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

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

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: Apple iPhone 5s Dreams Video

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Screen Shot 2014-08-08 at 1.10.50 PMApple is a company that seems to have the perfect…EVERYTHING. The perfect products, the perfect packaging, the perfect stores, and the perfect public perception of their products. All of this is of course a big part of their overall marketing efforts; informing people of what they’re all about.

A brand new video on their sporadically used YouTube page has sparked the imaginations of Apple users, and iPhone lovers in particular. Continue reading

Viral Ad Campaign of the Week: GoPro YouTube Channel

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Here on the viral marketing campaign of the week feature we like to focus on one specific video, tweet, or conentrated campaign. Today we’ll be looking at the entire campaign being running on one channel, YouTube, by the GoPro team.

Their individual videos may not be going viral, but their channel certainly has! 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: Thai Mobile Ad “Technology will Never Replace Love”

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Creating an ad based on love for your child should be an absolute slam dunk, home run in the bottom of the ninth success. This Thai mobile ad, however, is proving to have stirred up some controversy around parenting stereotypes. For those that simply watch this latet tear-jerker Thai mobile ad for what it is, it has stirred up the exact positive emotions which it meant to evoke. Continue reading