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James Duthie tries to answer the question... Is social media traffic misrepresented by grouping traffic from all networks together?
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from onreact 2254 Days ago #
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Great post James as always there are some factors you left out here though. For instance the writing style and some of the categories on SU and the kinds of friends you have there. So this comparison is not really represantitive of overall SU traffic "quality". The tendency is right but there can be a lot done to optimize the StumbleUpon results.

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from tamar 2253 Days ago #
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Tad, that’s a good idea for a [guest] post ;)

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from yojpotter2 2253 Days ago #
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I would go for niche social sites..the traffic is more targeted so the chances of having a conversion is also greater.

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from JamesDuthie 2253 Days ago #
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You are indeed right Tad. In fact, Gab and I have discussed the results privately and came to the conclusion that writing style was the key reason for the discrepancy in SU traffic quality between our blogs.

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from onreact 2248 Days ago #
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tamar: :-)yoj: True, that’s why Sphinn is priceless.James: SU has many variables. Basically almost every post of mine has been submitted for at least 10 months so I see plenty of inconsistencies and random (human) factors.

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