Louie Baur:How To Be a Power Digger

photo credit: i eated a cookie Ok, I have my Digg account, now what do I do? Get an Avatar! It is so lame when people don’t take the time to put avatars on social media sites. That would be step number 1. Then, hunt down a few diggers that you like because of the content they submit and digg and comment on their submissions. RSSfeed their submissions and stick on them like a pig on shit. The whole point to Digg, is digging so you need to build a network of people that Digg. Typically, active submitters are also active diggers. If you plan on becoming an active submitter then you will need the help of other active submitters. So, you have picked out 15-20 people to start with. I am sure you probably think “damn I just need to add MrBabyman and all his mutual friends.” They must be active.” Well, this is the typical noobie way to go and if you post up on MrBabyman and all his friends with no avatar and you have dugg 25 stories and made 2 comments nobody is going to take you seriously. Remember, a lot of the active submitters have been doing this for years and have promoted stories to the front page hundreds or even thousands of times. They have also spent hours per day (like 4 on...

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