Have you ever dreamed of writing that perfect blog post that will be read and shared by thousands of people?
I did too one day.
I bet there isn't a blogger who hasn't dreamed of it ones.
I'll show you how to make that dream come true a bit further down…
If you're new to blogging, you'll definitely get to learn something new from this post, but here I offer a little bit for everyone, beginners to advanced.
First, what is a viral post
Before we get into creating a viral blog post, let's know what actually a viral blog post is?
The simple definition of a viral blog post for us blogger goes something like, “A viral blog post is one of the post from your blog that gets read and shared more than the other posts on your blog”. It's as simple as that.
How to create a VIRAL blog post?
You spent hours in searching a sexy topic in your niche, pursue the perfect headline, and start creating an epic content.
But, somehow you fail at creating a viral blog post and your post doesn't get that readers, tweets and shares It deserved.
Raise your hand If you did your best and followed every step carefully and have not created a viral blog post.
So what you need to do to REALLY create a viral blog post? Below are the few steps you can use to create a viral blog post today.
1. Find a sexy topic:
The first step to creating a viral blog post is to find a trending topic in your niche to write about.
The best way to find a trending topic that people would love to read is to read other blogs in your niche and take notes of which topics are getting the most reads, comments and shares.
Be open-minded and lookout for new topics in your niche. This will give a good indication of what your audience wants to read and share.
2. Craft an attention grabby headline:
If the headline of your post isn't attention grabby, than there's no chance your post will go viral.
You need to know how important the headline is and spend few minutes in crafting and treating the headline as one of the most important part of a post after writing.
Your headline need to be compact and short, but convey the message like a brief advertisement. That is the stamina readers have when they scan blogs for information.
Try to come up with what you want to say in your title in first FIVE words. If you can't do that, than your post will go nowhere.
3. Get the right people to read your post:
Writing about a trending topic, crafting a perfect headline, and writing an epic shit are of course vital for creating a viral blog post.
But one of thing that you're missing is: Relationship!
Yup, in order to get your post to go viral, It needs to be seen by the right people who are interested in what you write about.
Try to be everywhere, build social proof and trust, make your readers enjoy your post. And finally ask them to tweet, like and comment in your post.
4. Find a top blog in your niche to guest post to:
Ones you've done all the steps above, find a top you're in your niche to guest post to.
For this process to work correctly, time your post and make your post go live around the same time with your guest post. This way you'll get a ton of new visitors to your blog coming from your guest post, and the chances of your post to go viral will increase even more.
5. Make your post as helpful as possible:
No matter how sexy the topic of your post is, you need to make sure that your post is aimed at solving specific problems or producing information that people are interested in reading.
You need to care your readers because in reality your blog is all about them, It's not about you because without your readers, your blog would be a lonely place.
Provide as much detail, tips and advice in your post as possible to really BLOW people away powerful information that the can use themselves.
6. Respond to every comment:
Responding to every comment is one of the best ways to build relationship with your readers, and It's absolutely vital that you treat every person that bothers to leave comment on your blog like a GOLD, because It makes them love your blog.
When you respond to every comment on your blog and answer to the question of your readers, they'll be encouraged to come back to your blog and share the post with their friends which is the main goal here.
Those are 7 surefire ways to spice up your blog post, but It's not easy to execute. You need to know deep down that your content deserves to get read on a consistent basis, so don't just fill it away after reading the post.
By following the steps above, you're going to give your next blog post a fighting chance to go viral.
Now post a comment below and tell me how do you create a viral blog post? Or what process do you use to create a viral blog post?
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