Viral Video Marketing

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Bodyform Video Apology Shows Brands How To Get Social Media Right

Bodyform Video Apology Shows Brands How To Get Social Media Right

The practice of leaving negative comments or outright complaints on the social accounts of big brand companies is hardly new. Many disgruntled customers will turn on the public face of the corporation they want to vent about and, unless that brand knows how to react ...

The Top 20 Viral Video Ad Campaigns for September 2012

The Top 20 Viral Video Ad Campaigns for September 2012

The US Presidential race dominates Unruly’s Global Ads Chart this month. Eight of the top 20 most shared online video ads across Facebook, Twitter and the blogosphere during September come from the pro-Obama and pro-Romney camps. But while the Republican candidate can boast more spots – ...

How to Make Video Ad Campaigns Go Viral - A Behind the Scenes Look into the Viral Video Process [Case Study]

How to Make Video Ad Campaigns Go Viral   A Behind the Scenes Look into the Viral Video Process [Case Study]

A couple of months ago, ABC's "Nightline" did a piece on trying to get a video to go viral.  They hired ad agency and online viral video specialists Mekanism for the job: they would take reporter Dan Harris and a cat named George through a ...

Taco Bell Turns A Town's Disappointment Into Opportunity With Latest Viral Video

Taco Bell Turns A Towns Disappointment Into Opportunity With Latest Viral Video

Brands should obviously do considerable research into anything where their brand might be able to do something good for the community, and then shoot it for posterity if it makes good content.  For instance, Taco Bell heard that the people of Bethel, Alaska were disappointed ...

What Makes a Video Go Viral? 3 Unruly Tips for Social Video Success

What Makes a Video Go Viral? 3 Unruly Tips for Social Video Success

Unruly Media announced the world's first social video lab last Wednesday and we were able to ask Dan Best, Unruly's Planning Director, some questions about it.  It's a lab that was created to turn the virality of a video from a question to a science, to give brands ...

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 ...

Tide, P&G, Embraces Onion Lampoon of Their Viral Videos

Tide, P&G, Embraces Onion Lampoon of Their Viral Videos

On May 29, The Onion presented a satirical article about a Tide video that is "the hottest thing on the web right now!"  It pointed out a lot of the things that get overplayed in this video sharing and acclaiming game, expressed in vague, excited ...

Video Seeding from the Beginning: A Conversation with Josh Warner of Feed Company

Video Seeding from the Beginning: A Conversation with Josh Warner of Feed Company

I sat down recently with Josh Warner, president and founder of Feed Company, the first video seeding company to launch in the U.S. in 2006, which seems like many years ago in Internet time. Feed Company is definitely a pioneer in video seeding, having been ...

The Most Shared Branded Online Video Ads For April 2012

The Most Shared Branded Online Video Ads For April 2012

Think nothing interesting ever happens in Belgium? Think again. TNT's Dramatic Surprise, filmed in a sleepy Belgian town to promote the launch of TV channel TNT, soared up Unruly’s Global Ads Chart last month.  Not only did it take top spot during April, but it has ...

TNT Takes Improv Anywhere Approach To Video Advertising: Push for Viral Drama

TNT Takes Improv Anywhere Approach To Video Advertising: Push for Viral Drama

A few days ago, cable's TNT unleashed a "We Know Drama" ad that, ironically, is really funny.  You may have seen it by now, but it's well worth an in-depth look as an example of branded entertainment.  In the world of online video, it's not ...

Short-Form vs. Long-Form: Does Video Length Impact Virality?

Short Form vs. Long Form: Does Video Length Impact Virality?

It used to be that YouTube was a place for short-form cat videos, pranks, and baby clips to go viral. While that's still true, most of us know that today YouTube is much, much more than that. Now YouTube entails everything from hundreds of featured ...

Young Adults Most ‘Contagious Carriers’ in the Viral Video Spread of ‘KONY 2012’

Young Adults Most ‘Contagious Carriers’ in the Viral Video Spread of ‘KONY 2012’

On July 25, 2007, Mary Madden, Senior Research Specialist for the Pew Internet & American Life Project, said, "Young adults are the most ‘contagious carriers’ in the viral spread of online video.”  On Mar. 15, 2012, a new report on the viral “KONY 2012” 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 ...

Vitamin Water Calls On YouTube Sensations In New Commercial

Vitamin Water Calls On YouTube Sensations In New Commercial

It's slowly becoming its own genre: put a bunch of recognizable YouTube characters in a commercial and sell your brand with them.  If you've gone to a Regal Cinemas in the last year or so, you've probably seen an ad requesting that you silence your ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons - Hockey Dancing Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Hockey Dancing Edition

Another week, another fresh batch of the most popular videos. Some are from brands--and this week, we have an excellent selection of great branded videos for you--and others are from individuals. But they all have a secret to share... a lesson to impart about what ...