Viral Advertising Strategy Using Digital Freebies

Ever wonder how does high traffic websites drive traffic to their location? Most of them are spending tons of money to drive the traffic to their sites, investing in many advertising campaigns and different forms of marketing strategies.

You don’t have to do this if you don’t really wish to spend too much. There are ways to generate low cost website traffic without having to spend that much money. One way of generating traffic in an inexpensive way is Viral Advertising.

Viral Advertising is a marketing technique used to build the public awareness of one’s product or company. They use many forms of media to reach out to the public without actually promoting the product by riding on in other forms of addictive means that could get a person hooked and be obliged or amused to actually pass it on, with the product or website advertisement along with it.

One of the way to attract visitor to the website is to offer digital freebies. But that is not all. Make sure that there are ways in the freebies for visitor to be reminded of the presence of your site. For example, the freebies can include hot links to your website or company. Additionally, it can also be used to inform the user about the product that you intend to promote and sell.

Also, make the freebies so attractive that others will like to share it with their friends. This will ensure that the freebies get to be multiplied and distributed by others. This will significantly reduce the effort that is required by you alone.

The advantage of digital freebies is that there is no cost required to mass produce them. They can simply be copied and multiplied.

What are the various types of digital freebies? There can come in many forms as long as they are attractive and of value to the user. The followings are some examples:

1. Software

2. Ebook (PDF or windows executable).

3. Flash multimedia ( compiled as windows executable)

For all the above-mentioned products, make sure that there are visible hot links on them that leads the user to your website, company or product that you wish to promote. Also, state in your freebies that they are freely distributable and are even encouraged to do so.

Well, in a nutshell, this is it. Hope that you have found this useful.