We've already dived deeper into the topic of going viral. Our previous article showed you the exact steps we take to maximize the potential of our viral posts.
This article will show you 5 of the best examples of posts that went far beyond viral. It was almost impossible to miss them on Facebook at the time of their success.
You surely have your tips.
Here are our favorites.
Quotes still work like magic
Thousands of shares on Facebook in a few minutes and 3 million shares on Pinterest in a few weeks. These are the numbers that Life hack, the Page that shared this post, was really happy about at the time.
Picture lists and inspiration content won't die in the close future, that's for sure. If you want to use it, just make sure that it fits into the bigger picture of your page or company. If you are smart enough, you could create great viral posts with perfect organic reach.
The king of 2016's social media
Honestly, is there any other person who should be sitting on the throne of social media presence other than…
Donald Trump, although his main territory is Twitter, was a huge viral success anytime he occurred in the real-time voting posts that are massively successful on Facebook. Let us repeat. Massively successful.
Humor always finds its way
Has there been more successful humorous video than the one in which a lady laughs while she's wearing a mask of Chewbacca?
We doubt it.
Maybe that's why this video had so many shares, comments and was seen by millions of people in a few days. It went so far that the lady was invited to TV shows such as Ellen Degeneres and now is recognized by thousands of people. And it all started with one short video.
If you have some space for humor and it fits your strategy or your tone of voice, don't hesitate. Funny content and especially images or videos will never get boring and will drive nice amount of organic traffic.
Clever and touching marketing can still shake the world
If you have an idea for a good, emotional and touching marketing video or an image, go for it. Just, please, don't try to sell anything. People can smell it.
Creators of this beautiful video knew it. Millions of shares on Facebook resulted in huge organic traffic.
Even if you don't have the budget, create something with your own voice and take it to the public.
Breaking news - timely content is a great engine growth
We write about timely content and breaking news a lot. Facebook's algorithm supports content that is actual and that is why we recommend you to use any kind of news in your industry and share it on your Facebook Page.
Even if it is a post from the third party. But it's better to create your own content.
And here's a proof that breaking news, if actually valuable and written well, can organically boost your Facebook following.
There's no recipe for viral posts
We've already said it, but let's repeat what stays true.
There's no recipe for going viral. You can't just create something and hope it goes viral.
But what you can do is to work hard and put out authentic and valuable content that is interesting for your target audience.
We wish you good luck in your search for viral content!