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4 tips for a great customer feedback form

[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.] Feedback forms are the unsung heroes of word of mouth. They’re one of the best ways your customers can tell you how to make…

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Let your customers help

This is a guest post from Drew McLellan, CEO and Top Dog at McLellan Marketing Group. See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on his blog. There are some human truths that, if you allow them to, can dramatically impact your marketing efforts and focus. Human Truth #1: We want to…

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What are you doing to generate word of mouth?

This is a guest post from Drew McLellan, CEO and Top Dog at McLellan Marketing Group. See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on his blog. We all know how awesome word of mouth is. We know it beats any mode of advertising and that over 90% of consumers say it’s…

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Be amazing to earn the amazing review

This is a guest post from Andy Sernovitz — CEO of WordofMouth.org and New York Times bestselling author of “Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking.” See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on his blog. There are a lot of air-conditioning repair companies. They are all fighting for the…

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How to let your fans do the talking

[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.] Your best advertising comes from your biggest fans. People trust people like them. So when your customers talk about your stuff, your potential customers…

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Video: How Sanofi US actively listens for their word of mouth topics

Pharmaceutical company Sanofi US made a decision five years ago to ditch the usual promotional approach lots of companies fall into in social media. It was a decision to make their patients’ interests first — to talk about stuff that mattered to them, not to the pharma company. That’s why they created The DX, a…

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WOM Tip #352: Weird feedback is remarkable feedback

The Standard Hotels, a quirky hotel line across the country, gets some even quirkier feedback from their customers. To make the most of it, they created a calendar with each month representing some of the weirdest comments they’ve gotten from guests in the past. Photo from Cool Hunting. In The Standard Hotels’ “A Year of…

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WOM Tip #209: Don’t let “Sold Out” be the last word

ModCloth is known for listening to their customers when deciding what clothing and accessories to offer — they call it “democratizing the fashion industry.” But with limited stock of a lot of their stuff, they often sell out of popular products fast. Other companies just say sorry, but ModCloth turns a potential disappointment into an…

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