What to do when a Blog Post Goes Viral. . .

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What to do when a blog post, video or pin goes viral. All the steps you should take to make sure you’re getting your bang for your buck. We spoke about Gangnam Style, Ice Bucket Challenge, Lynn Terry at Clicknewz, All the tech, social media and blog headlines that Bloggers love, need and use everyday.



Tips for when a blog post goes viral

  • Open Google Analytics Real-Time to make sure your site remains stable and be ready to take action if the traffic over-runs your site?
  • Clear Call-to-Action at the end
  • Be purposeful. Make it clear what you want the audience to do
  • Perhaps eliminate the related posts plugin and instead drive them to that one thing
  • Determine for the audience what is the next best click?
  • Know what makes you money on your site. Does it make sense to send your audience to the page that makes you money?
  • Consider why the post is going viral and make the call-to-action fit that culture
  • Consider removing the sidebar to really get them to go where you want to go
  • Can you embed a video into the post and get them to subscribe to your channel?
  • Use Rachel’s call-to-action tracker in BC Prime
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