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Background on Digg

Digg is a quality website for users to post content, vote on links, and publish comments. The site allow its large community of users to discover, categorize and share useful articles and content on the web. They are great tools to promote yourself as an authority by sharing relevant information and eventually promoting information about your business. This sharing activity elevates your online visibility and overall relevancy.

Digg has certainly changed from the site it used to be. It’s less of a community site, and it’s more of a place to find and share content. While it’s no longer as connected as it was previously, it still serves as a great place you can use to curate content for your blog.

Click this link for more information on the features of Digg, and here to access your old archives if you were previously a member.

How To Create an Account on Digg

Step 1. Start at Digg.com.

Step 2. On the upper right-hand corner, click “Sign In.”

Step 3. Sign in with the social network of your choice and follow the steps on-screen.

Step 4. Once you complete this process, you should be signed up.

How to Submit a Link to Digg

Step 1. Go to the bottom of the page and click “Submit a Link.”

Step 2. Here, you’ll be able to submit a website or article to Digg. Copy and paste a link to your article and hit “Submit.”

Best Practices for Digg

  • You can search for relevant articles using the search bar at the top right-hand corner of the window.

  • Consider selecting a specific article of yours or a blog post featured on your site, as well as a few other useful websites or specific articles in your industry. With this strategy, other users will find your account’s other links valuable.

  • If you post an article or blog post that’s featured on your website, this would ensure the link will stay live. We’re starting to see more and more that Digg will remove it if the link simply goes to a business website.

  • Click to view the FAQ for more information on Digg.

UpCity members, please follow the pathway to complete this task in your UpCity account: Become an Authority > Become an Authority Basics > Social Networking 101: Join the Conversation.