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Background on StumbleUpon

StumbleUpon is a quality website for links to be submitted, shared, and “stumbled.” The site allow its large community of users to discover, categorize, rate, and share useful websites based on your personal preferences. It is a great tool 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.

This guide breaks down creating an account, recommending content, and submitting content through StumbleUpon. Let’s get started!

How to Create An Account on StumbleUpon

Step 1. Start at StumbleUpon.com.

Step 2. Click “Start Exploring” to begin the process of signing up.

Step 3. Enter your Name, Email, Username, and Password to the best of your ability. Click “Sign Up” to continue.

Step 4. Next, enter in the confirmation code. Click “Join” to continue.

Step 5. Select at least five interests so that you can personalize your stumbles. Click “Save Interests.” This will determine the type of content you receive in your feed.

Step 6. Read the instructions on how to operate the heads up display. Click “Start” to commence using StumbleUpon!

Step 7. From here, content is generated for you to rate it relevant or irrelevant to you. You can also add some of your favorite content pieces to lists.

How to Access Your Profile Page

Step 1. On the upper right-hand corner of the page, you have access to your profile drop down list. You can manage your profile photo, view any lists you create, follow more interests etc. from this section. Click any of the first three choices to access your Profile Page.

Step 2. The profile has several ways to keep track of your comments, Likes, Followers, History, and so on. Play around with some of the mechanics to get a feel for them.

How to Submit Content to StumbleUpon

Step 1. Go to your Profile Page and click the drop down arrow next to your avatar.

Step 2. Click “Add Page.”

Step 3. Enter all the information fields necessary surrounding your link and click “Add This Page” once complete.

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UpCity members, please follow the pathway to complete this task in your UpCity account: Optimize Your Presence > Expand Your Presence > Social 102: Top Social Sites.

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