fbpx
Connect with us

Entrepreneurship

YouTuber Alex Ketchum Explains How To Make A Video Go Viral Online

A viral video is when a video gains popularity online through a process of internet sharing through social media. This of course is easier said than done. Every online creator’s dream is to have their video go viral — shared by the masses and viewed by millions. A successful viral video can be the stepping stone to making it as a creator online. YouTuber Alex Ketchum believes he’s cracked the code to making a video go viral. When asking him what he believed was the formula for making a successful viral video online, he shared “having a video go viral online takes a mixture of relatability, structure, and timing. All three are equally important.” 

Alex Ketchum is a Canadian content creator who has had his YouTube videos shared by LadBible, International Business Times, VT, Right This Minute, and Unilad to name a view, with over 50+ million views across social networks. He’s had multiple videos reach viral success and believes he figured out a formula in order to make a video go viral. One of his most successful videos titled “Fixing my wall with ramen noodles” has currently been viewed over 2 million times on Facebook alone. “Right when I thought of the title for this video I knew it was going to go viral. You should know right away if it’s going to go viral or not from the title.” Said the YouTuber. 

Alex Ketchum breaks down a successful viral video into three main contributors; relatability, structure, and timing. He explains that the likelihood of a video going viral drastically increases when you give it a relatable edge. People are much more likely to share a video that they or their friends can relate to it. Next, the structure of the video needs to be well suited to the audience you are trying to attract. If your audience is younger, a faster-paced video is much more likely to catch their interest. The main and final contributor is timing. Videos focused around trends throughout pop culture drastically have a higher chance of going viral, but timing is everything. “If the idea is focused around a current trend, it’s crucially important to make sure you release your video during the correct time — this can either make or break it.” Said the YouTuber during his interview.

 It’s clear that making a video go viral online is not an easy task but the correct formula and strategy can definitely help. That being said in most cases where a video went viral online, many would say luck definitely played a key factor in it — but not always.

Sahil is a serial entrepreneur and branding specialist. He also serves as a real estate investor and business consultant. He presently serves as the owner of The Brand Castle - Specialist in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web Design & Development and more.

Advertisement Become A Crypto Expert

Join Disrupt Magazine

Become A Disrupt Contributor

Most Disruptive

Meatsmith Team Snowboard Canada Meatsmith Team Snowboard Canada
Press Release6 hours ago

Beijing 2022: Grass-Fed Beef Protein Bar Meatsmith Partners With Team Snowboard Canada

Meatsmith – Official Partner Of Team Snowboard Canada For Beijing Olympics 2022 Toronto, Ontario – Meatsmith is proud to announce...

Disrupt Prime Video2 days ago

Top 3 NFT Projects under 1 ETH | NFT Disruptors Podcast

A non-fungible token (NFT) is a non-interchangeable unit of data stored on a blockchain, a form of digital ledger. NFTs can...

NFT6 days ago

Polly Kole, The Beauty With Gifted Hands Tycoon Of NFT Sculptures

In a society full of stereotypes, people clinging to appearance and disregarding one’s achievements is the magnificent Polly Kole stunning...

News4 weeks ago

Spider Man; No Way Home’, Crushes Box Office Estimates Generating A Mammoth $253 Million In North America.

After only 3 days in the cinemas, the latest and last Spidey outing disrupted the international market as the highest-grossing...

Cryptocurrency1 month ago

Nike just bought a virtual shoe company that makes NFTs and sneakers ‘for the metaverse’

Nike, the sportswear mogul, recently stunned the globe as it moved into the realm of the metaverse industry and blockchain...

QR code screenshot QR code screenshot
Diversity in Tech1 month ago

BTC did 62% more in transactions than PayPal this year

MasterCard and Visa have always topped as the runaway leaders; however, Bitcoin’s Lightning Network will soon disrupt this norm. Starting...

high angle photo of person holding turned on smartphone with tall buildings background high angle photo of person holding turned on smartphone with tall buildings background
Social Media2 months ago

How to Organically Grow Your Social Media Following In 2022

Instagram On Instagram, use Reels to reach new audiences and grow – find popular sounds and use them in your...

gold-colored Bitcoin gold-colored Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency2 months ago

Julio Domenech On How Banks Can Engage In Bitcoin in 2022

As cryptocurrency continues to become a popular trend in the US, many people are looking for an opportunity to participate...

Diversity in Tech3 months ago

Microsoft Teams, Incorporating New 3D Avatars And Virtual Meeting Spaces Before Mid 2022

Microsoft Mesh has always led as the future of Microsoft Teams meetings. However, Meta, the newly launched Facebook company, is...

Health + Fitness3 months ago

Stephen Campolo – How A Former Fat Kid Transformed His Body And Is Now Helping Others Do The Same

UPDATE: During a recent interview with Yahoo! News, Stephen revealed that he will be speaking at the next Disrupt Puerto...

Trending

Copyright © 2020 Disrupt ™ Magazine - Disrupt is a Minority Owned Privately Held Company

Disrupt ™ is the voice of Latino entrepreneurs around the world. We are part of a global movement to increase diversity in the technology industry and we are focused on using entrepreneurship to grow new economies in underserved communities around the world. We enable millennials to become what they want to become in life by learning new skills and leveraging the power of the digital economy. We are living proof that all you need to succeed in this new economy is a landing page and a dream. Disrupt tells the stories of the world top entrepreneurs, developers, creators, and digital marketers and help empower them to teach others the skills they used to grow their careers, chase their passions and create financial freedom for themselves, their families, and their lives, all while living out their true purpose. We recognize the fact that most young people are opting to skip college in exchange for entrepreneurship and real-life experience. This Podcast was designed to give them a taste of that.