How to Run a Twitter Contest in 5 Easy Steps (With Examples)

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A Twitter contest is a great piece of content to share with us when you want to promote your content with our services. These easy to spread messages see huge success when the right crowd influencers get hold of them.

Here are the five steps you must follow to run a Twitter contest that succeeds, finds you new followers, and increases your brand awareness. Continue reading

10 Ways to Get More Twitter Followers Naturally

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The goal of your business on Twitter should always be to get more Twitter followers that are relevant and engaged. Let’s cut right to the point as I start showing you 10 ways that you can get more Twitter followers naturally, with plenty of rich examples taken right from Twitter for you to learn from. Continue reading

Viral Ad Campaign of the Week: EA Sports Madden GIFERATOR

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Madden NLF Football is the only name in digital gridiron, but it seems that being the only game that counts isn’t enough for EA Sports. Their newest Madden is being advertised by one of the truly most innovative, fun, interactive, and cool viral ad campaigns that I have come across.

The Madden GIFERATOR combines the powerful video game engine, real world NFL results, and easily sharable, and popular, GIFs into something that defines what a real viral ad campaign can accomplish when you imagine big. Continue reading

10 Ideas for Shareable Content that will Increase your Brand’s Reach

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Social media marketing tends to work best when you continually provide shareable content to your fans and followers. This can come in the form of tweets, video, blogs, status updates, and any other kind of content with a share button.

Creating content on a consistent basis that makes people want to share is a challenge. Here are 10 ideas to keep your shareable content fresh, and flowing from your social media accounts! Continue reading

Viral Ad Campaign of the Week: #TimsDark Experiment

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I’m aboot to show you a little side of myself that I haven’t before, if the ‘aboot’ didn’t clue you in, I, Ernest Thompson, am Canadian. I have been all my life, and I feel that it’s time I came out as openly Canadian, especially since I’m going to be talking about the #TimsDark Experiment by the iconic Canadian brand, Tim Horton’s.

The #TimsDark Experiment video perfectly snags you in the first 30 seconds, regardless of your country of birth orientation, as you want to figure out…just what the heck is going on? Continue reading

Top 10 Viral Content Ideas for your Business!

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What do you say we cut the blah, blah paragraph and get right to the Top 10 viral content ideas that will help spread your message quickly? That sounds like an excellent idea! Free tip: cut out the fluff!

Top 10 viral content ideas that you can use!

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Viral Ad Campaign of the Week: Johnnie Walker, The Gentleman’s Wager

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Viral ads on YouTube are becoming more and more like mini movies, and this online consumer couldn’t be happier. The Johnny Walker viral ad campaign “The Gentleman’s Wager” stars Jude Law, a boat, and a dance routine around a story.

It isn’t often that people want to watch movies sponsored by brands, this is certainly an exception! Continue reading

Stop being an Annoying Business Page on Social Media

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Social media is a huge huge business for marketers who know what they’re doing. It is also a huge HUGE time waster for those who don’t. The most annoying business pages on Facebook, the most obnoxious accounts on Twitter, and the most unwatchable videos on YouTube all share some common traits.

Just because social media platforms are cheap doesn’t mean you need to be involved with every single one, and it doesn’t mean that using one isn’t a waste of time. I’m going to layout 10 big time wasters that take your business page from a fun community, to an annoying business page populated by you and maybe your employees. Continue reading

Increase Store Customers with Social Media – Online Lead Generation

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We’ve spoken extensively about viral marketing and crowd marketing here on the Viral Tactic blog. These online marketing tactics can bring in huge numbers of interested people, but how do you turn those new social followers into qualified leads? How do you increase store customers, drive leads from the social media world to your store, and make you actual brick and mortar shop busy?

Today we’re going to look at the basics of taking your online leads, whether you earn these new followers through crowd marketing or some other way, and turning them into sales in your brick and mortar store. Continue reading

How you can Grow Your Readership and Increase Followers

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You’ve been working away for a while, but want to grow your readership further…but how? There are any number of ways to achieve readership growth in a sustainable way. You’ll want to focus on the basics of great web content, no matter which social media platform you’re using, to achieve the best results.

Grow your readership with these 5 tips

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