefly define StumbleUpon and explain how it works. StumbleUpon is different from many other social sites in that it works via a toolbar installation on your browser.

One Site Fits All or Better Having Microsites?

Idaconcpts

Many website owners as their businesses expand they come to the dilemma of splitting their sites into a few microsites so they can rank better for their targeted terms. – Reasons to split a site into Microsites. Is the situation with your current site really that bad?

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How StumbleUpon Is Changing

Small Business Mavericks

StumbleUpon has been around for a long time. What StumbleUpon is trying to do is stay current, and relevant. I think StumbleUpon is aware of that. You may want to change your site’s design from time to time to keep up with current web development standards and practices. website development Social Media StumbleUpon web designRecently, the social media service announced it is rolling out a new look in beta. This is a little bit exciting.

The Triple X Niche Site Case Study is Now Live (With a BIGGER Twist)

Viper Chill

November 1st is now upon us, so that means it’s the launch of the Triple X Niche Site Case Study. For any of you who missed the unveiling post , this is a niche site case study with a twist. Site Setup. Getting traffic from StumbleUpon.

The StumbleUpon effect - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS The StumbleUpon effect Getting traffic to your website can be a daunting task. There are several bloggers that do just that with the intent of getting more ad revenue through their site. StumbleUpon is off the hook!

Google Not Following Own Best Practices for Own Web Site

Bill Hartzer

We all have issues with our web sites at one time or another. Certainly when designing, programming, developing, and optimizing our web sites we try to make sure that we follow the industry’s best practices. Share it on StumbleUpon.

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. You would think that when planning a new web site or a totally new version of your web site that you can sit down, make a list of web pages, create the content, and forget about it.

What's The Best Discovery Engine? | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

It’s what Erica DeWolf calls StumbleUpon. But StumbleUpon offers some unique ways of being found. Yes, StumbleUpon came upon this concept long before Facebook. If you download the StumbleUpon toolbar, you can “Like&# or “Not Like&# in one click.

10 Awesome Slideshares of Social Media Marketing

Koka Sexton

I’m a huge fan of the site Slideshare. Its almost become my new addiction and by far has consumed more of my time recently than my past obsession with StumbleUpon. I love living in the age of the internet.

How to Get Found Where Your Buyers are Looking: Web Presence Optimization

Webbiquity SMM

News sites: depending on the type of business and the market you serve, this may include local news sites (newspapers, TV stations, online magazines), trade publications, and business news sites (like the Business Journal, Forbes, or ChamberofCommerce.com).

Google: Plus or Minus?

Geoff Livingston

Let’s consider the list of most used forms: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google+ (assuming all continues to go well), LinkedIn, FourSquare, Gowalla, StumbleUpon, Tumblr, and your own site. Many folks have reviewed Google+.

Pinterest – A Social Media Site Worth Consideration

Small Business Mavericks

Bookmarking sites come and go fairly quickly. There are some that hang around for years, often going through popularity phases – StumbleUpon is a good example, people join up,then drift away, then return spasmodically to see if things have changed. Pinterest is the latest and while it is an ‘invite only’ site at present, is well worth checking out. This is one site that has definitely not been set up for commercial use.

100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

social networking profiles, social bookmarking sites, other bloggers). But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. So, having recently completed a submission campaign for a client, here is an updated list of blog directories and RSS syndication sites that remain active and free. It’s simplest to use a common name and password across all of the sites, but if you’re concerned about security, use variations. Share it on StumbleUpon.

Getting Overwhelmed? Get Organized!

Kikolani

Once you have created a few lists (or found good ones to follow on sites like Listorious , you can login to Twitter and go straight to your lists, or setup your TweetDeck , HootSuite , or other Twitter applications to show you the people you are following on those lists. StumbleUpon Shares. Tired of always having the red 99 in your StumbleUpon toolbar? If you are not subscribed to them, this means that you were friends with them before the new StumbleUpon revamp.

Analysis: StumbleUpon's Top 25 Users

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Analysis: StumbleUpon’s Top 25 Users Analysis: StumbleUpon’s Top 25 Users Written by Glen, this post has 20 Comments Around two years ago I took some time out to analyse the top 50 Stumbleupon users.

stumbleupon - The force is strong with this one

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS StumbleUpon – The force is strong with this one StumbleUpon is one of my top traffic generators. Social media sites and online bookmarking sites are another way to explode your traffic.

Your Favorite Networking Site Is

Ari Herzog

Beyond Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, what is your favorite networking site? What is the benefit of these business or social networking sites? My Favorite Networking Site is _. Please continue reading Your Favorite Networking Site Is and leave a comment if inspired.

Use Showcase Sites to Boost Your Blog’s Loyal Readership

ProBlogger

The lifestyle blogging community is lucky enough to have plenty of sites that showcase and link directly to quality blog posts, and these sites bring in a wealth of quality readers. But the average time spent on the site falls dramatically, from an everyday 3.5

Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Writing that “The most productive PR path…is a blended approach to social and traditional media,&# Len Stein offers a quick but valuable process for obtaining and promoting old and new media coverage using multiple tools like social bookmarking sites, internal company distribution, your own website, marketing emails and more. The Top Free Press Release Distribution Sites by BigNews.biz. ** 5 stars. Share it on StumbleUpon.

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

blog.mindvalleylabs.com

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.

StumbleUpon – The force is strong with this one - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS StumbleUpon – The force is strong with this one StumbleUpon is one of my top traffic generators. Social media sites and online bookmarking sites are another way to explode your traffic.

Taking Social Media Marketing Beyond Facebook And Twitter

Small Business Mavericks

Other sites such as Stumbleupon, Linkedin, Pinterest and Digg can still generate a lot of traffic. What is important is you some of these sites to best effect. Stumbleupon is a good example. Sure, you can add the toolbar to your browser, and you can ‘stumble’ every piece of content you publish, however, this is not using Stumbleupon to best effect. Pinterest is the newish kid on the block, and you do need to be careful how you use this site.

Quick post - Cool sites

The Marketing Blog

51 am Quick post – Cool sites (Wis.dm) Jump to Comments Got a question ? Do we need another site ? probably yes, as it does seem to provide value.&# , instantaneous reply as the site loaded. Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 1 Comment Filed under Cool Stuff 1 Comment mita August 8, 2007 at 10:39 am Thanks for the info. Home About In the Media Market yourself as an individual Customer Service : Sorry what’s that ? August 6, 2007.5:51

What are the Best Social Networks for B2B Marketing? (Research)

Webbiquity SMM

In terms of B2B social media, almost any social network on which your prospective buyers are present can produce results; but some are clearly better than others, and regardless of the site, the level of results will reflect the efforts expended there on building and engaging with your following.

Musings on Joining New Social Media Sites, Site Recommendations.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Musings on Joining New Social Media Sites, Site Recommendations and On-Going Participation A while back I set up accounts on Amplify and Clipmarks. When I received the confirmation email after I submitted my first article to Go Articles, they prompted me to join and post my articles to Dropjack as well – also a free site, offering even more exposure, why say no?!

Top 200 Social Media Sites by Niche | Freelance Social Media

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Top 200 Social Media Sites by Niche by cinta5 on October 6, 2008 Tyler over at SMMGuru offered up the top 198 social media sites.

How to Get People to Your Social Sites and Keep them Coming Back.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to Get People to Your Social Sites and Keep them Coming Back You have all of these great social sites but nobody knows about them! Here are some ways to drive people to your social sites and then keep them engaged. Add Social Networking buttons to Email Newsletters – A great site to get icons from is [link]. Mention your sites on your Radio commercials or shows.

How To Leverage Your Social Networking Sites When Visiting.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How To Leverage Your Social Networking Sites When Visiting Influence Centers & Referral Sources While this post is specific to my friends at Senior Helpers , the underlying principle is applicable for all businesses – so read on! Are you using the Senior Helpers social networking sites to your benefit when you visit with Influence Centers (others may know these as Referral Sources)?

Proceed with Caution When Being Active on Social Media Sites

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Proceed with Caution When Being Active on Social Media Sites Being active on social media networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter is a great way to build business relationships. link] 1 day ago When you have anchor text and/or links to social sites etc on your blog/website PLEASE make them open in a new.