Online communities can take several forms and must be the foundation of any kind of consumer outreach. Communities are much like coral, as they grow, they attract others to the community and create more dynamic interactions. It’s up to marketers to create a space for the coral to form and nurture the growth around it.
The fact is that because of social media and our connected world, word-of-mouth is both your best friend and potentially your fiercest foe.
Viral marketing has similarities with word-of-mouth and referral marketing, but is not quite the same. With viral marketing the focus lies more on wide spreading. In the first place, a viral marketing campaign’s success depends on the willingness of people to share the story. Six tips to succeed in viral marketing.
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