NOTE: A lot of the websites in the original list do not exist anymore, and have been removed.
Viral marketing describes a promotional strategy that encourages individuals to pass on a message to other people.
This creates the potential for exponential growth in the message’s exposure and influence, with people ‘infecting’ their friends and loved ones before they even know what they’re doing.
When we make viral marketing campaigns for our Clients, they often expect us to simply upload the video to YouTube and then sit back and watch it go three times around the world before supper.
In truth of course, there’s a lot of work in making a video go viral, and in promoting it online.
Here’s a list of over 50 online video sharing sites that serve as a good starting point. It’s not a complete list, so please let me know any others that you know of so we can keep the list up to date.