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How to trigger word of mouth

This is a guest post from Jonah Berger, Marketing professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and New York Times bestselling author of “Contagious: Why Things Catch On.” See the original post this is adapted from and more like it on his blog. There’s a science behind word of mouth and why things go viral….

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3-Minute WOM Lesson: 3 places to put conversation triggers

Triggers are simple items that prompt a word of mouth conversation. Think of little, visible things that get people to ask about you. Here are a few easy places to add yours: 1. Your receipts 2. Your email footers 3. Your packages 1. Your receipts Receipts are great places to put word of mouth triggers…

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Word of Mouth Tip #95: Help a fan say hello to a friend

Start conversations by helping fans say hello to their friends. You can do it with small gifts they can share, extra free samples, or even stationery — anything that makes both the talker and the recipient feel good. Something as simple as a postcard you send for your customers, for example, is a cheap way to…

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9 Things to Share That Start Conversations

Use the examples in this guide to help inspire ways to make your message more portable and shareable.

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3 Must-Use Word of Mouth Marketing Tools

These tools will help you kick off any word of mouth campaign no matter what topic, industry, or budget.

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The Top Four Tips for Multiplying Your Word of Mouth

These tips can help you get your marketing to do more work without a lot of extra effort.

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10 Ways to Turn Around Negative Word of Mouth

The most effective ways to stop negative WOM with examples from Zappos, FedEx, Dell, and more.

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The New Topics Worksheet

All word of mouth starts with a topic of conversation — a simple, portable, repeatable idea that gets people talking.

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The Word of Mouth Action Plan

Create a complete word of mouth marketing plan using this worksheet’s eight simple steps.

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