The Perfect Digg Bait

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The other day I was browsing the Digg homepage and noticed something really weird. It seems Craigslist made the homepage for an article that was about “[why geeks and nerds make the best boyfriends](http://www.craigslist.org/about/best/sfo/66795671.html)” and to top it off it did really well.

The date shows this article was written on April 3, 2005 so it is probably safe to say that it is not “digg bait” and it was written for fun. The article contains no sales pitch and seems like it was written by a geek. The important thing to take from this is that if random stories such as ones from Craigslist or ones about [Kevin Federline](http://www.pronetadvertising.com/articles/getting-on-digg-is-federleezee.html) can make the Digg homepage, then you can too with a little creativity.

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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