March 23, 2019

Dot.column: What makes a video go viral?

The latest Dot.column question in Metromix Indianapolis is:

What makes a video go viral?

Other than getting the right people to find and share a video, the video needs to give people a good reason to share it. Is it entertaining? Is it funny? Is it shocking? Does it speak to viewers in some other way? If you can answer “yes” to any of those questions, then you’re part of the way there.

Ten Social Media Reads, Vol 2

Here at Watershed Studio we’re always scouring our RSS and Twitter feeds to see what’s going on in the world of technology and social media. Here’s volume 2 in nice, easy to digest, posts. Enjoy.

  1. AOL Launches SafeSocial…To Screen Your Kid’s Every Friend Posted (Katy Gathright – Social Times)
  2. 4 Ways to Make Content Go Viral in Social Media (Kyle Lacy)
  3. How Freelancers Might Use Social Media in the Future (Stephanie Marcus – Mashable)
  4. Make Shareability a Priority (Chris Brogan)
  5. Marketing Your Business through the Use of Podcasts (Gini Dietrich)
  6. 100 Ways to Measure Social Media (Pam Dyer)
  7. Social Media Parenting: Raising the Digital Generation (Matt Silverman – Mashable)
  8. 12 Ways to Market Your Event With Social Media (Rich Brooks – Social Media Examiner)
  9. Twitter And The Nine-Month Bounce (Erick Schonfeld – Tech Crunch)
  10. Winemakers shun social media grapevine (Leslie Gevirtz – Reuters)

If you have any social media reads that you’d like to suggest, please contact us or Tweet us @watershedstudio.