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Seth Godin's Top Socially Shared Posts

Feb 11, 2016 / by Boyd Norwood

Seth Godin has a knack for being concise. Some of his posts are only a couple of lines long.

Most advice about content creation says that you can't do well with short posts. Most tout 500+ word counts as the minimum to shoot for.

And yet, without fail, each one of his posts will garner over 1,000 shares within 24 hours of being published proving that sometimes humans prefer to-the-point.

People share Seth's content so much, I decided to find out what his top 10 most shared posts are using our social footprint tool.

Post Title FB Shares FB Likes FB Comments LinkedIn Shares Google +1's Pins Total Shares
The Triumph Of Coal Marketing 2,759 2,708 3,219 1,766 0 2 10,454
Back To The Wrong School 2,719 3,663 2,233 832 0 30 9,477
The Future Of The Library 2,326 2,994 1,684 2,339 0 16 9,359
Treating People With Kindness 1,215 3,231 230 2,058 577 19 7,330
The Forever Recession 1,638 2,095 908 1,620 0 1 6,262
Reject The Tyranny Of Being Picked 1,218 2,306 514 2,009 0 17 6,064
A Legacy Of Mandela 1,263 2,339 124 1,003 358 6 5,093
Thinking About Money 1,025 1,578 245 1,060 834 47 4,789
Voting Misunderstood 1,685 1,938 982 181 0 0 4,786
Where Do Ideas Come From 1,379 2,298 437 645 0 3 4,762

Topics: Blog

Boyd Norwood

Written by Boyd Norwood

Boyd Norwood is the president of SEO.com. He came to the company as the director of search engine marketing in September of 2010 and worked with several teams and hundreds of clients since then. He has worked in the industry for 10 years. He enjoys spending time with his wife and four boys, playing ping pong and basketball, and is always up for talking about some conspiracy or another.

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