Anti-marketing tactics that turned Tinder and Whatsapp into unicorns

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We live in a constantly changing landscape, and nothing has advanced as fast as technology. These advancements that let people have mini computers in their pockets at all times have caused a monumental shift in the way people are sold things. The old days of ad revenue coming from commercials and billboards are over.

Companies have been forced to adapt by producing ads that not only get someone’s attention on one platform but ensure the message and experience are consistent across numerous devices. This is something that wasn’t even heard of just 5 years ago,

100 websites to submit and promote Online Contests

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Online Contests and Giveaways are a great way to build reputation for your brand and at the same time scoring leads in form of participants. If your contest goes viral, you can imagine a stream of brand signals and leads coming your way.

Creating a contest and putting a worthy prize / reward behind it is one part of the whole contest. But if you can’t promote your contest, you might not be able to bring in that many participants.

If you’re looking for a way to further promote your contest beyond your current lists and followers, sharing your contest

10 hacks Neil Patel uses to quickly grow his email lists

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If you haven’t heard of him before, Neil Patel is one of the most influential people online. He’s co-founder of KISSmetrics, Crazy Egg, Hello Bar, and Forbes says he’s one of the top 10 online marketers. If there’s one person to follow, and learn about marketing strategies and tactics, it’s Neil.

If you aren’t following his blog Quick Sprout then you should head over there after reading this article and subscribe. He shares so much amazing information and tells you exactly how he does it, to the point of it almost being too

6 new features you didn’t know we added (#5 will blow your mind)

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When UpViral launched, we changed the market. We added a new way to drive traffic to your site or business using the power of word of mouth in a way that wasn’t possible before.

Since that time thousands of people have started using UpViral to promote their business using the power of viral marketing.  Many of our customers have used it to add tens of thousands – and yes, even hundreds of thousands – new email subscribers thanks to the power of our platform.

And you know what…?

That ROCKS!

At the end of the day, thát’s what it’s all about: our customers’

5 Growth Hacks your Competitors Doesn’t Know About (Yet…)

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Question: Are there benefits to using uncommon practices to drive traffic online?

Answer: Yes.

Another question: Do you currently use any of them to drive traffic to your own website or blog?

That one’s rhetorical.

Most would say no.  Why?  Fear of the unknown, lack of knowledge, and lack of awareness probably rank highest.

Every industry establishes it’s own standard of ‘normal’ practices.  These baseline behaviors create large streams of traffic for many.  And everyone follows the leader.

Driving traffic and conversions from alternative channels can be very effective as a result.

Anyone willing to think outside the box can

The 10 Simple Steps to Dominate the Influencer Marketing Game

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If you’re a startup, it can be hard to acquire an audience – involving them is even more difficult.

And you are not the only one that’s after them – there are competitors too.

So as a startup, how can you penetrate massive audience with minimal effort in highly competitive landscape?

You work with Influencers.

Influencers are people who have an established credibility and audience and can persuade others by virtue of their trustworthiness and authenticity. Influencers are proven industry leaders and experts that are actively involved in communicating best practices, tips and strategies.

They generally have substantial social media

How to turn Facebook Lead Ads into Viral Contests? Step-by-Step Guide

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Facebook Lead Ads are the latest offering in the Facebook Advertising Platform that enables all advertisers to easily collect users’ personal information in a way that’s never been possible before.

All people need to do is click on the message, and Facebook will automatically show a pre-filled form. Just one more click and their personal data – such as their name, email address and more – is collected.

And this is why they have one of the lowest cost / lead compared to any other channel, as reported by prominent Facebook Marketers such as Jon Loomer.

Contests can

12 Features we Recently Added to UpViral

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When we said UpViral would be the best viral referral marketing platform you could wish for… we meant it. That’s why the whole team is taking massive action every single day to make that happen.

Today I’d like to give you a quick overview of some of the things we’ve added over the last few weeks.

1 – Getting shared by email

We already had all the major social media platforms (so participants can easily share your campaign on social media). We’ve now added an email button as well, making it even easier to share your campaign by email with their friends.

This

The Proven & Scientific Approach To Go Viral

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“Going viral.”

I’m sure you have seen many people write about what kind of elements or factors will help your content to go viral.

Should your content be contagious? Should it make people look good? Should it trigger certain emotions such as joy?

All of these are true…

… but it only tells half of the story.

Regardless of how contagious your content is, how they feel after they share or how funny it is… whether something goes truly viral all comes down to one critical formula that you need to understand first.

What does “going viral” mean exactly?

There seems to be a misconception about the term