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Stumbleupon Organic vs. Advertising

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by bluehat23, Nov 1, 2011.

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  1. bluehat23

    bluehat23 Registered Member

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    What are peoples experiences with advertising on Stumbleupon? How much extra (unpaid) traffic do people receive? Does the unpaid traffic continue indefinitely or does it stop after a while. In other words, is it really "paid discovery" or is it just advertising with a small bump afterwards? Is it better to promote on Stumbleupon organically?
     
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    paid is crap. 3 seconds on site with 99% bounce rate, no conversions
     
  3. bluehat23

    bluehat23 Registered Member

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    Giftguru i noticed in your other post you bought a large number of views from SU. How many did you get for free?
     
  4. mountainman

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    I didn't have much luck on paid.
     
  5. dennisyu

    dennisyu Power Member

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    Paid ads are a waste of money on stumbleupon. I forget what the minimum amount was, but i know it was gone in minutes.
     
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    erroronline14 Regular Member

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    Organic is better, but you can use the paid ads to increase your page popularity and that will give you more organic traffic later on.
     
  7. solar2010

    solar2010 BANNED BANNED

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    My choice - Organic ;)
     
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    Organic = Best deal
     
  9. bluehat23

    bluehat23 Registered Member

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    Thanks for replies. Has anyone had good experience with SU advertising?
     
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    Hagal Registered Member

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    SU ads work good if you want to boost the popularity of your URL. Then you will get organic traffic.
     
  11. OiOiOi

    OiOiOi Regular Member

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    Unpaid traffic is good, but you need to remember two things.

    1. Pick Good Categories
    2. Buy/Have some friends thumbs up your shit.
     
  12. daveguy

    daveguy Power Member

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    You have to send stumbleupon traffic to things like infographics, contests, pretty visuals. A page of text will bounce. I've used SU successfully, but I also paid a shit ton to have a nice infograph made.
     
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    lawrencelau Junior Member

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    any way to build the organic?

    other then attractive content, any other way?
     
  14. daveguy

    daveguy Power Member

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    you are completely not understanding how to use SU. There is no other way. You have to have attractive content or it won't work.
     
  15. marketinggenius

    marketinggenius Newbie

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    Stumble Upon Paid discovery is useless~ onto the next traffic source.
     
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    uniquecontent Registered Member

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    Using stumble upon wisely is a great decision. This is organic SEO which gives you conversions in long run.