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The 5 Most Important Qualities Of Viral Content

Jose Vasquez | Posted 03.16.2015 | Technology
Jose Vasquez

Getting your content to go viral is tough, but if you can land even one successful viral piece, you'll greatly enjoy the benefits for months to come.

Toward Trustworthy News: 'Lies, Damn Lies, and Viral Content'

Craig Newmark | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media
Craig Newmark

My perspective, as usual, is that I'm a news consumer, never told anyone how to fix the news, I just want news I can trust.

How An Entrepreneur Turned An Airbnb 'Sex Party' Into A Viral Hit

Inc. | Will Yakowicz | Posted 03.31.2014 | Small Business

A man walks into his apartment and finds an 20-person orgy … Sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, right? Well, it's not. It really happened ...

Taking a Selfie Has More to Do With Self Worth Than You Realize

Molly Fosco | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women
Molly Fosco

It's no secret that the Internet has fed the flame of self-indulgence and for some, humility has completely gone out the window. But what exactly is the motivation behind all this self obsession?

Content Worthy of Upping

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 03.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Savas Abadsidis

We had all hands on deck to get as many eyes on the content as possible without causing offense to the community we were trying to bring awareness to, which happens too much with social justice.

Content Marketing and PR: Making Both an Act of Service

Joseph Parker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Joseph Parker

It is impossible to create viral content. If anyone sets out to create something for the specific purpose of going "viral" then the content will be forced, fake and forgotten. Focus, instead, on creating something that serves the audience.

The 5 Attributes of Viral Content

Blake Landau | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business
Blake Landau

You don't have much time to anchor your reader. People generally don't read past the first paragraph, or watch past the first 10 seconds so start with something exciting.

The Future of Social Marketing Is the Messenger, Not the Medium

Francisco Diaz-Mitoma | Posted 02.03.2013 | Business
Francisco Diaz-Mitoma

It is no longer enough just to look at the absolute number of fans a brand has on Facebook. Anyone can purchase Facebook fans -- what matters is the amount of engagement around the brand.

Only "Fuzzy" Factors Can Predict Iconic Images, New Book Suggests

Menachem Wecker | Posted 02.24.2012 | Religion
Menachem Wecker

A Che Guevara portrait isn't necessarily going to be successful because of it's subject matter. The photograph actually needs to be greater than the competition, just like Christ's majesty doesn't mean every crucifixion is going to be great art.