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10 Elements of Successful Viral Videos

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While there is no sure-file recipe for successful viral videos, here are 10 elements to maximize your chances.

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10 Elements of Successful Viral Videos

  1. CAN I CREATE A VIRAL VIDEO?<br />
  2. THE SHORT ANSWER IS NO.<br />
  3. NOW THE LONG ANSWER….WHILE THERE IS NO SURE-FIRE RECIPE FOR CREATING A SUCCESSFUL VIRAL VIDEO, HERE ARE A 10 ELEMENTS OF SUCCESS TO MAXIMIZE YOUR CHANCES<br />
  4. 1Targeting needs to be baked in at the content creation stage, not tacked on during the media planning process.<br />
  5. 2HOOK THE AUDIENCE IN THE FIRST 20 SECONDS!<br />
  6. 3High news value and timing relevance increases campaign’s viral potential.<br />
  7. 4can be branded but must be worth sharing and talking about.<br />
  8. 5MUST BE UNIVERSAL . IT MUST BE ENTERTAINING TO THE MASSES.<br />
  9. 6THE COMEDY IS IN THE DIFFERENCE. CONTENT MUST BE FUNNY, AUTHENTIC AND UNEXPECTED.<br />
  10. 7ONE MEMORABLE LINE IS A MUST-HAVE FOR SOMETHING TO REALLY CATCH ON AND GO VIRAL!<br />WHERE IS THE BEEF?<br />
  11. 8INCLUDE ELEMENTS THAT ARE EASY TO DUPLICATE OR REMIX, ALLOWING VIEWERS TO MAKE THEIR OWN PARODIES AND ENGAGE WITH THE BRAND. <br />
  12. 9CREATE A COMPELLING, ATTENTION-GRABBING TITLE, RELEVANT TAGS THAT INCLUDE ALREADY WIDELY-SEARCHED KEY TERMS, AND AN INTERESTING DESCRIPTION. <br />
  13. 10SEED THE VIDEO TO INFLUENCERS, BLOGGERS AND JOURNALISTS FOR WHOM YOUR CONTENT WILL BE MOST-RELEVANT. MARKET IT VIA SEARCH AND DISPLAY ADS. <br />
  14. GOOD LUCK! <br />

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