Viral articles are word of mouth worthy, and will grow your site more so than any other kind of content. Creating word-of-mouth worthy content won’t bore your readers because what’s worth talking about is, in most cases, high quality. This is well know fact, accepted by every school of thought.
As long as you explore a variety of possibilities for virality, working on viral posts is one of the best ways to grow your site.
- Assemble one sentence/paragraph answers to a question you ask key figures across your niche.
- Create a time spectacle: create content non-stop over a designated period of time (8hrs, 24hrs?).
- Write a review of the redesign of a popular blog/website in your niche. Everyone has an opinion on redesigns and will appreciate someone laying out some of their own thoughts.
- Assemble a directory of great interviews conducted with prominent/interesting figures in your niche. More