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Viral Video Nostradamus - Babies, Cats and Turtles - Will These Videos Go Viral?

It's been several weeks since our last Viral Video Nostradamus post, and another attempt at predicting viral success is long overdue.  The hope is that I can hit on at least one of these, and over time begin to have a better understanding about what ...

PopScreen To Help Monitor and Predict The Rise of Viral Videos

PopScreen, which I first wrote about last fall, is a fantastic service.  I remarked at the time that it filled a definite void for me as a video viewer—specifically in how it allowed me to keep a running list of all my favorite web videos ...

Viral Video Round Up - Time Manipulation, Candles, and Reunited Soldiers

We're back with another look at some of the week's biggest viral hits.  As always, we're hoping to learn a little something—some nugget of insight—by reverse engineering what ingredients helped each example video go viral.  This week we have a heartstrings-tugging video, another music video ...

Viral Video Round Up - Mario Stop Motion, Star Wars, and Marriage Proposals

Viral Video Round Up   Mario Stop Motion, Star Wars, and Marriage Proposals

Another week has flown by, and it's Friday again.  Which for me means that I get to research and share some of the  week's most popular viral videos with you—and, if I'm honest, that almost never feels like work.  So let's take a look at ...

Muppets, Stunts, and Illusions - Viral Video Round Up

It's time again for our weekly Viral Video Round Up series, where we analyze the very hottest viral video hits for clues about how we, too, can go viral.  We have some excellent examples this week—including a bonus forth example beyond our traditional three—and some ...

Fakes, Toddler Heroes, and Glitches - Viral Video Round Up

If there's a theme this week for the Viral Video Round Up, it's this:  Expect the unexpected.  Nearly all the videos featured in this week's study have an element of surprise to them.  Some are just shocking.  Some take a hard left turn half way ...

Hail, Ghostbusters, and A Swagger Wagon - Viral Video Round Up

It's Friday again, and time for another Viral Video Round Up, where we take apart some viral successes and dissect them for clues on how we ourselves can go viral.  Lots of good stuff this week from all kinds of content creators.  We have an ...

The New Beiber, Optical Illusions, and Star Wars Spoofs - Viral Video Round Up

It's time again to analyze some video successes from the past week and see what we can learn about what helped them get so many views.  We have a lot of great viral hits this week to discuss, mostly efforts from regular Joe's like you ...

Pranks, Explanations, and Artful Videography - Viral Video Round Up

Sometimes the major brands just have a good week with viral videos, and that's what's happened this week.  From all the success stories this week in video, a larger-than-normal number are from brands.  And I'm okay with that.  It's always nice to have a ton ...

Dancing Soldiers, How-It’s-Made and A Superstar Surprise – Viral Video Round Up

Everybody's dancing this week, or so it seems.  Our first two examples are dance-related (no, not Dancing With the Stars, just regular dancing), and there are a couple videos I chose not to feature that have gone viral recently and feature dancing.  Somewhere… the Evolution ...

Viral Video Nostradamus - Flash Mob, Baseball Prodigy and Dancing Kids

Viral Nostradamus is our companion piece to the weekly Viral Round Up articles, and takes a look at the opposite end of the viral life cycle.  The goal is to try and discover new videos that have viral potential, and predict their ability to skyrocket ...

Baseball, More IPads, and Musical Shoes - Viral Video Round Up

Hey everyone.  I'm back for another Friday look at some of the week's most shared and viewed viral hits.  This week we have some sports, some animals, and SOMETHING ELSE.  Let's not waste any more time getting to our case studies.

Viral Video Nostradamus - Star Wars, Prom Dresses and Golf Gods

This is the second installment in a series of posts where I try and predict what videos might soon go viral—a sort of companion piece to the weekly Viral Round Up, where we reverse-engineer viral success stories to see what made them work.  You can ...

iPhone App Fun, Video Games Attack, and A Freaky Voice - Viral Video Round Up

Good grief.  This is one of the best weeks for viral videos since I've been writing this weekly Round Up article.  There is so much good content to feature and reverse-engineer that I had a terrible time choosing which viral successes to feature.  Needless to ...

Viral Video Nostradamus?

This is the first of an experimental new series I'm currently calling Viral Nostradamus.  A sort of companion piece to the Friday Viral Round Up, this series takes a look at viral success from the opposite end of the process.  Rather than discussing videos that ...