Social Media Optimization round up

I keep finding a ton of cool articles about linkbait and social media optimization.

I thought I would list the best ones here to save you the trouble of finding them.

Are you Linkbaiting the right audience? by Eric Ward on
Forget ABCs – The Social Media Alphabet Is DNRS
Neil Patel on

Don?t Digg Being Dugg
Titles, Descriptions and Digg
The rise of “Made For Digg” websites
There’s More to Digg Than Meets the Eye
There is more to social media then links

Optimizing your social media – includes video of Todd Mailicoat and Neil Patel

Social Media ? Under the Microscope Some interesting data on Diggs. However, motivation seems to be to get traffic, to me that is not the goal. The goal is to get links. The traffic is inconsequential.

2007 Guide To Linkbaiting: The Year Of Widgetbait? Great post by Nick Wilson, Linkbaiter General.

Link Ninjas vs. Bait Pirates
So Long Press Release, Helloooo Social Media
Action Tracking by Referral Source & the Linkbait Bump
Some hard data on linkbaiting and social media traffic.
Search Engine Land: December 2006 Statistics Review
More data on social media traffic, this time from

Debunking ?Why do people submit their stories on digg??

Social Media Traffic Isn’t Useless
If you think it’s the traffic search media optimizers are after, you would be wrong. It’s the links.

B.L. Ochman’s 12 Tenets of Social Media Marketing

2 thoughts on “Social Media Optimization round up”

  1. They are the best posts I come across when reading up. So much stuff gets generated, it’s always useful to have stuff like this in one place.

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