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WhoIsHostingThis Released Visual Data on Creating Viral Content

By: Alyson Wyers - Published: Jul 8, 2014 • References: editorial.designtaxi and designtaxi
Wondering what it takes to make viral content? This infographic by WhoIsHostingThis offers Five Reasons Your Awesome Content Isn't Going Viral. As they point out, virality is impossible to predict. But these helpful hints should get you on your way in terms of getting your website, service or product in the minds of consumers.

People buy with their feelings, so having an emotional component is key to viral content. People also like to share interesting content with their friends, so if you wouldn't want to tell yours about it, rethink how you're telling your story. Bad timing and design are also important factors in making something internet famous. Poor distribution is also a common error, so be sure to integrate a solid social plan.