In the “good old days” when a neighbor or work colleague told you how much they enjoyed a nearby B&B, movie or restaurant, it mattered. Word of mouth has always been one of marketing’s most potent weapons. Today – we have word of mouth marketing on steroids with online reviews. Show More Summary
Word of mouth is an essential consideration for any marketing campaign - here are some key notes to keep in mind.
Summary: Influencer marketing is all the rage these days. Businesses that utilize influencer marketing have a 37% better retention rate than those that don’t rely on word of mouth.
While commentators on earlier articles have accused me of putting words in Ford CEO Mark Fields' mouth with regard to his stance on market demand for electric vehicles (EVs), I don't think that there's any doubt at this point that he isn't pro-EVs, and isn't too concerned with his company's effect on the wider environment. Show More Summary
Word of mouth is one of the oldest and most effective forms of marketing; after all, people trust recommendations from their friends and family far more than they trust ads pushed on them by brands. But the biggest challenge for brands is to foster word of mouth on a wide [...]
“Word of mouth, and stories in trade papers like Backstage, swell the ranks of actors eager to become Standard Patients. Compensation ranges from $25 an hour in Manhattan to slightly more for assignments involving long commutes to outer boroughs; actors mobilized as “secret shoppers,” who infiltrate clinics to monitor the behavior of entire medical staffs, […]
A great book launch relies on word of mouth marketing. Today, I want to share advice I tend to give authors for setting the foundations for word of mouth marketing. This work tends to begin well ahead of the actual launch of the book, oftentimes a full year or more before publication date. I’ll explain […]
When you have raving fans, you get the two most coveted things in 21st century marketing -- word of mouth and “social proof”, in the form of positive reviews and spontaneous, unequivocal social promotion.
Films are about bringing people together and sharing ideas. We watch trailers, connect with our social circles, and then share the cinematic experience. Before the advent of social media, word of mouth was the only true method of accomplishing this -- aided in part by previews and ads in periodicals. Show More Summary
Dark Souls III continues to sell well, no doubt through good word of mouth, and has achieved the "three million shipped worldwide" market for Namco Bandai -- the company has announced. They also shared the news that the Dark Souls series (note: no Demon's or Bloodborne included) has shipped 13 million. Show More Summary
Word of Mouth Marketing (WOMM) is known to be the most valuable form of marketing, and…it doesn’t cost any money. It’s one of the most credible forms of advertising because a person puts their reputation on the line every time they make a recommendation and that person has nothing to gain but the appreciation…more
“There’s something slightly perverse about a play that asks you to attend simply on faith and not to reveal its secrets, because most any arts marketer will tell you that word of mouth is essential for sales.”
We all know that word of mouth is one of the most - if not the most - valuable form of marketing. But just how valuable is word of mouth, exactly, in social media? LinkedIn conducted a study to find out.
The statistics for marketing are overwhelmingly in favor of recommendations for selling a product. In fact, 92% of people are more likely to be influenced by word of mouth than any other form of advertising. For bloggers, the best way you can gain trust is by having someone endorse you. And the way to do that is through the medium of guest blogging. Show More Summary
I love this statement/manifesto from WOMMA (the Word of Mouth Marketing Association). So much so that I wanted to share it with you. Kudos to Deborah Holland, Executive Vice President at Publishers Clearing House and Current Chair of...Show More Summary
Most startups depend on word-of-mouth marketing to create awareness of their new product, and iOgrapher is no different. But what makes iOgrapher unique is its focus on customer service as a driver of that word of mouth.
Priscilla Dean and her tam, Photoplay, January 1921 The entertainment industry mastered the use of publicity and cross promotion from its very beginnings, creating elaborate ballyhoo campaigns to build word of mouth and huge box office receipts. It quickly … Continue reading ?
When it comes to modern marketing, digital branding is the leader of all forms of marketing. Other than the most obvious forms of marketing like word of mouth, few forms of marketing are as effective as this in the first place. However,...Show More Summary
Trust is the most important factor when attracting word of mouth recommendations. Having the right influencer connections for your personal brand is another way, but it’s how you build those relationships that makes a true impact. How...Show More Summary
Marketing is such a crucial aspect of business success. It can help spread your message via word of mouth, get customers excited about your product or service, and encourage new customers to walk through your doors. Knowing the potential...Show More Summary