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Are you minding your packaging?

This is a guest post from Drew McLellan, CEO and Top Dog at McLellan Marketing Group. See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on his blog. The smartest brands know that having an awesome product/service is important, but how you present that awesome product or service matters too. Yes, it…

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Big can often be much better

This is a guest post from Mitch Joel — President, Mirum and author of “Six Pixels of Separation” and “CTRL ALT Delete.” See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on his blog. How many times a day do you read about a brand messing up? It’s a sport at this point….

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Be an advocate for your customer

This is a guest post from Mitch Joel — President, Twist Image and author of “Six Pixels of Separation.” His new book “CTRL ALT Delete” was released in May 2013. See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on his blog. Who doesn’t want their brand to be more likeable? Ultimately, we…

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WOM Tip #211: Having a personality is always remarkable

“Okie dokie, artichokie.” That’s how Siri responded to our CEO’s voice command on his iPhone. It’s nothing earth-shattering, but it caught us off guard. Just like the millions of other people who played with Siri’s features and found the automated responses to seem a little more than automated — even funny. For instance, BuzzFeed has…

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In retail: Customer experience and the “cool factor”

This is a guest post from Mark Hurst — CEO of Creative Good and co-author of “Customers Included: How to Transform Products, Companies, and the World — With a Single Step.” You can also catch Mark speaking about “Customers Included” at SocialMedia.org’s upcoming Brands-Only Summit this October. See the original post this is adapted from…

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Why a fantastic customer experience matters

Forrester VP and Practice Leader Moira Dorsey and customer experience expert and author Kerry Bodine explain that we’ve entered the “Age of Customer Experience.” Unlike years past, companies need to focus on their customers more than any other part of their business to succeed. They share how companies like USAA, Apple, and Southwest Airlines save…

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WOM Tip #183: Ask them for a referral when they’re most excited about your stuff

Apple wants everyone to know that their iMovie software makes it easy for you to make a good-looking video. That’s why they ask their users to tell everyone about it when this is fresh on their minds: right after they’ve made a video. When you upload one of your videos from iMovie to Vimeo, iMovie…

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How premium brands like Lexus, AmEx, and Apple are making profits by making love

These days, it’s simply not enough to manufacture a good product. Those are the table stakes. If you make an inferior product, no amount of marketing can save you from the painful truth that will spread faster than you can say, “tweet tweet.” That said, in categories with several high quality options, the winners like…

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