Create a launch page that will run on a LAMP server. The PSD or PDF will be provided for the simple design.
The launch page will have an email sign up field that will populate the MySQL db.
The viral feature should be similar to the [url removed, login to view] method. Once the email has been submitted, the user will be given the option to share on Facebook, tweet on Twitter or share their own URL. If 3 of their friends sign up, they will be given priority access to the site. Number of shares will be stored in the database.
Flow: user submits email and is forwarded to invitation page with the following text:
Want Priority Access?
Get early access by inviting at least 3 friends. The more friends you invite, the sooner you'll have the ability to showcase your talents.
Copy/paste the URL below into Twitter, Facebook or in an email:
You can also use the buttons below to easily share this invite link to your social networks:
Facebook Share and Tweet icons here.
The user is then emailed the same information.
Thanks and good luck.