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Reddit Method of Attack

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by RollinginKarma, Apr 16, 2011.

  1. RollinginKarma

    RollinginKarma Newbie

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    What are the pros/cons of:

    Hiring several powerusers as freelancers
    Running your own poweruser account
    Having an account that affiliates you with your company
    Using a hoard of minor accounts




    Also: Reddit does not seem to be discussed much here. Why is this?
     
  2. jdoe101

    jdoe101 Registered Member

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    They are smart as fuck and can spell spam a mile away.
     
  3. Autumn

    Autumn Elite Member

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    - very difficult to get spam links or accounts to stick
    - moderation system means that your shitty spam comments will get loaded via ajax (ie. not indexed) if there are more than 200 comments in a thread
    - upvoting your own stuff with multiple accounts is surprisingly difficult and you need a LOT of accounts to get any real traction
    - users HATE anything related to SEO or internet marketing

    If you can put up viral content that people genuinely like then reddit is a great way to get the word out, but otherwise there are easier ways to get links. Reddit traffic is also very banner blind and difficult to make money from.

    I used to rape the shit out of reddit comments back in about 2006-2007, back when they were ******** and there were no time limits for commenting. I'd hammer the deep pages (eg. 10 pages back from the index page) and spam the crap out of them... ranked so much stuff by just using that one site. Times have changed.
     
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  4. RollinginKarma

    RollinginKarma Newbie

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    Well that is not good news. I joined Reddit two months ago and got a butt load of Karma (over 5000 comment and over 400 link) and I just got sick of the attitude there and wanted to find out if there was a way to turn the time I spent into money. Oh well.
     
  5. Autumn

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    If you have good karma already then just gradually post your existing blog posts in the relevant subreddit. If it's just some shitty scraped blog article then they probably won't get many upvotes but they will stick and you will get some link juice for them. Don't expect miracles with your rankings though.
     
  6. RollinginKarma

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    No, I don't have a business. I found this site when trying to see if there was a market for Reddit accounts. I could only find people who wanted hundreds of accounts. I joined here to see if this was where account sales occurred, but I was surprised to see no mention of Reddit at all. I was surprised by this because I know from linking to imgur and deviantart and other places that provide traffic information on the page how quickly you can get thousands of views.
     
  7. vitomelon

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    Yeah gaming reddit is near impossible. You could theoretically come up with something that would really appeal to the community though, eg Portal 2 trailer / funny Pokemon video / rageface meme.
     
  8. paincake

    paincake Power Member

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    I wouldn't say that redditors are 'smart as fuck', but they are smarter than average people, more IT savvy and they have a specific taste. If your content doesn't match their taste or you don't know what their taste is, don't even bother submitting your stuff to reddit... if you want direct traffic, that is.
     
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