The Best Use of Zombies in Online Marketing Promotions

Zombies have a strange appeal to the world’s psyche.  And where it seems vampires have a firm grasp on movies and television, zombies make their home on the Internet and in the Internet’s favorite past time, video games.Knowing web surfers’ insatiable hunger for brains, marketers have been using zombies in their campaigns to great success for some time.  In this article we’ll take a look at the best examples of zombies in online marketing. Zombie Harmony Mingle2 had a viral success with this fake dating website that hoped to help the undead find love.  This website was purely created with marketing and SEO in-mind, but the level of detail done on the site and the subject matter made it a hit as it spread from blogger to blogger and social bookmarking site to Facebook. This marketing effort also happened to be one of the first campaigns created by now-famous Internet success story Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal. Tea Party Zombies Must Die In the spirit of this years Halloween festivities and political climate, advertising agency Starvingeyes released the viral game Tea Party Zombies Must Die.  The game is a Doom-style first person shooter that let’s the player run around various apocalyptic arenas while trying to destroy as many politically mis-guided zombies as possible. The game is very much a vehicle for a political agenda, but you can tell a...

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