Facebook – Pinterest – Twitter – Google Plus – All these four social media platforms are most popular and all most every person knows about all those platforms. But have you ever used StumbleUpon? Many of you are not familiar to StumbleUpon but do you know that a big percentage of your potential readers are active on StumbleUpon?
Users of StumbleUpon basically prefer to read detailed texts, they keep updating themselves by reading articles in more organized manner and also in less time. StumbleUpon helps them to find useful information, articles, posts of their interest where they can express their liking or disliking and even follow certain users who share or stumble similar articles.
Once you set your interest to stumble then it will help you with many similar articles. So you can understand you will lose such valued readers if you are not on StumbleUpon.
Particularly if you are a food blogger then you should not ignore StumbleUpon because
- Once you start stumbling you will find various blogs in your niche some of those are definitely not authority blogs, those are not even getting huge traffic but those have every potential to grow fast. Actually, StumbleUpon is a social media platform for those who love to read posts in detail. So such habit may help you to develop better writing skill, generate new ideas to write posts.
- If you are a food blogger then it is not enough that you are sharing excellent recipes every week, rather nowadays you need to think beyond a so called food blog and cover some more topics related to food and if you have realized this then there is no better platform where you can get more fresh ideas than this StumbleUpon.
- Add all your web pages multiple times to Stumble-Upon and also do not forget to like/dislike other pages on StumbleUpon, start following some of them every day. Make these tasks routine works. I believe you will definitely get decent amount traffic to your blog from there.
If you are new to this social media platform then, Create Account – Complete your profile – Select interest – Add your blog posts – Stumble pages and like pages daily – Follow other users – Get followers and traffic in return – Keep doing so. There are tens of thousand sites available across the globe related to food/cooking. So I believe today food blogging is most competitive niche and getting traffic to your food blog is no longer an easy task. So generating new content ideas, explore other untapped topics related to food are indispensable. So StumbleUpon is not just another social media platform (Backbencher’s method to increase food blog traffic) to promote your food blog, I believe it is survival trick for every blogger including food blogger like us.