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Follow these 10 rules and make your customers love you

This is a guest post from Jay Baer — social media and content strategist and author of “Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help not Hype.” See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on his Convince & Convert blog. If you run a professional services firm, these are 10 rules…

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3 actions to build a culture of “belief” in your organization

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. Take action to make “believing” a core competency in your organization and culture. Read More: Do Your Employees…

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Customers tell your story and grow your business

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. When you make decisions that respect and honor customers, you will earn their admiration; eventually even love. Then…

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Let the front line be human

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. The front line has been programmed to get a certain output. It might be closing the call within…

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Five actions worth repeating: The apology peace process

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 are beloved don’t take apologizing as admitting defeat. It’s part of the journey toward becoming a…

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4 rules of word of mouth marketing

[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.] Let’s get back to the basics. Word of mouth marketing is all about your topic, talkers, tools to start conversations, taking part in those…

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Video: How Grainger makes their customers the heroes

Grainger supplies the stuff that helps businesses run: from janitorial supplies and fire extinguishers, to Lipton tea bags and labware. It’s the kind of stuff you probably don’t notice that often (and you probably don’t think about where it comes from either). But Grainger didn’t become one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” by being invisible…

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3 better ways to handle your mistakes and earn 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.] People love to talk about when businesses mess up. It’s why stuff like Twitter hacks go viral (and why some companies even fake them)….

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