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WOM Tip #165: Clear employee disclosures make for more powerful endorsements

Employee disclosure in social media isn’t just the right thing to do — it’s the law. And with the most recent updates to the FTC’s guidelines, it’s even more important for these disclosures to be perfectly clear. A lot of employees hesitate to share endorsements for their companies because they’re afraid of doing it wrong…

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Transparency is the starting point — credibility is the finish line

This is a guest post from Mitch Joel — President, Twist Image and author of “Six Pixels of Separation.” His new book “CTRL ALT DEL” comes out in May 2013. See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on his blog. What does it take to create a winning digital marketing initiative? There is no doubt that…

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3 ways to keep your word of mouth honest

[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.] Your advocates are talking about you because they trust you. That’s huge. That’s how word of mouth works. But it can be easy to lose that…

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Word of Mouth Geniuses of the Week

Jackie Huba, Church of the Customer          "Online vs. Offline Word of Mouth"           An excellent analysis of a vital factor — a person’s credibility — when determining the ultimate power of word of mouth. (link)   Justin Foster, Brand Militia  "A State of Urgency"            In a right-now…

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