Can you get traffic from Digg and or Reddit or am I wasting my time?
Both are good, however they also require some time and effort to truly reap any long term rewards. Reddit over Digg is ideal for quick traffic, although the website is riddled with spammers, hackers and general trolls. One of the first Hub's I featured, a random one called "English Slang" did quite well there and is so far my most viewed, with 90% of the traffic from Reddit. I guess like many of those open page websites with a strong, yet mostly troll community. You will get a better result from topics which are funny more than factual. - Try posting in both their /r/WTF section and /r/Funny. Other than that the traffic is painfully low, if any comes at all.
Reddit is a waste of time. Digg is a little better, but don't expect to bring huge volumes of traffic, at best you'll get a 10% increase.
You do NOT want traffic from either Reddit or Digg. What you DO WANT by backlinking on either of those sites is to improve your visibility in search engine results pages - this is an indirect result of having links on such sites.
Again, you do NOT want traffic from either Digg or Reddit - what you DO WANT is search engine traffic.
I tried both Reddit and Digg early on in my Hubbing experience and got virtually no results from either one, so I gave up on 'em. So in my book at least, both sites are a waste of time.
by William F Torpey 11 years ago
One of my hubs recently got a small flurry of hits from stumbleupon.com. Can someone tell me how and why that occurred on that hub -- and not on any other? Are you supposed to be signed up such groups to draw their readers?
by John Coviello 6 years ago
I understand that HubPages makes a lot of changes, and not ones we always agree with but are for the best, but I don't understand their rationale for getting rid of the link buttons at the buttom of Hubs that Hubbers could use to easily post their Hubs to sites like Digg & StumbleUpon? Why did...
by raising6kids 8 years ago
I want to generate more traffic to my hubs. I've read you can post url's to spread the word, need to know where I can do this?
by pinappu 7 years ago
Do you have any success with digg and/or stumbleupon?How much traffic do you get from digg and stumbleupon? My experience is not that good what about you?
by Earl S. Wynn 8 years ago
What are some good sites like Stumbleupon, Reddit, Digg and Mister Wong?
by rLcasaLme 7 years ago
Thank you digg!I'm glad people at digg liked one of my hubs. I've been a digg user for a very long time now ever since I wasn't active yet on HubPages. Of all the social bookmarking sites, it was digg that really made me felt like it was home. I gained many friends in there.While on other...
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