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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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Video: How to get great reviews, by Ian Strain-Seymour

Outstanding customer reviews are a great way to establish authenticity and trustworthiness for your business. But how do you get reviews? Well, for starters, just ask. One of the most common mistakes in word of mouth marketing is forgetting to ask customers to leave a review. From there, try a couple other techniques that will…

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Companies: Stop blogging like you’re Kim Kardashian

This is a guest post from Ian Greenleigh — Bazaarvoice’s Manager of Content and Social Strategy and author of the upcoming book The Social Side Door. The best company blogs don’t know they’re company blogs. They hold their own when compared to the blogs of any type. They aren’t weighed down by the jargon and promotional language…

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Five ways to change your “relationship status” with influencers

This is a guest post from Ian Greenleigh — Bazaarvoice’s Manager of Content and Social Strategy and author of the upcoming book The Social Side Door. The topic of influencers usually focuses on tools more than strategies. Klout, for instance, is not a strategy, it’s a tool that tends to dominate any discussion of influencer discovery and…

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Ian Strain-Seymour: How to get great reviews

11:55 — Kurt Vanderah introduces Bazaarvoice‘s Client Partner & Social Commerce Strategist, Ian Strain-Seymour. 11:56 — Why do we want reviews? “They are table stakes fror brands and retailers.” They establish authenticity. 11:59 – How do you get reviews? “You have to ask. We haven’t found anything more effective than emailing the consumer shortly after…

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WOMMA and Bazaarvoice team up to establish stronger standards for authentic reviews

Word of mouth is based on trust. This foundation is what separates word of mouth from all other forms of marketing – and it’s this trust that’s so important to protect. That’s why WOMMA and Bazaarvoice’s partnership to develop new industry standards to strengthen the integrity of consumer-generated reviews is so inspiring. From their press release:…

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Case Study: Estee Lauder — live from Word of Mouth Supergenius

3:50 — Peter Waldheim introduces Bazaarvoice‘s Sam Decker and Estee Lauder Companies‘ Marisa Thalberg. 3:51 — Sam kicked off the session that had some great information about how to really get buy-in at the corporate level.  Without the kind of buy-in that Sam and Theresa spoke about, I think that it’s very hard to get companies to…

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How Estee Lauder uses fan feedback — live Word of Mouth Supergenius preview

As we gear up for Word of Mouth Supergenius: The “How to be Great at Word of Mouth Marketing” Conference on July 20 in New York, our fantastic presenters are sharing some word of mouth tips as previews for the day’s 12 how-to classes, 12 real-world case studies, and 6 brilliant author sessions. Our lineup…

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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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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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