Be thorough with your submissions – when submitting a story make sure you add a description and relevant tags because this will help others find your story and bookmark it. Use popular tags â€“ the tag cloud feature can help you understand what users like and what they dislike, so make sure you use it. If you notice any popular tags that are related to your story, make sure you add them. Leverage your traffic â€“ the key to getting on the popular page is to get tons of people to bookmark your story. A great way to get votes is to leverage your traffic by placing Del.icio.us buttons on your website.