Here is a good article about How To Make Your Blog Posts Go Viral
from the excellent site Mostly Blogging.
How to Get a Blog Post to Go Viral
- Write about travel or lifestyle. According to the book, those are the two most popular blog topics. If you write about one of those topics, people are more likely to read your post.
- Write about trending photos. If the photo is tagged with one of the nine most popular trends, photo posts will result in higher page views than other posts. Listed in alphabetical order those trends are Beauty, Crafts, Home Decorating, Fashion, Fitness, Food, Kids, Pets, and Travel.
- Put memes in your posts. A meme is a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc. that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by Internet users. Humor blogs do well for a reason. People love to be entertained. A meme is funny. Busy people don’t have to read an entire post to be entertained. They look at the moving picture. …. (See the original for the rest of the article)