10 Free resources you can use to get your viral marketing campaigns started

Written by Pam Renovato

Viral marketing is simply a marketing campaign that will result inrepparttar multiplication of you or your link. As it continues it grows and grows with your links being spread all overrepparttar 134296 internet. The more links back to you,repparttar 134297 easier you will be found. Here are a few ideas and resources that you can use to getrepparttar 134298 ball rolling....

1. Create an award that other web masters may apply for. Web awards are sought after forrepparttar 134299 credibility they give torepparttar 134300 site. Most web masters will proudly displayrepparttar 134301 awards they have won. You could create an award graphic and supply each winner of your award a simple HTML code to displayrepparttar 134302 award they have won.

The code could be as simple as:

Of courserepparttar 134303 displayed award links back to you.

There is a simple, free cgi script you can install to help with your awards application. Fast award will help weed out duplicate and broken submissions to make your review process easier. Find this free script at: http://amusive.com/scripts/

Once you have your award set up, submit your award to: http://www.award-it.com/join.html This award site will give you plenty of submissions from people interested in your award.

2. Create a free ebook and offer all who downloadrepparttar 134304 right to distribute it on their site or ezine. If you do not have ebook software, you can have an ebook created for free at : http://www.ebooks-made-easy.com/

Once you have your ebook you an distribute it at software sites such as: http://www.zdnet.com/downloads/ http://www.freewarehome.com

Don't forgetrepparttar 134305 free ebook directories such as: http://www.ebook2000.com/cgibin/links/add.cgi http://www.ebookdirectory.com/

3. You could distribute your own screen savers. Just incorporate your site's name and web address in this screen saver. You could create a digital file with your logo and web address and incorporate this file intorepparttar 134306 screen saver withrepparttar 134307 other images.

Here is a screen saver creator that will allow you to create as many screen savers as you wish to give away. These screen savers are distributable as .exe files. It is completely free and it is acceptable to use this software for business purposes. You can even create games with this software. http://www.flashwiz.co.uk/body.asp

If you create a free screen saver, you can submit them to software sites and screen saver sites such as: http://www.wulfert.com/input/submission_saver.html http://www.taynet.com/formmail/addition.html

4. You could give away email. Everyone.net will allow you to give away email with your domain. It is a web based email and you will be allowed to rotate your banners onrepparttar 134308 service page. http://www.everyone.net/

Hitch a lift on an Internet virus


The buzzword atrepparttar moment is viral marketing, so How does that affect you and me, and how can you Benefit from it.

Viral marketing isrepparttar 134295 most powerful form of marketing onrepparttar 134296 Internet. Major corporations are rushing to master these strategies. Viral marketing is when an email with a website link gets passed around and forwarded on to people's networks. It moves quickly throughout a network of people, like an email with a virus. For example, if you pass on an email to 10 people, who pass it on to 10, who dorepparttar 134297 same. That's 1000 people who've seen your email. If this happens just three more times, one million people have seen your email.

This enzine is a form of viral marketing it gets passed aroundrepparttar 134298 net each person giving it away to someone else who gives it to someone else..... A hits tree is another form of viral marketing click here for an example http://www.hotbobs.com/hits.html

How you can benefit: Sit down think of a subject and write an article about it It doesn't need to be a very long article, 400 to 600 words Isrepparttar 134299 standard amount that any online publication is Looking for.

Does all this sound like too much work, to much hassle Are you making excuses, I can't do this or I don't have Time.

This article took me about 45 minutes to write, and it will Most likely get published in several other ezines, and it Will get published over and over again, without me having To do any more work. I will be getting visitors forrepparttar 134300 next Few years from 45 min work.

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