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Why did you click this thread? What words made you click? Why did I choose to include 5 posts? Is it because I had 5 articles exactly, or is it something about th number ‘5’ that drives engagement. Discover the secrets of content creation below. Some topics Covered:
  • Headlines that cause people to click
  • Headlines that cause people to share
  • Best phrases to use
  • Worst phrases to use
  • Headline phrases that drive most engagement on Facebook
  • Worst performing headline phrases on Facebook
  • Most effective phrases that start or end headlines
  • Optimum number of words and characters to use in a headline
  • Most impactful numbers to use in headlines
  • Most engaging Twitter headline phrases
  • Differences between B2C and B2B headlines
  • Differences between different social media sights
  • Best Performing Phrases
  • Worst Performing Phrases
  • What performs best? Infographics? List Posts? Pictures? Articles?
  • What emotions cause people to share

Anyway, here are the articles:

How to Write Viral Headlines: New BuzzSumo Research

We Analyzed 100 Million Headlines. Here’s What We Learned (New Research) | BuzzSumo

5 Data Insights into the Headlines Readers Click

Harvard Business Review: The New Science of Viral Ads

Harvard Business Review: Research - The Emotions that Make Marketing Campaigns Go Viral



If you want to add any, feel free. But please make sure they’re either Academic or data-driven in nature. No generic tips articles. Evidence. Studies. Data. Analytics. Text Analysis. Stuff like that.

Bonus (since it’s not very science) What Makes Something Go Viral? The Psychology Of Virality
 
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