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The Secret to Getting Highly Targeted Traffic from StumbleUpon

The Secret to Getting Highly Targeted Traffic from StumbleUpon | SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about! | Scoop.it

Since late 2010, StumbleUpon has been one of the top sources of social media traffic in the US, even surpassing Faceboook as a referrer.


In fact, using StumbleUpon to drive traffic to your site can produce some amazing results. According to Shell Harris, StumbleUpon basically built her website TopTenz. Here are some of her stumble numbers that she shared:


That’s huge traffic that can create some pretty lucrative income stream. The only problem is that traffic isn’t very targeted and your conversion may suck.


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Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide

Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide | SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about! | Scoop.it
Many bloggers end up having a love-hate relationship with StumbleUpon. They love the amount of traffic that the service – which now boasts over 10 million members – can send, but they hate the conversion rate on that traffic. ViperChill received 12,040 visitors from StumbleUpon in May, yet their average time on site was just 26 seconds (overall site average is 2 minutes and 24 seconds) and they each viewed around 1.22 pages.


Simply put, compared to other traffic sources, StumbleUpon is terrible. However, because the service sends so much traffic, even leveraging just a small percentage can see a decent increase in your comment count and subscriber numbers. Today I’m going to give an in-depth guide to the service and then give my tactics for getting the most out of it...

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StumbleUpon Delivers Half of Traffic, Challenges Marketing Strategies

StumbleUpon Delivers Half of Traffic, Challenges Marketing Strategies | SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about! | Scoop.it
How do you use Stumbleupon? The discovery engine is reportedly responsible for delivering more than half of all social media referral traffic in the U.S. -- even more than Facebook and Twitter. What does this mean and why should you care?
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5 Ways to Encourage Customers to Share Your Content

5 Ways to Encourage Customers to Share Your Content | SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about! | Scoop.it
Enabling people to share a company's campaign with friends is only half the battle; you've got to give them a compelling reason to socialize.

Here are five creative ways to motivate social sharing. We’ll provide insights as to how you can structure campaigns to encourage more people to share, alongside examples of brands that are getting it right.
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How Stumble Upon Works and Why I Won't Stumble your Post

How Stumble Upon Works and Why I Won't Stumble your Post | SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about! | Scoop.it

Stumble Upon is the biggest driver of traffic to blogs and websites on the net, far surpassing facebook.


It is an important tool for traffic generation to your blog. A lot of people complain that it does not bring loyal readers to your blog because most people are quickly stumbling through giving random thumbs up.

 

The more I use it the more I see this to not be necessarily true. And if you use it in this way, Stumble Upon won’t reward you.

 

Stumble Upon is where I do most of my online reading, it is where I most discover new blogs, blogs that I have become loyal readers of and who I have now written guest posts for, which have driven me more traffic.

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12 Most Trippin' Ways to Get Started with StumbleUpon

12 Most Trippin' Ways to Get Started with StumbleUpon | SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about! | Scoop.it

I know that you have heard about Stumble Upon, a spinoff of Ebay, but have you unlocked the mysteries and joys that millions of other people are unleashing? These tips will help get you started with some fun activities as well as gain more traffic to your website or blog. Join me on the StumbleUpon Nation but be warned: it is very addicting!

 

1. What is StumbleUpon?
It is a Social Network. According to StumbleUpon, “it is like discovering the best of the web — just for you.”...

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Build Backlinks - 14 Easy Ways

Build Backlinks - 14 Easy Ways | SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about! | Scoop.it

Google optimization is based on the premise that the more people that like to your website, the more valuable it must be and the higher ranking it deserves in search results.

 

And almost two decades since it was devised, beneath the sophisticated mathematics, the hordes of MIT grads swallowed into the research and development department, and hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue lies a simple principle: Google optimization works. Popularity is a pretty good indicator of a website’s value.

 

But what constitutes popularity online? From a search engine’s perspective, backlinks from another site pointing to yours is a meaningful vote of confidence.

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