How Content On The Internets Go Viral

No, that’s not a spelling mistake, the “Internets” is a Bushian phrase coined several years ago by ex-President Bush: We published an article in Forbes recently about patterns we see in how stories and headlines become viral. Here are the bullet points from that piece: Be Helpful/Answer a Question Be Specific Answer Why To read […]

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April Fool’s Joke Highlights Craziness of Viral Articles

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eqm5N-aA3u0] We’ve been long-time followers of Wong Fu Productions, a production company based in California creating awesome short videos, music videos, and other fun videos that have caught fire on YouTube. Hooking Your Audience With The Headline They recently released a video above as an April Fool’s joke, but the undercurrent of the video shows […]

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Twitter Promotes Google+ Over It’s Own Platform

If you’re using Twitter you probably get weekly “what’s trending” e-mails on Twitter. These e-mails basically show you content that’s been shared over Twitter that is viral or actively being shared by your followers. We received an interesting piece of news today in this What’s Trending on Twitter e-mail:   The article seems interesting enough, […]

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President Obama Makes The Best Native Ad Ever

Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: President Barack Obama http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAFkauscKJ0 Is this perhaps the best native ad ever? President Barack Obama does an interview with Zach Galifianakis on Zach’s hilarious show Between Two Ferns. For those who have not seen the show before, Between Two Ferns is a web series where Zach interviews celebrities and essentially insults them, […]

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