The best way to get on BuzzFeed's front page is to make something that has a high chance of going viral. Have a look at our most viral posts to get a sense of what works. Then use these tips to help you create something that is just viral as all hell.
1. Don't Just Link
Link buzzes are great for letting people know about a new site that's launching or a breaking news item, but creative images and videos have a much higher chance of getting shared and linked to. If it's something awesome that you've found, give it a bit of personal spin in your description to make it even awesomer.
2. Make Lists And Quizzes
Play around with BuzzFeed's "List" and "Quiz" buzz types. You could make a list of the Top 10 bridges that John Mayer should jump off, or a quiz that helps people find out which insufferable John Mayer song they are. Or something else. John Mayer is so annoying.
Share your posts on StumbleUpon, Facebook, Twitter, or even by e-mailing them around like in the olden days! Our Buzz robots can detect when a specific post is going viral, which will give it a high chance of reaching the front page. Sharing is caring, you guys.
5. Start A Channel
Did you know you can create your own channel on BuzzFeed in addition to (or instead of) your personal profile? You can use a channel to do a bunch of posts around a theme. Here are some of our favorite BuzzFeed channels for inspiration.