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4 of the best ways to solve the “Chocolate Problem”

[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 product is great, you’ve got plenty of fans, and no problem with visibility. But like chocolate, everyone already knows about your stuff, and…

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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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WOM Tip #226: Pride is buzzworthy

Everyone’s excited about Google Fiber coming to Austin. But it’s a conversation that’s waned as the company continues to build the infrastructure in town. To keep it going, Google reached out to their supporters by sending them a T-shirt designed by a local Austin artist. The art represents some of the coolest aspects of the…

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Superhero 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.] People love talking about those rare moments when companies make someone’s day or, even better, when they save the day. It’s all about the…

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WOM Tip #345: Make the people who give you feedback feel like rock stars

In Google’s help forums, Top Contributors are volunteers that share their expertise with other customers and champion popular feedback to Google. Basically, they’re Google’s biggest fans. And for all of their help, Google gives them the distinction of a “Top Contributor” online — but that’s not all. Each year, Google holds a Top Contributor Summit,…

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Word of Mouth Tip #103: Do something surprisingly delightful

Want to see something fun? Head over to Google Maps and search walking directions from “The Shire” to “Mordor.” Google’s algorithm tries to figure out what you might have meant to search for, and it also offers this little bit of humor: “Use caution — One does not simply walk into Mordor.” The best part?…

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6 ways big brands are earning word of mouth

[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.] Word of mouth isn’t just something for quirky small businesses, hot startups, or solo entrepreneurs. Some of the biggest and most legendary brands in the…

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Live coverage: How to master Google+ and word of mouth marketing, featuring Guy Kawasaki and Andy Sernovitz

This is live coverage from today’s teleconference, “Master Class: Google+ and Word of Mouth Marketing” featuring Guy Kawasaki and Andy Sernovitz, hosted by SmartBrief. SmartBrief’s Jesse Stanchak introduces Guy Kawasaki: Guy thanks SmartBrief for hosting the teleconference, Andy for being a joint-panelist, and the audience for dialing in. Guy introduces Google+: Guy talks about how…

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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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3 Must-Use Word of Mouth Marketing Tools

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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