StumbleUpon is a discovery engine (a form of web search engine) that finds and recommends web content to its users. Its features allow users to discover and rate Web pages, photos, and videos that are personalized to their tastes and interests using peer-sourcing and social-networking principles.Toolbar versions exist for Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Internet Explorer, and Safari. StumbleUpon also works with some independent Mozilla-based browsers.Native mobile StumbleUpon apps exist for Windows, iOS, Android, and the Amazon Appstore.
Posts about Stumbleupon
  • Brief History of Social Media Advertising

    … While many social media purists tout the power and reach of organic social media marketing, it’s still a network that’s difficult to be discovered in without promotion. Social media advertising is a market that did not exist just a decade ago, but is projected to generate $11 billion in revenue by 2017. This is up from just $6.1 billion in 2013…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social- 23 readers -
  • The Problems of the Social Media Echo Chamber

    …, especially in these days of feeds and streams, the brain is wired to demand constant info-stimulus. But in a world where we have retrenched to our villages, we need a techno town crier, someone who can challenge us with information that shocks us out of our predictable feedback loop of self-validation. We nearly had it. StumbleUpon, founded in 2001…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 13 readers -
  • 5 Important Social Media Tasks You Should Not Neglect

    … is worth connecting with and who isn’t, and move on to becoming an active user! 2. (Carefully) Follow Back on StumbleUpon It seems like lately StumbleUpon has been losing the popularity that it had a couple of years ago… Over time there have been a few redesigns, which probably made a lot of people to abandon this place. But the thing…

    Reviewz N Tipsin Social Facebook Twitter- 22 readers -
  • 3 Content Tips from StumbleUpon for Reaching Millennials

    Millennials, considered to be the age group between 18 and 35, are consuming content primarily on their mobile devices and for shorter lengths of time. Accessing content on a computer for an hour at a time has been replaced by quick 15 or 20 minute sessions, during which millennials search for authentic a ...

    MarketingSherpa Blogin EMail Content- 9 readers -
  • How to Use StumbleUpon and StumbleUpon Ads

    … Perhaps the most underrated social media and content discovery sites we’ve found for attracting traffic for our own site and our clients is StumbleUpon. StumbleUpon has over 30 million users Tweet This!. StumbleUpon offers both an organic user experience as well as a paid discovery service, StumbleUpon Ads. It’s a pretty addictive platform…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin How To's- 14 readers -
  • How to Make the Most of StumbleUpon

    … StumbleUpon is a great example of a startup making its way into mainstream Internet culture. From its humble origins in 2001 to more than 20 million users today, the “serendipitous discovery engine” has more than its fair share of bragging rights. More than discovering new sites that you find interesting, StumbleUpon has become a venue…

    Noemi Tasarra Twigg/ The Blog Heraldin Social How To's- 12 readers -
  • Big Networks Drive More Traffic, Niche Networks Drive Higher ROI

    … Sometimes calculating a tangible return for social media investment isn’t as simple as it seems, especially when analyzing the return across different media channels. A report from Addshoppers provides insight into how ROI can vary greatly across different social networks, which sites generate most revenue per share and which drive the most…

    Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
  • 5 Surprising Success Stories from Scrappy Companies on Social Media

    … social engagement. 5. Four Peaks Brewing Pinterest Not all social media buzz occurs on Facebook and Twitter, and some brands are turning to imagery to make a statement online. Arizona-based craft beer company Four Peaks Brewery has taken visual content to the next level on Pinterest. With nearly 3,000 pins and more than 5,000 followers, the small…

    Jesse Aaron/ Simply Measuredin Social- 27 readers -
  • How a Blog Can Transform Your Brand

    … you post. Not only can this give you an enhanced insight into your potential customers’ needs, it encourages strong peer-to-peer engagement amongst your readers – essential for creating a crowd service further down the line. And it also opens the floodgate for more blog post ideas, as your audience will have questions that may require a more…

    Home Based Business Resourcesin Twitter Blogging How To's- 22 readers -
  • How to avoid the target trap of link quantity

    … on people, and that times time. Which leads me on to my third point 3. It’s out of your hands Harder one to swallow this, but bear with me. Let me say, I love a good target. I’ve zero problem proving traffic and revenue targets, if anything I like it; however, I don’t like targets that I don’t feel I have a significant impact upon and number of links…

    State of Digitalin Content How To's- 18 readers -
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