Quantcast

Digg Articles

Make Your Own Reddit

Digg fans have always had the option of creating their own version of the site, thanks to Pligg.

Now Reddit fans are going to get the opportunity to create their own personal version of the popular social voting site.

Internet Marketing Stories Buried by Digg Editors?

OK, if Valleywag’s revelation–that Digg employs editors to bury certain stories–is news to you, welcome to the nightmare.

The Digg Reel Courts Viacom Anger
· 1

Revision3 added a new show to their lineup, featuring the best of user-submitted videos hitting the Digg social media site.

The Issue with Hyping Social Media
In most markets worth being in and with most sustainable business models, sales is not a one time event, but a process. You first have to create awareness, then build trust, then finally make the sale.

CBS Partners with Digg on Election Coverage

Now here’s a strange partnership. CBS Interactive has announced a partnership with social bookmarking site Digg for online coverage of the 2008 election. Through the deal, Digg buttons will be added to CBS stories and Digg’s election related headlines will be displayed on CBSNews.com.

CBSNews.com, Digg, Sharing Election Interests

Heavily Dugg political stories on Digg will be part of CBSNews.com as complementary content for the network’s online election coverage.

How Much of a Distraction is Social Media?

In Friday’s post, I admitted the social media can be a waste of time.  I talked about doing some unproductive things online and how, despite that (or even because of that), marketers should be paying a LOT of attention to social media marketing.  But as many of you have commented in the first post, social media is really not a waste o

Sheldon Goldberg Sues Google, Yahoo, Etc.
· 1

If you’ve ever played a card game on your computer, then, according to Sheldon Goldberg, you may have Sheldon Goldberg to thank for it.  Goldberg holds a patent titled "Method and system for playing games on aSheldon Goldberg Sues Google, Yahoo, Etc. network," and is now suing companies like AOL, Yahoo, and Google over what he seems to consider his property.

Google Changes Algorithm?
· 7

The ball dropped for the 100th time in Times Square, so I suppose that makes it official.  It’s a new year, 2008 to be exact.  So what does this mean for the search engines? Simple, change the way it used to work, right?

 

 

Could Microsoft Be The Big Digger?
· 2

$300 million could be the magic number that sends Digg to new ownership, as bloggers speculate on who might end up the new top Digger.

Best Mixx Posts of the Year

Since we are winding down 2007, I thought it would be appropriate to put together what I thought are the top 10 blog posts about Mixx.com that have been written in 2007.

Mixx.com

Certainly there have been a lot of interesting blog posts about Mixx, but these are certainly the best ones.

So, without further delay, here are the blog posts that I think are the top 10 blog posts about Mixx for 2007:

Please note that I have not put these in any particular order.

Top Ten Sphinn Posts for the Year

Since we are winding down the year of 2007, I thought it would be appropriate to put together what I thought are the top 10 blog posts about Sphinn that have been written in 2007.

PubCon: Social Media Marketing Tips
· 2

The keys to successfully creating content that really grabs social media users – think not just Digg and Del.icio.us but also forums – are commitment and creativity, or so says the Interactive Site Reviews panel at PubCon.

PubCon: Handling Digg Traffic
· 1

Sometimes it’s not so much that you’re handling traffic from Digg.com, it’s that the traffic is handling you. Crashed servers, slow-loading site, all that traffic and nobody clicking on ads can equal wasted time and money, but it doesn’t have to, as long as you know your visitors and how be ready for them.

Digg Adds Images Category

It seems like Digg users have been asking for–and Kevin Rose promising–a category for images and photos forever. Well the long wait is now over and you can finally uploaded your favorite lolcats image.

At the Digg blog, Kevin Rose announces the launch of image support and also better organization of existing categories. Here’s what Digg users are waking up to today:

Digg Scoops Up Images, Tweaks Categories

It took a while but Digg finally has an images category available for contributions and sharing with other Diggers.

What Makes a Great Selection of Links?

Dave Winer has a great post about the next step in Digg clones.

This is something I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about too.

What makes a great selection of links? Does it take a million people? Or only a handful.

Digg Blocked For “Bandwidth Theft”
· 4

It’s hard to find anybody to agree with the logic, and certainly the only people that appear to be writing about it have done so to heap ridicule and scorn, but (apparently) the same person to bring us WhyFirefoxIsBlocked.com has now introduced WhyDiggIsBlocked.com.

Social Media Thanksgiving List

In the spirit of the season – we’ve compiled a few things we are thankful for around here at Ignite.

Digg Unearths Presidential Candidate Tracking

Users of Digg can keep an eye on how candidates (or presumably their campaigns) interact with stories appearing on the social media site.

NYTimes.com Traffic Booms After Dropping Select

One has to wonder what kind of traffic and ad revenue the New York Times gave up while its Times Select subscription model was in place.

  • Join for Access to Our Exclusive Web Tools
  • Sign Up For The Free Newsletter