Last year, Twitter announced that they were going to shut down the API that allowed users to display Twitter share counts on their website. Before that happened, I decided to scrape social share counts from some of the most well known blogs that used content marketing to successfully grow their businesses.
I then sorted the data and took a close look at some of the articles that went viral on these blogs. Some blogs have articles that got shared over 10,000 times.
In this article, I take a closer look at some of the most shared articles on these blogs and what we can learn from their success.