Reddit Marketing

This article will go over the most basic Reddit marketing techniques, the ones for which you don’t even need to think. In most cases you’ll just have to post a link to your product/service/app/cause/crowdfunding campaign/… with a long and descriptive title, and then buy a few upvotes and comments for your threads. Especially if you’re inexperienced, these are the first Reddit marketing objectives that you should complete:

 

You can easily get DoFollow links from Reddit by posting your website in the above places, then having the posts upvoted. After a certain threshold (5 upvotes or more for subreddits of a few thousands – hopefully others don’t downvote you), the links automatically become DoFollow. The exact threashold of how many upvotes you need depends on the average vote count of the top 25 posts from Hot, on that respective subreddit (yes Reddit, we have studied you!). Links from comments can become DoFollow too.

 

More advanced and time consuming Reddit marketing techniques:

  • Link somehow to your business in ALL the relevant subreddits. For example if you’re a game developer, you might post comments and threads in /r/gamedev, /r/games, /r/gaming (12,480,009 subscribers), /r/gamedeals, /r/indiegames, /r/greenlightquality and sixty more places.
  • Discuss a business process or offer content of value on /r/entrepreneur (208,115 subscribers) and /r/business (210,073 subscribers); only disclose your website address if you’re asked to in the comment section. If no one asks you, just ask yourself from another account or buy a comment from us and we’ll ask you.
  • Discuss an aspect related to your startup on /r/startups (116,638 subscribers)
  • Post links to content from your blog in ALL the relevant subreddits (submit it any form: posts, comments or replies to top comments).
  • Buy a Reddit account and create a subreddit for your company or cause. Post regular updates, links to your blog posts, promotions, and so on.

 

All of the subscriber counts above are as of September 30, 2016.

Here’s a word of advice, pasted from the Reddit guideline on self-promotion:

You should submit from a variety of sources (a general rule of thumb is that 10% or less of your posting and conversation should link to your own content), talk to people in the comments (and not just on your own links), and generally be a good member of the community.

To avoid breaking this rule, make the posts from different accounts, or buy posts from us and we’ll make sure to not go overboard from a single account. Don’t post with your personal account, especially if you’re a novice in your understanding of Reddit, because you might get banned from a few of the subreddits where you’ve implemented our Reddit marketing ideas and tips.

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