The presentation looks at the 10.000 most successful posts on the Reddit.com website over the last 3 years. And shows that there are many things to consider before posting. And maybe even learn a little. But most of all have fun!
What we looked at We
analyzed the top 10k most successful posts on Reddit over the last 3 Years. Successful as in how many upvotes they got. Which is NOT all the things – we know but more than you have probably ever looked at.
When to post?So lets first
find out what isthe best month to post on RedditSure that is a little silly cause who could wait to post apicture of a cute kidden farting rainbows for a whole yearto maximize karma gained. Well karma-whores probablywould
Month number of top 10k
posts distribution / month number of top 10k postsJan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
The Chart shows the time
of the post in UST so you will have to adjust to match your local time. But in UST the perfect time is 4pm.Rage Character does not work here but Ireally love him – so deal with it.
Based on the 10k most
popular posts on Reddit the idealpost would be an image hosted on imgur.com funny subreddit at 4 pmposted in the USTon a Thursday in June.
Size length does matter! Successful
posts have 30% longer titles than random test set titles 54,33 average chars in title @ random set +10k submissions vs 77,10 in top +10k submissions. So be descriptive in your title.
Thanks for making it all
the way... Have a Kidden! Want more? Follow me on twitter @babasave And there is one more slide...
Bonus roundTIL: Kurt Cobain killed
himself one monthafter Justin Bieber was born.Just like all the „facts“ on the former slides it is about correlationnot causation. Kurt didn‘t kill himself because of Justin just likeposting in June does not help you get more upvotes. Just remember thatnumbers more often than not aren‘t as „truthful“ as they might seem tobe. But most of you sure will have had their doubts along the way. Goodfor you! As numbers are out there to fool you If you liked the slides please share them http://slidesha.re/MjBWnX Thanks, Frank