Using StumbleUpon To Get Traffic [Infographic]

StumbleUpon is going through some major changes as a company. It recently went through some restructuring and is now once again owned by its co-founder and former CEO Garrett Camp. The team is now working on a new product from…

StumbleUpon No longer Has A CEO, Is Part Of Expa’s Mix.com (Also 5by Is Shutting Down)

It would appear that StumbeUpon is no longer a company with a CEO. There hasn’t really been a lot of clarity around this in recent months, but that appears to be the state of things. Over two years ago, StumbleUpon…

What Is Going on At StumbleUpon?

Update: Ok, here’s what’s going on at StumbleUpon. Read this instead. I’ve written about StumbleUpon more often than probably anyone else in the media over the last few years, but I’ll be damned if know what the current situation is.…

StumbleUpon News Could Be Good News For Content Creators

What once was one of the biggest drivers of traffic to websites has been struggling a bit, but could be poised to make a significant comeback. In fact, it still is a significant traffic-driver for some sites, but it sounds…

StumbleUpon Reportedly Lays Off ‘Dozens’

StumbleUpon is reportedly reducing its staff from close to 100 employees to about 30. That is according to VentureBeat, which cites an anonymous source. Jordan Novet reports: The company had just under 100 employees and will only have around 30…

StumbleUpon Tweak Encourages More Views For Websites

Back in September, we reported on a StumbleUpon change that flew somewhat under the radar (as StumbleUpon news often does for some reason, despite the service being a huge driver of social media referral traffic to websites). With the change,…

Popular Social Media Sites Lean On Email For User Engagement

Remember the days when it wasn’t uncommon to read an article speculating about whether or not social media would kill email? In fact, if you count the increasingly popular business communication tool Slack, it’s still a subject that comes up.…

Reddit Tries Out An Email Newsletter

Reddit just announced the launch of its first ever email newsletter. It’s called Upvoted Weekly, borrowing the name of its recently launched Upvoted podcast. It’s opt-in (double opt-in, actually) and promises subscribers the “very best of reddit’s content curated, packaged,…

CEO Of StumbleUpon’s 5by Talks Business Accounts, Coming Features & More

Video discovery app 5by, acquired by StumbleUpon in 2013, has seen “tremendous growth” thanks to Google’s Chromecast streaming device, and has businesses on its mind as it continues to grow. It’s also about to get an update with some new…

As StumbleUpon Sends More Traffic, CEO Talks Content Submission

It was only four short years ago that StumbleUpon was the biggest driver of social media traffic to websites. Look at this chart from StatCounter we shared in January, 2011. Was StumbleUpon a big traffic driver for your site back…