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.
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  • 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- 20 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- 12 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- 21 readers -
  • Report: LinkedIn and StumbleUpon Referrals Drive Highest Order Values

    … Google, and five percent opted for Linkedin. On average, 20 percent of people use social logins rather than signing up for new accounts but this varies widely: in some cases as few as 5 percent of users, or as many as 40 percent, used social logins for authentication. Facebook also dominated when it came to referral traffic. However, LinkedIn rose…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 14 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

    … boys – Facebook and Twitter. It certainly has some moves you should check out. This Infographic will show you how to use StumbleUpon to drive traffic and market your content. Cent Muruganandam, Your Escape from 9 to 5. According to Shareaholic, StumbleUpon continues to drive much more traffic than other social platforms. Keep in mind the very…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin How To's- 12 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- 11 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- 15 readers -
  • 5 Surprising Success Stories from Scrappy Companies on Social Media

    … from these feisty entrepreneurs about boosting brand loyalty and authority on social? One big theme is a move outside the big networks. Although Facebook continues to dominate social media traffic patterns, a variety of social platforms from Vine to Reddit are used by savvy entrepreneurs and small businesses to maximize traffic, engage audiences…

    Jesse Aaron/ Simply Measuredin Social- 26 readers -
  • How a Blog Can Transform Your Brand

    … with customers, and a much more defined brand identity. Let’s look at a few examples. Brands Blogging Right One brand that has taken blogging to a new level is UK grocery retailer Tesco, which uses its fashion blog ‘Lifestyled’ as a PR channel for its fashion line. By targeting the blog specifically at other fashion bloggers, Tesco is doing two things: its…

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

    … this grouped by tiers, in order of preference: 1. Traffic and Revenue In my opinion – SEO should be measured on organic traffic and what that translates in to in terms of revenue only. All the content I’m creating, links I’m earning, engagement I’m driving and er, reach I’m reaching is all with the ultimate aim of improving traffic and revenue…

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