Pinterest Has Hit A Plateau As A Traffic Driver [Report]

Pinterest Has Hit A Plateau As A Traffic Driver [Report]

By Chris Crum January 26, 2015

Facebook drives a fourth of overall traffic to websites, while Twitter, StumbleUpon, reddit, Google+, LinkedIn, and YouTube combine for just 2% of overall visits to sites. This is according to the latest quarterly Social Media Traffic Report from Shareaholic, which …

Good News For Your Facebook Traffic Good News For Your Facebook Traffic

Changes to the Facebook News Feed made over recent months may have angered some brands and publishers. Such changes may have even pushed some to abandon their Facebook strategies in favor of competing social platforms like Twitter or Google+, but …

StumbleUpon Referrals Up 13% From Last Year StumbleUpon Referrals Up 13% From Last Year

Shareaholic just released its Q2 Social Media Traffic Report. Out of the eight top social networks (Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, StumbleUpon, Reddit, YouTube, Google+, and LinkedIn), only Facebook saw an increase as a source of social media traffic referrals, up 10.09%. …

StumbleUpon Traffic Referrals See Strong Growth [Report] StumbleUpon Traffic Referrals See Strong Growth [Report]

Shareaholic has put out the latest edition of its quarterly Social Media Traffic Report. Its data shows that among Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Stumbleupon, Reddit, YouTube, LinkedIn and Google+, Facebook, StumbleUpon and Pinterest saw the strongest gains in terms of referrals. …

What Does The New StumbleUpon Mean For Your Referrals? What Does The New StumbleUpon Mean For Your Referrals?

This week, StumbleUpon launched a new iOS app with some big changes to the homepage and how users stumble through content, among other things (see our full review and interview with the company here). While the changes have only come …

Facebook Drives Most Retail Traffic, But Pinterest Drives the Big Spenders Facebook Drives Most Retail Traffic, But Pinterest Drives the Big Spenders

Any retail site knows that social media is their friend. Not only do sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest have the massive user bases to drive traffic, but they also have the opportunity to drive traffic based on the trust …

Pinterest Passes Twitter in Referrals Pinterest Passes Twitter in Referrals

According to a report published this week by Shareaholic, social image-sharing site, Pinterest, has driven more referral traffic in the month of February, 2011 than Twitter did, and it is quickly gaining on Bing for referral traffic. Shareaholic aggregated data …

Pinterest Referrals Beat YouTube, Google+, & Reddit Combined Pinterest Referrals Beat YouTube, Google+, & Reddit Combined
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As we reported here before, referral traffic from Pinterest is rising fast. Today, Shareaholic released January 2012 referral traffic numbers that pin that number where it belongs. It turns out, in the month of January, Pinterest referral traffic was greater …

Facebook Social Plugins on 100,000 Sites Since Launch

Facebook launched its new social plug-ins at its F8 developer conference last month, as part of the company’s Open Graph initiative. It was no surprise that so many sites rushed to implement them.

"It’s only been two and a half weeks since f8 and in that time more than 100,000 sites have tapped into the social graph by implementing Facebook’s social plugins," a representative for Facebook tells WebProNews.

Facebook Exciting Publishers with Increased Referrals
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After just a week, 50,000 sites across the Web had already implemented the new Facebook social plugins announced at the company’s recent developer conference F8. By now, that number has no doubt grown significantly.

Google Making Changes to Search Referrals
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Update: Google now says: We initially reported that Urchin Software might require a patch to handle the new URL structure, but after some additional testing, it turns out no patch is needed. Urchin can handle both the current and new URLs.

Original article: Google is changing referral URLs on results pages. What up until now has looked something like this:

AdSense Referrals? AdWords Pay Per Action? Not Anymore
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Google has decided to shut down its AdSense Referrals program effective the last week of August.

Why Google Might Have Changed AdSense Referral Terms

Lots of talk today about Google changing the terms of their referral units for Google Adsense. Good coverage by both Darren and Jeremy.Google Adsense Referral Hydra

Lets take a little look at why they might have done this.

Google AdSense Referrals Hiding From Publishers

Using the wrong ad format could be the culprit as members of Google’s AdSense content network have experienced problems in getting referral 2.0 ads to appear.

Tracking RSS Subscriptions with Google Analytics

One of the most frustrating things about RSS is not being able to track RSS subscription rates from source traffic.

There are other problems such as how people interact with your RSS content, but even being able to determine which sources of traffic result in subscribers would be a huge commercial advantage for bloggers, allowing them to focus their efforts on traffic generation strategies that will grow their business.

All Of AdSense Gains Referrals 2.0

Testing has been wrapped up with Google’s referral beta, and the company plans to roll it out to all publishers in referral-supported languages.

WoM the Most Influential for B2B Execs

Over at eMarketer, they’ve compiled some recent reports that suggest executives in business to business industries rely heavily on referrals and word of mouth, when making buying decisions.