Word-Of-Mouth Marketing

Word-of-mouth marketing (WOMM, WOM marketing), also called word of mouth advertising, differs from naturally occurring WOM, in that it is actively influenced or encouraged by organisations (e.g. 'seeding' a message in a network, rewarding regular consumers to enage in WOM, employing WOM 'agents'). While it is difficult to truly control WOM, research has shown that there are three generic avenues to 'manage' WOM for the purpose of WOMM: 1) Build a strong WOM foundation (e.g. sufficient levels of satisfaction, trust and commitment), 2) Indirect WOMM management which implies that managers only have a moderate amount of control (e.g.
Posts about Word-Of-Mouth Marketing
  • 3 Ways to Turn Your Customers Into an Effective Marketing Channel

    … A common challenge for startups is how to generate awareness and attract new customers. Many don’t have the resources to pursue traditional marketing or public-relations efforts, and must find creative ways to increase their visibility. One channel that’s especially valuable for these companies is word-of-mouth marketing, a medium…

    AllFacebookin Twitter- 13 readers -
  • 5 Actionable Tips For Growth Hacking Your Email List

    … you found yourself making a purchase based off a recommendation from a family member, friend, or coworker? There's no denying that word-of-mouth marketing is powerful, so rather than sit back and hope for conversations about your product or service to organically begin, know that there is much that can be done to facilitate them yourself…

    Carly Stec/ The IMPACT Blogin EMail- 14 readers -
  • 3 Ways to Jump-Start Your 2015 Sales

    … customers Word-of-mouth marketing is still one of the most effective forms of marketing, and your best customers are often your best marketers. Refocus your new year efforts on being more proactive about drumming up repeat business and referrals. Go back to your inner circle of customers who have bought from you before. Consider introducing a generous…

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  • How to Enhance Your Loyalty Programs Using Social Media

    … Do you want to increase customer loyalty? Have you considered adding a social component to your loyalty program? Your loyalty program isn’t just about rewarding customers. It’s about encouraging ongoing communication. In this article you’ll discover how combining social media with your branded loyalty program can help you reach your campaign…

    Social Media Examinerin Social Twitter How To's- 16 readers -
  • 7 Growth Hacking Tips From 7 Inspiring SlideShares

    … by prompting interactive titles for users to customize and save to a notebook to inspire their next blog post. Hack #5: Create a referral program Growth Hacking : Disrupt the Business with Mobile! from Antonin Cohen Uber, Dollar Shave Club, and Dropbox are just a few of the big names taking advantage of a referral program to develop their business…

    Carly Stec/ The IMPACT Blog- 13 readers -
  • Native Advertising Disclosure & Transparency: Who’s Responsible?

    … variety of native advertising products have emerged on all sorts of platforms, ranging from traditional publishers, to in-app and in-game ads, recommendation engines, display units, and a host of other formats. As the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) puts it in a newly released white paper on the topic, “the key principle is one…

    Rebecca Lieb/ Marketing Landin Display- 14 readers -
  • How to Create Word-of-Mouth Marketing That Spreads Like Wildfire

    … Hairspray, a movie ticket, a pair of shoes, a jar of peanut butter, and a bottle of Gouguenheim Malbec. What do all of these seemingly unrelated objects have in common? They we're all purchased by me as a result of a recommendation from a friend, something I saw on social media, or overheard in conversation. Isn't word of mouth marketing…

    Carly Stec/ The IMPACT Blogin How To's- 8 readers -
  • Why Clickbait Is Dangerous for Brands

    … for one minute.” Why is this important? Because it tells us that optimizing for sharing can be dangerous, as many people who share your content might not be very likely to return. It can also lead you down the path of creating content that’s only meant to be shared, not read. As BuzzFeed founder and CEO Jonah Peretti said in an interview with financial…

    Herbert Lui/ Relevancein Content- 13 readers -
  • 7 Ways You’re Missing Out on Attracting More Loyal Subscribers

    It’s frustrating, right? You want more loyal subscribers. You know that the more subscribers you have, the more sales you could potentially make. But for some reason people just aren’t signing up for your email list as much as you’d hoped. You’ve listened to the experts. You’ve started blogging, created a freebie, and been active on social media.

    Jenna Dalton/ socialmouths- 25 readers -
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