Copyright (c) 2009 Charles Goldie
Over the last few years social bookmarking has played a vital role in increasing traffic to your site and one of the best sites to going to do this is Stumble Upon.
How Does Stumble Upon Work?
When you first join Stumble Upon it is best to read how it works and how you can get started its all on the site they have a great library of help at your fingertips, so do some reading on this site its going to help you in the long run.
When you first start a stumbler will visit your website and rate it. You will stumble across pages that you like that has the same or similar content that you have on your site and people will start to rate your site more and more.
The Stumble upon site had a toolbar that you can download and then when your visiting other sites you can stumble it from the toolbar it makes things so much easier to do.
If you come across a website that you don’t think its any good or the looks of it don’t appeal to you then the best thing to do is not to rate that site just pass it bye.
Go into the forums once you have singed up with Stumble Upon and start getting to know people in the forum share ideas that you have and learn something about what their doing as well. Building credibility in these forums are essential to getting more and more people to visit your website.
Make sure that your site is in order before you start to stumble and bookmark other webmasters sites always stumble sites that you can relate to and is close to yours as possible. Give praise where it due and try not to have any bad links on your site or misspelling.
Try and put some graphics on your site sites with banners, graphics, videos, and other special effects seem to get more attention than just the ordinary ones. So try and make your site colorful and easy to follow.
At the end of your page always try and leave a thumbs up icon for people to give their opinion while still on your site it will be easy for them to do this. If they leave your site without seeing a thumbs up icon you might not get a review off that person.
Summary: If you use stumble upon on a regular basis it can only do your website the world of good as far as getting traffic to your website.
Social sites like stumble upon will get you high in the search engine rankings if used right. Remember social sites are for socializing with other people not for advertising your affiliate program.