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How to Make Your Content More Shareable

The title of this infographic is really The Secret Formula for The Perfect Viral Share. I love the infographic but I’m not a fan of the name… first, I don’t believe there’s a formula. Next, I don’t believe there’s a perfect share. I believe there are a combination of factors and events that lead up to great content being shared. Some of it is just plain luck as it gets in front of the right folks who can truly expand its reach. The other factors are nicely shared in this infographic from Gryffin, an online marketing firm.

The key to creating great, shareable content is to have the right balance of ingredients. You need to appeal to the right emotions, choose the right format and length, and have the right visuals. Did you know that, although short form content is more popular among content marketers, articles between 3,000 and 10,000 words get the most shares?

The infographic walks through emotion, cognition, research, readability, visuals, a great headline, authority, influence, timing and even resurrecting older content that’s popular (a strategy we use all the time on Martech Zone). Be sure to also check out the recent infographic we shared on the 5 strategies to get your content shared.

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Douglas Karr

Douglas Karr is the founder of the Martech Zone and a recognized expert on digital transformation. Douglas has helped start several successful MarTech startups, has assisted in the due diligence of over $5 bil in Martech acquisitions and investments, and continues to launch his own platforms and services. He's a co-founder of Highbridge, a digital transformation consulting firm. Douglas is also a published author of a Dummie's guide and a business leadership book.

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  1. Great infographics with very helpful list of tips. Having visuals is very important because it is what catches people’s attention as well as posting at the right time. Wouldn’t be very useful if you have the best visuals but post at the time where there aren’t many activity. Great post!

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