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Viral marketing, viral advertising, or marketing buzz are buzzwords referring to marketing techniques that use pre-existing social networks and other technologies to produce increases in brand awareness or to achieve other marketing objectives (such as product sales) through self-replicating viral processes, analogous to the spread of viruses or computer viruses (cf. internet memes and memetics). It can be delivered by word of mouth or enhanced by the network effects of the Internet and mobil...

Three Tips To Help Your Video Gain Traction Online

Three Tips To Help Your Video Gain Traction Online

How do you get your video to gain some steam once you publish it? How do you get people to care? I mean, you know it's good...but how do you get others to feel the same way? It's all about finding influencers who have the same interests as you, and learning how to talk to them.

Honda Vine Campaign Triples Twitter Engagement

Honda Vine Campaign Triples Twitter Engagement

In one of the best uses of the app we've seen so far, Honda used Vine and Twitter to talk directly to their potential customers and drum up business for their summer clearance campaign. It resulted in a significant increase in engagement and some very clever personalised videos.

Video Marketing with a Coupon Mentality: Why This Shouldn't Be the Approach

Video Marketing with a Coupon Mentality: Why This Shouldnt Be the Approach

It seems like all brands need is a "viral video" and they'll have this video thing mastered. But showing your commitment to video, and finding a way to sell without selling, and creating a relationship with your customers is way more important than driving sales for a brief period or increasing brand recognition.

Old Spice Launches Mr. Wolfdog Who Will Seduce Us With His Marketing

Old Spice Launches Mr. Wolfdog Who Will Seduce Us With His Marketing

It's been a while since we heard from Old Spice but they are back with a video campaign for their new Wild Collection. It's kinda low key, just the new Director of Marketing telling us about his role. But, give it a look, you may like it........

Video Marketing That Is Hilarious... And A Bit Scary: How Far Would You Go to Get A Free Pack of Fantastic Delites?

Video Marketing That Is Hilarious... And A Bit Scary: How Far Would You Go to Get A Free Pack of Fantastic Delites?

July has been a treasure trove of brands using video in great ways to promote their business.  Just yesterday, we were talking about Taco Bell and DC Shoes and their excellent use of video promoting content over traditional advertising.  Fantastic Delites, made by Fantastic Snacks, ...

The Top 2012 UK Viral Marketing Videos Show the Big Boys How it’s Done

The Top 2012 UK Viral Marketing Videos Show the Big Boys How it’s Done

The leading UK viral marketing videos in the first quarter of 2012 show an interesting mix of big money production and fledgling original successes – and prove that to be a major player in the viral video world doesn't necessarily require a vast budget. The most shared video ...

Keeping up with the 'Joneses': Has Corporate UK Finally Decided to Embrace Viral Video?

Keeping up with the Joneses: Has Corporate UK Finally Decided to Embrace Viral Video?

There's little doubt that compared to their counterparts in the USA, most UK corporations have been relatively slow when it comes to embracing and utilizing well-made viral video as a marketing strategy. However, I believe that the recent acquisition of UK viral video producers ST16 by ...

Online Movie Trailers For Friday, February 3: Telekinesis, Saving Whales, & Life After Harry Potter

Online Movie Trailers For Friday, February 3: Telekinesis, Saving Whales, & Life After Harry Potter

This past January was a good one for Hollywood, although it goes to show that year-over-year comparisons for specific months is a pretty short-sighted way of looking at this particular business, which entirely relies on product.  Subjective product.  And whenever Hollywood has a comparatively bad ...

After Much Consideration I Give You: The 32 Best Viral Videos Of 2011

After Much Consideration I Give You: The 32 Best Viral Videos Of 2011

Every week I watch entirely too much online video. I take the best ones that I find, and compile a weekly Friday viral video round up. And I don't want to be the only guy in the online video world that doesn't compile his own ...

Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Online - Viral Status Guaranteed

Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Online   Viral Status Guaranteed

Video game trailers are among some of the most popular branded viral videos around--just ask Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 or Battlefield 3, as both games have earned massive buzz and tens of millions of video views in just the past few months. But ...

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