Viral images of The Success Kid, The Most Interesting Man in The World, Grumpy Cat, and Willy Wonka have made their way onto everyone’s computer or phone screen a time or two.
According to Merriam-Webster, a meme is an amusing or interesting item (such as a captioned picture or video) or genre of items that is spread widely online especially through social media.
Memes are generally, short and concise, relatable snippets of humor. They are accompanied by a visual, so they are quickly and easily digested in an age of lightning-speed information.
The internet meme has been around since the mid-nineties, with The Hamster Dance being one of the earliest representations of the trend. Jump to 2019 and internet memes have evolved into many different forms and they are here to stay.
In marketing, staying in the know of current trends is a must. These instantly funny snippets can serve as impressions for your business, which means more clicks, visits, likes, and so-on. There are even sites where you can make your own marketing memes to help market your brand.
On the other hand, consider meme-jacking: (using an internet meme for your own purpose) for your business’ blog, social media, or marketing campaigns. Memes can generate fun and effective content for that next post, just like we’ve done here.
Now enjoy our 10 Favorite Marketing Memes!
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