Digg On Web 2.0


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Digg On Web 2.0

  1. 1. Digg on web 2.0! <br />Nick amigo, mike giannamore, kimberlyshreeve<br />
  2. 2. Site overview <br />Background-<br /><ul><li>Website for social news
  3. 3. Digging or Burying- liking or disliking the news article
  4. 4. November 2004 by Kevin Rose, OwinByrine, Ron Gorodetzky, Jay Adelson
  5. 5. Google AdSense was added in 2005
  6. 6. Made Diggs popular!
  7. 7. Updated the site to Web 2.0
  8. 8. Monthly U.S. unique visits = 7.2 million!
  9. 9. Quantcast- June 11, 2011 </li></li></ul><li>Demographics<br />Quantcast.com/digg.com<br />
  10. 10. benefits <br /><ul><li>Help other people decide what they might find interesting
  11. 11. Easier why to access social news
  12. 12. Lets people feel important by letting them decide to digg or bury the social news article </li></li></ul><li>Features- promote your content<br /><ul><li>Embedding a digg article into your personal, blog, website, etc.
  13. 13. User Benefit- The diggs transfer from your blog or website to Digg
  14. 14. User benefit- Promotes your blog or website by using the embedding </li></li></ul><li>Feature- better Performing ads<br /><ul><li>User Benefits-There are no banners ads- cleaner & faster running webpage
  15. 15. User benefits-They created digg ads to give the user a better experience </li></li></ul><li>Feature- we’re hiring <br /><ul><li>Job Page- fields include software engineer, assistant administrator, database administrator account executive
  16. 16. The jobs are in San Francisco and New York
  17. 17. Employee Perks-
  18. 18. 22 days paid time off
  19. 19. Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Coverage
  20. 20. 41K
  21. 21. Dog Friendly Office
  22. 22. Lunch and Dinner provided
  23. 23. Gym membership</li></li></ul><li>Application Supports <br />Four Best Applications! <br /><ul><li>Digg Top – Adobe AIR
  24. 24. Digg Oracle- Browser
  25. 25. Digg This! – Firefox browser button
  26. 26. Diggwatcher – Browser </li></ul>Adds On <br />
  27. 27. Using Diggs <br /><ul><li>Promote a blog by anyone
  28. 28. To find social news story that are buried in regular newspapers
  29. 29. Promoting a personal news articles
  30. 30. Random information!
  31. 31. Login to dig or bury an article- So create an account! </li></li></ul><li>11 Tips to increasing your digg experience<br /><ul><li>Tamar Weinberg wrote an article on how to make your Digg experience better! Now she is a top user of Diggs after applying this changes! </li></ul>Tip 1- Create an Avator- Distinguishes you<br />Tip 2- Don’t submit a blog entry if it is just a shortened recap of a bigger story. (You can get banned!)<br />Tip 3- Make Friends and Network- Social network! <br />Tip 4- Use a good title and description- Articles so people actually read it all!<br />Tip 5-Comment… but also Digg the story.<br />
  32. 32. 11 Tips Continued! <br />Tip 6- Don’t Spam Keywords<br />Tip 7-Don’t utilize gaming systems<br />Tip 8- English speaking site <br />Tip 9-Learn if your stories are buried<br />Tip 10-Subscribe to Digg’s RSS Feed<br />Tip 11-Show some activity- increasing your chances of being noticed <br />
  33. 33. Creating Account<br />Free to join<br />Click Join Digg!<br />Enter email address, username, and password <br />Click Continue <br />Type in letters/numbers shown <br />5. Click create an account <br />