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WOM Tip #333: Give talkers with big networks something to brag about

Jack White’s record shop, Third Man Records in Nashville, offers a vinyl recording experience to local school choirs and bands. The field trips include a tour of the of the shop, a Q&A session with their Head of Production, and a professional recording of the school’s music on vinyl. Now that’s how you get kids…

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WOM Tip #143: Prove you’re that good

The word “best” gets thrown around a lot. Everyone likes to claim it, but it’s not always easy to prove. Why do the Allstars, a cover band in the Netherlands, say they’re the “world’s best cover band?” Because they can fool Shazam, the app you can use to identify songs and artists solely from the…

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3 word of mouth marketing lessons from Taylor Swift

[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.] Taylor Swift isn’t just a musician, she’s a marketer. Her fame doesn’t just rely on fancy sponsorships or advertising, but on a multi-platform, fan-based…

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How Dweezil Zappa delivers a great customer experience

This is a guest post from Mark Hurst — CEO of Creative Good and co-author of “Customers Included: How to Transform Products, Companies, and the World — With a Single Step.” You can also catch Mark speaking about “Customers Included” at SocialMedia.org’s upcoming Brands-Only Summit this October. See the original post this is adapted from…

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Ask an artist to help you start conversations

[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.] You’ve got a lot of competition when it comes to starting conversations. Sometimes it takes an outside perspective to help you get above your…

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5 lessons from rock bands on how to create 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.] Martin Atkins is a rock star. Like, an actual rock star. He’s a drummer and has played for bands like Public Image Ltd., Ministry, and…

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