Most marketing experts realize that shareable content is your gateway to success in content marketing. If you can get your users to share your content regularly, or in high enough volume, you’ll gain access to 1000’s of new potential followers, earn tons of referral traffic, and gain permanent links that boost your website’s potential to rank higher in Google searches.
But what makes a piece of content “shareable” in the first place? Logic would dictate that there are certain qualities that shareable pieces have in common, and if they do, it should be possible to replicate those qualities in your own work.
So what makes people want to share content with others on social media, and how can you use this to your advantage?
Videos, quizzes, and list-based articles tend to get more shares than other types of content, possibly because they’re relatively quick and easy to digest. Read more…