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Use small stuff to make big impressions

This is a post from our WordofMouth.org project. Check it out for more great word of mouth marketing tips like this every day. While your service and your stuff are key to giving your customers a remarkable experience, sometimes what they talk about has more to do with the little details. These small things make […]

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3 surprises that get people talking

This is a post from our WordofMouth.org project. Check it out for more great word of mouth marketing tips like this every day. Creating a lot of unexpected, surprising moments is a fantastic way to get people talking and to build word of mouth into more of your business. Three ways you could do it: […]

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Three classics that always get people talking

This is a post from our WordofMouth.org project. Check it out for more great word of mouth marketing tips like this every day. When you’re just getting started with word of mouth, we recommend you start with classic, reliable ways to get people talking. What to focus on: 1. Keeping it personal 2. Offering an […]

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Newsletter: #945: The “How Crowdrise Gets New Members to Take Action” Issue

[Welcome back to the Damn, I Wish I’d 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.] Crowdrise is an online community that makes it easier to host and support great charitable causes. And like most charitable giving […]

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Newsletter #936: The “Lessons from Black Milk” Issue

[Welcome back to the Damn, I Wish I’d 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.] Black Milk Clothing is known for their unique leggings and cult-like following of fans called Sharkies (and these girls are serious). […]

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Newsletter #912: The “Help Your Employees Be This Awesome” Issue

[Welcome back to the Damn, I Wish I’d 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.] Your employees are the face of your company. More than your commercials, ads, and marketing campaigns, the interactions people have with […]

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Free pizza surprise: The $100 challenge

Get out there and make people happy. Austin’s Pizza sent a few interns out to drop free pizzas on unsuspecting folks, including a book signing at a major local bookstore.  Everyone who got one is definitely telling everyone they know, and you know they’ll be talking about it for a long time, to a lot […]

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Give them a deal they didn’t even ask for

Surprise email I got from Amazon: Greetings from Amazon.com. You saved $1.62 with Amazon.com’s Pre-order Price Guarantee! The price of the item(s) decreased after you ordered them, and we gave you the lowest price. The following title(s) decreased in price: Zero History Price on order date: $16.17 Price charged at shipping: $16.17 Lowest price before […]

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