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A Digg Experiment

  1. jimmythejock profile image85
    jimmythejockposted 9 years ago

    Have you ever wondered how much traffic you would get if you had a popular story on digg?
    the most amount of diggs that I have recieved from an article that I submitted to digg is 12.
    which equated to around 40 hits on the page.
    I submitted my latest hub to digg today and wondered if it became popular on the site would it equate to alot of hits?
    please help me to find out, please digg the story below to help it on its way and I will keep you updated on the results.

    http://digg.com/business_finance/Make_F … edit_Cards

    PS feel free to add me as a friend whilst you are there and i will add you too.

  2. Mark Pearson profile image57
    Mark Pearsonposted 9 years ago


    Let me know how you get on - I have had a a few articles with a fair few diggs...but never enough to make it "popular"

    Looking forward to your results


    PS...my digg profile is http://digg.com/users/mp12321

  3. DJ Funktual profile image79
    DJ Funktualposted 9 years ago

    I'm too lazy to digg my own hubs...

  4. seohowto profile image57
    seohowtoposted 9 years ago

    you need 150+ diggs in order to get on first page on digg.com
    you have to join a few "buzz" groups for getting diggs and other support from people that are involved in "buzzing"smile

    1. funride profile image68
      funrideposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      There´s no need to say I´ve dugg every shout I got from you Jimmy wink.


      Can anyone help me understanding what is "buzz" and "buzzing"?

      1. funride profile image68
        funrideposted 9 years agoin reply to this
  5. profile image0
    daflaposted 9 years ago

    I thought HubPages was sandboxed on Digg because of spamming.  Maybe it was another site, I don't know, but I know it's banned on one site. 

    Anyway, I get about 40 times as many hits from Stumble as I do from Digg.  I think that's because people can happen onto your site on Stumble, and on Digg, it has to be found by looking for it.

  6. jimmythejock profile image85
    jimmythejockposted 9 years ago

    Thanks for your help guys it has got 12 diggs so far, so i dont really think that the story will be featured lol, nice try though.....jimmy

  7. Stacie Naczelnik profile image73
    Stacie Naczelnikposted 9 years ago

    I can't remember my digg password...

    The most traffic I ever got from either digg or stumbleupon came when someone else submitted my stuff.

    Jimmy, I'll try to remember that password.

    ETA: I remembered it!

  8. jimmythejock profile image85
    jimmythejockposted 9 years ago

    thanks stacie....jimmy

  9. Marian Swift profile image63
    Marian Swiftposted 9 years ago

    Well worth Digging and bookmarking.  Dugg.

  10. jimmythejock profile image85
    jimmythejockposted 9 years ago

    thanks Marian....jimmy

  11. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 9 years ago



  12. jimmythejock profile image85
    jimmythejockposted 9 years ago

    cheers Mark.....jimmy

  13. 02SmithA profile image60
    02SmithAposted 9 years ago

    Dugg.. Keep us updated!

  14. WeddingConsultant profile image67
    WeddingConsultantposted 9 years ago

    Jimmy what I know about digg is that in order for it to "skyrocket" onto the first page, those 150+ diggs need to happen within a very short time period...probably a couple hours. Additionally, comments help to boost the story.

    Needless to say the story probably won't make it to the front page, BUT, you still get the incoming link regardless of how many votes you get.

  15. compu-smart profile image63
    compu-smartposted 9 years ago


    I love experimenting, so good luck with yours!wink

  16. SunSeven profile image59
    SunSevenposted 9 years ago

    Hows it going Jimmy? I believe encouraging people to give diggs (works) give opposite results most of the time. smile

    Edit: Added you as friend smile I hope you will add me too!

    1. hassam profile image83
      hassamposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Just Dugged it!!!!!