5 Writing Principles That Will Help Your Content Go Viral
Cast the first stone in me, those of you unwilling to create viral content that gets well shared!
And cast the second stone in me, those of you unwilling to create and publish content that gets well shared and… linked!
Eric Enge at Stone Temple claims we still need links to enhance traffic. And in the world of content shock, we have to outdo ourselves for creating something truly magical that would bring those links and shares.
In 2015, BuzzSumo analyzed one million posts and shocked us with the results: 50% of those posts got less than 8 shares, and 70% of them didn’t get links at all!
Sounds not inspiring enough, huh?
This year, they teamed up with Majestic and conducted new research to identify content types with a high potential to go viral. That’s all very fine, but…
With all those articles on the one-works-for-all recipe of content creation, we often forget about the most obvious trick to use for making this content lip-smacking.
Men of pens hear that whisper from behind their shoulders right now:
Words, pal! Use power words in your content!
With actionable tactics and formulas that have come from copywriting, you can make content go viral.
You see, reading is an effort. So, award the audience for taking that effort and reading your content. Make them love it!
Here are five writing principles that will help you move the needle and create more viral content.