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Sep 17, 2002
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Fun viral marketing links sent in by readers

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In the 12 hours since we launched our new online game, TortureaSpammer, loads of people have written in notes saying they like it. (Including one guy from a spam-stopping software firm who said, "You've immobilized the entire office, every desktop is playing it." Hey, as long as it's lunch-hour. Right? :-) ) Here are some fun further links from readers and friends:



1. Tim Gibbon of ElementalPR in the UK sent over his list of favorite viral marketing-related sites to inspire us to further glories:

  • Viral Bank http://www.viralbank.com

  • Viral Marketer http://www.viralmarketer.com

  • The Viral Factory http://www.theviralfactory.com

  • Viral Marketing Monthly http://www.intrapromote.com/vmm/

  • Punchbaby http://www.punchbaby.com

  • Lycos Viral http://viral.lycos.co.uk/

  • Viral Research http://www.viral-research.com



    #2. Sam Michel, organizer of the Chinwag email discussion groups on Internet marketing and tech, sent over an invite for me to post the link to our Torture a Spammer game to his list of about 1,000 viral marketing specialists at the Viral Monitor.



    #3. Rey Carr, who runs an online Scam Summary tracking the infamous "Nigerian letter" email spam-scam, offered to add a link from his site.



    #4. Both Todd Kellner over at List-Universe and Neil Schwartzman of spamNEWS (both daily newsletters I find useful reading even when they don't mention me) ran letters about the game I'd sent them as their top stories.



    Wow guys thank you! This has been a very fun experience (working on the game past midnight for the past few days notwithstanding). Now, I'm just yearning to see what stats our game stat guy is gonna come up with.
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