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About Spike Jones

Spike Jones is a results-proven communications professional, specializing in digital and offline word of mouth marketing. With more than 15 years of experience, the career path goes something like this: Baylor University; a decade at Brains on Fire; SVP of the Customer Experience team at Fleishman-Hillard; Group Director, Engagement at WCG; and now SVP, Managing Director SW Region at Edelman Digital. Spike is also a co-author of the book Brains on Fire: Igniting Powerful, Sustainable, Word of Mouth Movements.

Case Study: Headsets.com

3:50 — Kurt Vanderah introduces Headsets.com‘s President & CEO, Mike Faith. 3:51 —  FREE HEADSET GIVEAWAY!  Am I eligible? 3:51 — 649,132 is their customer company accounts. In the early days they spent a lot of money on traditional marketing, but they’ve shifted to new marketing. They tend not to use social media however. 3:52 — Three Ways…

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Case Study: Noodles & Company

2:10 — Kurt Vanderah introduces Noodles & Company‘s Marketing Manager, Nick Filler. 2:12 — The word of mouth campaign created with a t-shirt and a Sharpie pen. 2:13 — Noodles & Company are under 300 restaurants, but they use word of mouth and creativity to their advantage. 2:14 — The goals: do something different, create a spectacle, engage…

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Case Study: WindsorONE

2:50 — Kurt Vanderah introduces WindsorONE‘s President & CEO, Craig Flynn, Director of Marketing, Brian Bunt, and Design & Brand Strategist, Emily Albinski. 2:51 — Looking forward to some great thoughts!!! 2:52 — Word of Mouth: Fission Formula. (Missed first part – will get it) 53% of a yes decision. Flip The Funnel. Your best customers…

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Bob Pearson on “Pre-Commerce”

1:30 — Kurt Vanderah introduces Bob Pearson, author of Pre-Commerce: How Companies and Customers are Transforming Business Together. 1:31 — Transactions are less than 1% of the time/activties that a person spends online doing. 1:35 — Where are the communities at that want what you offer? You have to go out and find them for…

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