Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Stumble Upon????

O.K., so being a newbie...I am always looking for easy ways to get more traffic to the ole blog, with out buying  views...(who has the money for that) and spending every day all day doing Link parties ( I wouldn't have time to paint anything)
One of the new sites I heard about is Stumble Upon. It gives readers (think addictions like Pinterest and Craftgawker) more things to distract them from laundry or cleaning the house...:)
To get people to STUMBLE you need to add a STUMBLE button to your page.....GULP.......CRAP!!!,  that means more HTML code.....That right there gives me nightmares. Well guess what?  They give you the information right there on there page. Hit this Button...http://www.stumbleupon.com/badges/ and it will take you to the page to copy the code and add to your blog.
They even tell you the secret "CONTROL F" code to find the HTML you were looking for. No more searching and reading through all that code to find one little line.  I hit Control F on my Edit Template page ....copy and pasted the code and hit highlight all and scrolled until I found it!!! BINGO....added the code and now the button is on EVERY POST!!! GENIUS!!!
I hope this helped you as much as it helped me.....MERRY CHRISTMAS....this is all your getting so deal with it.....LOL!!!
I hope you have a BEAUTIFUL day and Stumble upon many other good things.

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

I just added it to mine too! Thanks so much for the tip! :)

Rachelle @ Adventures in Creating said...

Great tip! I'm going to try it out now.

Kathe said...

I had one of my posts get stumbled. My views shot up to over 900 in a matter of minutes! It was craaazy! I thought I had been hacked or something LOL! She had a bunch of stumble upon followers and they all checked the post out.
I found you via youaretalkingtoomuch on FB. Now following :)

Rhissanna said...

Wow! THANK YOU!!!! Yes, I have one. I'd never have done it without you!

chel wakley said...

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Melanie @ bear rabbit bear said...

Thanks for sharing this! Thanks so much for linking up to Things I’ve Done Thursday!!

Melanie
Sew Rugged @ bear rabbit bear
bearrabbitbear.blogspot.com

WhyCuzICan said...

Hi Karin,

OK, I'm gonna give it a shot too (monkey see monkey do!). Have placed it on my page (code) but will have to read up on how all this works overall. Let us know how it's working fo ryou. That's neat about the commenter with ALLLLL those hits!

Smiles,
Suzanne in NW Illinois

ginger @ literally inspired said...

I am still trying to figure out stumble upon too. This helps, thanks for sharing. Thanks for linking up to my party. I hope you come back again.

Ginger

Trish said...

Just added it to my posts! Thanks for sharing at Taking A Timeout Thursday. Just wanted to let you know that you're being featured at this week's party!

-Trish @ Mom On Timeout
http://www.MomOnTimeout.com