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In a world of stuntvertising, Taylor Swift schools brands

This is a guest post from Mitch Joel — President, Mirum 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. Make them cry. When speaking to marketers about what kind of advertising…

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WOM Tip #197: Apologize with personality

At some point, you’re going to disappoint a customer. And while you want to give them the best experience every time, mistakes also make for fantastic opportunities to earn great word of mouth. So when something’s broken, don’t just fix it. Fix it and then do something remarkable. Recently, one of Mini’s servers went haywire…

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Video: How GE turns one-to-one conversations into bigger buzz

Often, the best way to create big conversations is to start with small ones. At General Electric, they found a way to have meaningful discussions about one of their key pillars — health — with a social network for sharing healthy goals. In the video below, their Social Media COE Leader, Jon Lombardo, explains why…

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Video: Mike Faith explains how Headsets.com took risks that got people talking

Boring stuff doesn’t start conversations. But risky, unexpected, and surprising? Now we’re talking. If it pushes the edge, it could be great word of mouth marketing. What wacky stunt have you been too afraid to try? Is it unique, repeatable, or topical? Would it have more people laughing than shaking their heads? In the video…

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5 ways to get started with word of mouth today

[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.] Word of mouth is something you can be amazing at — and it’s something you can start today. You don’t need a big budget or…

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Download: “The Difference Map” by Bernadette Jiwa

We’re big fans of author of The Fortune Cookie Principle and TEDx speaker Bernadette Jiwa, who says that good marketing…

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The first chapter of “The Social Media Side Door” by Ian Greenleigh

Ian reveals the best ways to earn the attention of influential people using social media channels.

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9 Things to Share That Start Conversations

Use the examples in this guide to help inspire ways to make your message more portable and shareable.

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3 Must-Use Word of Mouth Marketing Tools

These tools will help you kick off any word of mouth campaign no matter what topic, industry, or budget.

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The Top Four Tips for Multiplying Your Word of Mouth

These tips can help you get your marketing to do more work without a lot of extra effort.

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10 Ways to Turn Around Negative Word of Mouth

The most effective ways to stop negative WOM with examples from Zappos, FedEx, Dell, and more.

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