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Why content goes viral

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Here are 10 ingredients that will help increase the shareability of your content:

Why Content Goes Viral: What Analyzing 100 Millions Articles Taught Us.
1. Long form content gets more social shares than short form content.
2. Having at least one image in your post leads to more Facebook shares.
3. Having at least one image in your post leads to more Twitter shares.
4. Invoke awe, laughter, or amusement. Appeal to people’s narcissistic side.
5. People love to share lists and infographics.
6. 10 is the magic number for lists.
7. People tend to share content that looks trustworthy.
8. Getting one extra influencer to share your article has a multiplier effect.
9. Repromote your old content on a regular basis.
10. The best day overall to publish content for social shares is Tuesday.


http://okdork.com/2014/04/21/why-content-goes-viral-what-analyzing-100-millions-articles-taught-us

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Why content goes viral

  1. 1. Why Content Goes Viral: What Analyzing 100 Million Articles Taught Us
  2. 2. 1. Long form content gets more social shares than shor form content.
  3. 3. 2. Having at least one image in your posts leads to more Facebook shares.
  4. 4. 3. Having at least one image in your posts leads to more Twitter shares.
  5. 5. 4. Invoke Awe, Laughter, or Amusement
  6. 6. Popular Emotions
  7. 7. 5. People love to share lists and infographics.
  8. 8. 6. 10 is the magic number for lists.
  9. 9. 7. People tend to share content that looks trustworthy
  10. 10. 8. Getting one extra influencer to share your article has a multiplier effect.
  11. 11. 9. Repromote your old content on a regular basis.
  12. 12. 9. Tuesday is the best day to publish content for social shares.
  13. 13. Why Content Goes Viral: What Analyzing 100 Million Articles Taught Us OkDork.com/Viral

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