Reddit: take the plunge!

imgresReddit. It’s probably something you’ve heard reference to many times over the past few years and, if you’re like me, you’ve visited the site many times and simply gone “Good God, that that’s the ugliest site I’ve ever seen” and given up even trying to figure it out. Or perhaps you’ve heard nothing more than it’s a cesspool of filth.

I’m here to tell you that, after finally giving it a serious chance, I’ve realized that Reddit is one of the most useful resources on the web. (Very) simply put, Reddit is a bulletin board with the added, entirely optional, function of “upvoting” or “downvoting” individual posts based on how good they are (anybody remember digg.com?). That’s basically it.

With that in mind, here are some suggestions to help you get off the ground:

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