For some unknown reason some things go viral, think Gangnam Style, Susan Boyle, etc. I am sure you can think of some other example. For some reason, everyone seems to be talking about it for awhile.

Obviously if you think about it, this has great potential if you could consistently write content that goes viral your life would be much easier. Social media, SEO and any other traffic generation strategies would be small comparing to the potential of an article that goes viral and everyone talks about it.

Seeing the excellent potential this has it is normal that people have started to study this phenomenon, and they have found that not everything is good luck. There are some techniques to increase the chances of your content going viral.

I have being doing some research and found some exceptional resources that explain this process. I would refer anyone interested to 3 books

-Contagious: Why things catch on by Jonah Berger

-Made to stick: Why some ideas survive and others die by Chip and Dan Health

-The tipping point: How little things can make a big difference by Malcolm Gladwell

Here, I’ll try to outline the most important parts of all this, so anyone has a better chance of writing content that goes viral

I suppose I do not have to explain the great potential this has. If, you could harness this ability and write viral content with consistency you would be in for an extraordinary amount of traffic and potential revenue.

I will explain the theory behind all this, and at the end I will show you the checklist I have developed to try make my content as viral as possible.



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JIllW Premium
This is a fantastic tutorial as I am looking at going deeper into my writing to get traffic and going viral is a goal of mine. Thank you
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This last part on narrative style content : being a story teller is especially important for me. That is since you mentioned ‘scientific details and education’. I think I’ll re cast one or two examples as first person. I might have to print your guide as constant content reference .
Thankyou a member referred me here
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Very good informational article!
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awesome article
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KimAnn Premium
Thanks for the perspective, Manuel. Your article has loads of useful ideas about what to include in your content.
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I am just starting out and this article has given me a strong foundation on content writing. Thank you Manuel
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I'm going to read all of it and take action thanks .
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Thanks Manuel for this very informative article. I have learnt something and even took down some notes. All the best in your online endeavors.
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Wow, great article, the thing that caught me by surprise was at the end of you posting, give your viewers 2 or 3 tasks to do. Thanks so much.
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Kav Premium
This article has made the word viral clearer. Thanks.
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This is good, thanks
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Thank you, I am glad you like it
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nancykaye Premium
Hey Marat,
That was a great article. I'm new to the concept of viral but it sure is important. I was thinking of some examples and your 10 points appear in many.
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manuor Premium
Thank you I am glad you like it, I will try to extend the concept as I continue to research the concept
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Marat Premium
Thank you, well done!
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Thank you, I am glad you like it
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skyhigh4 Premium
WOW! This tutorial is excellent and you say English isn't your first language? Thank you for posting this. Will apply the suggestions as best as I possibly can. Can't wait to see your website. Ciao
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Thank youI am glad you found it useful
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MargaretY Premium
Thank you very much for this post, Manuel. The tips you gave are clear and helpful. I will re-read this to keep my writing focused. Bless you for sharing.
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Thank you I am glad you like it, Thank you for your kind words
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Thanks for the post that was very informative and kept me interested.
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Thank you I am glad you like it
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Great information, I do greatly appreciate it. Thanks for posting this information, it really helps and gets my mind to working.
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Thank you I am glad I could help
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SuperChip7 Premium
Good points! In songwriting we call it the hook.
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Thank you I am glad you like it
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manuor Premium
I have check all the content with the tool thys suggested me and I hope now the tutorial is better written. I am sorry for the errors and will use this tool to check any future content before I uploaded.
Thank you all.
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jwgman Premium
Thanks a lot for the article. Great tips, and I'll look for those books. Always appreciate the sharing!
Jim
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manuor Premium
Thank you I am glad you like it, they are really useful books you should check them out
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MikeyB Premium
very nice job. I have written this all down to improve my content. Excellent tutorial
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Thank you very much I am really glad you like it
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Paul Dean Premium
Great job Manuel. Lots of useful stuff to apply to articles and most other forms of writing anyone wants to get noticed. A great tutorial.
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Thank you very much I'm really glad you like it
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johnmack Premium
Thanks Manuel, very useful to have that summarizing check list to hand when writing.
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Thank you I am glad you like it
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healthywendy Premium
Good article Manuel and the typos did not worry me in the least. Hardly noticed them.
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manuor Premium
Thank you I hope they will be solved soon but I am glad they didn't bother you
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Great article Manuor...Very informative and useful information on content writing. Thanks! Looking forward to your next post.
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Thank you I am glad you like it
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skyhorse Premium
One of the horse clinicians I follow says, "First make them say wow, then they will say how?" Just like you were saying with the emotions. He triggers those emotions with showing you what an end product can look like with your horse (WOW) and then you would buy his training to learn the (HOW)
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Yes I agree emotions are a hard to get but powerful motivator if you do it rigth
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mrbill74 Premium
It's a rather lengthy read, but you present lots of great information here, Manuor. Although I chuckled at uakoko's comment, it does reinforce a valid point: we live in a visual world, and a picture striking up a guy's three-piece band will go 'viral' long before the written word. Not to say it can't be done, though.
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manuor Premium
Yes I guess now a days it is much easier to make a picture or a video go viral but I belive the lessons behind it can be aply to everything, The books I recomend are full of great examples of how it can be done to almost anything
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Bawani Naidu Premium
Thanks a lot for the above manuel.....no probs with the language..
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manuor Premium
Thank you I am glad you like it
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Excellent advice
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manuor Premium
Thank you very much I am glad you like it
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Rebbak Premium
This is a very informative tutorial with a lot of advice. Thank you.
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manuor Premium
Thank you I am glad you liked it I will try to improve it in the following days
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EAPoe Premium
That is the best written and most enlightening piece I have read in a long time! Fuggetabout the Spanish derivations! You have a fine grasp i=on the actual point of fictional literature (Books). Go for it! write one! your style is excellent!
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uakoko Premium
AMEN!
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manuor Premium
Thank you very much I am really glad you liked it
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uakoko Premium
Thank you SO much for your hard work in putting this together. It is a very valuable lesson, and, yes, I took lots of notes. When you talked about things going viral, that triggered a memory from a few years ago. It was a photo that was taken of the Queen and sitting next to her on a curb was a Scottish guy in a kilt. There was a parade or something of the sort. The poor Scot's whole three piece set was on view in the photo under his kilt. Boy, did that go VIRAL! It was forwarded back and forth over the whole country amid great hilarity! Well, maybe not in England...
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hahaha yeah thank you, it is great if you can make something go viral like that, I have being researching the topic because I belive it has great potential
Thank you for your kind words
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choppydo Premium
Great tips Manuel! I learned a lot. But ya your English could use some work but everything is understandable atleast to me.
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manuor Premium
Thank you I am glad you liked it, as I have said I will try to improve the english in the following days
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Rodriguez Premium
Good article Manuel, but I think you should have titled it "How to Write Great Content". I'm not sure how it pertains to making your articles go "viral".
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manuor Premium
Thank you I am glad you liked it, I named it how to go viral because it is meant to make the content more sharable but I will work on that
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thys Premium
Thanks for your post! With regards to your grammar/language, I think you've done a great job. However if this is something that bothers you with your writing, checkout Grammarly.com. I used the Grammarly (grammar checking software) while doing freelance writing, and it really helped me to learn grammar fast. Because the software explains the grammar errors you usually make, it's easy to learn the right way and then you start to write the right way automatically.
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manuor Premium
Thank you I am great you like the post, and thank you very much for the advice, I am just trying to make it as good as I can.
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