Do you know how to Digg this article? It is easy enough: Go to Digg.com, get an account (only need is email) and vote for it. This is the URL:
The number of Diggs in the first 24 hours is critical for the article positioning in Digg. The most voted articles go to the top, and eventually make it to the front page, gaining lots of visibility.
However, Digg.com and the other sites using a similar engine, are very hard to tame. Most of the incoming thousand articles per hour get no diggs, and are quickly sent to nowhere land and forgotten.
The article needs to be very attractive and well written to achieve some readership.
The positive aspects is that it is FAST. You can climb from non-existance to fame in 10 minutes. And popular, because there are millions of readers that come every day to the site to check the news.
I have tried in this blog several strategies to seduce the Diggers. Or the Top Diggers, those users with good in-site reputation (sometimes called Karma), and heavy voting power. The Digg-like News Aggregators are non-democratic: some users have valuable votes, while most of them have negligible voting power.
This article uses bets, a popular way to draw public. Second only to naked girls, which was the subject of my previous post in DomainGrower.com…
So, you need to bet on How Many Diggs will This Article have 72 hours from now, this is, Saturday December 1st, at 2 PM London time.
Your votes should be Comments to this article.
You are not allowed to artificially inflate Diggs.
The winner will get 3 Digg accounts, at least 1 year old, and 10 Diggs to his/her own story.