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3 types of talkers you should actively reach out to

[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.] Most of the time, your talkers will come from the everyday actions you take to be a great business — they recommend their friends…

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WOM Tip #204: Think of other groups you can serve

Your talkers aren’t just your customers or even their friends and family. Sometimes they’re the people who can’t buy your stuff at all. Sometimes they’re dogs (or, their owners, at least). At Lakeview Water Park, a public pool in Idaho, the last day of their summer season is dedicated to dogs. The park shuts down…

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Are you worthy of social media? The two types of talk triggers

This is a guest post from Jay Baer — social media and content strategist and author of “Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help not Hype.” You can also catch Jay speaking about “Youtility” at SocialMedia.org’s upcoming Brands-Only Summit this October. See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on his…

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Go the extra mile to make word of mouth easy

[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 lazy. Your talkers aren’t going to work hard to spread the word about you. That’s why it’s your job to…

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Video: How Michelin earns word of mouth influence in forums

The automotive industry has some of the most passionate talkers. Experts, enthusiasts, celebrities, car guys, and just people looking for answers to their car questions come to the same place: online forums. For brands like Michelin, that’s fantastic for market research, understanding their customers, and hearing what people have to say. But according to Michelin’s…

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It’s the little things, I mean, people

This is a guest post from Spike Jones — SVP, Managing Director SW Region at Edelman Digital and co-author of the book Brains on Fire: Igniting Powerful, Sustainable Word of Mouth Movements. See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on his blog. Influencers. The word is always on the tip…

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3 types of talkers and what to give them

[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.] You have a variety of talkers. They’re your biggest fans and the people who can’t stop talking about you — but they’re also the…

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Who are your talkers?

[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.] All great word of mouth projects start with a focus on talkers — the people actually spreading the conversations. If you don’t have them,…

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