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How your brand should tell a beautiful story

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. Before you do anything, please watch this: It’s almost perfect, isn’t…

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Video: How Paychex turned their employees into advocates in 14 days

Here’s the thing about getting your employees to spread word of mouth: Sometimes you just have to ask them. Paychex Social Media Program Manager Joe Schaeffer says they did it with a simple question: “What makes you #PaychexProud?” To get them to answer it, though, Joe did a little internal word of mouth marketing of…

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Video: How Moen changed their focus to earn more word of mouth

It takes a lot less effort to get your fans to talk about you when you know what they want to talk about. But to do that, you have to listen first. According to Ginny Persons, Moen’s Director of Online and Direct Marketing, listening to their fans helped them re-focus their social media strategy. By…

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Customer service case study from Jeff the cabbie

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. From on outset, I knew this was going to be a different sort of cab ride. I walked out of the hotel and just like…

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Video: How Dunkin’ Donuts fuels word of mouth through social media

As a Social Media Manager for Dunkin’ Donuts, Jessica Gioglio says fan-centric marketing is a big part of her job. “You spend a lot of time with your fans. You should be inspired by what they share with you and find fun ways to interact with them,” she explains. That’s why putting the spotlight on…

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Video: How Keurig uses social media to spark word of mouth

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Social Media Manager Crystal King says that when she tells people she works for Keurig, they almost always have a story to tell her about their own coffee maker. She explains that these stories are what have made them the number one coffee maker brand. In her presentation at SocialMedia.org’s BlogWell…

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Video: How Intel celebrates their fans’ inner geek

Social media isn’t just an outlet or a megaphone to blast your message. To get your fans to share your content, you need to find what really makes them tick and what kinds of posts will hold their attention. Intel empowers their fans to spread the word that smart is cool, and they have fun…

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Video: How American Eagle Outfitters turned their customers into their marketing

The companies that start the most word of mouth conversations are the ones that offer something truly remarkable — the ones that stand out from their competitors. So, when American Eagle Outfitters took a look at their prospective market and realized they were facing “a sea of sameness,” they turned to their customers to help…

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