What Is Viral Marketing?
One of the best free methods for advertising through the internet, is using viral marketing. Viral marketing and viral advertising refer to marketing techniques that use pre-existing social networks to increase the awareness of videos, blogs, articles, etc.
The objective in viral marketing is to take a product, such as a sales product, and have it spread for you, through other people.
When using viral marketing method to share your content to more people, you need to have the video, or blog linked to a button that shares the video, or blog for you. You accomplish this through certain websites that provide widgets that enable your videos and blogs to be spread through Facebook, Twitter, and other people’s blogs. You have to set up the link below the video, or blog, and people will share it.
One important rule with viral marketing, is to have good content, and useful information for people. Also, you can make a funny video and included your website in the video. If you people like your video, people will again share it, simply because it is funny.
The great aspect about viral marketing is that you do not need a million views in order to get awareness. You only need about a thousand views, because if people like the video, or blog others will distribute it through emails, Facebook, Twitter, blogs, YouTube, digg, MySpace, flickr, etc.
Another, great aspect about viral marketing is that it does not cost anything to get awareness about your information.
Viral Marketing Tips
Some tips for viral marketing are to make the blog–or video-exciting, or original. Be certain that when you provide content to make it concise-or to the point. When making a headline, be certain to deliver on your promise. In other words, do not scam people, provide useful information, and marketing tips.
In order to drive traffic when using viral marketing, have tags that are keyword rich and eye catching. The keywords need to be something that grabs people’s attention.
In other words, think about what you would type into Google to view your content. Another tip to use, is to include more videos in blogs and leverage yourself through social networks.
Also, use your email list to get more views, and remember if people like the information, they will forward the email to someone else.
Two good tips are to provide how to videos–meaning show and explain to people how to do something on the internet-and, do not be afraid to ask for help from people. If someone likes what you have done they will share it–all you have to do is ask.