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Share your designs on social media

If you are looking for a quick and easy way to get more people looking at your designs, an effective way to direct traffic towards your pages are with social bookmarking aggregators such as StumbleUpon, Digg, Reddit, Delicious, Facebook and Twitter.

For example, at about 8:15 pm today I submitted Dizingof's Kitchen Stand for iPad to StumbleUpon and by 10pm the page has had 62 views.

This alone is enough to drive traffic to your shop, but if you did the same thing with every object in your shop you could conceivably build up quite a lot of visitors (and hopefully sales). It is important to tag the page appropriately otherwise you will simply be bringing the wrong people onto your pages. By tagging your page you also make it easier for others to tag that they also like the site, and thereby raising your popularity and ranking.

To take this a step further I then submitted the same page of the Kitchen Stand for iPad to a design blog and again submitted this blog entry to StumbleUpon, this now creates a secondary and tertiary bookmark back to the original design creating a kind of triangulation.

Within 2 hours this blog (by StumbleUpon alone) has exposed the design to another 45 people.I have seen pages get over 3500 hits in a week using this method, not every time, but enough to make it worth trying.