The Science of Going Viral

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The thrill of finding an amazing website is as exciting as they come. You forward the site to your friends, who in turn forward it to their friends and suddenly a viral site is born. And you're always left thoroughly entertained, but cursing yourself for not having created it first.

Sound familiar?

The formula for creating successful web content isn't easy, or we'd all be doing it. In addition to the je ne sais quoi, there's also a bit of science involved. And who better to teach the secrets to virality than Emerson Spartz, web prodigy and viral whiz with over 160 million monthly page views under his belt?

In this Dabble class you'll learn everything you need to create a site worthy of a tsunami of likes and shares, including:

-Tips, tricks and hacks for generating more viral traffic
-Why people share, or don’t share, content
-How to measure virality: understanding the “Viral Coefficient”
-The science of virality: how ideas spread through networks
-Exposing myths about virality
& more.

All students will walk away inspired to take the leap from LiveJournal blog only their mother reads to smashing internet success.

Student Reviews

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    Gregoire K.
    The Science of Going Viral

    Emerson was fantastic. I learned a lot.

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    Megan H.
    The Science of Going Viral

    Very interesting topic, and Emerson made a tricky topic make sense.

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    Tom R.
    The Science of Going Viral

    Slightly positive experience. Emerson provides great insight into some tips & tricks to becoming viral and where to find good content. However, his experience seems to be with companies with already LARGE followings and was little help to smaller companies with small followings.
    The presentation was funny, slightly unorganized, but overall helpful. Thank you.

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    Guillaume M.
    The Science of Going Viral

    Amazing class with one of the best expert on virality. The day after, I was able to apply to my business most of the tips he gave. Priceless advices, plus Emerson is a great storyteller!

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    Charles K.
    The Science of Going Viral

    An unbelievable hour and a half. Emerson stuns his audience with his insight into human behavior on and off the internet. Your time will be well spent.

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    Andrea M.
    The Science of Going Viral

    A really awesome class, I loved it! Learned a lot of things that apply to personal and professional projects. I'll definitely take another class from Emerson.

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    Nathan B.
    The Science of Going Viral

    I thought it was a great, no nonsense class that provided a lot of great tips in a short timeframe. Emerson was engaging - great to hear about his background and professional experiences as well.

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Emerson Spartz

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Emerson Spartz is best-known for founding MuggleNet, the #1 Harry Potter website, at the age of 12. He's currently CEO of Spartz Media, one of the fastest-growing companies in Chicago. The Spartz Media Network – including OMG Facts, GivesMeHope, and more – receives 10 million visitors each month, and has over 9 million followers on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. Spartz was invited by J.K. Rowling to her home for a personal interview and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, CBS Evening News, CNN, MTV, MSNBC, Fox News, and more. Spartz is a New York Times Bestselling Author and holds a degree from the University of Notre Dame.

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