Tag: digg

Digg vs. Reddit – Interesting Numbers After Version 4 Goes Live

Posted by Kristi Hines - September 15, 2010 - Social Media

With all of the complaints about the new version of Digg, which went live on August 25th, many people have been switching from Digg to Reddit. Prior to the big change, there was a healthy competition between these two sites (as show by this infographic). Digg was the champion – the question is, how are […]

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Moderating What Gets Hot on Social Networks

Posted by Kristi Hines - August 26, 2010 - Social Media

In light of the recent blog post on voting patterns and unexceptional content over at Sphinn which has drawn several desphinns and some heated debate in the story’s Sphinn page comments, I thought it would be a good time to touch on some issues when it comes to the social voting system on sites like […]

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7 Social Bookmarking Tools You Should Know About

Posted by Mark Thompson - August 23, 2010 - Social Media

Over the last few years I have been few active on a number of social bookmarking sites including Digg and StumbleUpon.  I have picked up a number of tools along the way that have helped me with staying active on a number of communities with ease.  I thought it would be a good idea to […]

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The Ultimate Social Bookmarking Content Creation Guide (Part 1: Digg)

Posted by Mark Thompson - August 2, 2010 - Social Media

Social Bookmarking sites have been a great source of traffic and inbound links, however understand the type of content that each community enjoys and are willing to share with other community members is extremely important.  One of the best ways to know what type of content has the best chance of going viral is by […]

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New Digg v4.0, More Personalized Results for Digg Users

Posted by Mark Thompson - July 5, 2010 - News, Social Media

Kevin Rose, the founder of Digg.com released an introduction video to the new Digg v4.0.  A key point that he made in the video below is how the “old” or “current” Digg only features about 120-140 posts on the front page of Digg each day.  But what about all of the other great content out […]

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Where To Get Social Media Buttons For Your Blog

Posted by Mark Thompson - February 8, 2010 - SEO

If you have visited a news site or blog recently, you have probably seen social media buttons throughout their content.  This makes it easy for a user to share and spread the word about content they like, by using their favorite social networks.  A blog post or news article can go viral extremely fast because […]

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Digg: Gaming the System

Posted by guest - February 2, 2010 - Social Media

I have been addicted to Digg for over three years…active for two… and in SEM for a little over one.  Each phase of my relationship with the site has yielded a different return.  I am just like every serious Digg user. I am a click-happy, instant-gratitude seeking tech-nerd who shares an affinity toward bacon. I […]

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Your Website SEO Checkup: Part 6 of 8 – Social Community Building

Posted by Mark Thompson - July 10, 2008 - SEO

With new social communities popping up everywhere, it is hard to ignore them as a new means of communication with your target market. Social communities have broken the communication barrier between marketers and consumers. With Social Bookmarking sites like Digg, StumbleUpon, Del.icio.us; Social Networking sites like LinkedIn, MySpace, Facebook; and Social Content Sharing sites like […]

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