Viral Ad Campaign of the Week: Honda Civic “The Other Side”

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Some viral ad campaigns reach their high numbers due to their cutting edge use of online tools. It’s not always about flashy slogans, mistakes made strengths, or awesome CGI. Sometimes it’s just about telling a story, and making your fans a part of it with technology.

The Honda Civic “The Other Side” viral ad campaign is just such an example of fans telling the story along with the brand via technology. They have used a highly interactive ‘choose’ your own adventure’ path with their latest video. It’s not only fun, but it’s shareable too! Continue reading

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

Viral Ad Campaign of the Week: The Chevy Guy Mistake

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Not every viral ad campaign is all about sitting down at sales and marketing meetings and planning out how you’re going to be popular. Sometimes it is all about rolling with the punches and moving along with a movement created entirely by the people – and a funny error.

The Chevy Guy viral ad campaign was just such an instence as a mistake lead to a lot of people having fun online. When Chevrolet themselves joined in the fun got real, and really fun. Continue reading

How to Promote Viral Songs with Twitter and SoundCloud Teaming Up!

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If you’ve always wanted to have a viral song, that hit that everyone sings at every club, and that’s bumping out of every stereo all summer long, Twitter and SoundCloud have just made it easier.

Twitter officially announced it on their blog, and SoundCloud soon followed up with an announcement on their page. Having a hit viral song is going to be easier than ever, check out SoundCloud tweeting the good news! Continue reading

Viral Ad Campaign of the Week: Peugeot “The Legend”

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Some weeks here on Viral Tactic during the ongoing “Viral Ad Campaign of the Week” segments I can be very critical. This is not one of those weeks. The new campaign by Peugeot, the French car manufacturer for those Americans who don’t know the makers of the hottest hatchback, is simply called “The Legend.”

The Legend campaign follows up on an older TV ad of theirs from the 1980s. They pay homage to this commercial, and then amp it up to the type of content we expect in 2014! They planned for this to go viral, and it has. You need to learn from them, or you’ll fail to capitalize on the success of a viral ad campaign. 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

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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Viral Ad Campaign of the Week: Burger King’s #ProudWhopper campaign

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Every celebration is an opportunity to create a viral video that supports the event or holiday itself, while helping expose your product and maybe a little bit about humanity. Burger King’s #ProudWhopper, or Proud Burger, viral video does just that in a way that is both disturbing and heart warming.

Viral Ad Campaign of the Week: Burger King’s #ProudWhopper campaign

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5 Steps from New Fan – To Passionately Engaged Fan for Life

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Every business on social media wants to engage fans for a lifelong journey with their brand story. But how do you go about taking that person who casually saw a post shared by someone on their contact list and turn them into a lifelong fan who engages with your brand story?

Here are five points that you can follow to go from the first like, share, or retweet, to a fan for life. Continue reading