Several sources around the web (Tech Crunch and Mash Up particularly) are stating that Digg is in the middle of a downsizing crisis.
These sources contend that not only is this a product of an ecomomic crisis but that Twitter this year is outpacing Digg in immediacy and social networking capabilities. The reasoning is that Digg broadcasts to an infinite crowd where Twitter broadcasts URLS to a very specific target market of willing listeners.
So, Twitter is the way to go in social networking and internet marketing right now. Here are a few tips outlined by Atherton Bartelby at Mash Up that will help you get more followers. Or better yet, help you better understand why you have very few followers.
Social networking is the way to go.