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Filed Under:Business & Finance / Marketing
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Archived Since:October 21, 2009

Blog Post Archive

How to spread word of mouth by doing the right thing

This is a post from our WordofMouth.org project. Check it out for more great word of mouth marketing tips like this every day. Here’s the fantastic thing about word of mouth: The good guys win. The companies who earn our respect and recognition — the ones we tell everyone about — do it by doing […]

Why ASAP makes work suck

This is a post from The Pursuit of Happiness, a blog on happy workplaces and work culture at my company, GasPedal. Check it out for more posts like this every week. Here at GasPedal, we have functions that each team is responsible for. They’re the recurring things we have to do to keep the business […]

Newsletter #1018: The “Elements of a Great Logo” 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 logo isn’t just a big part of your company’s identity, it might be the only part of your brand most […]

Sherri Maxson, Social Business Leader at Grainger

This is a post from my company, SocialMedia.org’s blog. Check it out for more profiles and stories about the people running social at really big brands. Sherri Maxson is one of those all-star SocialMedia.org members who has taken us along for her career as a social media executive at three different brands. She’s been a […]

We’re expanding our events team

My company, GasPedal, and its brands, SocialMedia.org and WordofMouth.org, are growing fast. And we’re looking for talented, passionate people to join our team in Austin and Chicago. We’re hiring a VP of Events and a Senior Meeting Planner. These folks will join our existing, awesome event team — and they’ll help us continue delivering amazing […]

Newsletter #1017: The “Lessons from Crocheting” 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.] Krochet Kids intl., started as a group of teenage boys who loved the novelty of crocheting their own hats and scarves […]

Brandon Rhoten, VP of Digital and Social Media at Wendy’s International

This is a post from my company, SocialMedia.org’s blog. Check it out for more profiles and stories about the people running social at really big brands. For this SocialMedia.org member profile, we chatted with Wendy’s VP of Digital and Social Media, Brandon Rhoten. Brandon’s been a member since April 2012 and presented a fantastic case […]

Fans can help you build anything

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 it comes to this word of mouth stuff, we see a lot of BtoB marketers throw their hands in the air and say these ideas will only work for the BtoC […]

ThoughtWorks kills sales commissions

This is a post from The Pursuit of Happiness, a blog on happy workplaces and work culture at my company, GasPedal. Check it out for more posts like this every week. In 2012, Chicago-based software company ThoughtWorks ended sales commissions and paid their entire sales team on straight salary. The result? More collaboration, more integration […]

Newsletter #1016: The “4 Fun Lessons from Photojojo” 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.] Photojojo, an online photography store, radiates fun. Everything they do, sell, and promote has some element of excitement, quirkiness, and happiness. […]

Jessica Gioglio on how Dunkin’ Brands puts the spotlight on their fans in social

This is a post from my company, SocialMedia.org’s blog. Check it out for more profiles and stories about the people running social at really big brands. This story features tips and advice from Dunkin’ Brands Social Media Manager Jessica Gioglio. You can check out her full presentation at SocialMedia.org’s Member Meeting in Boston here. “I […]

Be remarkably honest

This is a post from our WordofMouth.org project. Check it out for more great word of mouth marketing tips like this every day. A great way to stand out from the crowd and get people talking? Just be honest. Remarkably, brutally honest. Like this flyer for The Electric Garden Theatre night club in Ireland (which […]

Lewis Bertolucci on making Humana an Affordable Care Act resource in social media

This is a post from my company, SocialMedia.org’s blog. Check it out for more profiles and stories about the people running social at really big brands. Humana’s Head of Social Media, Lewis Bertolucci, has been a SocialMedia.org member since 2012. He sat down with us to let us behind the scenes of their social strategy […]

Don’t let the conversations end when the campaign’s over

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 one-off campaigns can be great for starting conversations, they can lose momentum quickly. Cards Against Humanity had such a promotion over the holidays. They told their fans they could pay whatever […]

Salesforce.com’s area dedicated to dog people

This is a post from The Pursuit of Happiness, a blog on happy workplaces and work culture at my company, GasPedal. Check it out for more posts like this every week. Some people at work are dog people. Some aren’t. So how do you keep everyone happy? At Salesforce.com, they have a “doggy daycare” of […]

Newsletter #1015: The “Turn It Around” 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.] Negative word of mouth, PR flubs, cavities — you can’t avoid them all, but some smart companies know what to do […]

Sharon Crost on five ways Hitachi Data Systems uses big social data to map the customer journey

This is a post from my company, SocialMedia.org’s blog. Check it out for more profiles and stories about the people running social at really big brands. For this case study, we dove into a presentation by Hitachi Data Systems’ Senior Social Business Lead, Sharon Crost, at our Brands-Only Summit in Orlando. Like most BtoBs, Hitachi […]

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 […]

Quirky and their quarterly shutdowns

This is a post from The Pursuit of Happiness, a blog on happy workplaces and work culture at my company, GasPedal. Check it out for more posts like this every week. Quirky, a company that builds crowdsourced product ideas, completely shuts down for a week about once a quarter. They call it a “blackout,” and […]

Newsletter #1014: The “Partners” 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.] When you make a business partnership with another brand, it’s a lot like making a new friend. You get to meet […]

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