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Welcome Session — Live from BlogWell

1:00 — GasPedal’s Andy Sernovitz opens BlogWell: How Big Brands Use Social Media here in Seattle, hosted by Microsoft. 1:03 — Sponsor ICUC welcomes audience and gives intro into real life moderation services 1:04 — Kurt Vanderah intros sponsors such as Jive and StrongMail, Social Media Sponsors, Social Media Business Council and speakers 1:07 — Kurt discusses logistics…

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Social Media Case Study from Nestor Portillo of Microsoft

Come to BlogWell: How big brands use social media on June 23 in San Francisco to hear Dell, Wells Fargo, Kaiser Permanente, SAP, Pepsi, Cisco, and Intuit share case studies in corporate social media. You’ll learn how to get started, get past roadblocks, and make your social media program phenomenal — in one afternoon, for…

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From the book: New word of mouth case study on Microsoft

One of the biggest additions to the new edition of the best-selling book, Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking, is the five new case studies of brilliant word of mouth marketing from Dell, Potbelly, FreshBooks, Microsoft, and Levenger. We’re highlighting a different case study each day this week, continuing with Microsoft…

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From the archives: Ringo, the WOM-based music recommendations engine

Back in 1994, MIT’s Media Lab created Ringo—an algorithm-based system designed to automate the process of “word-of-mouth” music recommendations. Here’s the overview of the project: Recent years have seen the explosive growth of the sheer volume of information. The number of books, movies, news, advertisements, and in particular on-line information, is staggering. The volume of…

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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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The New Topics Worksheet

All word of mouth starts with a topic of conversation — a simple, portable, repeatable idea that gets people talking.

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The Word of Mouth Action Plan

Create a complete word of mouth marketing plan using this worksheet’s eight simple steps.

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