Claiming Your StumbleUpon Blog through Technorati

    September 24, 2007

Here’s an interesting tip that you probably haven’t thought of yet. In fact, this will increase the number of links to your StumbleUpon blog, and will automatically increase the “link juice” to every page that you add, review, or “Stumble” using the StumbleUpon service.

Technorati     StumbleUpon

First, you need to make sure that you have an account at Technorati. You’ll also want to make sure that you have an account at StumbleUpon.

Next, go here to start your claim. Enter your StumbleUpon home page, which will be something like

Once you enter the blog URL, you’ll get a confirmation screen. It will look like this:

technorati claim

Next, click on Use Post Claim » link on the left, the part in green. That will get you to another screen that looks like this:

technorati claim part two

Now here’s the tricky part: Don’t close this screen.

Instead, open a new tab in your browser or a new window and go to your StumbleUpon profile (mine is Edit a recent review or click on the “post new blog” link. Copy the code that Technorati gave you (the a href link code) and paste into a new blog post at StumbleUpon.

Next, go back to Technorati and click on “release the spiders”. Once the Technorati spiders have confirmed that you’ve added the code to your StumbleUpon blog, then you an re-edit the review to remove the Technorati claim code or delete the blog post.

That’s it! You’ve now claimed your StumbleUpon blog with Technorati.