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Evaluate how real you are in the moments of connection

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. Companies that customers love work hard not to lose their personality — not in their products, not in…

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Give your employees the chance to start 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.] Your employees are your single biggest resource for word of mouth. But not every company treats them like that kind of asset. What if…

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How companies inspire word of mouth with their personality

[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 company has a personality, and they typically show it through branding, product design, and the people they hire. But personality is about more…

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Storytelling, storytelling, and more storytelling

This is a guest post from Drew McLellan, CEO and Top Dog at McLellan Marketing Group. See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on his blog. Seems like every marketing book, blog, and study is talking about how we should be using storytelling as a marketing technique. I couldn’t agree…

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WOM Tip #211: Having a personality is always remarkable

“Okie dokie, artichokie.” That’s how Siri responded to our CEO’s voice command on his iPhone. It’s nothing earth-shattering, but it caught us off guard. Just like the millions of other people who played with Siri’s features and found the automated responses to seem a little more than automated — even funny. For instance, BuzzFeed has…

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7 word of mouth emotions

[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 is personal. We tell our friends and family about a new book we’re reading, we talk to our co-workers about the…

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Don’t forget to be human

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. Technology makes it easy to… Say “no.” Ignore somebody. Speak your…

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WOM Tip #127: Your old stuff can make new product launches more buzzworthy

Launching a new product is always a great way to get people to talk about your stuff. It’s also a great opportunity to show off your personality and boost your word of mouth. One way to do it: Have fun with the old stuff before it goes away. Before launching Barbie’s new, high-tech dollhouse later…

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