Viral Marketing Methods

There are several proven viral marketing methods that work well, provided that there is value in the offering. Those include: WINNING A PRIZE So long as we’re talking true value and not a tee-shirt or novelty item, setting up a giveaway, competition or sweepstakes always generates excitement. Especially if you can arrange some type of ongoing or interactive event such as lotteries, or if some portion of the proceeds is being given to charity events that are near to your focus group’s hearts. One viral campaign that was reasonably successful dealt with a “ticket” to win a new motorcycle being given away with every $100 worth of purchases from a store. Additional chances were sold for $1 a chance directly to the public in addition to the campaign. Flyers and e-mail notices for this event were spread so far and traveled so well, that a yearly giveaway has been done …

Does it Make Sense to Buy Ad Placements from Social Media Personalities?

From Facebook pages, to Facebook groups, to YouTube channels, to Instagram accounts, more and more online personalities are discovering that advertisers would pay them top dollar for ad placements. Not surprisingly, a lot of these personalities are looking to charge quite a bit of money for brand mentions or even dropping links as well as offering promo codes. What if I told you that most people who try to buy such ads end up wasting time and money? I know that sounds sad, but it’s also true. You have to understand that just because somebody’s big on YouTube, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you should advertise with that person. Just because somebody seems to have a huge following on Twitter or Instagram, it doesn’t necessarily mean you have to jump in with both feet and pay them a huge amount of money to run your ads. Often times, doing things …

An Introduction To Blogging For Money

Blogging has become one of the most powerful economical forces on the Internet today. Thousands of speedy hands have taken to entering content into blog fields as a way to earn income or write about their life experiences. From its early beginnings with sites like livejournal, blogging for money has become the latest craze. Today, the more popular blogs like jossip.com and perezhilton generate close to a million dollars each year worth of advertising revenue. Blogging for money can certainly yield this result with tremendous work! Webmasters can make extra money blogging through advertising programs, sponsorships, affiliate programs, merchandising, Adsense, and more. Advertising options for those making money through blogs have been skyrocketing over the past year with the most popular method through contextual ad programs like Adsense that pay-per-click. With targeted ads that reflect your blogs content, consumers are more apt to click. Create a blog with higher paying …

Does it Make Sense to Buy Ad Placements from Social Media Personalities?

From Facebook pages, to Facebook groups, to YouTube channels, to Instagram accounts, more and more online personalities are discovering that advertisers would pay them top dollar for ad placements. Not surprisingly, a lot of these personalities are looking to charge quite a bit of money for brand mentions or even dropping links as well as offering promo codes. What if I told you that most people who try to buy such ads end up wasting time and money? I know that sounds sad, but it’s also true. You have to understand that just because somebody’s big on YouTube, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you should advertise with that person. Just because somebody seems to have a huge following on Twitter or Instagram, it doesn’t necessarily mean you have to jump in with both feet and pay them a huge amount of money to run your ads. Often times, doing things …