My Stumbleupon Tips to Generate Traffic on Blogs/Websites

By Sidharth | Opinion

I always love stumbleupon website because of the quality of websites being stumbled everyday. The stumbleupon toolbar makes stumbling website very easy and once your website gets good stumbles then the article becomes viral. In short – You generates huge amount of traffic to your blog.

Social media Sites like Stumbleupon are the best way to get exposure to your precious killer articles. Though the traffic from them are not very targeted but they will generate good amount of pageviews and some might subscribe/stick to your blog and also stumble your future posts.

Stumbleupon is not only a community with thousands of online users but their are some sites which published popular stumbled post spreading your Killer content to many places which ends up giving you lot of backlinks and a great amount of exposure in the online community.

If you can come up with a decent post then you deserve traffic and stumbleupon is the right way to go. Therefore, here are some of my stumbleupon tips which will help your post go virally on Stumble upon community. I will be writing up about other ways to gain Thumps up to the post very soon.But for now these are some simple tips which you must follow:

Don’t always stumble your blog post

Stumbleupon has quality users and stumbling your own post would make no sense and mark you as a spammer, your account can be deleted or you may be restricted to Stumble your own post in the future. Have a SU toolbar installed in your browser and as you browse Internet Thumbs up any interesting post.

Stumble 5-10 random sites and then stumble your own post. Yes, you will also give some traffic to other sites, as well contribute to the community too.

Make friends and fans sharing thoughts

If someone stumbles your post, visit their profile. Add them as friends and message them frequently (don’t bug them! 😛 ). This way you have chances of getting your future posts a lot of good traffic. It is not necessary to message everyone, just do this once in a while and make friends who have similar interest as you.

Stumble videos and pictures

How many times have you stumbled a video? Just once in a while  stumbling videos and photos will make other users to be interested in your stumbling process and they will definitely look you as a member with interesting stumbles.

Stumble Stumbler’s post

In case someone stumbles your post then visit there profile and thank them. Also you can stumble the stumbler’s profile which is another good way to gain exposure and build a bond with SU community.You can also Stumble some 5-6 favorites of the stumbler. This way you will also develop a good reputation in the community and expect your killer blog post to go virally.

The tips are endless,you have to just your common sense and work it out perfectly. This isn’t tough but it just takes some time. Don’t go stumbling 1000’s of pages everyday – Just make sure you have patience and just build up a good profile in front of the users and share similar interests.

Ah! One more thing you can do to get decent traffic is ask your blog reader to stumble the post, this does generate good amount of traffic 😉

About the Author

Hi, I am Sidharth. Full-time blogger. Editor of Blogote. And a self-proclaimed geek!

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(12) comments

brianspiedel November 14, 2009

Web traffic can be increased by submitting a site to search engines.It is a revealing tips to generate traffic .

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sloppyjoe September 22, 2008

Good set of tips – will try them out… and I stumbled you! cheers…

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liza September 22, 2008

Great idead. i like the article very much.

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backlink August 23, 2008

I still confuse with stumbleupon. What must we do, what we do just still be my question in my head. can more detail explain about stumbleupon toolbar addon? thanks

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Caroline Middlebrook August 1, 2008

I would suggest stumbling more sites other than your own than the ratio you give of 1:5. More like 20 other sites for each of your own. Also, be selective when you add friends as there is a limit of only 200 friends!

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    Keegan02 November 17, 2009

    Hi caroline!
    I'm not clear about stumble upon. Can you guide me?

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Kim J July 31, 2008

Good tips.

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stratosg July 30, 2008

well i never used SU… i use a little bit of dig but i just rely on google and luck 😀

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abhishek July 30, 2008

nice tips, i was never bother to stumble videos now i will do

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Keith Dsouza July 30, 2008

Good tips, definitely earns lot of stumbles 🙂

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Pavan Kumar July 30, 2008

One more, stumbling great sites may not get you anything back, stumble medium sized ones, the owners will turn back… Also, if you stumble any blog post, inform in the comment that you have stumbled…

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Rajaie AlKorani July 29, 2008

I like the tip about asking your readers to Stumble your post, Stumbled! 🙂

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