25 May '12, 1pm

A Solar Fred Caption Contest Featuring a Viral Slinky Video: There are times in solar marketing when one can us...

There are times in solar marketing when one can use seemingly unrelated memes and turn them into useful (and inexpensive) solar advocacy and commentary on social networks. Case in point is this Slinky-on-a-treadmill video below, which now has over 1 million views, according to YouTube. We'll get to why in a bit. First the video: Let’s discuss why the above has so many views and then how you can use it for your own social media marketing and a small-prize contest. It’s familiar with a twist. Everyone knows what a slinky is and everyone knows what a treadmill is. They’re both familiar, but combine them and you get something familiar — with a fun twist (in small doses). It’s funny. The humor comes out of the twist and the music that adds an extra element of ironic drama. Comments on YouTube have people rooting for the Slinky, believe it or not. It’s relatively short. It could...

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