Here’s Why Some Content Goes Viral

by Eric Enge
Most people assume that viral content is a matter of luck. Luck can play a part. Sometimes a piece of content happens to coincide with a relevant news event or it happens to get in front of the right influencers, and zoom, off it goes. But in reality, there are certain commonalities that most viral content has, factors that make it more likely to go viral.Read the full article

Here's Why Some Content Goes Viral

Most people assume that viral content is a matter of luck. Luck can play a part. Sometimes a piece of content happens to coincide with a relevant news event or it happens to get in front of the right influencers, and zoom, off it goes. But in reality, there are certain commonalities that most viral content has, factors that make it more likely to go viral. In this episode of Here’s Why, Mark and Eric discuss the commonalities of viral content and suggest ways that you can use them to your advantage. Expecting every piece of content to go viral may be a bit unrealistic, but it sure is great when it does! Links Mentioned: http://buzzsumo.com/ http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/scientists-earth-endangered-by-new-strain-of-fact-resistant-humans http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/01/11/travel/52-places-to-go-in-2015.html?_r=0 https://www.stonetemple.com/twitter-engagement-umasked http://toyland.gizmodo.com/this-site-will-make-a-stuffed-animal-clone-of-your-pet-1683482767 http://buzzsumo.com/blog/go-viral-lessons-shared-content-2015 http://stonet.co/HeresWhyArchive