Viral Video Marketing

Viral Video Marketing – Learn tips to make your videos go viral and read about successful viral video marketing campaigns. News and insights into viral video marketing campaigns, techniques for viral video seeding, and check out some of our more favorite viral video clips.

Skittles Lets You Decide Which Figurine Dies in Latest Wacky Ad

Skittles Lets You Decide Which Figurine Dies in Latest Wacky Ad

Skittles’ new ad, called “Skittles Figurines,” has people choose which figurine they want to get smashed after the first one produces mountains of Skittles. YouTube’s Choose-Your-Own-Adventure landscape using annotations can make ads fun and interactive.

GM Is Still Stuck in First Gear: The Sorry State of Marketing Cars with Social Video

GM Is Still Stuck in First Gear: The Sorry State of Marketing Cars with Social Video

The automotive industry is still woefully behind when it comes to video marketing. Which is strange, because purchase intent increases when consumers are exposed to a brand’s video. A look into the automotive industry and video today.

Unruly Opens First Social Video Lab in America with Lab Coats, Safety Goggles and Beakers

Unruly Opens First Social Video Lab in America with Lab Coats, Safety Goggles and Beakers

Our friends at Unruly are opening up a Social Video Lab in New York City, much like the one they opened in London last year. Lucky guy Greg Jarboe got to take a look at it last week, and now he’s going to share with us what he saw there.

A Humorous Look at ‘How to Make A Viral’

A Humorous Look at How to Make A Viral

It’s interesting trying to figure out “how to make a viral video.” Chances are, though, if you have “viral” in mind while making a video you’re probably not thinking the right way. Anyway, here’s a video from Hunka Wunda (and bonus vids from Daily Grace and Nigahiga) that tell you the secrets of viral video creation.

9 Viral Video Factors to Keep In Mind When Creating Content [Creator's Tip #91]

9 Viral Video Factors to Keep In Mind When Creating Content [Creators Tip #91]

There seem to be a lot of bullet points to cover when it comes to creating a viral video. While none of the following factors actually guarantee one, it’s good to know whether or not your video has the potential to spread among the masses by checking out the qualities of past viral videos.

A Quarter of Branded Video Shares Happen in the First Three Days: Unruly’s Social Diffusion Curve

A Quarter of Branded Video Shares Happen in the First Three Days: Unrulys Social Diffusion Curve

Unruly has unveiled something they call the “Social Diffusion Curve,” which shows the life of a video measured through its shares. Not surprisingly, it’s important for your video to be shared in the first three days. But what is surprising is that those first three days set the tone for the rest of a video’s life.

Looking Back On The Harlem Shake: Postmortem of a Video Craze

Looking Back On The Harlem Shake: Postmortem of a Video Craze

Ah Harlem Shake, it’s been nice knowing you but your time is up and now we await the next video meme to take the world by storm. While we mourn, let’s take a look back at some stats and surprises about the Harlem Shake.

Does Video with Obvious Fakery Detract From Overall Execution? Pepsi MAX and Jeff Gordon “Test Drive” Ad

Does Video with Obvious Fakery Detract From Overall Execution?  Pepsi MAX and Jeff Gordon Test Drive Ad

A new Pepsi MAX ad with Jeff Gordon in disguise taking a car salesman for a reckless spin has gone immediately viral. The problem is, once you know the legal wrangling that has to take place for a stunt like this to go off without a hitch, it immediately becomes apparent that it’s a fake prank. But does that even matter?

Did the Video ‘Elevator Murder Experiment’ Work?

Did the Video Elevator Murder Experiment Work?

Thinkmodo’s “Elevator Murder Experiment” is the latest example of viral video marketing that generated a ton of views for the video in question, but did it help or hurt the movie’s chances at the box office? I’ll be taking a look at past Thinkmodo campaigns and try to find an answer.

Now We Can All Create Our Own Dancing Pony Remix. Awesome.

Now We Can All Create Our Own Dancing Pony Remix. Awesome.

Move over Harlem Shake, Socks the dancing Shetland Pony is set to trounce all comers in every viral video chart for the next few weeks. However, replicating a moonwalking horse isn’t so easy for those who like to take a trend and run with it but a new remix tool lets everyone join in the fun.

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