We’ve all heard about the term viral marketing. But what does it exactly mean? Actually, it’s a concept of selling some product or service by creating a hype or buzz which then spread like a virus in all possible directions so as to increase the sales.
Viral marketing actually guarantees you a vast exposure and tons of traffic once it starts working in your favor. It can be used by new startups and existing businesses to expand their market reach by opening several new frontiers. One need not work within specific set of rules when working with viral marketing as almost anything can happen anytime.
You need to have thorough knowledge of basic before you can effectively use viral marketing concept for your marketing products or services. You should always keep in mind that market alone can decide as to what actually will go viral and not you.
Viral marketing can be done in many ways. It can be started by posting a blog which talks about some upcoming event. It can also be about some event posting on sites like Twitter, Facebook or MySpace. People will read it and then share it when they find the information useful. Therefore, each such blog that get read and then shared becomes an important viral marketing tool for your business.
You can get significant success with your viral marketing campaign by making it fun filled and engaging. Just see some of the fun or comedy videos on YouTube and see how many views they get. People never like getting bored and to keep them engaged is quite challenging but it is also your gateway to immediate success. If you can succeed in capturing the attention of people and take them along with your views, then you surely have your foot in the door.
Good example is Heineken commercial with Jennifer Aniston, you can see it bellow: