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Let the front line be human

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. The front line has been programmed to get a certain output. It might be closing the call within…

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3 word of mouth lessons from high-tech cars

[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.] Since before the first Model T rolled off the Ford assembly line, people have been talking about the next great auto technology: flying cars,…

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3 ways to find your word of mouth topic

[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.] What do you want people to talk about when they talk about your business? It’s a simple question that’s sometimes hard to answer. But…

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3 ways to use data for word of mouth marketing

[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.] Every day you collect information from your customers about the stuff they buy, the feedback they give you, and the questions they ask. So…

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Video: How Walmart is spreading online word of mouth with data

In the past, when Walmart’s social pages were attacked with misinformation, their strategy was to ignore the inaccurate posts. But now, Walmart’s social media leader, Umang Shah, says, “No more free shots.” His social media team is proactively improving Walmart’s word of mouth by engaging with these people and correcting misinformation. They’re also using social…

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Loyalty is not just about the data

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. Are the right people in the room when you talk about…

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Being customer focused = ROI

This is a guest post from Drew McLellan, CEO and Top Dog at McLellan Marketing Group. I recently read about a study done by the world famous company, Peer Insight (you’ll find them in Businessweek on a regular basis), that reinforced my philosophy that focusing on the customer and their entire experience of doing business with…

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Issue #126: What to feed your talkers

Every once in a while, your talkers need a little something to keep them going. Try feeding them frequent servings of the following: 1> Detailed data 2> Progress reports 3> Company news 1> Detailed data Share all the geeky technical data and product manuals with your talkers. You’ll be surprised at how much of what…

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