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3 copywriting lessons for earning more word of mouth

[Welcome back to our Word of Mouth Marketing Lessons newsletter. This is text from the great issue all of our email subscribers just received. Sign yourself up using this handy form.] There’s so much advice out there on how to write stuff people will read. But what about the copywriting that makes people want to…

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WOM Tip #476: Some of the best sharing tools are the low-budget ones

To promote their movie, Unfinished Business, Twentieth Century Fox photoshopped the movie’s celebrities, Vince Vaughn and Dave Franco, into cheesy office stock photos. Big blockbuster movies have some of the most outlandish marketing budgets of all time. So why does this relatively low-budget marketing stick out? It’s funny, the photos are free to download and…

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How to pull off thought-provoking word of mouth

[Welcome back to our Word of Mouth Marketing Lessons newsletter. This is text from the great issue all of our email subscribers just received. Sign yourself up using this handy form.] There’s a time and a place for the fun marketing stunt or goofy ploy for attention. But sometimes it’s better to focus on substance…

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3 word of mouth lessons from high-tech cars

[Welcome back to our Word of Mouth Marketing Lessons newsletter. This is text from the great issue all of our email subscribers just received. Sign yourself up using this handy form.] Since before the first Model T rolled off the Ford assembly line, people have been talking about the next great auto technology: flying cars,…

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3 word of mouth tips for schools

[Welcome back to our Word of Mouth Marketing Lessons newsletter. This is text from the great issue all of our email subscribers just received. Sign yourself up using this handy form.] Schools and word of mouth marketing go hand-in-hand. Small budgets, plenty of talkers, a buzzworthy topic — everything you need for a great word…

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WOM Tip #265: Have your customers’ backs

At Mother’s Day brunch, great service, delicious food, and the perfect atmosphere still can’t make up for what you forgot: the card. That’s why Lazy Dog placed this in the men’s bathroom on Mother’s Day — a box full of blank cards saying “No worries, we got your back.” That’s going the extra mile to…

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How to get everyone to see your fans’ love

[Welcome back to our Word of Mouth Marketing Lessons newsletter. This is text from the great issue all of our email subscribers just received. Sign yourself up using this handy form.] Got big fans? Make a big deal out of it. Amplifying your customer love helps them feel great, helps your employees feel great, and…

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WOM Tip #190: Don’t let the conversations end when the campaign’s over

While one-off campaigns can be great for starting conversations, they can lose momentum quickly. Cards Against Humanity had such a promotion over the holidays. They told their fans they could pay whatever they wanted (even nothing) for the holiday edition of the game. That got a lot of people talking. But instead of letting the…

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