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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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How to start conversations by doing something unexpected

[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.] Sometimes the simplest way to get people talking about your stuff is to do something they wouldn’t expect. This is about more than crazy…

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WOM Tip #181: Point out the little details that make you different

If you sweat the details, you’ve probably got some pretty cool stuff going on that’s worth talking about, even if it’s small. These little quirks are not only the things that make your company different, they’re also the things that your fans love to talk about. The problem is that sometimes not everyone knows about…

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How to make your word of mouth topic repeatable

[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.] You’ve got a great idea that’s exciting, unique, and worth talking about — so how do you make that idea shareable? Even great word…

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Video: How Dow Chemical got their scientists to spread word of mouth

You already have a remarkable story to tell. You probably have experts on staff with incredible knowledge, amazing stories, and ideas to share. Your job is to make it easy for them to do it. If you can pull it off, you’ll have these fantastic sources of great, sharable, inspiring content worth talking about. At…

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How to listen for unexpected topics

[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.] Some of your best word of mouth topics may not be the ones you planned for — and that’s OK. Organic word of mouth usually happens…

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How to create long-term 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.] Word of mouth works best when you’re focused on long-term, sustainable strategies that keep people talking over the long haul. Here are four ways to do…

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Video: How Costco creates topics that drive long-term word of mouth

Have you seen the latest Costco commercial? No? That’s because they don’t exist — Costco runs on a business model that is fueled by word of mouth. Usually when people think of Costco they think of buying in bulk — but after a while, that becomes old news and customers need a new reason 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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