Getting On Digg Is Federleezee

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People are [trying all kinds of methods]( to make the Digg homepage but it seems that Kevin Federline has just beaten them all to the punch. Today, a [story]( about Mr. Federline being offered a job at Taco Bell made the homepage and it did extremely with well over 1000 diggs. Here are a few things we all can learn about Digg from Kevin:
1. Diggers love dumb humor – there is nothing dumber or funnier than Kevin Federline getting offered a job at Taco Bell.
2. Diggers love to talk trash – one of the main reasons this post did so well is because people love to make jokes about Kevin Federline.
3. Diggers are Average Joes – obviously, most Digg users are not millionaires and they would love to see millionaires have to work just as hard as them. So relate to them and they will digg (vote) your story to the homepage.
If you want to get on the homepage of Digg, take a page out Kevin Federline’s playbook. By doing something unique and unexpected you have a greater chance of making the homepage.

Neil Patel
Neil Patel is the co-founder of KISSmetrics, an analytics provider that helps companies make better business decisions. Neil also blogs about marketing and entrepreneurship at... Read Full Bio
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  • Gnorb

    they would love to see millionaires have to work just as hard as them.
    Most millionaires do. They just don’t do it for quite as long.

  • Dawud Miracle

    It’s really interesting to watch the things that draw people’s attention. I’m always so amazed at this.

  • Zach Katkin Naples Web Design

    Great point. If you want to be successful on digg (besides offering the top diggers money , sex, and all the free avocados they can consume) it would be a good idea if you keep the digg audience and users in mind.

  • Chris

    The best way to get an article on Digg is to think of something you thought was funny when you were in the 3rd grade (passing gas, belching, or making fun of your teacher) write and article include all of these and you have a sure hit.

  • michael

    As a number #70-something Digg user (and someone whose blog has been featured on both Digg and Slashdot), I can attest to this. It’s not always the most hard hitting, journalistic industry-changing news that goes to the main page.
    Sometimes it is the least expected content.
    As Dawus points out, you can learn a lot about what excites the masses by watching Digg, slashdot, fark etc. It’s a strange world.