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Daring 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.] As a marketer, you have a choice: Go with what’s safe and get lost in the noise, or do something daring and start conversations….

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Aim for the front-lash!

This guest post is from Andy Nulman — President of Just for Laughs and author of “Pow! Right Between the Eyes: Profiting from the Power of Surprise.” See the original post this was adapted from and more like it on his blog. Every once in a while, I get happily blindsided by a superb business adage. An…

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Video: Mike Faith explains how Headsets.com took risks that got people talking

Boring stuff doesn’t start conversations. But risky, unexpected, and surprising? Now we’re talking. If it pushes the edge, it could be great word of mouth marketing. What wacky stunt have you been too afraid to try? Is it unique, repeatable, or topical? Would it have more people laughing than shaking their heads? In the video…

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