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The proper way to blow a customer’s mind

This is a guest post from Andy Sernovitz — CEO of WordofMouth.org and SocialMedia.org and New York Times bestselling author of “Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking.” Wake up every day thinking about how you can deliver OMG service like this: Shandi, a customer service rep at Headsets.com saw this message…

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4 qualities of great word of mouth marketers

[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 people-driven. Cool technology, exciting announcements, and one-off campaigns may spark conversations, but it’s people who keep them going. People, not…

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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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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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How Headsets.com grew from zero to $30 million with word of mouth

We’re bringing together an incredible group of word of mouth marketers for our Word of Mouth Crash Course in Austin on May 10. We’re featuring 12 how-to classes, 12 real-world case studies, and 6 brilliant authors – all in one thrilling day. One of our speakers is entrepreneur Mike Faith, whose Headsets.com has grown from…

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3 ways Headsets.com changed their culture to focus on earning word of mouth

Market research on the customer base of my business, Headsets.com, tells me that we earn over 9% of our new business through word of mouth recommendations (WOM). When you consider that most companies’ bottom line profit is less than 9% of sales, that’s an important slice of income. Our WOM strategy began in 2000. We…

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