Links from the Blogging 101 Class – Stumbleupon and Other Bookmarking Sites

As I noted in class, I don’t agree with the methods talked about in that first link, but I do think bloggers shouldn’t overlook the power of Stumbleupon and other bookmarking sites to drive traffic to their site. I’ve seen a significant amount of traffic come from such sites, particularly Stumbleupon and Delicious.

STUMBLEUPON RESOURCES

How I Got 26000 Followers from Stumbleupon: http://www.dumblittleblogger.com/2011/01/15/how-i-got-26000-visitors-from-stumbleupon/
Stumbleupon Android App Discovery Feature: http://techcrunch.com/2010/11/17/stumbleupon-android-app-discovery/
Stumbleupon Sent 700 Million Pageviews to Other Websites in December: http://techcrunch.com/2011/01/04/stumbleupon-sent-700m-pageviews-to-other-websites-in-dec-is-growing-20-monthly/

7 Things You Should Know about Social Bookmarking: http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7001.pdf
10 Most Popular Fifteen Social Bookmarking Sites: http://www.ebizmba.com/articles/social-bookmarking-websites

Good overall list of bookmarking sites: http://www.addthis.com/bookmark.php

Delicious: http:www.delicious.com
Digg: http://www.digg.com
Reddit: http://www.reddit.com

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Cat Rambo lives, writes, and teaches by the shores of an eagle-haunted lake in the Pacific Northwest. Her 200+ fiction publications include stories in Asimov's, Clarkesworld Magazine, and the magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. Her story, "Five Ways to Fall in Love on Planet Porcelain," from her collection Near + Far (Hydra House Books), was a 2012 Nebula nominee. Her editorship of Fantasy Magazine earned her a World Fantasy Award nomination in 2012. She is the current President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). She is currently working on Exiles of Tabat, the third book of the Tabat Quartet. A new story collection, Neither Here Nor There, appears from Hydra House this fall.
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