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Why no business is too boring for word of mouth

This is a guest post from Andy Sernovitz — CEO of WordofMouth.org and SocialMedia.org and New York Times best-selling author of “Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking.” Some of the best word of mouth stories are about blenders, men’s health, and billing software. A great topic — attached to any great…

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How to spread word of mouth with video content

[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’ve probably had a lot of conversations with your friends that start with, “You have to see this video.” People love sharing videos because…

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5 ways to generate WOM for a boring product

This is a guest post from Stephanie Bullis, Word of Mouth Marketing Manager at Grasshopper. Not all products and services are as exciting as Google Glasses or Willy Wonka’s ever-lasting gobstoppers. When was the last time you expressed outward enthusiasm about your new car insurance or shared your passion about the new blender you purchased? Chances…

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George Wright: Will It Blend? — live from Word of Mouth Supergenius

1:40 — Andy Sernovitz introduces Blendtec‘s George Wright. 1:41 — Andy: Will it Blend is one of the most fascinating viral programs ever. In one 15-minute talk from George, we got an entire week of blog posts. 1:42 — Andy: The big question is always: Is there any real data behind all this? And the…

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Will It Blend Week, part 4: How it all started with sawdust

As a preview for Word of Mouth Supergenius: The “How to be Great at Word of Mouth Marketing” Conference here in Chicago on December 16, we’re dedicating a full week to our halftime celebrities from Will It Blend — one of the most successful viral video series of all time. Check out our previous posts…

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Will It Blend Week, part 3: The numbers behind the amazing viral video series

As a preview for Word of Mouth Supergenius: The “How to be Great at Word of Mouth Marketing” Conference here in Chicago on December 16, we’re dedicating a full week to our halftime celebrities from Will It Blend — one of the most successful viral video series of all time. Here we’re looking at some…

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3-Minute WOM Lesson: Lessons from Will It Blend?

In this issue Blendtec’s VP of Marketing and Sales, George Wright, shares his tips on creating content people love to share: 1> Think integrity and honesty 2> Think objectives first, tactics second 3> Think of what you love to share 4> Listen to George’s live Supergenius preview You can see George — as well as…

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Will It Blend Week, part 1: 6 tips for creating viral content

As a preview for Word of Mouth Supergenius: The “How to be Great at Word of Mouth Marketing” Conference here in Chicago on December 16, we’re dedicating a full week to our halftime celebrities from Will It Blend — one of the most successful viral video series of all time. Here are 6 tips from…

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We’re big fans of author of The Fortune Cookie Principle and TEDx speaker Bernadette Jiwa, who says that good marketing…

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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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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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