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“I want it to go viral”. A too-often heard phrase in brands and organisations when talking about content and social media. Having seen YouTube videos that have received popular success, or campaigns such as the Ice Bucket Challenge, which have snowballed, brands want to emulate this for themselves.
"Dear Socially Stephanie: I've been absolutely in love with watching all my friends take the Ice Bucket Challenge. Why did this campaign work so well, and how can I create a viral campaign for my business that will take over the world?"
"Going viral" is rarely an overnight phenomenon, especially when brands are creating something that is part of their wider marketing strategy. Growing your communities takes time and dedication – but this hard work behind the scenes can be vital to a video’s success.
Viral content is an excellent way to get a business a load of attention in a short amount of time while maximizing their current tools and sources – a brain and the Internet. Just because your budget is small doesn’t mean you can’t have the same impact on social media as the giant brands.