StumbleUpon… Sending More Web Traffic Than Facebook?       Marty’s Midweek Momentum   http://www.midweekmomentum.com/     ...
Who is Anthony Kirlew?• Launched first Internet Marketing firm in 1999.• Former Business Development Manager for a “Top 5”...
About StumbleUponBasic Stats:• Launched in 2001• Currently has 15,000,000 Users• 1 BILLION Recommendations per Month• Sent...
Getting StartedBuild a Complete Profile    • Personal Information (must have picture)    • Communication / Privacy Setting...
Following The RulesSocial Media Etiquette  • Be a giver (“Givers gain”, BNI)  • Connect with those you know first  • Make ...
Sharing ContentWhat Makes Good Sharable Content?  • Blog posts  • Videos  • ImagesWhat not to share:  • Lots of your own s...
Mechanics of Submitting ContentElements:• SFW• Tags• Review• Language
Methods of Submitting / Sharing Content• SU Toolbar (Browser Add On)• SU.PR (Links to Facebook and Twitter)• Sociable Plug...
Paid DiscoveryStumbleUpon’s Paid Advertising Model:• Guaranteed Visitors• Engaged Audience (based on demographics)• Releva...
Tracking – Are You Reaching People?• Do you have new offline relationships made through SU?• What do your web analytics say?
Questions?     Contact Me:     Anthony Kirlew     Direct: 800-453-9290     Email: akirlew@akaim.com     Web: http://www.ak...
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StumbleUpon, More Web Traffic Than Facebook?

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StumbleUpon sent more traffic to US websites than Facebook in June 2011. With that in mind, I encourage you to consider using StumbleUpon in your Social Media Marketing efforts.

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StumbleUpon, More Web Traffic Than Facebook?

  1. 1. StumbleUpon… Sending More Web Traffic Than Facebook? Marty’s Midweek Momentum http://www.midweekmomentum.com/ August 10, 2011 Anthony Kirlew
  2. 2. Who is Anthony Kirlew?• Launched first Internet Marketing firm in 1999.• Former Business Development Manager for a “Top 5” RatedSearch Engine Marketing Firm.• Early adopter to Social Media (10+ years).• Founder & Chief Strategist of AKA Internet Marketing - Consultsand coaches owners and managers businesses of all sizes on how toleverage Internet technology for profit. Conducts trainings andspeaking engagements and loves to blog about digital mediamarketing.
  3. 3. About StumbleUponBasic Stats:• Launched in 2001• Currently has 15,000,000 Users• 1 BILLION Recommendations per Month• Sent more visitors to US websites than Facebook in June 2011!http://gigaom.com/2011/07/05/stumbleupon-unseats-facebook-traffic-driver/
  4. 4. Getting StartedBuild a Complete Profile • Personal Information (must have picture) • Communication / Privacy Settings • StumbleUpon Content Settings • Connecting with Facebook • About You (URL’s) • InterestsVisit: http://www.StumbleUpon.com to get started!
  5. 5. Following The RulesSocial Media Etiquette • Be a giver (“Givers gain”, BNI) • Connect with those you know first • Make great connections (you need an audience)
  6. 6. Sharing ContentWhat Makes Good Sharable Content? • Blog posts • Videos • ImagesWhat not to share: • Lots of your own stuff • Websites • Press releases that aren’t really newsworthy • Promotional stuff (it’s about sharing, not selling)
  7. 7. Mechanics of Submitting ContentElements:• SFW• Tags• Review• Language
  8. 8. Methods of Submitting / Sharing Content• SU Toolbar (Browser Add On)• SU.PR (Links to Facebook and Twitter)• Sociable Plugin for WordPress• SU Mobile App• SU Website
  9. 9. Paid DiscoveryStumbleUpon’s Paid Advertising Model:• Guaranteed Visitors• Engaged Audience (based on demographics)• Relevant Context (based on interests)• Low Cost Per Visit ($0.05 - $0.25)• No bidding• No minimums
  10. 10. Tracking – Are You Reaching People?• Do you have new offline relationships made through SU?• What do your web analytics say?
  11. 11. Questions? Contact Me: Anthony Kirlew Direct: 800-453-9290 Email: akirlew@akaim.com Web: http://www.akaim.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/aka.internet.marketing LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/akirlew Twitter: @oldschoolseo @ AnthonyKirlew StumbleUpon: akstumbleAll images and company logos used to identify social media websites are copyrighted bytheir respective owners.

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