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WOM Tip #397: Tell the stories people want to hear — but make them meaningful

You have to create content people want to share. But that doesn’t mean you have to cave into the pressures of cheap tricks or click bait to make popular content for your company. For example, during National Volunteer Week, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital used dogs, a GoPro, and GIFs — not to create a random listicle, but…

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Video: How TD Ameritrade gives their employees ownership in social media

It’s hard for employees to get excited about spreading the word about your company if the only way they can do it is through corporate red tape. For TD Ameritrade’s social team, to make social media a part of everyone’s responsibility they had to enable and empower other teams, not command and control how they…

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Video: How Novartis pulls off word of mouth despite strict regulations

Word of mouth marketing is great because any company can do it regardless of size, budget, or industry. But when you work in pharmaceuticals, it can come with a few obstacles. According to Melissa Mackey, Associate Director of Digital Strategies at Novartis, those obstacles are FDA regulations and legal teams within the company. So to…

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Video: How UnitedHealth Group meets their customers where conversations are happening

One fundamental word of mouth tip: Go where your customers are talking about you. That can mean attending local events, hopping on discussion forums — or if you’re UnitedHealth Group, getting involved on Twitter. But for a regulated industry like healthcare, that’s easier said than done. UnitedHealth Group’s Senior Manager of Communications, Rachel Medina, describes…

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Video: How TD Bank Group connects their customers to their employees with social media

Social business is all about enabling your employees to accomplish amazing things as a team and give them a direct connection to your customers. When it’s done right, businesses get stuff done more efficiently, build better relationships with their customers, and earn more fans. But a highly conservative company in a regulated industry has some…

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