10 things that will get you up there on Digg front page

(1) Hack the accounts of the top guys out there (2) Come out first with the news (don't always guarantee success) (3) Have an American Bias or write for America (4) Include figures in your title (5) Make friends on Digg and ask them to digg for you (6) Don't be objective and be superficial (7)Digg what's not yours (8) Don't digg from the same source (9) Get Kevin Rose to blog on your digg (10) Make your titles very short (11) Write Cryptic.

If you want to get more stats from the top 150 articles from Digg, see the "Top 150 Digg stories of 2006 tortured - loads of figures"