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The Secrets of Word-of-Mouth Marketing, 2nd Edition by George SILVERMAN

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CHAPTER 12

Constructing the UltimateWord-of-Mouth Campaign

We are now ready to construct word-of-mouth campaigns. Every campaign will be unique, depending on the kind of product, the industry, the customers, and the nature of the competition. To succeed with a word-of-mouth campaign, you need:

Image A superior product or a product that is superior for a particular kind of person or situation. If you don’t have product superiority, you need to create it. It’s a lot easier to modify a product to be superior than it is to create word of mouth for a “me-too” product. And, there is no such thing as a parity product.

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