Negative WOM

The 3 types of negative word of mouth

[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.] No matter how great your company is, you’re going to experience negative word of mouth. Even the most loved companies in the world get…

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From the book: Dealing with crackpots, fake reviews, and stealth competitors

This week we’re talking about how to deal with negative word of mouth using tips from the new chapter in the revised edition of Andy Sernovitz’ best-seller, Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking. Sooner or later, you’ll run into someone who hates your guts They attack, you offer to fix it,…

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From the book: Responding to negative word of mouth

This week we’re talking about how to deal with negative word of mouth using tips from the new chapter in the revised edition of Andy Sernovitz’ best-seller, Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking. When it comes to negative word of mouth, you should almost always respond. Some exceptions include: A really…

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From the book: Four defenses from negative word of mouth

This week we’re talking about how to deal with negative word of mouth using tips from the new chapter in the revised edition of Andy Sernovitz’ best-seller, Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking. While you shouldn’t expect to be immune from negative word of mouth, there are some basic defenses you…

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Issue #124: Diluting negative word of mouth

Negative WOM is bound to happen, but here’s what you can do to lessen the impact: 1> Ask happy customers to submit reviews 2> Create positive content 3> Bring the discussions in-house 1> Ask happy customers to submit reviews Odds are you have a ton of happy customers that haven’t considered submitting a review for…

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From the book: Dealing with negative word of mouth

This week we’re talking about how to deal with negative word of mouth using tips from the new chapter in the revised edition of Andy Sernovitz’ best-seller, Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking. People will say bad things about you In fact, it’s already happening. So what do you do? “Nothing”…

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