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About Drew McLellan

Wall Street Journal calls Drew McLellan’s blog,, "one of the ten blogs every entrepreneur should read." His passion is helping clients discover their story so they can create authentic love affairs with their customers. He's also an author, national speaker, and has owned his own marketing agency in the Midwest since 1995.

Go ahead, pinky swear!

This is a guest post from Drew McLellan, CEO and Top Dog at McLellan Marketing Group. I’m going to tell you the secret to incredible customer service, customer retention and word of mouth referrals. It’s quite complicated, so you’ll want to print off this post and hang it somewhere where you can refer to it every…

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Don’t wait for word of mouth

What are you doing to generate word of mouth? 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 the most compelling factor in their decision to buy. We all want it. We want our customers to go skipping down…

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Create a complete word of mouth marketing plan using this worksheet’s eight simple steps.

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