If you look back into the record of events in the past ten years and turn up a route to the present days, it is not perplexing to discover that the social media were not as dime as a dozen as they are in the current times. Many e-commerce companies and local vendors have eventually jumped onto the wagon of various social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and many such other.Nevertheless, the self-manifested and self-labeled “Front page of Internet” hurtled into the contemporary social media society as well. One of the remarkable features of gripping the qualities of breakthrough social media sites like Reddit is the wealth of skill that is intellectually invigorating. The secret of success behind splendid performance on a platform like Reddit is to own the stage and live the role.
This is a Herald for all the desirable things to come as we have outlined this paragon in a fashion that is anything but erudite. Until you are done with the last letter of the last sentence, you are suggested to keep your back on the wall and be conscious of your tranquility.
WHAT IS REDDIT?
To all the euphoria cocooned readers, Reddit is a social networking news site bearing a resemblance to an online bulletin board. When the user participation is considered, Reddit is a shade higher than the other prominently utilized social media platforms. Users who are registered in Reddit will be able to submit data that is related to any one or more domains like books, movies, tech, music, sports, gaming. The data presented is up-voted or down-voted by the other registered users of Reddit. To vitalize niche posts, the developers of Reddit have come up with a fascinating feature called ‘Sub-Reddit.’ Users will be able to choose the niche of their choice and plume the forum with astute content.
A PEEK-A-BOO INTO THE REDDIT HUG:
The phrase ‘Slashdot effect’ has been rechristened in the present times as ‘Reddit hug’. Due to the spontaneous popularity of a registered user’s apparent on Reddit, the Internet server or an item is forced to shut down this event is coined in the Internet slang as a ‘Reddit hug’ or ‘Reddit Hug of Death’. Let us now see a case which happens to support this:
TAFT is a US-based e-commerce store that manufactures shoes and socks for men and women. Kory Stevens is the proud possessor of TAFT. A stranger who was utterly impressed with the quality of the store’s shoes posted in Reddit, the link to the reasonably priced goods at TAFT. Crossing everybody’s expectations, the sales of the TAFT’s products and pre-order of the shoes/socks soared high in less than half an hour, leaving Kory Stevens with an enormous profit of $55k+.
CONCERNS OF CARDINAL IMPORTANCE:
- Thanking the user who has spread the good word about the product.
- Addressing a few popular things.
- Making value-added communications.
- Let your co-Reddit users know that you are absurdly active on Reddit.
- Stack the odds for your thread by not posting a sales pitch.
- Post intriguing content.
- Give a catchy title to your thread.
- Create a community (Sub-Reddit).
- Provide complementary back-links to your posts.
- Conduct AMA-Ask Me Anything sessions.
So here you are with an excellent platform for digital marketing. Kudos!