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WOM Tip #145: Make the most of amazing stories

When one woman finally convinced her father, a former border guard in West Berlin, to return to visit the united city decades after the wall had come down, she booked a room in East Berlin through Airbnb. To her surprise, their Airbnb host was also a former border guard, but on the opposite side of…

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WOM Tip #457: Turn problem solving into a word of mouth opportunity

Feedly, an RSS feed reader, dedicated the first ten days of March to fixing ten bugs in their system. They called it “Fix It March: 10 bugs in 10 days,” and blogged about eh experience along the way. Photo from Feedly. Feedly is probably already tackling issues and improving their product every day, not just…

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3 reasons to let your customers behind the scenes

[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.] You have a great resource for earning word of mouth right under your nose. It’s the stuff you do every day — and all…

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How the process adds (mega) value to the product

This guest post is from Andy Nulman — President of Just for Laughs and author of “Pow! Right Between the Eyes: Profiting from the Power of Surprise.” See the original post this was adapted from and more like it on his blog. Despite the fact that I convinced myself and countless others that I was “all art-ed…

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4 types of content people love to share

[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 the tools, the technology, or the platform, great content will always start conversations. There’s going to be a new social media platform…

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How Target is sharing insider content with fans online

Our sister brand SocialMedia.org hosts the incredible BlogWell: How Big Brands Use Social Media conference series — and their next one is coming up in Chicago on July 18. BlogWell events are all about how big brands use social media. No agencies, no startups — just big companies sharing what they’ve learned. You’ll get practical, how-to…

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