Ever wondered what the first ever viral video was?
Well I’m going to tell you anyway.
It did NOT go viral on Youtube (although I’m using youtube to show the video below, just easier)
In fact, it predates both Youtube AND Google.
It was published in 1996 and was spread entirely through email.
Comment here if you remember this thing.
And click play at your own risk!
The craziest part of all is that if you look at the videos that have the most views of ALL TIME, we haven’t advanced that much since 1996.
There is a lesson here, folks, you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to get viral video traffic.
But you do need to know a few simple things, which I teach in my Youtube course: