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Reddit as the Current Social News King

  • March 19th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Have you heard of Reddit? It’s actually been around for quite some time, but it’s popularity is on the rise. If you’ve been in the internet marketing game for quite some time, you probably remember a time not so long ago when marketers were recommending that you submit your content to a social bookmarking site called Digg. That ship has… Read more

How To Become A Digg Power User

  • May 25th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
As you may know, most of is controlled by the top power users. Each time their stories hits the front page, it brings server crashing amounts of traffic for the webmaster. If you want your stories to make it to Digg’s homepage, there are steps you can take to make it happen. Once one story becomes popular, it becomes… Read more

Top 5 Digg Dialoggers

  • January 12th, 2011 by Ann Smarty
Digg Dialogg has become a popular experiment, because it gives average users the opportunity to pose questions in an online rostrum to preselected celebrities, politicians, and business magnates. From Ozzy Osbourne to Marissa Mayer, Stephen Colbert to Jim Lentz, Digg Dialogg has covered topics both serious and whimsical. Here are a few of the most memorable: 1. US Toyota President… Read more

What is Spam? – Defined by Top Social Media Voting Sites

  • November 9th, 2010 by Ann Smarty
Most of us are active at a number of social media networks, yet few of us take time to properly go through each social media network rules and terms of use. How do our favorite social media sites define spamming? Sadly, none of them has a clearly-cut definition, so we can only arrive at conclusions based on the various contexts… Read more

Unify your Social Sites with Meevr.Com

  • October 8th, 2010 by Ann Smarty
One of the most annoying aspects of the fractured social platforms many of us make use of around the web on a daily basis, is that they are spread out all over the place. hopes to remove the frustration of trying to manage a large number of web 2.0 accounts, by providing a social aggregator under which all accounts… Read more

Digg FireFox Extension: Browse Digg within Your Browser

  • September 10th, 2009 by Ann Smarty
There are not really many good Digg tools to play with and the following one is a nice exception from the rules: Digg FireFox Extension offers an array if options which make web browsing enjoyable.… Read more

A Bad Week for Social Media Giants

  • July 20th, 2009 by Ann Smarty
Social Media took some major hits to its collective credibility over the last week as industry giants Digg, Twitter and Facebook all suffered their own separate scandals. At the forefront of public backlash was the blogosphere, with each company’s own users chief amongst plaintiffs.… Read more

BiggBoard: A Cool and Easy Way to Monitor Your Digg Submissions

  • July 20th, 2009 by Ann Smarty
If you are an active Digg user discovering and submitting several stories a day, you must be struggling to keep track of all of them. Luckily, there’s a handy web-based tool that will allow you to make sure you know which stories shared by you are receiving some traction.… Read more

Digg: Let the Users Vote on Advertising.

  • June 5th, 2009 by Ann Smarty
Popular social-bookmarking site Digg announced this week that there would be a new ad system introduced soon. Up until now users have continuously blocked ads on Digg’s pages or simply ignored them, with the end result being a consistent loss to Digg’s coffers. Now they’ve got a new plan; they’re going to let the users themselves vote up, or vote… Read more

A Real Clear Conspiracy

  • May 26th, 2009 by Ann Smarty
President Obama has set a trend with his promises of “transparency” and real democracy in our federal government. It seems everyone is jumping on the bandwagon. Suddenly it is en vogue to demand total honesty and forthrightness from an entity, whether it be business or government. Take for instance a blog post by Brent Csutoras, which claims there has been… Read more