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Yahoo Buzz

Yahoo Buzz went public this week, the launch was much anticipated by a lot of blog publishers to leverage the strength of Yahoo’s traffic. 

The benefit is that top buzz stories are linked from the Yahoo home page which gets tons of traffic on the story. When those stories hit the Yahoo home page there is a good chance that the site linked will have a record day in traffic.

Yahoo released some data when the application was in the beta stage.

Yahoo sent 16 million visitors to outside sites in the first two weeks and they’ve gathered data from some of the linked partners as below

– Salon.com said they received 1 million uniques that day the most in 12 years since the site was launched.

– US Magazine was linked from Yahoo on February 27, and had the second highest traffic day ever. 32% of visits that day came from the Yahoo home page.

– Huffington Post received 800,000 unique visitors from a Yahoo-linked story

-Smoking Gun, Portfolio.com, Dallas Morning News and Imaginova all reported significant traffic increases after links from the Yahoo home page.

-Sugar, Inc. sites have had nearly 1.8 million unique visitors sent from five different Buzz stories on the Yahoo home page

This application has potential to increase traffic for bloggers on their site. Reviews across the web compare the application to have more potential than Digg.

Download the Yahoo Buzz plugin and get set to see a growth in your traffic.

 Buzz up this post for fellow bloggers.

Article by ZK

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  • Rajaram August 26, 2008, 3:17 pm

    Nice plug in ..BUZZed It :) thanks

  • Vicky Dangi August 26, 2008, 3:41 pm

    Downloaded and Buzzed

  • adda4u quality web directory August 26, 2008, 10:36 pm

    I saw the plug in but i don’t know the advantages …Thanks for the updated information ..

    Good luck

  • Online Dividends August 27, 2008, 7:14 am

    That would be a great way to find more traffic for really good articles.

    Thanks a lot for the heads up!

    Online Dividends

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  • A. Dawn August 28, 2008, 8:51 pm

    I had this plug-in on my site but never used it. I just buzzed two articles after reading your post. Thanks.

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  • Phoenix Crime Scene Cleanup September 14, 2008, 12:52 pm

    Your post makes one think! Great article. Thanks for allowing me to comment!

  • ZK@WebTrafficROI September 14, 2008, 1:32 pm

    Hi A.Dawn : Thanks for buzzing this :)

  • ZK@WebTrafficROI September 14, 2008, 1:34 pm

    Hi Phoenix Crime Scene Cleanup : Thanks for commenting :)

  • Rapid Application Development June 17, 2009, 3:07 am

    By mistake is got into a Yahoo Buzz account. I dont need it. Now i want to delete it or get out of it. But i dont know how. Can any one help me?
    .-= Rapid Application Development´s last blog ..Hello world! =-.

  • Philip@Chicago Hair Salon July 21, 2009, 8:51 am

    That is sweet. What steps do you have to take to get a story published on the first page of yahoo? I have to imagine they are very selective with who they choose.