Silly Question from a Newbie (Stumble Upon)

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  1. SunyFB profile image48
    SunyFBposted 10 years ago

    I just made an account for StumbleUpon but I can't seem to figure out how to submit websites!

    I also was wondering if anyone knew if you could submit an RSS on stumble upon? There are several that I really like and would love to get involved with SU!

    Thanks in advance!

  2. Marian Swift profile image63
    Marian Swiftposted 10 years ago

    I'm pretty new to all this myself, but I installed StumbleUpon's nifty toolbar.  The toolbar has 2 cute little blue hands on it -- thumbs up and thumbs down.

    When I'm on a site I like, I click on the "thumbs up," and boxes appear with instructions that walk me through the rest of the process.

    If that doesn't work for you, you may need to enable pop-ups on your browser.

    Hope this helps!

  3. SunyFB profile image48
    SunyFBposted 10 years ago

    Thanks! I wasn't sure if I had to install the toolbar or not! I'll give it a try!

  4. Marian Swift profile image63
    Marian Swiftposted 10 years ago

    Don't know if you -have- to, but boy, does it make Stumbling easier!

  5. SunyFB profile image48
    SunyFBposted 10 years ago

    I just installed it and I think I love it! Thanks!!!!

    Now does anyone know if we can submit Rss feeds? There are some fantastic writers out here.

  6. Stacie Naczelnik profile image72
    Stacie Naczelnikposted 10 years ago

    Just a heads up about using StumbleUpon to promote your Hubs:

    StumbleUpon's terms and conditions prohibit self-promotion.  You're supposed to Stumble stuff you like, not only promote your own stuff.  If you are only promoting your own hubs and articles, you will probably get blocked. 

    Here's a link about it on the forums:

    If you search the forums for StumbleUpon, you will find a lot of discussion about it, including how other hubbers use it (and avoid getting blocked).  Some hubbers say you can simply open a new SU account whenever they block the one you are using, but if HubPages users keep causing accounts to get blocked, they could end up blocking all hubs that are submitted.

    To be honest, the most traffic I have ever received from SU is when someone else submits one of my hubs, not when I do it myself.

    Have fun stumbling.

    1. SunyFB profile image48
      SunyFBposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you so much for the reply!

      I heard of Stumble Upon before Hubpages but never got involved but now that I see its potential it can be a lot of fun! I've already submitted 6-7 sites that aren't my own.

  7. SunyFB profile image48
    SunyFBposted 10 years ago

    Another SU question..

    How does one become friends with someone? I see the search option but once you click on the person it pops to their profile.

    Am I overlooking a button thats really right smack in front of me?

  8. Gaget Girl profile image81
    Gaget Girlposted 10 years ago

    It's definitely a great way to promote pages... I've been using it for ages! smile


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