Becoming a Pro-Blogger Part 1: StumbleUpon

What can you do to become a pro-blogger?

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Well, you need to get a lot of traffic to your blog.

And now you thinking….’I already know that, but HOW am I going to do it? I have some trade secrets to let you in on. By using these trade secrets, you too, can become a pro blogger.

Today, you are going to learn some great tricks of the trade to grab the attention of StumbleUpon, and use their platform to set your blog on fire. These tips and tricks will get you anywhere from the hundreds up to the thousands of StumbleUpon visitors each day.

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StumbleUpon does lean toward some niches more than others, and you need to use this to work for your advantage. You will find that StumbleUpon can be one of the greatest viral marketing tool out there. So here are some tips:

  • If you do have a niche that is lacking in the mass appeal, StumbleUpon will be a great boost for you where the others won’t. Digg uses a broad forum which keeps their power from weakening in traffic. StumbleUpon works a bit differently by creating more specific categories, providing a more targeted audience.
  • Write posts that appeal to the particular social media, if you go for the general appeal, you are going to lose your followers. For instance, likes anything that their users prefer, Digg likes the appeal of the masses. You have to have content that is going to get thousands of hits, or you won’t become a pro-blogger.
  • When you are writing for StumbleUpon, you don’t need to worry about pleasing the masses, matter of fact, you benefit more by sticking with your niche, yes, even your small ones, and this will bring you some highly targeted traffic.
  • So, write your content for your niche, not for the general public. By doing this, you will increase your chances to your post will be submitted to receive more traffic in a more specific category.

In another blog, I will go into the types of posts you should and should not be making. I will go into the types of content and the things you can do to make your blog more appealing to StumbleUpon.

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6 responses to “Becoming a Pro-Blogger Part 1: StumbleUpon”

  1. You can also Stumble my posts, any that you like by clicking the ‘Stumble’ button between the ‘Digg’ and ‘Buzz’ button 🙂

    If you haven’t joined those services yet, you should do so now.

  2. retro says:

    great post here colin, every already im do a post i usually try to bookmark it on stumble too. what ever my content was great or not. maybe somebody there interest on my content. and we should try make a appeal content.

  3. kahmaui says:

    I have never used StumbleUpon before, and I signed up after reading your this post, but I have no idea how it works?

    Can’t wait to see your tips on what content is appealing for StumbleUpon, once I figure out how to properly use it that is…

  4. eshanne says:

    Thanx colin for the info, i’ll try and make it happen just like you do.. I’ve my StumbleUpon already but i didn’t use it for almost a months now, but now i know the tactics.. thanx..

    my Viral Network
    Let’s rumbleeeeeee….

  5. Cool tips. If you do it right, StumbleUpon can bring you an avalanche of traffic.

  6. Wee Song says:

    I am learning to make it a boost by using Stumble Upon! Thanks for giving away this tip! Cheers!

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