StumbleUpon LogoHey, does the word StumbleUpon mean anything to you?
Our next article in our mini series on Social Media gives you the power to virtually StumbleUpon websites or web pages that you like and give them a Thumbs Up to show your appreciation and approval of content on the web!
So, how does StumbleUpon work?

Welcome to a world where stumbling is merely a step in the right direction to the next big thing!
Whoever thought that you’d be able to aimlessly click “Stumble” one day and find all sorts of interesting and relevant websites that match your search query?
StumbleUpon Toolbar
The StumbleUpon toolbar allows you to connect, meet and share:
Connect with friends and share your discoveries, meet people that have similar interests, and check out what other people are discovering.
This is no passing fad. Currently, there are over 2,541,581 “Stumblers” who are actively voting on the coolness of websites or identifying the ‘not so spiffy’ on the world wide web to help save you precious time and provide instant value for other people with similar interests who are looking for content to discover.
StumbleUpon ArtworkAccording to StumbleUpon:

You can channel surf the Internet with the StumbleUpon toolbar to find great websites, videos, photos and more based on your interests. StumbleUpon learns what you like and makes better recommendations.

You may have noticed that there is a StumbleUpon link on our blogs that allow you to Stumble pages at Sound good so far?
Let’s get to signing up now, shall we?
Just like Digg, StumbleUpon is a free website to join and use.
How do you join?

Go to
Register here
Install the StumbleUpon Toolbar
Start Stumbling!
Let us know what you think of the StumbleUpon service.
Are you a member of StumbleUpon already?

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Stephanie Ciccarelli is the Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer of Classically trained in voice, piano, violin and musical theatre, as well as a respected mentor and industry speaker, Stephanie graduated with a Bachelor of Musical Arts from the Don Wright Faculty of Music at the University of Western Ontario. Possessing a great love for imparting knowledge and empowering others, her podcast Sound Stories serves an audience that wants to achieve excellence in storytelling. Stephanie is found on the PROFIT Magazine W100 list three times (2013, 2015 and 2016), a ranking of Canada's top female entrepreneurs, and is the author of Voice Acting for Dummies®.


  1. After reading your article Peter, one might think so. Great review.
    As an avid StumbleUpon user ( registered since mid-2006 ) I asked Stephanie to include the website in her “Social Media” week. Looks like a funny coincidence.
    Having said that, perhaps Stephanie was inspired by your post?

  2. David:
    You know I’m kidding.
    With the Internet, tracking an “original” idea is darn near impossible; assuming there are really any individual ideas left in the world… but that topic delves into the existential, philosophical and possibly even metaphysical and I’m not sure I SPELLED those words right let alone try to explain them :))
    The ultimate answer I guess is that Stumble Upon had a good “marketing” that resulted in two blog posts… which is a result of the SU putting out a great product… that’s the power of referral marketing!
    Best always,
    – Peter


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