If you’re using Digg as a linkbaiting tool then you’re perceived as a villain. Everyone from Digg itself, to the community, to other self-proclaimed social media experts thinks you’re the bad guy. Even though good linkbait provides value to the community (because who doesn’t like remarkable content?), if they know you’re putting up the content in the hopes for links, then they’re automatically on defense. Because of this Digg has become very hard for marketers over the last year. It’s hard, but not impossible, and here are 10 steps that will improve your chances for success.

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