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| April 13, 2012

Going viral

going viral can do wonders for an campaign

Getting the word out online takes more than a strong campaign. It means creating something entertaining, catchy, relatable and succinct. Going viral means that a video, a recording, a blog, a hashtag, a facebook group or an image has become so popular online that it enters the everyday conscientiousness of the masses. For example, videos of demonstrators holding flash mobs can go viral and be reported on by news outlets. Not only does a video like that show that a lot of people are active and interested in the issue, it's entertaining. This guide will cover:

 

Design


Building hype


Starting over

 

Design

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Avidemux

Avidemux is a free and open source video editor. The software program has been designed for multi-purpose video editing and processing. Avidemux can be used for simple tasks including: cutting, encoding, and filtering.

Avidemux is available for use on Linux, BSD, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows operating systems.

 

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