Option #4: Write Something About Digg Itself
With highfalutin terms like "social media" and "news aggregation" floating around, it's easy to lose sight of what Digg actually is. It might seem complicated, but at the end of the day, Digg is all about the people who use it. And like most people, the average Digg user LOVES to read about himself ... or her
self, I guess, but c'mon--Digg's audience is
94 percent male.
I think this banner ad for an upcoming Digg meetup pretty much says it all:
But I digress. The point is this: If you're trying to claw your way to the top of the Digg pile, there's no better tried-and-true approach than writing something ABOUT DIGG ITSELF. (For example, you could write an article about how to get articles on the front page of Digg
.) Even if you're not writing something about Digg, you might as well throw the word "Digg" in the title somewhere. Let's take a look at two different ways of presenting an article:
BAD HEADLINE: GOOD HEADLINE:
See the difference? Come to think of it, that headline gives me an idea ...
Option #5: Specifically Tell People To Digg Your Article
I remembering coming across a mysterious article a while back about a strange series of letters and numbers: