Tag Archives: fan community

Word of mouth: Not just another marketing channel

This is a guest post Terri Whitesel, Manager of Online Marketing for DeKalb Medical. How we built a word of mouth-worthy orthopedic service from the ground up What do you do when your product or service is not WOM worthy? How do you plan a service experience from beginning to end to assure that your…

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How to launch a fan community

[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.] A healthy fan community is a long-term, sustainable word of mouth asset. It takes a lot of effort and hard work to make a great…

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How Maker’s Mark is Turning Customers into Lifelong Brand Ambassadors, presented by Todd Spencer

Maker’s Mark’s ambassador program is one of the most incredible fan clubs of all time, boasting hundreds of thousands of loyal members. In this video, you’ll learn about the word of mouth principles that drive the legendary program, how it’s all run, the unique perks of the membership, and most importantly — what motivates the…

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Case Study: Maker’s Mark

2:10 — Erin McDaniel introduces Doe-Anderson‘s President and CEO, Todd Spencer 2:11 – 2:12 — Bill Samuels, Sr. was the inventor of Maker’s Mark. 2:14 — “Anything that can be said about a good whiskey has already been said about a bad whiskey.” 2:15 —  In the beginning the market demographic we focused on are…

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Case Study: Domino’s

4:30 — Kurt Vanderah introduces Domino’s Chicago Marketing Mind, Ramon De Leon. 4;32– We start off the talk with video examples great WOW customer content. 4:31 — If you want people to talk about your brand, you need to be prepared to capture and share it online. 4:35– To build incredible WOM you need to WOW…

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Rob Fuggetta on “Brand Advocates”

1:30 — Kristen Platt introduces Rob Fuggetta, author of Brand Advocates: Turning Enthusiastic Customers into a Powerful Marketing Force. 1:31 — 1. Do you know who your brand advocates are? -You can find who your advocates are by paying attention to who are constantly posting in your social channels and talking about you. 1:35– 2. Are you giving…

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Spike Jones: How to create a fan community

10:15 — Cale Johnson introduces WCG‘s Group Director of Engagement, Spike Jones. 10:16 — 10:16 — 10:17 — Austin is the greatest place on earth. 10:18 — Community – The most misunderstood word on the internet. 10:19 —  Just because you throw up a site or get some likes on Facebook doesn’t mean you have…

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4 guiding principles behind Maker’s Mark’s amazing fan community

[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.] If you were setting out to start a fan community, you’d have a tough time finding a better model to follow than Maker’s Mark’s ambassador…

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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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