Viral Marketing: On Demand Advertising?

Viral Marketing: On Demand Advertising?
Advertising
Guy Brighton
  • 16 june 2005


What makes something go viral is hard to pin down, but controversy is a good place to start. Straddle the line of good taste and you may get a response. How about being shocking? Yup, that may work. Political parodies are always workable because they touch that visceral partisan knee jerk. A good sex or fart joke works every time doesn’t it? Maybe try embarrassing someone by convincing them to do an over-the-top sexual promotion for a burger. Naaaaaah, who’d be stupid enough to do that?

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