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Old 30th August 2012, 01:21 AM   #1
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Hi everybody I am Dev

I don't know about viral marketing.

Can any body tell me what is Viral Marketing, its strategies, how it is done and how can we take benefit from this strategy.

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Old 30th August 2012, 10:35 AM   #2
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There are no legitimate "viral strategies." Having a "strategy" implies there are "best practices" you can follow that will virtually guarantee you success.

But viral is not something you do on purpose. It's something that happens because something you did for some other purpose caught the public imagination.

Create compelling, interesting, entertaining content that promotes your product or service. If you're lucky, somebody will like it, and they'll pass it along to their friends... who will in turn pass it along to their friends... who will, in turn, pass it along to their friends... and you'll have a viral hit.

On the other hand, you may create additional content that's every bit as interesting, entertaining and original as the first, but it goes nowhere. It just depends on what catches the popular imagination at the time.

There's no way you can guarantee it will happen. There's no way you can make it happen. You just do the best you can and hope it works.

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Old 31st August 2012, 03:42 AM   #3
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OK, Got it.

This means we should create some wonderful and useful types of content and then share it in social networking or media sites and then pray to make it viral. If people like it then it will keep on passing to new people and then it will spread like virus.

Thanks Torka for wonderful reply. Thank You Very Much.

I have seen your many posts and reply, you are really helpful and always guide users right way.

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Aw, shucks, now I'm blushing! Thank you for the compliment.

Yes, do the best you can to create something interesting and entertaining. It sometimes helps if it's humorous or at least "light hearted" but it can also work if something is exceptionally informative or useful and related to a current event (such as tips for surviving a hurricane). Share it widely via social media and hope for the best!

Good luck with your efforts!

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Old 10th September 2012, 01:20 PM   #6
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But viral is not something you do on purpose. It's something that happens because something you did for some other purpose caught the public imagination.
Very true.

It is possible to experiment and learn what people like/dislike and what they will pass along. Doing this, you can increase skills and success.

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Old 11th September 2012, 01:11 AM   #7
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A method of product promotion that relies on getting customers to market an idea, product, or service on their own by telling their friends about it, usually by e-mail.

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It's something that will easily get people's attention, like a cute cat video on Youtube. It is also a marketing piece that can spread like wildfire.

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Viral Marketing is the term used to describe the method of Online Marketing which encourages individuals to pass on a marketing message to others. This creates the potential for exponential growth in the message's exposure and influence. Viral Marketing has an offline equivalent, often referred to as ‘word-of-mouth marketing' or network marketing.

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Viral marketing is a marketing strategy that relies on individuals rather than established campaigns to pass along a message to others.

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