Creating a video that goes viral and racks up millions of views is the ultimate goal of nearly every person who uploads a video onto the internet. With millions of new videos added daily,Guest Posting the competition is fierce and generating views is no longer just a matter of simple luck. Here are a few tips that will encourage web-users to share your video and help it “go viral”.
Lets begin looking at some viral videos that have become highly successful without a large budget or brand name behind them. Firstly, the ‘Facebook Song’ made by Rhett and Link. This dynamic duo made a song about their obsessiveness with the social networking giant Facebook. This catchy and original song eventually led to the pair’s online fame, which includes their own paid web video series, high sales in Rhett and Link merchandise as well as televised adverts on channels such as Aljazeera.((Secondly “Take Me Out” by Atomic Tom, a newly released viral video, which was recorded on an search iPhone, showing the band Atomic Tom performing one of their songs live on a tube train, using only musical search iPhone applications. This video generated an astounding amount of views on the very first day it was uploaded to YouTube and has since delivered a huge amount of press, a new fan base and a potential record deal.
Now of course, both of these videos enjoyed a certain amount of luck in attaining Internet fame, but both of these videos had several key text to video factors that contributed to their popularity, such as short and snappy titles; a lot of YouTube users think that shoving as many key words in a title will generate views. This is completely the wrong way to do things.
(I have found several video creator’s who seem to think that inserting hundreds of keywords will generate views. What this actually does is generate a lot of spam-styled videos, which ultimately amount to a very low view count. The reason being is that people are searching for something in particular and they want to find a video showing just that. They are not interested in a random video, which holds no relevance to the keyword they are searching for.
So, now that you have a rough idea of a few strategies that work, let’s delve deeper into a few tips every video creator should think about implementing. ((Title((Keep it short and concise. Make sure it sounds original and describes exactly what the video is. A good example of a very popular video is titled ‘Surprised Kitty’. The title says it all, it is simply a kitten being tickled and surprised. The success comes as people are looking for, or interested in, kitten-related videos; and this delivers exactly that.