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Increase Website Traffic by Posting Links on Reddit -- Part I

Updated on April 2, 2012
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© 2012 by Aurelio Locsin.

If you haven’t read the introduction for this hub yet, check out How My Hub Went from Zero to 3,000 Page Views in Just Under Eight Hours. There are no guarantees as to how much your traffic will increase, but posting a link on Reddit can multiply your visitors by up to four digits. This free site bills itself as the “front page of the Internet.” It allows members in to post links to online articles, pictures, videos and other multimedia. (You don’t need a membership to view the links.)

Because Reddit values complete participation, it contains a vigorous spam checker. You need to follow a few procedures so you’re accepted as a valued site member rather than a spammer who can be banned. Be sure and read the other two parts of this article, shown on the right, before actually posting.

1. Create an account.

Go to the Register page and create a username, password and password verification. You can optionally enter your email address. (This is recommended if you want to receive certain notifications.) You then enter the capcha code and click the Create Account button. You are now a member of Reddit.

2. Read the FAQ and Reddiquette.

As with any site, Reddit has specific rules and customs, which you need to follow if you want to experience the best results. Check them out in FAQ and Reddiquette at the bottom of the site page.

3. Search for subreddits.

Never post a link at the main Reddit page or your message will get lost among thousands of other postings . Instead, you need to find the appropriate forum, known as a “subreddit.”

  1. Scroll to the bottom of the site page and choose subreddits to display the Search Subreddits page. Do not use the Search field on the home page because that will display messages and comments as well.
  2. Enter the topic you want to search for and press your Enter key. A list of related subreddits appears.
  3. Scroll through the listings to locate an appropriate subreddit. You may need to click Next at the bottom of the page to see all the information.
  4. Click the name of the subreddit you want to visit. Its home page appears.
  5. Confirm that this is a subreddit you can use by looking at the number of readers, which are listed on the upper right side, under the Search box. A thousand readers or more is an acceptable number, although you may prefer lower numbers for obscure topics.
  6. View the list of links on the left side to see if your contribution is appropriate for this subreddit.

4. Integrate yourself into the subreddit community.

One of the way Reddit judges if you are a spammer is by examining the number of links you post from one site, such as your blog. yours is not a known site such as CNN or YouTube, and it has too many links from you, it marks you as a spammer. To avoid this designation, you need to post links from a variety of sites. The exact ratio of other sites needed for every link to your site is unknown. But the more other sites you link to, the better because you become a more useful member of the community.

Many of the subreddits will examine your posting history on the entire Reddit site to determine if you are a spammer. To avoid this, you can post different links not just on your subreddit of interest, but others that are unrelated to your topic.

For the continuation of this article, with information on how to post links, see Part II of Increase Website Traffic by Posting Links on Reddit.

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      molometer 5 years ago

      Excellent work Alocsin,

      Every site is different, in the way they operate. It would take years to figure them all out ourselves.

      You have saved us all a lot of time.

      I have posted a few hubs and not been impressed with traffic, but you have found the key to this particular site and shared it.

      Thank you, I will give this site another go.

      Voted up and shared, thank you and well done.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Good luck, molometer, be sure and let us know how you do. But also read parts I and II of this series, so you get the best use out of it.

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      Kris Heeter 5 years ago from Indiana

      One of you followers shared this and I ran across it in my feed. Thanks for sharing this. I haven't used reddit before so this has been useful for learning more!

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      Sinea Pies 5 years ago from Northeastern United States

      I am always interested in boosting traffic and gaining subscribers/followers. This is a very intriguing hub and I am bookmarking it to refer to and will give it a try!

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      thesingernurse 5 years ago from Rizal, Philippines

      Thank you for sharing this Sir! This would definitely help long time hubbers and newbies alike. :D

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      Emma Harvey 5 years ago from Berkshire, UK

      Thank you for this. I have heard of reddit but hadn't investigated further. I'm all for trying out new techniques for increasing traffic, so will sign up.

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      Cynthia Sageleaf 5 years ago from Western NC

      I really like the part about the "subreddits" - I've been posting on reddit, but so far no traffic to my sites. This is why. *Thank you* Keep posting these informative hubs! I'm gobbling them up! :) Shared, voted and I put it on reddit. :D

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      csheal6249 5 years ago

      What a wonderful idea. Since I'm new on this writing site, I find this very useful. You are a value to the community. Thanks for sharing. Voted Up.

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      Rebecca Mealey 5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      I was having fantastic luck around Christmas with Reddit. Now every time I go to post something I get a message that I am posting too many links and to try again in an hour. I have been getting this message for 2 weeks or more now. If anyone knows why, I'd love to know! Thanks for the great Info here!

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Thank you all for continuing to support this. Just got another 4,000 hits on a different article in less than a day, so Reddit does work. But use it judiciously or you'll get banned.

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      Comfort Babatola 5 years ago from Bonaire, GA, USA

      This is grat information. I'm off to using it right away!

      Thanks for sharing!

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      punamdharkar 5 years ago from India

      Voted up. It's a new learning for me.

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      ExoticHippieQueen 5 years ago

      Thank you for this article, too. So much to remember.........I'm a little confused, but I'm willing to work through it!

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Thank you all for visiting. If you have any questions, ExoticHippieQueen, don't be afraid to ask.

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      Susan Holland 5 years ago from Southwest Missouri

      Yep, I was a spammer because I was posting almost exclusively from Hub Pages. I can still post a few things at a time, though. :-)

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Well, you'll just have to wait for my upcoming hub about spamming and Reddit. Thanks for stopping by.

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      Susan Holland 5 years ago from Southwest Missouri

      Oh no, are you going to make an example of me? LOL

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Seems you beat me to it by posting a comment on that hub. Thanks for visiting.

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      Mary Craig 5 years ago from New York

      Good ideas with a great start for Reddit. Maybe they thought I was a Reddit spammer though my account has been re-activated. Voted up.

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      Erin Bradley 5 years ago from New Zealand

      Fantastic, will be following this through, thanks so much for the easy step by step instructions!

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Keep the links sparse, and you'll find it's worth the effort. Thanks for stopping by.

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      Julester 5 years ago from England

      Thanks for the info. I've used Reddit a couple of times - but just dropped the URL to the front screen. I'll try using the this way from now on.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      I hope you read Part II as well. Thanks for stopping by.

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      kevin.howell 5 years ago from Maysville KY

      Really want to thank you again for a great hub.

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      Maximizer 5 years ago from San Jose, Costa Rica

      This is a great hub with excellent advice. I just found a subreddit to post a link to my hub on self-publishing with Kindle, and it's already going up in views. Thanks for SHARING this!

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Thank you both for stopping by.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 5 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Good job, alocsin. Moving on to part 2.

      Thanks for this info.

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      mljdgulley354 5 years ago

      Great information. I too am moving on to part 2

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      Zainnisar 5 years ago from Little Island, Heart.

      I did followed instructions, Guess what nothing happened after 20 hours but I am not disheartened moving to second part lets see......

      Thanks for the information.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Read all the parts Zainnisar -- especially the part about my being banned. I don't want that to happen. Not all your postings will garner a ton of hits. It requires slow experimentation.

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      Tanya Sharma 7 5 years ago

      Thank you for sharing with us, it was indeed very useful...

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I liked this article a lot. Good info. I signed up and used subreddits as you suggested. Hope to see some good traffic.

      Thanks.

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      xshaun 5 years ago

      Just another reason why reddit is awesome.

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      hecate-horus 5 years ago from Rowland Woods

      I saw this article last night, signed up for Reddit and posted one of my articles. This morning, a HUGE traffic increase. WOW. Thanks!!!!

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      I'm glad you found this useful. But be sure to read all parts of my Reddit hubs, because the other articles have warnings as well.

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      Samad Aslam Khan 5 years ago

      Some really good and new tips for me. These will definitely bring some more traffic for me and hence some more business as well :)

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      PWalker281 5 years ago

      This is good info to know. I decided to experiment after reading your "0 to 3,000 page views" hub and, after joining, posted a link on Reddit to one of my crochet hubs in the "crochet" subredit. My page views jumped from 23 to 104 in a few hours. I also commented on several crochet articles, I guess you would call them (still not that familiar with the site) to start participating in the crochet community there.

      But it's also good to know how not to be perceived as a spammer, so I will be following the advice you give here about the best way to use Reddit. Thanks for sharing and congrats on your success. Rated up and (very) useful.

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      freelanceauthor 5 years ago

      Thanks for the tips. I have used Reddit in the past, but the no changes were observed regarding traffic to my hubs. I was submitting the links at the main page. Will try your subreddit technique and post the results here. Voted up-useful

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Let me know how it goes. Submitting it just to the main page means it won't ever get noticed.

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      Alexander Gibb 5 years ago from UK

      This is a very useful Hub, I will give Reddit a try. Thank you.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      You're welcome. Be sure to read all the parts about Reddit though, especially my hub about Avoiding a Ban.

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      Casey Strouse 5 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      The rules for avoiding a ban on Reddit also apply to other sites with similar models such as Digg and Stumbleupon.

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      Ann Leung 5 years ago from San Jose, California

      Thanks for a very informative hub! I just learned something new from you. I will give it a try. Voted up and very useful.

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      Matt Edmondson 5 years ago from Tucson, AZ

      Good guide for a reddit newb.

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      This is an excellent guide like many of your hubs. Congratulations on having the #1 hub on hubpages!

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      Cynthia Sageleaf 5 years ago from Western NC

      This is a great hub! I'm not convinced Reddit likes me at all, yet, but if it helps someone else, I'm SHARING!

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      pedrn44 5 years ago from New Berlin Wisconsin

      I have not had much luck with reddit but will give it another try. Thanks, alocsin for yet another very helpful hub:)

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      Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

      I just registered. Thanks to you!

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      kelleyward 5 years ago

      Thanks for the info. I got huge traffic at first with my blog by using Reddit. I didn't realize it but after posting my blog again a couple times they noted it as spam. I haven't really been able to recover. Reddit is very strict about submitting your own stuff. Just FYI. Thanks

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      Rachel Vega 5 years ago from Massachusetts

      Wowie! I'm trying this right away. Thanks, alocsin!

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      Alexander Gibb 5 years ago from UK

      I really appreciate you sharing this information. I subscribed to Reddit last night submitting two Hubs and 24 hours later I have received over 450 hits! I hope it continues.

      Have you got any more suggestions?

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Absolutely, Casey. Though I must say, I'm getting far better results from Reddit than I am from either Digg or Stumbleupon.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      The site is pickier than most, but negotiable. The rewards are great though.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Be sure and read all my Reddit hubs, especially the one on avoiding a ban. Thanks for stopping by.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Glad to hear it, Vinaya. I think you've already read all the hubs, especially the one on avoiding the Reddit ban. Let me know how it goes.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Yes, you have to be very careful kelleyward. Have you read my hub on Avoiding a Ban from Reddit? I suffered from one as well but was able to recover, once I discovered their guidelines. Sorry to hear this happened to you.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Thanks. But be sure to read all parts of my Reddit info, including the one on Avoiding a Ban. Let me know how it goes.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Congrats, I'm happy that it's worked out. Read all the parts of my reddit article, especially the one about Avoiding the Ban. Just go slowly and participate in the Reddit community with links to non-HubPages sites, and comments on other links. The effort is well worth the reward.

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      Marvin Parke 5 years ago from Jamaica

      What is the subreddit name used to submit to the the general front page, all I see is specific subreddits?

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Just reddit.com. But be careful about posting there -- you're not going to get any traffic from it because it will be buried under new posts. Try to find a specific subreddit instead.

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      Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      I am learning from you about reddit and appreciate the advice. Still have part 2 to go before I venture into this. Thanks! Up and useful votes.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      It's good you're taking it slow, Peggy. Be sure and read about the Ban article as well.

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      Magdelene 5 years ago from Okotoks

      Great and helpful Hub Alocsin, this is something I am definitely going to try out. I think I might already be a member of Reddit but have never really bothered to look into it more deeply. Now, thanks to you I will give it a shot and see how it goes.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Before you do, Magdelen, be sure to read all parts of this info, especially the one on Avoiding a Ban. Good luck!

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      Mala Srivastava 5 years ago from India

      Very informative hub. I will definitely read rest of your hubs. Keep writing.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Thank you Mala. I think you'll find they all have necessary information.

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      mfriedstore 5 years ago from 176 Flushing Avenue Brooklyn , New York

      reddit is a good social media site wherein you can gain more traffic for your site. Thank you so much and I will find time to try your recommendations.

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      Mala Srivastava 5 years ago from India

      I am clicking on subreditts but it is not displaying search subreddits page. Also as I have written articles related to health, can you please suggest me where to post my links.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      It depends on the article. But you can try http://www.reddit.com/r/health, but see first if those are related to your articles.

      Are you clicking on the "subreddits" link at the bottom of the site. It should produce this page: http://www.reddit.com/reddits/

      The search box is near the top on the left side, right under the "reddit" title and log.

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      Madeleine Salin 5 years ago from Finland

      Thanks for writing this informative hub. I will probably have to read part II to learn even more about reddit.

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      Mala Srivastava 5 years ago from India

      The link http://www.reddit.com/r/health is not showing any information. Also, I did not find any subreddit on health topics. Does this mean that I cannot submit my health related links in reddit. I think my topics are not suitable for science subreddits. Are there any other categories. I have also posted my question on the forum.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      I'm not sure why it's not showing for you Mala. I can see them here and about 20 health subreddits. Perhaps they are blocked for your country. I know that certain websites block content for certain countries. You might try contacting your service provider and ask why you can't see any information on that subreddit.

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      WD Curry 111 5 years ago from Space Coast

      Hey, brother, I will try this out. You know I am remedial about this stuff. Thanks for your willingness to help out a lame-o.

      Meanwhile, I have a ton of artwork to crank out. So at least I won't starve while I am learning.

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      Mala Srivastava 5 years ago from India

      Thanks for your reply alocsin. I will check it out.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Be sure and check out Part II, and the article on Avoiding a Ban, WD Curry. Thanks for stopping by.

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      Sushmita 5 years ago from Kolkata, India

      Thanks once more, Alocsin. First I checked into Reddit, and tread lightly, so I was allowed to submit. Now with expert advice from here, I checked it out and my other questions are also answered. I will practice some more before I read the next Hub. Voted up -useful and interesting and shared.

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      Dawn A. Harden 5 years ago from CT-USA

      I am going to try this out. Thanks for the tip.

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      raesh 5 years ago

      great article thanks

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      CCamoroso 5 years ago from California

      I don't use Reddit much, but you got me thinking that I need to apply this to my Stumbleupon account. Thank you for sharing this.

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      Valuestreammktg 5 years ago

      Reddit can be a very good source of traffic, but their user base is very knowledgeable and will not be fooled. Much smarter than many other social media sites.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Very true, valuestreaming. On one of my submissions, the redditers spent a lot of time analyzing the stats.

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      Java Programs 5 years ago from India

      Reddit is surely one of the best social bookmarking site .... Even digg and stumbleupon are great alternatives ....Thanks for the info .... Keep the good work up .....

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      Ramabhadran 5 years ago from Thiruvananthapuram

      Excellent hub. I appreciate you for this Valuable tips. I am in a hurry to move the second part.Thank you.

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      Dilip Chandra 5 years ago from India

      Honestly i utterly failed in getting any traffic from Reddit. Good hub and well written, will follow what you've written and give one more try.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Just be careful, dilipchandra12, and be sure to read all three Reddit hubs. You don't want to get banned.

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      Anjili 5 years ago from planet earth, a humanoid

      Quite elaborate. Looking forward to reading through part 2. Thanks for the share.

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      poowool5 5 years ago from here in my house

      Hey alocsin, lots of good advice, so gave it a try, but no comments/traffic on my one fat cat hub posting :( Thought I'd just post one hub so I wouldn't get banned. What did i do wrong? Doesn't anyone like fat cats any more?! Also, so many of the subreddits just seemed to be pictures (imgur), no text...confused. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      You really have to find the right hub. There are subreddits that seem to be primarily pictures. In that case, I wouldn't bother posting any text there, because it would be unpopular.

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      poowool5 5 years ago from here in my house

      Oh OK, thanks so much for the reply! This makes sense. I will be more selective with where and what to post in future. Thanks!

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      AboutInvesting 5 years ago from United States

      Great tips! That's good info for someone like me who is just getting started. Voted up!

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      mikeydcarroll67 5 years ago

      I particularly use Digg. I found that I've had pretty good luck with them and can digg other stories as well while I am there. But I guess that is just me though.

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      babithababa 5 years ago

      Hai, very informative . I voted up . And bookmarked for reading again . Thamks a lot.

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      Ask Ashley 5 years ago from California

      Great tips and advice. voted up.

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      Max Zvyagintsev 5 years ago from New Zealand

      ah, I've never heard of Reddit until now - thanks so much!

      I'll definitely try this out.

      Max

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      Gloria 5 years ago from France

      Thanks for this information alocsin, I was wondering how to increase traffic. I will definately check this out voted up and bookmarked if I can find the bookmark it's been moved?

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      ronakbhatia 5 years ago from Mumbai, India

      Reddit and Digg are two of the most active social bookmark sites. A quality share will always get appreciation and traffic.

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      emilybee 5 years ago

      Awesome hub, I'm a little confused. I just registered, you say to go to the bottom and click on subreddits, which I did. I typed in 'jaw surgery diet', relevant to my latest hub. All that came up was some different peoples articles they have written-not a jaw surgery category. Am I doing something wrong? Great hub!! I'll read thru it again, maybe I'm missing something.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Don't forget, The Engineer, HubPages gives earnings based on impressions, so Reddit views equals more money on HubPages.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Try reducing your search term, emilybee. I think jaw surgery is too narrow a focus. But surgery or medicine might get you some hits.

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      CircleSquaring 5 years ago from Dallas, Texas

      Very useful hub. I'm just beginning my exploration of this new world of online writing, so this information will be most helpful. I'll certainly read the rest you have on reddit.

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      Nomascus concolor 5 years ago from A Country called Earth

      Thanks for this hub. I did not know about reddit before this hub.

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      BonnyC 5 years ago from Georgia

      Alocsin, Thanks so much for such a great series of hubs! I'm finally diving into Hubpages, and I was feeling lost when it came to attracting traffic. This will help immensely! I read each hub twice and got a little distracted with some of your other hubs. You're gonna teach me a lot, I can already tell.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Thanks BonnyC. I'm glad this was helpful.

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      tmbridgeland 5 years ago from Small Town, Illinois

      Some more evidence, today a Hub of mine went from 10 hits to 68 hits. I didn't do anything, but someone must have put a link to readit, because all of those extra hits came from there. Be interesting to see how the next few days look. Most of those hits came in about an hour.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Congrats, tmbridgeland. Even better that the posting came from somebody else who liked your hub.

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      ShaamCA 5 years ago from India

      I am using reddit but not getting much traffic from it, I think I was lacking in some where, thanks for the tips will try out the above methods...

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      RTalloni 5 years ago from the short journey

      So many pros and cons to these sights. Thanks for posting your experience and tips on Reddit. Will definitely be reading your Part 2 and Lessons. Thanks, too, for helpful replies to comments. One sign of a good hub is that it generates informative comments!

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      Tammy 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Just stopping by to let you know these tips worked for me. Thanks so much for sharing them!

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      alipuckett 5 years ago

      I've had very results with reddit. It's definitely worth investing the time!

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Glad to hear that, Tammy. Hope you continue to find Reddit useful.

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      Greg Sereda 5 years ago from Sandomierz, Poland

      I just signed up with Reddit. Your hub got me excited about it!

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Good luck Greg. But be sure to read all the parts of my Reddit post so you avoid a ban.

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      Saif 4 years ago

      Hi: Alocsin

      how to get your link on reddit front page . help me

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      alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA

      I wish I knew, Saif.

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      ShaamCA 4 years ago from India

      Yup Reddit is also an powerful social media network but it need immense hard work and patience to be successful in it , this hub provided a good explanation about its uses.good one :)

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      vespawoolf 4 years ago from Peru, South America

      I think you just saved me a lot of time! Now I plan to follow your helpful step-by-step instructions and hope to increase my traffic through Reddit. Thanks so much! Voted up and shared.

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      TIMETRAVELER2 4 years ago

      I took a look at Reddit after reading your first article and it appeared to me that posting my own links was taboo. Also, I have all I can do these days to interact on HP, so guess I'll have to forego the big numbers. Maybe if I was younger or had more time? Interesting article, though, and I'm sure it will help many. I wish I had your talent for figuring out statistics, etc. There's still much I don't get regarding that. Nice to see you again.

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      iefox5 4 years ago

      Reddit is really a good site I used before. Social medias like facebook and twitter are other sites we may use to drive more traffic.

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      Saloca 4 years ago from Liverpool, UK

      Very helpful hub, I've been curious about reddit for some time! Will be giving it a try!

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      Sheila Brown 4 years ago from Southern Oklahoma

      Reddit sounds a lot like Digg and StumbleUpon which I have been using for some time now with little traffic improvement. I am think that Reddit is probably more popular and will increase my views. I am going to read your other hubs on this subject and give Reddit a try. Voted this up and useful. Have a great day! :)

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      Kerry43 4 years ago

      I have a question, as I came back to re-read these articles after joining Reddit (thouht I already had an account...)....When I post a link by someone else, should I go for the subreddit to do that too?

      Thanks, it's very easy to get lost in there!

      Kerry:)

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      Power Ball Pythons 4 years ago from Mobile, AL

      Just wanted to give you an update. I tried out your suggestion of Reddit. I have been focusing on being a good member and not a spammer. I found out that I've been enjoying sharing good links and reading the random stuff found on there. I have gotten some traffic from Reddit towards my HubPages articles and a few to my Youtube videos. Not a lot of traffic, but I'm hoping it will go up as I continue to increase my presence there. Thanks for the tip!

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      alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Congratulations, LauraVerderber. It looks like Reddit is now accepting HubPages authors again, based on your experience.

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      David Steffy 4 years ago from Southern Ohio

      Just curious, do you have to write something and then include your link below your comments, like in footprinting, or is there something I'm missing. The way your article read I was expecting a link box where you could just post a link or something. I don't see anything like that. Do you become a subscriber and then just share your link? I'm slow, sorry. Any help would be great.

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      alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Sorry I didn't answer this sooner, Pool of Thoughts. I'm still on vacation and don't get to a computer often. But you click the "Submit a Post" link under your Reddit forum of choice. You then enter a title and then the link in the appropriate boxes. That's all you do -- you don't put your links in your comments.

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      David Steffy 4 years ago from Southern Ohio

      Thanks alocsin. I will continue to work at this and see if I ever get a nice peek in views. So far I'm not doing so well.

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      Willette 4 years ago from Michigan

      Thanks for this hub. This is very helpful. Reading the next hub so I can check out this reddit. Thanks again. very useful.

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      greattutorial 4 years ago

      thanks

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      Jacob Barnard 2 years ago from Gloucestershire

      Thank you for this, I really appreciate it. I've been participating on Reddit all day. I hope my views go up :)

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