A client at work asked me what viral videos were the other day and why they'd be a good effective way of advertising. Coming up with one to promote your company takes some creativity but if it works, it works in a big way. I thought I'd share with you lot five of the ones I shared with her - commercial or not.
Atlanta Grape Festival. Poor woman: This could have just been a nasty fall, but she made it viral by her reaction.
This one works just because of the nature of the Happy Slap. Everyone likes to see a bully get their comeuppance.
The old adage 'never work with babies or animals' is turned on its head for viral vids. If possible always work with babies or animals. 35 million hits and counting.
Another type of viral is one that just makes you envious of someone else's amazing ability, especially in this case where the guy just appears to be doing it for fun in his office. Brilliant
This one is an advert for Volkswagen. Check out a) the amount of time you see their logo, b) the references to their products and c) the number of hits!