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A better way to brag

Take a look at these simple blurbs above each of Billy Dec’s restaurants (from his email signature). One phrase and you know what you need to know. Can you make your primary selling point easier to absorb?  

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How Noodles & Company created so much buzz around a new menu item

We’re bringing together an incredible group of word of mouth marketers for our Word of Mouth Crash Course in Austin on May 10. We’re featuring 12 how-to classes, 12 real-world case studies, and 6 brilliant authors – all in one thrilling day. Noodles & Company’s Nick Filler is part of our lineup, and he’s going […]

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Remove the hassles, make customers happy

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Applebee’s does it right on Veterans Day

Applebee’s offers a free meal to vets on Veterans Day. Such a simple idea, but few companies do it so well.  In one day they’ve made thousand of friends around the country, earned limitless goodwill — and sold out every seat in every restaurant around the country. This is marketing — and saying thank you […]

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Newsletter #810: The “People are Naturally Good” Issue

[Welcome back to the Damn, I Wish I Thought of That! newsletter. This is text of the great issue all of our email subscribers just received. Sign yourself up using the handy form on the right.] Annoying return policies, grouchy rules, and unfriendliness are the result of designing your business around the few liars, cheaters, and […]

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Do you want a window seat? Turn disappointment into delight!

The Mucky Duck is a great restaurant on the beach in Captiva Island, FL. It has great ocean views — if you get a window seat. But not everyone can have a window seat … So the owners created a rolling window they can bring right to your table. Everyone laughs, everyone’s happy. Lesson: How […]

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Turn your customers into a family

Anthony and Jon own the B.Good burger joints in Boston. They do an amazing job of encouraging customers to connect with them — by thinking of everyone as part of their family. Just look at the language at the sign-up form for their newsletter. We’ve got love to give. So, we started a family. And […]

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