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How To Submit To Reddit: A Step-By-Step Guide To Submissions And Sub-Reddits

Updated on March 6, 2012

A lot of people seem to have trouble figuring out what a sub-Reddit is and how to submit to one. In an effort to help out those who aren't sure of how to use the site, I've created a step-by-step guide with screenshots and explanations of how to properly use Reddit. When you come across a picture, click it, that way you'll be able to see its full-size. Everything has been highlighted in red and explained. The images and hub will cover submitting a link, searching for sub-Reddits and both ways you can submit to a sub-Reddit when you find one you like. If any of this doesn't make sense right now, just keep reading. Everything will be explained and if it's not, ask anything you're confused about in the comments section and I'll attempt to clear it up for you.


Submitting To Reddit

If you plan to use Reddit to obtain backlinks and get traffic, you will need an account. This is fairly easy to make and you can find the "register" in the upper right hand corner. You don't need an email, but after a couple submissions they will ask for you to verify you're human, so I'd give them one just to skip that step later. Once you are registered you are able to submit links to the site. You can do so by clicking the "submit a link" button in the right hand sidebar. If you happen to be on a sub-Reddit, you will need to scroll down to find it.

The first picture shows you how to submit a link from the Reddit homepage. The second picture shows you where you might find the "submit a link" button on a sub-Reddit page.


Now when you're submitting a link there's a few things you have to do.

1. Title. When you put in your URL you have the option of letting Reddit suggest a title for you. I only click that button when the title will be the same my hub. Sometimes I will alter my title a few words for the sub-Reddit I'm submitting to. You are not required to, but keep in mind that it could help.

2. URL. This one is pretty self-explanatory. Just put in the URL to your hub and voila, you're done with this step.

3. Reddit. Often times this is where people get confused. It will say 'reddit' in the same font as 'title' and 'url' and in the white space it'll say ''. Beneath that box it will offer you different sub-Reddits to submit to. When I first began on the site, like many, I didn't change that box. However, you need to if you want to get any traffic. If you don't, your post will get buried and marked as spam and no one will see it. In the third picture the highlighted area is where you can change the sub-Reddit.

Once you've filled in all those boxes, hit 'submit' and you're good to go. Unless your account has been put on time out or it tells you to wait a certain number of minutes before submitting another link, it should be out there for the world to see with no problems. Some sub-Reddits will take up to fifteen minutes to show your link, so don't be worried if it doesn't immediately pop up in their pages.


Searching For Sub-Reddits

If you want to find a sub-Reddit, you can use the search feature on Reddit. You can do this through the search bar or when you're submitting. I find it significantly easier to use the search bar and enter a few words related to my hub to see where people linking similar content are posting their links. Searching is further explained in Picking The Right Sub-Reddit. This hub explains where the search feature is, how to use it and how to find the sub-Reddit when you do search.

In the fourth picture you'll see the search bar where I've put in a couple words to search. In the fifth picture I'll highlight where you can find the sub-Reddit that each link is posted under.

Now when you're searching, there are a few things you need to keep in mind.

1. Links. What links pop up are the ones that correlate to your search. If someone else posts something that sounds similar to what you're searching for, then find out what sub-Reddit they've used and submit yours to the same.

2. Sub-Reddits. Some sub-Reddit titles will give off the immediate hint that hey, that's where you should submit them. When I type in "inspirational quotes" I get the 'get motivated' and 'quotes' sub-Reddits in my first couple searches. Obviously, I should submit my link to those sub-Reddits.

Once you decide on the sub-Reddit you want to use, there are two methods of submitting to them. That's covered in the next section of this hub though, so continue forth.


Submitting To Sub-Reddits

There are two ways to submit to a sub-Reddit. The first is through the homepage. You enter your title and URL information as normal and then erase '' from the Reddit box. You can then start typing what sub-Reddit you want to submit to. In the sixth picture you'll see the drop down menu that comes up when you start searching.

All you need to do is finish what you're typing or click on one of the options that they give you. I've found that some sub-Reddits don't show up when you use this method though. I'm not sure why that is but I know that if it's a text-only sub-Reddit, if you're posting a link, that sub-Reddit will not show up in the drop down menu for obvious reasons.


The second way is to go directly to the sub-Reddit you want to submit your hub to and submit that way. That's why I showed you earlier how to find the "submit a link" button on a sub-Reddit. It will not always be at the top. It will likely be after any rules they have and anything else their sidebar contains. Some sub-Reddits have links to other sub-Reddits they're partners with, so that fills up their sidebar as well. When you do that, the sub-Reddit will appear automatically, as shown in the seventh image. Nothing needs to be changed. Just insert your title, URL and hit submit.

Any Other Questions?

Hopefully this helps those of you who aren't sure where to find a sub-Reddit or how to submit to one. For those of you who don't know what a sub-Reddit is, let me give a quick definition: a sub-Reddit is Reddit's version of Digg's categories, except they have hundreds and Digg has a handful. Submitting to a sub-Reddit is choosing the audience you want to read your hub. I've written other articles about Reddit, the one I listed about picking the right sub-Reddit and this one about the pros and cons of using Reddit as a traffic source. I hope that between these three hubs all of your questions are answered, but if they're not, feel free to use the comment section to inquire further.


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      Jacobb9205 3 years ago

      Thank you for the tutorial, very useful!

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      Johne315 3 years ago

      Hey there, You have done a great job. I'll definitely digg it and personally recommend to fgbcgabbbedb

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      Dana Stamps 5 years ago from Wichita, Kansas

      Lol! That's what I finally had to do. Thanks!

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      Jessica 5 years ago from Kansas

      You can't edit a title. You're better off deleting and resubmitting with a new title.

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      Dana Stamps 5 years ago from Wichita, Kansas

      How do I edit a title on a link that I've already submitted to reddit? I've been trying to figure this out for 30 minutes. Does anyone know how to do this?

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      AJ 5 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Thanks so much--I'll let you know how it turns it out!

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      Educateurself 5 years ago

      Thanx jessica for this helpful article.I really need this.

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      Missy Mac 5 years ago from Illinois

      Thank you for writing this article. I submitted 2 articles to reddit only. I will now try sub-reddits and thanks for explaining the difference.

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      Celeste Wilson 5 years ago

      This is just what I needed. A step for step guide. Thank you so much. I am going to print it out to refer to until I get the hang of it.

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      Derrick Bennett 5 years ago

      Thanks for the tip I'm still trying to figure out how to use reddit to maximize my traffic as much as possible.

    • profile image 5 years ago

      Thanks for the detailed tutorial. Social bookmarking is an invaluable resource for getting traffic. I will have to try this....

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      Shea 5 years ago

      Thanks for the info in this hub! I had joined reddit a while ago but put it on the back burner to figure out due to the time involved. For such a powerful sight it sure isn't user friendly. Figuring out how to find the best sub reddit was the most valuble for me. Good job!

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      maheshpatwal 5 years ago from MUMBAI

      Jedi.. wonderful detailed hub about backlinking through reddit. I dont have very good personal experience with reddit, still amazing hub...

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      Jack 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Thanks this as helped me understand how to use Reddit properly, and especially what the "" section is. Informative, and I hope you publish more Hubs like this.

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      John-Rose 5 years ago from USA

      Great and very informative article. I'm still new here and have been wondering about Reddit. You answered most of the question that I have. Thank you.

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      Dale Anderson 5 years ago from The High Seas

      Nice article. Just tried it for the first time after reading your hub.. Voted up. Thanks for sharing.

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      Aidan 5 years ago

      Hi I have about 2 questions:

      1: I'm still confused about the url. I'm not sure how to actually get the picture to be posted. If you could help me that would be great.

      2: I only created this account for reddit, expecting I needed one. I thought that I could upload strait to reddit from here. Any help on why I need one?

      Thanks, bye

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      khmohsin 5 years ago


      It's a totally technological and proven method that you discussed to get backlinks. I will also use the method to get better and authority links to my website. Liked and voted up.

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      ShaamCA 5 years ago from India

      Good one ..really written up well with many useful and awesome tips . must say very clear explanation about Reddit and its features

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      Ronwan 5 years ago from Amsterdam, the Netherlands

      sorry for the same remarks twice; i did not realise posts had to be accepted by the Hub Author before it is published :)

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      Ronwan 5 years ago from Amsterdam, the Netherlands

      now my replies to you are removed as well :)

      they show here but later they are removed !

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      Ronwan 5 years ago from Amsterdam, the Netherlands

      I send the questions using the link i found somewhere on Reddit. My question was why the reddits do not show.

      I posted the reddits as i read several hubs about promting your hubs that mentioned to post your hubs on reddit.

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      Ronwan 5 years ago from Amsterdam, the Netherlands

      I have read several hubs about promoting hubs suggesting to promote your hubs on reddit.

      But how can we do that if reddit consider them as spam?

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      Ronwan 5 years ago from Amsterdam, the Netherlands

      I used the help-link i found. My question to them was why my reddits do not show.

      Do they use an automated system to check all new reddits?

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      Jessica 5 years ago from Kansas

      Because some sub-Reddits consider hubpages to be spam. Who did you send questions to? Actual Reddit? Or members or sub-reddit moderators? Because it all depends. I've never sent them a question. What do you need answered?

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      Ronwan 5 years ago from Amsterdam, the Netherlands

      why wouldn't they accept it? 1 reddit is showing; the others aren't.

      And what aobut Reddit not replying to my questions? how long does it take on average for them to reply?

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      Jessica 5 years ago from Kansas

      It is, definitely. Reddit is big on memes and the wild, but there's also serious sub-reddits where people post serious stuff. The world news reddit, for instance, or the politics reddit. Each sub-reddit speaks to a different clientele. You have to find the one that your hubs speak to.

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      Jessica 5 years ago from Kansas

      If your reddits aren't showing, then the moderators of those sub-reddits aren't accepting them.

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      Ronwan 5 years ago from Amsterdam, the Netherlands

      No replies from Reddit to my questions as mentioned before, nor are my reddits showing. Anyone any idea?

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      WhydThatHappen 5 years ago

      I just know that when my buddies talk about stuff on reddit it's always something that's wild, or an Internet meme, I figure that it's a different demographic of Internet users, generally speaking

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      Jessica 5 years ago from Kansas

      What do you mean, a good one? If it pertains to a sub-Reddit, it's a good one. Just because other people don't like it or think you shouldn't self-submit your own work doesn't mean it's not a good submission. I tend not to post my own Hubpages stuff because I don't think anyone on there cares, but everything else finds some various sub-Reddit.

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      WhydThatHappen 5 years ago

      I was trying to submit to reddit yesterday, but I'm not sure when a reddit submission from hubpages is a good one, any advice?

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      Ronwan 5 years ago from Amsterdam, the Netherlands

      tnx for this info. I tried Reddit and got very confused in the beginning. Unfortunately not all my reddits do show up, so i contacted them for help.

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      lolsunshinegal 5 years ago

      I mean is

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      lolsunshinegal 5 years ago

      I there a way to change which subreddit my photo is under? My sis clicked on the WTF when I wanted my rage comic to go on the FFFFFUUUU subreddit.

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      Mary Strain 6 years ago from The Shire

      Thanks for this information! I've fallen foul of Reddit already and now I can post again. Voted up and useful.

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      Jessica 6 years ago from Kansas

      You can't. You have to upload it to a photo site and then use the link they give you.

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      mo 6 years ago

      how do i upload my own photo to reddit from my computer

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      aa lite 6 years ago from London

      Very clear explanation, thank you. I have just started checking out reddit, and I have to say that it is not the most user friendly site, lots of rules about what to post, little information about how to actually post it, how to find the subreddits etc. However, this hub has all the information that I need.

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      Paul Richard Kuehn 6 years ago from Udorn City, Thailand

      Thanks so much for the tutorial and interesting information. I will be using Reddit in the future. Voted up as interesting, useful, and sharing.

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      Bema Self 6 years ago from Seattle

      Oh! I have a question! How do you get more votes to your reddits? I have submitted a bunch of links to various sub-reddits and they rarely ever get one or two votes.... Any ideas?

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      Katharine L Sparrow 6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      I figured Reddit out by trial and error, but your hub puts it all in one place so I can review it. I too submitted a hub a few days ago and got over 500 hits on it. It's a matter of finding the right sub-reddit to put it in. You do have to participate though, and rate and make comments, which is understandable, as they want it to be a real community. I just find it sad how some people seem to just have to put a dig in on anything you post, even if most comments are positive.

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      Lisa Kroulik 6 years ago from Minnesota

      I'm going to try this. I had given up on Reddit because it frustrate me too much.

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      kelleyward 6 years ago

      Thank you for sharing this! I also receive lots of views from Reddit and like Pamela have ran across several rude and vulgar people. I've learned how to navigate this a little better and my experience with Reddit has improved. Take care, Kelley

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      Elizabeth Rayen 6 years ago from California

      I haven't signed up with Reddit, only because I have heard horror stories where it is concerned. Your tutorial helps take away the fear! I think I can sign up with confidence now. Thanks for the share! Voted up!Lisa

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      Patty Inglish 6 years ago from USA. Member of Asgardia, the first space nation, since October 2016

      Thank you very much for this Hub! Reddit was a confusion for me, but you helped me understand the processes. Up and Awesome!

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      Pamela Kinnaird W 6 years ago from Maui and Arizona

      I posted a couple days ago on for my first time and received over 800 views on the hub. I was surprised, though, how vulgar some people are on the different so-called subreddits to everybody and no one in particular.

      Great hub you've done here. Voting up and useful.

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      Jessica 6 years ago from Kansas

      You insert the question into title and put no URL. Easy, peasy.

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      tele2408 6 years ago

      But I don't want to link to another site. I want to ask my own question. How do I do that? Thanks.

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      Nomascus concolor 6 years ago from A Country called Earth

      Excellent step by step guide to post links on reddit. It did make a difference for some of my hubs - it is a good initial kick and can go quite high if you choose the right subreddit! thanks!

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      kelleyward 6 years ago

      This is a great hub about Reddit. I had a problem with this site in the beginning but after learning more about Reddit I love it. You can get a lot of views from this site and not just for a few days. Thanks for sharing. Take care, Kelley

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      Jo_Goldsmith11 6 years ago

      This is soo cool! I have never heard of this. I am a little confused but I am sure once I read it a second time I will get the hang of it. Thank you for sharing this insightful and very useful hub. I voted up and shared on twitter! :) take care..

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      Bill Aldrich 6 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      Killer article. What do u think of the buses on anthem

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      Maree Michael Martin 6 years ago from Northwest Washington on an Island

      Thanks JediJ! Very informative hub on how to figure things out at reddit, you helped clear up much confusion.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 6 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      This a very well explained hub on submitting to reditt. I'll try posting in sub reditts as I have not had any taffic posting on the homepage.

      Voted up & useful.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 6 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Jedi very well explained hub on submitting to reditt. I will be trying to post in the sub reddits as posting on the home page has not brought any traffic.

      Voted up and useful.

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      alloporus 6 years ago

      Really helpful Hub. Thanks so much. I have been trying to get some traffic from Reddit with limited succes so will try your suggestions and hope it improves. I do have a problem that my main topic areas are not that popular once you get down to the sub-Reddits

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      Jessica 6 years ago from Kansas

      Only the follow feature, I believe. They just did away with bookmarking.

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      Amy Haines 6 years ago

      Thanks! HAve no idea what reddit is, but I will learn! Just saw it mentioned several times in others posts. You know, since I am new here, is there a Favorites button?

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      Stuart A Jeffery 6 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

      I got banned from one of the subreddits after submitting one of my HubPages links ... I was so confused that I gave up on the site. Your Hub makes me want to go back and try again. Thanks. Voted Up!

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      Jessica 6 years ago from Kansas

      That means the specific Reddit you're submitting to doesn't allow URLs. You'll have to try a different one that does.

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      vasmenon 6 years ago from India

      When ever i try to submit a link to reddit, it says "that reddit only allows text posts"....This message comes under the box where we enter the url....what does this mean? I am copy pasting the link from the link to this page option at the bottom of the hub...can u help??

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      Jessica 6 years ago from Kansas

      Most of them. Only a handful I haven't and that was mostly because they didn't fit anywhere on the site.

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      moneytoplist 6 years ago

      Hello JEDIJESSICUH, do you submit all your hubs to reddit or only some of them?

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      Bart 6 years ago

      Hi, does submitting to a sub-reddit also submit it to the main Would you recommend submitting separately to and a subreddit? What about multiple subreddits?

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      Mary 6 years ago from Washington

      Thank! I have had a lot of troubles with it. I will use this.

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      omar 6 years ago

      it says i need to wait for a bit or like that my posts arent doing well and email verification but i didn't not put one since it was optional

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      dobo700 6 years ago from Australia

      Thanks for the useful information. I will have to check it out.

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      teutophile 6 years ago

      An informative and useful hub. I will have to check Reddit out.

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      dkm27 6 years ago from Chicago

      Thank you so much. Trying to submit to Reddit was trying my patience. Your explanation is very clear. Thank you for helping the easily frustrated.

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      Anastasia Kingsley 6 years ago from Croatia, Europe

      Thanks, JediJ. Guess I'm not the first who's been confused with the relatively complicated Reddit, when you compare it with StumbleUpon, Digg etc. But Reddit really gets the traffic. I have bookmarked your hub to practice submitting wisely because the few hubs I've submitted have gotten phenomenal traffic. Really appreciate you kindly and graciously sharing your knowledge with us. Voted up and interesting. Anastasia

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      Urmila 6 years ago from Rancho Cucamonga,CA, USA

      Great idea! Useful and voted up!

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      dBrian 6 years ago

      I don't submit to much of my own stuff to reddit anymore, a lot of people started leaving some negative comments claiming that I'm spamming (I'm not selling anything, just blogging) and now I'm thinking about just starting a new account and only submitting my own stuff a couple times monthly

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      PWalker281 6 years ago

      This is a great tutorial. Wish I'd had it when I first joined Reddit a couple of weeks ago. I didn't realize I could post links from the main page and simply specify a sub-reddit.

      I have been very cautious about posting there after reading other reddit hubs about people being banned for spamming. I only submit a personal link maybe once a week or so. In between, I comment and submit links from other sites I think people will find useful. I haven't submitted any text yet. Have to figure out what to say.

      For the hubs I have submitted, I got a great response for a few days, and then the readership tapered off.

      I think it's a good idea to read what people are submitting on a sub-reddit to find out what's popular.

      Thanks for sharing. Voted up and useful

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      Tams R 6 years ago from Missouri

      Peoplepower, I think it's because if they don't tell you then you might just keep spamming their site and not get anywhere. It's kind of brilliant for people who intend to spam, but annoying for people trying to learn the system.

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      Mike Russo 6 years ago from Placentia California

      lukeuk: I have the same problem. Why don't they tell you, you have been banned, instead of leading you on?

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      Trsmd 6 years ago from India

      Nice and easyway to share to reddit . This Page will be very much helpful for those who want to share a lot.. Thanks for SHARING:)

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      Tams R 6 years ago from Missouri

      Great! Now I know why I became a "Reddit Idiot!" Thanks for clearing this up for me. I have been peeved all week and decided it wasn't worth my time. I think I hit an all-time record when I got banned in the first 2 days. I was thinking if you can use the F word on there as much as people do, surely nothing I could do would result in being banned. Wrong!

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      Jessica 6 years ago from Kansas

      That probably means you've been banned. You might want to create another account and try again.

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      lukeuk 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      For some reason everytime I go to submit, it says wait an hour, I wouldn't mind but its been saying that for 5 days !

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      khmohsin 6 years ago

      I just have done by following all the step that you mention in your hub.Its really makes it easy.Thanks

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      Jools99 6 years ago from North-East UK

      Thanks Jedijessicuh for an interesting and well illustrated site. I've published my first backlink on there yesterday soam waiting to see if traffic improves - I still have a long way to go yet so any hubs like this one are a great help. Voted up!

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      Serena Gabriel 6 years ago

      Thank you for this! Ever since they changed something over there is hasn't been very straightforward. I'll be returning to this tutorial in the future.

      Accolades and a vote up!

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      Cynthia B Turner 6 years ago from Georgia

      This article is just at the right time. I was in the midst of trying to figure out Reddit and shelved it for a bit. Now I can go back to it! I'm printing your article immediately. Voted up.

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      HERBERT ubaldo 6 years ago

      very useful. thanks for this info

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      Aaron Megquier 6 years ago from Belfast, ME

      This is great - thanks for such a well-written hub! I've been trying to get Reddit figured out, but no traffic yet. It looks like I should have posted to a sub-reddit. Voted up and very useful!

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      Jessica 6 years ago from Kansas

      No problem. :) My husband is asleep on the couch, so I'm just hanging around HubPages until the premiere of Blue Mountain State comes on.

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      David Sproull 6 years ago from Toronto

      Ok on it now!! Thanks for the quick response!! :-)

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      Jessica 6 years ago from Kansas

      DDS - Yes, but I would delete your first link if I were you. Or use the HubPages short URL they give you in the stats section. Just because other people will call you a spammer if they see you posting your own link twice.

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      David Sproull 6 years ago from Toronto

      If submitted something in the past as just 'reddit' can I re-submit later as a sub-reddit?

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      Jean Bakula 6 years ago from New Jersey

      Hi Jedijessicuh,

      You are right, Reddit isn't for everyone. I tried 2 different names, and it finally let me put up 3 links. But I did participate, and read other stuff and made comments. I write Metaphysical stuff, and there doesn't seem to be a place for that, except Occult, which isn't right. I said I was a professional Astrologer in IAMA, and am shocked by how foul and ignorant the people on there are. I got dissed, sworn at, was told Astrology is BS (stupid people, for which many seem to be on Reddit, think it's only your Sun position). How could I study that for 35 years? When I came to HP, people welcomed me. And it seems that Reddit is only about links or short paragraphs, so then why are they against the thing they stand for? Anyway, the kicker is that my traffic is up quite a bit today, and I don't want more to do with such nasty and dumb people. Thanks for trying to help.

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      Susan Holland 6 years ago from Southwest Missouri

      I have been on Hub Pages for 6 months and have tried to figure out Reddit. I have read that it is a great source for traffic. Now, I feel I can go in and actually get a link published in the right spot. I owe you a big thanks!! Voted Up, useful, and awesome! Thanks, again!

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      Jessica 6 years ago from Kansas


      If your account keeps saying that, you might have been marked as a spammer. It happens when you delete links too often, when you get downvoted, or when you submit more links than you participate in. I'm not sure why the captchas seem to still be tripping people up even after they submit their email. Reddit's not good with getting rid of them, I guess.

      You might want to create another account and give it a try. You can link it to the same email, so don't worry about that. The rules also specify you can create multiple accounts, so no worries there. I understand if you give up on Reddit though. It might not be for everybody.

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      Jean Bakula 6 years ago from New Jersey


      I'm reading your hubs and taking a closer look at the rules. They seem very strict though. I took down 4 links I had on there incorrectly a few hours ago, so have nothing now. I tried 3X to post another link, after voting a few times on other things, and it just keeps telling me to wait an hour. And the Captchas are so wiggly I can barely read them, and I don't wear glasses! I'll try for another day or so, but it seems like too much aggravation, I already spend hours on HP. Thanks for your great hubs though.

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      Venture Boyz 6 years ago from Floating in the clouds

      Thanks for the detailed tutorial. Social bookmarking is an invaluable resource for getting traffic. I will have to try this later.

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      Jessica 6 years ago from Kansas

      Victoria - I had that happen when I first started on Reddit. Now my main account can usually submit comment after comment as long as I'm not spamming with short remarks.

      Jean - Did you check out my "how to pick the right sub-Reddit" hub? Because it lists how to find sub-Reddits and there are even sites affiliated to Reddit that help you find sub-Reddits to submit to.

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      Jean Bakula 6 years ago from New Jersey

      I am still doing badly. I put a link in from a hub. I changed the to todayIlearned, but it was a product hub and I'm not sure what category to use for some hubs. Then when I came back to HP, to recopy my link, all I put on Reddit was gone. I don't get it. Do you have to put "til" before all your titles? I'm not sure how to look for categories without losing all my info I already put in, now they locked me out for an hour.

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      Victoria Lynn 6 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      That's a good trait you have, I think. Hey, I just submitted a hub about cats under the Aww subreddit. I'll see how it does. Boy, they are strict on there. I left a comment on a pet picture and then went to another one and wanted to leave a comment, but it said I had to wait 9 minutes. Just to leave a comment!

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      Jessica 6 years ago from Kansas

      My intelligence is mostly with Reddit. And it was trial and error. Combined with not caring that my smaller accounts got suspended / banned every few days. When I'm really into something I learn everything I can about it.

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      Victoria Lynn 6 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Good ideas, JediJ! In the beginning, I did submit a lot of links (to reddit, not the subreddits), and they're just sitting there, so I deleted them. They got no views. I'm going to try signing up, then, with a new user name, and see what happens. I'll let you know. Hey, how did you get so smart with all this online stuff??


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