Gangnam Style

standard All I Want for Christmas is Just One Viral Video

Is it swanky to be the progenitor of a viral video? In a word, yep. There is no better way in today’s world to get your brand out there in a big way in a short amount of time. the trouble with creating a viral video is that the process to success is nebulous. Like sand, the tighter you grasp it, the faster it slips through your fingers. This doesn’t mean you should give up on the idea. Just realize it’s not a sure thing, no matter how much money and time you throw at it.
You’ve seen the kind of videos we’re talking about. Criminally cute kittens. A Korean rapper who became a worldwide overnight sensation thanks to his innate ability to dance like a horse.
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standard Step Aside Harlem Shake – Meet a Real Dance Craze

Sorry to disappoint all you Harlem Shake aficionados out there, but this sucker’s fifteen minutes of fame is long gone. Not only is it merely a lame derivative of the Harlem Shuffle, which originated in the Harlem ballrooms of the 1960s, but it makes the almost as vapid Gangnam Style of 2012 look like the height of creativity by comparison.
You want to talk dance crazes? Here are ten any swanky dude or dudette will recognize. Keep in mind we’re talking about actual dances here, not just dance moves. That explains the absence of Michael Jackson’s Moonwalk. Alrighty then. Here we go.
The Mashed Potato: Back in the ‘60s, bands were writing songs for the express purpose of creating a dance craze. A few of them really took off. This …