I’ve gotten small boosts of traffic cause of stumbleupon. How did i do this? Well my first stumble was done by a visitor. I didn’t even know my humble blog could get stumbled. It brought me around 130 unique visitors. Stumble doesn’t bring in quality traffic, but it does bring traffic. For a new blog, quality traffic isn’t that important. You first want to pad your stats and traffic, any traffic will give you a nice boost. It’ll also give you the energy to keep working on your site.
When i got my first stumble, i didn’t know how it happened. So i researched cause i knew i wanted to get in on this action. An easy way to get some stumble traffic is by stumbling yourself. Set up a Stumbleupon account and start stumbling yourself. Review your blog and review each individual blog post. It’s a simple way to drive traffic to your blog. I do this for bloggernoob and i do it for a few of my other blogs.
How do i know this will work for a new blog? Cause i tried it on a new blog i just set up. This new blog had only a few posts and traffic in the 2-7 unique visitors/day range. But when stumbled that blog, i got around 120 new visitors in one day. Of course the traffic died the next day, but that boost was all free and something i will up my stats.