Crash Course Live

Follow tomorrow’s live coverage of the Word of Mouth Crash Course

A big hello from all of us here at as we prep for tomorrow’s Word of Mouth Crash Course: The “How to be Great at Word of Mouth Marketing” Conference. We’re thrilled to be bringing together such an awesome lineup of brilliant word of mouth marketers — and even more thrilled about all the other…

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Rob La Gesse: How to inspire word of mouth with customer service

11:55 — Erin McDaniel introduces Rackspace‘s Director of Social Media, Rob La Gesse. 11:56 — How can you help your customers? You have to know who they are. Not their demographic, but who they personally are. 11:59– Find opportunities to WOW your customers. This creates a chance to create a memorable experience that will help spread WOM. 12:02– Example. Rackspace…

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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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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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These tips can help you get your marketing to do more work without a lot of extra effort.

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The most effective ways to stop negative WOM with examples from Zappos, FedEx, Dell, and more.

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The New Topics Worksheet

All word of mouth starts with a topic of conversation — a simple, portable, repeatable idea that gets people talking.

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The Word of Mouth Action Plan

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

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