The Anatomy of Going Viral infographic details some insider knowledge of how to make a product, service, or video campaign get the most hits possible.
Typically, viral content explodes through various Internet sharing methods, such as email and social media. Using data compiled by Single Grain, this handy guide details some tricks to ensure that content intended to make an impression online will indeed do so, and how to intentionally steer traffic to it. It also lists several campaigns that have successfully exploded in the online world for reference.
The chart details what components are necessary for a video to reach viral potential, which include pandering to content that is cute, unusual, dramatic, thought-provoking and emotional. Posting the content to the right website is also crucial and using online giants such as YouTube, reddit, digg, StumbleUpon and del.icio.us will help bolster increased traffic.
The Anatomy of Going Viral infographic also suggests that the content must be shocking in some way and have an eye-catching, infectious title to ensure the most amount of web traffic.