Understanding the power of viral marketing online

Written by Chris K.

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About the author: Chris K. is a Technical Executive Writer for Website Source, Inc. http://www.websitesource.com. His established writing skills coupled with experience in the website hosting industry have provided internet professionals with marketing, product and service ideas for many years.

The Voice of Viral Marketing

Written by John Doetsch

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Indeed, making a successful viral marketing campaign successful relies on more than just quality articles. The articles must spurrepparttar 150064 reader to act and send information unprompted to someone else. Therefore, online articles should serve as more than simple sales letters. They need to provide readers with something that is unique. Modern internet readers do not appreciate being used as business pawns and will quickly exit a site that wastes their time. By utilizing newsletters, then, to promote something more than just your business, online businesspeople can develop a better viral campaign.

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John Doetsch is founder of Websition.com, a website content provider featuring articles written by the Internet's most gifted authors. http://www.websition.com

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