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You need a smaller net

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. Fear can make us take our eye off the ball and lose focus on what really matters. In marketing, that often translates to these…

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3 tips for earning more word of mouth at conferences

[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.] If you’ve ever hosted a booth at a conference, you know it can be hard to stand out in a sea full of companies…

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Video: How to measure word of mouth

MotiveQuest CEO David Rabjohns teaches you how to track, measure, and learn from your word of mouth.

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Earn the sale by telling a story worth sharing

It’s often forgotten how the power of story can serve as good word of mouth marketing — and more so than that, how word of mouth can help move the sales process forward and close new business! Think it through… It’s pretty typical for Mike the salesperson to do the ‘ol “show up and throw…

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3-Minute WOM Lesson: 3 ways to turn one-time customers into big talkers

[Welcome back to the You Can Be a Word of Mouth Marketing Supergenius! newsletter. This is text from the great issue all of our email subscribers just received. Sign yourself up using the handy form on the right.] All those customers that come in and out of your store or visit your website every day represent…

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3-Minute WOM Lesson: 3 ways to let your fans do the talking

[Welcome back to the You Can Be a Word of Mouth Marketing Supergenius! newsletter. This is text from the great issue all of our email subscribers just received. Sign yourself up using the handy form on the right.] Honest praise from happy customers will always be more effective than any sales copy you could write. As…

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3-Minute WOM Lesson: 3 places to feature your testimonials

[Welcome back to the You Can Be a Word of Mouth Marketing Supergenius! newsletter. This is text from the great issue all of our email subscribers just received. Sign yourself up using the handy form on the right.] Great testimonials are word of mouth gold — but too often they’re invisible to prospective customers. Here are…

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Issue #123: Three WOM topics you can try today

Here’s a few simple topics you could try right now to get folks talking about you: 1> Special sale 2> Extraordinary customer service 3> Do something silly 1> Special sale One of the easiest topics you can use to get people talking about you is a great sale or a special offer. Get some bonus…

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