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    Beth37posted 5 years ago

    Hello! I just opened a stumbleupon acct. and have little to no idea what Im doing, let alone do I know how to find ppl to follow. I'm having the same trouble with pinterest and even twitter.
    Sooooo, I thought I would post my acct's here and if anyone wants to follow me, that would be great and if you wouldn't mind posting your links, I could follow you. Im very FB savvy so don't think Im an utter moron, ok? smile For the life of me, I just don't know where to locate the human beings on SU.

    Thanks!

    http://www.stumbleupon.com/stumbler/Beth37/likes
    https://twitter.com/BethSamson37
    http://pinterest.com/bethellis37/

    1. DrMark1961 profile image97
      DrMark1961posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      In my opinion stumbleupon is a real waste of time. I only get about 3 or 4 page views per day from there.
      For Pinterest, go to the "search" and enter something that you like, and follow people who like that subject. (I entered "dogs" and found a lot of boards that way) Some will follow you back, some wont.
      I followed you on twitter. I do not get many page views from there, but do follow news sites and other subjects I am interested in, so I check it out during the day.

    2. sleepylog profile image59
      sleepylogposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I am now following you on a couple of those, care to follow back and perhaps even share a few of my posts/likes/boards/pins/whatever lol smile?
      This is a great post by the way, it's so good to see everyone supporting each other like this.

    3. Jacante profile image68
      Jacanteposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I'm just learning my way around Pinterest too.  I just followed you, here's my info if you want to follow too.  Thanks!
      http://pinterest.com/jacante/

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        Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I already followed you. smile
        I still have no idea what Im doing, but at least Im not alone. lol

      2. Sheri Faye profile image86
        Sheri Fayeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Jacante I just followed you...return the favor?

    4. ExpectGreatThings profile image81
      ExpectGreatThingsposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I've been meaning to set up a SU account. Thanks for the motivation. I found you on pinterest too. I LOVE Pinterest, and am clueless about stumbleupon. Has anyone written a hub about it? I mean, at a quick glance I didn't even notice a place where you could "like" your own articles. I'm ginger-n-spice on SU, Ginger Burke on Pinterest.

    5. moonlake profile image89
      moonlakeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I have followed you on all three. I like StumbleUpon, don't use Twitter much but do have an account, always use Pinterest.

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    Joanne M Olivieriposted 5 years ago

    I just followed you on Twitter.  I had a Stumbleupon account but it was just too confusing and I am beginning to slowly get away from Facebook but I do like Twitter for promoting.

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      Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yea! Thanks Joanne and Cat, I followed you back. smile

      1. TheKatsMeow profile image85
        TheKatsMeowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        K, I am off to add you now smile
        (I go by Katie Shew on pinterest and Twitter.)

  3. Carola Finch profile image95
    Carola Finchposted 5 years ago

    i got stumbleupon at the insistence of one of my publishers (not hubpages).  From my experience, it is made up of pages that people "like".  I think it is intended to be a place where people can look for topics that other people recommend, and is not a typical social media site with "friends" or "followers."  Quite a number of people have picked up my work from Twitter.  The key is to mark keywords with "hashtags," that is, if your topic is "cats," mark it by putting "#" like this: "#cats."  If you have two words, put the words together, i.e. "#mentalhealth."  Lots of people find me by searching for hashtags.  For me, Facebook is one of the best ways to spread the word (got over 10,000 hits on one article with a large percentage from Facebook).  Don't know much about Pinterest.  Good luck in the glorious world of social media!

  4. baja2013 profile image68
    baja2013posted 5 years ago

    I started with stumble an hour ago and got more than 15 views till now?!
    Still trying to figure out how to follow people smile
    P.S. @Beth following on all 3 accounts

  5. Nicole Winter profile image60
    Nicole Winterposted 5 years ago

    Wow, today seems to be the day for starting new accounts!  I just joined Tumblr, (after a lot of heel-dragging,) today...

    http://www.tumblr.com/blog/nawinter77
    https://twitter.com/nawinter77
    https://www.facebook.com/nicole.a.winter.9?ref=tn_tnmn


    I'm following you as I type smile

  6. faythef profile image53
    faythefposted 5 years ago
  7. DzyMsLizzy profile image95
    DzyMsLizzyposted 5 years ago

    I have Stumble Upon and Twitter, but rarely use either.  I, too, find the SU site convoluted and difficult to navigate, so I don't bother with it anymore.

    I was on Twitter fairly actively for a while, but also rarely anymore.  Twitter, like FB is a social media, and for best results, you can't just promote, promote, promote, or you'll be ignored as a spammer.  You have to build a following, interact with people, etc. etc...and I've got my hands full just keeping up with FB.  I don't have time to also tweet out life's trivia about changing favorite sock colors or going to buy a cuppa.   Nor am I interested in all the 'trending' nonsense about pop culture stars and their wardrobe malfunctions and haircuts. 
    With its character limit set at 140, there's not much useful you can say, nor meaningful conversations to be had.  FB is better for that, so that's where I focus my time for now.  I can follow multiple types of news and causes that actually interest me, and read/post in more detail.

  8. chinared profile image76
    chinaredposted 5 years ago

    I opened a stumble account 2 days ago, and overnight my page views went from stabilizing to well over 100! I just submited my hub links there, but have no idea how people found me; still trying to figure it out.

    1. DzyMsLizzy profile image95
      DzyMsLizzyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I've been there several months, and I started out putting a lot of my hubs up...it made zero difference to my traffic.

    2. sleepylog profile image59
      sleepylogposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Wow chinared how did you manage to do that? I've been on SU for months now and only get a handful of view each day and even that took months to happen. You're doing something right, maybe you should write a hub about it to enlighten us all smile

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    Beth37posted 5 years ago

    Yea! How exciting! I hope I followed every one back on Pinterest that followed me. I still don't know how to post any of my stuff there.

    I will check twitter and SU.

    Im feeling very much part of a community. Thanks everyone. smile

  10. Victoria Lynn profile image90
    Victoria Lynnposted 5 years ago

    Beth, if you start an account on Pinterest and create boards, you can also create "pins" to attach to your boards. I mention this because nobody has really extolled the benefits of Pinterest. I get lots of traffic from there. I have boards on my hub topics, such as saving money, recipes, teaching, etc . . . . You can post your own hubs and those of others. People pin my hubs and give me increased views. I hope this helps.

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      Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I think I have done that already if I understood you correctly. I pinned Mark Ewbies stuff as well as my own.

      1. TheKatsMeow profile image85
        TheKatsMeowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I checked out your boards, you are on the right track with pinterest. The only thing I can suggest is to keep pinning more, more, more!

      2. ExpectGreatThings profile image81
        ExpectGreatThingsposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I think it's hilarious that you have a board for Mark Ewbie smile His drawings are so fun!

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          Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

          You think it's funny that I have a thing... I mean a board for Mark? haha
          I made it my mission to promote him where I could.
          I still don't really get stumble upon. Ugh. None of them are really fun cause you don't seem to communicate with others and that's the main draw for me. I will look for you. Thanks for following! smile

          1. moonlake profile image89
            moonlakeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Beth you can add a button to your toolbar and when you setup a new Hubpage you can add it to Stumble Upon. You just have to be careful and only add one every few days. You can also add hubs to Tumblr and that can be done whenever you want. The button for Tumblr can be added to the toolbar and may already be in your browser.
            With StumbleUpon you just hit red Stumble and it will take you to new pages you can give that page a thumbs up or down. On some pages you can leave comments.
            Hope this helps some.

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              Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

              Oh my goodness... Im not sure Im quite on top of all that yet. I don't even know what Tumblr is.

              1. DrMark1961 profile image97
                DrMark1961posted 5 years agoin reply to this

                Stumbleupon has provided less than 0.5 % of my page views, and Tumblr even less, but if you want to take a look and give it a try the link is
                http://www.tumblr.com/dashboard

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                  Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

                  Ok, thank you both. smile

          2. ExpectGreatThings profile image81
            ExpectGreatThingsposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            I don't know anything about Mark Ewbie except that his drawings are always entertaining. I guess I'll go follow him too now. I'll give you referral credit smile Thanks for the follows. Maybe someday I'll learn how to use those sites.

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              Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

              He's just very funny. I guess all you do with those sites is post your stuff often, but not so often that you get kicked off for spamming. Ack! Let's hope we don't learn the hard way. smile

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              Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

              Expect Great Things,
              I wrote a hub about Mark if you're interested. smile

              1. Cardisa profile image89
                Cardisaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                Hi Beth, I know you are still a newbie here so maybe you don't know. You are not allowed to post links to your hubs in the forums unless specifically asked by HP staff to do so, even if the hub in question is about another hubber.

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                  Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

                  You know what? I knew that and I completely forgot. So sorry... I was just thinking about showing EGT my hub about Mark. Duh. Ill remove it. Thanks.

  11. Joseph Muendo profile image59
    Joseph Muendoposted 5 years ago

    Hi Beth
    Just followed you on twitter @Junior247 pinterest and SU http://www.stumbleupon.com/stumbler/Junior05/likes

  12. sallybea profile image97
    sallybeaposted 5 years ago

    Following you on pinterest and twitter Beth 37 -

  13. agapsikap profile image73
    agapsikapposted 5 years ago

    Hi Beth,very timely.
    I have followed you on twitter, @agapsikap.

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    Beth37posted 5 years ago

    This is such a supportive group. It does my heart good just to see the email notifications. I am going to each of the sites and following you each back... I am still learning how to use them, so forgive me if I don't do it properly. If I miss anyone, please let me know. smile

  15. faythef profile image53
    faythefposted 5 years ago
    1. Sheri Faye profile image86
      Sheri Fayeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Foloowed you Faythef

  16. lulubelle7537 profile image78
    lulubelle7537posted 5 years ago

    Im not new to the links you mentioned but i am new to Hub Pages, so I would love for you to checkout my first Hub and i will happily follow you on your accounts listed above. Hope you get lots of followers :-)

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      Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hi, welcome. Hope you enjoy it here. (No, Im not 37, that's just my user id. smile )

  17. lulubelle7537 profile image78
    lulubelle7537posted 5 years ago

    I think its cool that you're 37 (I assume) I am also 37 :-)

  18. yupperclub profile image72
    yupperclubposted 5 years ago

    i am trying to unfollow this stupid conversation...how do i go about it.

    1. TheKatsMeow profile image85
      TheKatsMeowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      if you scroll to the top of this forum thread, there is a box that says unfollow in green. Click on it.

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      Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You would have had to have posted once before this... never mind. lol

      1. TheKatsMeow profile image85
        TheKatsMeowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        right, if you post, you automatically follow the forum thread... (unless @yupperclub you decided to purposefully to follow this conversation, in that case you would unfollow the same way that you followed it).

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          Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Im just saying... their first post was one saying they were trying to stop getting notifications. Doesn't really make much sense does it? You'd have to post first, then get the notifications, then post a following post saying you were annoyed... They're missing the first post. Methinks he doth protest too much.

          1. TheKatsMeow profile image85
            TheKatsMeowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            big_smile

  19. Sheri Faye profile image86
    Sheri Fayeposted 5 years ago

    I followed u on twitter and pinistrest. Best wishes.

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      Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yay, thanks Sheri!

  20. yupperclub profile image72
    yupperclubposted 5 years ago

    Try adding an "I" to the "FB".

 
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