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Video: How BMW turns fans into brand advocates

Have you ever had a fan wear so much of your branded clothing that it looks like they work for your company? What about a fan that could tell what year your product was made by its smell? BMW does. And they decided to do something for these fans that would turn them into loyal…

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Are your customers telling a beloved-company story?

This is a guest post from Jeanne Bliss — customer experience expert and author of “I Love You More Than My Dog.” See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on her blog. Beloved companies blend commerce with their humanity, they blend their personal lives with their business lives, and they make…

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WOM Tip #341: More loyalty perks mean more opportunities for word of mouth

With over 500 beers from 40 different countries, World of Beer wants their customers to try as many of them as possible. So to encourage them to try new stuff, this bar makes their loyal customers feel very important. For example, Word of Beer fans get a club T-shirt for every 50 new beers they…

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6 ways to transform your competitor’s “bad” customers into your “great” customers

This is a guest post from Jeff Frank, owner of Simplicity Sofas — a company that designs and manufactures furniture for small rooms and narrow entranceways. Recently I read an article entitled Fire Your “Bad” Customers and Send Them to a Competitor by Noel Peebles who begins the article by saying, “Let’s face it; some…

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Rob Fuggetta on “Brand Advocates”

1:30 — Kristen Platt introduces Rob Fuggetta, author of Brand Advocates: Turning Enthusiastic Customers into a Powerful Marketing Force. 1:31 — 1. Do you know who your brand advocates are? -You can find who your advocates are by paying attention to who are constantly posting in your social channels and talking about you. 1:35– 2. Are you giving…

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Jake McKee: How to work with influential talkers

9:35 — Kurt Vanderah introduces Ant’s Eye View‘s Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Jake McKee. 9:36 — Let’s define an influencer – Boom. An influencer is a person in a short or long-term relationship with a company who helps them drive the company’s biz objectives forward while enjoying the process. They are leaders of a…

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