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Why do you track customers’ referrals?

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. Consider the customer referral as the true money question; it’s the final frontier of loyalty. If your customers…

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WOM Tip #244: More generous is more remarkable

Lots of companies give you gifts to pass on to your friends. In exchange for your referral, your friend might get a discount, a gift card, a free appetizer, whatever. But if you refer a friend to Evernote, they’ll give your friend one year of Evernote Premium for free. A whole year? That’s pretty cool…

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WOM Tip #561: Reward your referrers with something they’ll use

Did you know that when you refer a friend to Dropbox they’ll give you more storage space? It probably costs the company pennies, but it gives their customers something they’ll actually use and a great reason to use Dropbox even more. When your customers share a product they believe in, encourage that loyalty by giving…

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3 ways to help your employees thrill customers

[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.] It’s one thing to teach your employees to do their jobs well — it’s another thing to give them the tools to thrill your…

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Free upgrades will get your customers talking

Check out the note we got from PrintingForLess.com: Good news: we have shipped your business card order a day early! Project Name: 2009 Business Cards Although you originally ordered 4 business day Production Speed, we have given your order special priority in our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility so that your shipment went out today, and should…

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