Darren Rowse responds to suggestions that traffic gained from being on Digg is fleeting and not long-term. He offers some excellent insights as to how Digg can benefit a blog’s traffic.
Here’s Darren’s observation of how the Digg effect increases his long-term traffic.
I’ve certainly seen the same effect with my own blog’s traffic, with a roughly 10% increase in daily traffic after the two instances this blog has been on Digg’s front page.
If you’ve experienced the “Digg effect”, did any of the visitors stick around for the long-term?