Digg 101


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This presentation explains the basics of Digg and how it can help users and businesses alike.

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  • Digg 101

    1. 1. Digg 101
    2. 2. Digg 101Presented by CUBEwebsite: cubestrategies.comtwitter: @cubestrategies
    3. 3. What is Digg?www.cubestrategies.com
    4. 4. What is Digg? Digg is a place for people to discover and share content from anywhere on the web. From the biggest online destinations to the most obscure blog, Digg surfaces the best stuff as voted on by our community. All content on Digg is submitted and moderated by the users.www.cubestrategies.com
    5. 5. Why Use Digg?www.cubestrategies.com
    6. 6. Why Use Digg? To Drive More Traffic To Your Websitewww.cubestrategies.com
    7. 7. Why Use Digg? To Drive More Traffic To Your Website Help improve your website in search engine rankingswww.cubestrategies.com
    8. 8. When to use Digg?www.cubestrategies.com
    9. 9. When to use Digg? The day that has the most diggs is Thursday The day that has the least diggs is Sunday The best time to promote a digg is during normal office hourswww.cubestrategies.com
    10. 10. Creating “Digg”able Contentwww.cubestrategies.com
    11. 11. Creating “Digg”able Content Pick a story that Digg readers would find interesting. Make sure your story has mass appeal. Use rich media, audio and videos are simple way to add value to your story. Is your story in anyway spam? Your story should focus on information not selling. Research your story well and make sure to include your sources. Most important, make sure you are excited to tell your friends and family about your article.www.cubestrategies.com
    12. 12. Diggable vs. Linkablewww.cubestrategies.com
    13. 13. Diggable vs. Linkable Ask yourself the following about linkability Am I Digging this because I want others to see it, and pressing a single button is an easy way for me to say “this is cool?” Or am I Digging this because People need to know about this, because they can’t live without it or because without it they would be out of the loop. Is it possible that my information is so new and/or informative that I will actually become an authority on this information, or serve as a reference for others interested in writing about similar content?www.cubestrategies.com
    14. 14. Proper Digg Commentswww.cubestrategies.com
    15. 15. Proper Digg Comments Don’t be afraid to get the ball rolling be posting a comment on your digg Invite your friends to comment on your digg. Say something interesting or controversial to help jump start the dialogue.www.cubestrategies.com
    16. 16. Summarywww.cubestrategies.com
    17. 17. Summary Digg is a massive tool to help with website promotion and branding Create stories that are “linkable” that have proper sources. Commenting helps you interact with your audience and helps build your creditability.www.cubestrategies.com
    18. 18. Got Questions?If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact uson our website or twitter. Website: www.cubestrategies.com Twitter: @cubestrategies.com