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  • http://www.GeeksPerHr.com GeeksPerHr.com

    Amazing tips.. will definitely be using them for my articles on how to outsource web projects, how to find reliable and qualified professional web developer that I have recently written on my website blog at GeeksPerHr.com

    Thanks
    Sudesh

  • http://www.ferreemoney.com/ Neil Ferree

    You’re right Jeff, Quora is Gold so long as your commentary is factual and backed up with strong social empirical stats and/or case studies / white papers.

  • http://kimanziconstable.com/ kimanzi constable

    These are solid tips for a viral post. My editor said this about a post going viral “It’s like a forest fire. If it’s soggy wet (no interest out there) it won’t catch. And if the trees are too far apart it won’t spread. BUT when it’s relevant AND you have overlapping audiences it goes BOOM!” I just had my first post go viral. It was originally posted on the Huffington Post and reposted on the Good Men Project. http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/7-choices-youll-regret-at-the-end-of-your-life-dg/

  • http://josephrathjen.wordpress.com/ Joseph E. Rathjen

    The one post that gets the most attention on my blog (dozens of hits each day) is the one about toilet paper mounting (http://wp.me/p3nLra-bk.) I think sometimes the odd and the unusual cause a “must click on” trigger in people that they can’t resist. If it’s strange, hits somewhere near home, and is debatable – you have a winner.

    All great tips!

  • http://lukeguy.com/ Luke Guy

    It’s hard to write post full of answers if you don’t know the question. That’s why it’s good to do the research! Great stuff

  • http://www.bloggingfromparadise.com/ Ryan Biddulph

    Hi Jessica,

    The headline really draws people in quickly, or turns them off. Loving these tips.

    I spend real time thinking through my headlines because the headlines make or break the post. You can create the most compelling story but if your headline doesn’t deliver you’ll turn off most readers, lose clicks, and lose traffic.

    If you craft an intriguing, fascinating headline so many more folks will click through to your article and read it.

    Of course you must follow up with a super helpful, practical article to back up the headline. On the whole, viral articles are epic. They really kick butt. But more than that, they go way above and beyond on the word count.

    I’m aiming for 2500 to 3000 words for each post these days because I know people want resource, not light filler.

    Thanks Jessica, this post rocks.

    Tweeting in a bit.

    Ryan

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