Marketing Terms

Pass-Along Rate


The percentage of people who pass on a message or file.


Pass-along rates are a measure of word-of-mouth marketing. Objects typically passed include email messages, Web pages and multimedia files. Content typically passed includes humor and entertainment, late-breaking news, shopping specials, and technical gizmos.

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Related Terms

email marketing, viral marketing

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