Viral Triggers that make em feel like a heroSharing Makes Them Feel Like a Hero
When people share useful content with their friends, and especially when their friends get really excited about the content, the sharer feels like a hero. This useful content might be:
A report, video or other content that shares useful “how to” information will make people feel like a hero. This is especially true if you’ve created something new. This doesn’t need to be completely new. Even just sharing one new twist on a proven method – or teaching an old method in a new way – will be enough to make it seem new.
For example, just look at the sorts of tips and other how-to information that crosses your social media news feeds. For example, you’ll often see things such as “how to use coffee grounds to keep pests out of the garden.” People like that stuff because it takes a common item and shares a new way to use it. And people who share it feel like a hero when their friends thank them for the useful information.
A discount coupon for a popular product or service. People love getting discounts – and they also like sharing their good finds with others, because it makes them feel like a hero.
A link to enter a contest. Again, this is something that people really love, especially if the prizes are good. So, people who share contest links that their friends don’t yet know about feel like heroes.
People love sharing and receiving links to contests so much that there are entire forums and social media groups set up just for this purpose!
Now in order to make those who are doing the sharing feel like heroes, your content needs to be extraordinary in some way.