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Word of Mouth Tip #154: Fans can help you build anything

When it comes to this word of mouth stuff, we see a lot of BtoB marketers throw their hands in the air and say these ideas will only work for the BtoC folks. But BtoB brands can have just as much fun. Take Caterpillar, for example. They’re not exactly what you would call a sexy…

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How Verizon generates product ideas from their biggest fans

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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Video: Clorox’s Greg Piche on how they’re working with fans to create new products

Your fans represent an army of potential product designers, customer experience innovators, taste-testers, and “aha” idea suggesters. But how do you do it? It can be hard enough just to get busy customers to leave a review — how do you get this much participation from them? In the video below, The Clorox Company’s Greg Piche shares…

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