Thanksgiving is the busiest travel holiday. In fact, 46 million Americans are expected to travel for Thanksgiving this week. Everyone’s mostly concerned with how the weather will affect their travel, followed by content on how to find the best flight deals and dealing with travel logistics (anyone planning a long car ride with kids?). If you’re already offering this type of content on your site, you’re set. Continue reading →
Most everyone’s busy getting ready for hosting (or attending) a Thanksgiving dinner, and as always, they’re using the Web to find and share ideas. From November 1st through 13th, we saw tons of people printing online content, and as expected, sharing pie recipes. Two secret ingredients to their virality: they are all printer-friendly and have share buttons. Read on to see what those delicious recipes are! Continue reading →
The tragic news of patients being diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas (and possibly in Washington, DC) has been the talk of the web for the past month, and even more so, this past week. Every major news site and blog has been following the developments, and readers have been sharing updates on their social networks by the thousands. The hype is so big, that unfortunately, clickbait is everywhere. Basically, if Ebola is in the headline, thousands will click. Continue reading →
Jimmy Fallon is one of my most favorite comedians today. His spunky demeanor, and hilarious script-writing are just elements of what makes him so successful. But his knack for understanding what his fans love to share, makes Jimmy Fallon our vote for King of Content. Continue reading →
Content publishers all have the same goal in mind when it comes to building their website: get more followers! If done correctly, more followers can mean more loyal visitors and brand advocates of your site and content. Here are a few tips that have helped site owners grow the community around their content.
Marc Andreessen––a early pioneer of the Internet as the co-author of the first graphical web browser and co-founder of Netscape––wrote a series of tweets that culminated in a blog post explaining how he sees journalism changing, and how Internet technologies are going to facilitate the news media growing ten to one hundred times what it is today.
As the Sochi Olympics begin to wind down, we’ve seen a change in the brand sponsors generating the strongest social engagement in the past week. Domestically, Visa has taken over for largest increase in social engagement during the past week.