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StumbleUpon Announces New Content Program #StumbleBloggers

StumbleUpon announced the launch of a new content program called #StumbleBloggers, which it says will gather fresh pages and sites from bloggers and leverage StumbleUpon’s platforms and tools to feature the best posts from participating sites. Sites can submit their content using a Google form, and StumbleUpon will add pages to its official lists, which the company describes as “a …

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Bad News For Those Looking For More Twitter Traffic

Twitter seems to have a real user growth problem, and it’s scaring away investors. Meanwhile, it’s making changes that a lot of its loyal users don’t really like, and it’s sending less traffic to websites. Simply put, there’s not a lot of great news going on with the Twitterverse at the moment. Have you seen a decline in your Twitter …

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Facebook Referrals Still Looking Good, Not A Lot Of Good News For Other Social Networks

Shareaholic released its quarterly Social Media Traffic Report for the third quarter. Facebook is still sending way more referrals than any other social network, but at the same time, things are looking worse for traffic from the others. The report found that Facebook is driving four times as much traffic to sites as Pinterest, which is in second place. In …

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New Google Feature Could Keep Traffic From Websites

Google introduced a new feature for search results pages this week, which displays so-called facts in the snippets of specific results. It’s yet another way of Google displaying information on a page that could mean the user doesn’t have to bother clicking through to a third-party website. What do you think of this feature? Good or bad for users? For …

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Facebook Outage Led To 3% Decline In Traffic To News Sites [Report]

Last Friday, Facebook went down for somewhere between a half an hour and an hour for a lot of users. According to CharBeat, this led to a decline of 3% in overall web traffic to news sites, and an 8.5% decline in mobile traffic. As a result of the outage, people visited news sites themselves, rather than relying on their …

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Google Analytics Gets Bot And Spider Filtering

Google announced that it is adding bot and spider filtering to Google Analytics after hearing from users that it’s been hard to identify real traffic coming to pages. There’s a new checkbox option in the view level of the management user interface. It’s labeled “Exclude traffic from known bots and spiders”. “Selecting this option will exclude all hits that come …

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Are You Still Getting Significant StumbleUpon Traffic?

StumbleUpon has been a major driver of web traffic for years, despite somehow flying almost completely under the radar in day to day media coverage and marketing discussion. There was a time when you heard about it a lot more frequently, but these days, it’s just not making the headlines like it used to. Are you getting significant web traffic …

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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 if you’re looking for traffic, that’s probably not an entirely wise move to make. Has your Facebook traffic been increasing …

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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%. Even number two Pinterest, which saw huge growth the previous quarter, started down the opposite path decreasing 19.38%. Out of …

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How To Get More Traffic From Pinterest

It would appear that Pinterest is only becoming a greater source of web traffic for sites that focus on trying to get it. According to a new report, Buzzfeed, one of the Internet’s biggest consumers of web traffic, is getting increasingly more traffic from Pinterest as time goes on. Have you benefitted from an increase in Pinterest traffic? Let us …

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I-495 Bridge Closure: Alternative Route A Must

Thanks to the sudden closure of the I-495 bridge in Wilmington, Del., thousands of drivers found themselves locked in heavy traffic. The interstate bridge traffic can be trying on a good day. This situation was an absolute nightmare for blindsided motorists. The closure was brought on by a bridge tilt issue. Engineers are blaming the tilt on subsurface ground movement. …

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California Bridge Fire Backs Up Traffic From California To Nevada

An accidental fire destroyed the incomplete bridge from California to Nevada on Monday afternoon. One of the bridge’s construction workers was using a blowtorch when strong winds fanned the flames, starting the massive fire. The $32 million bridge burned through the night and turned the erected supports to ash. Because of the fire, there was heavy traffic on ¬†Interstate 15 …

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