The New York Times and USA Today best seller!
The secret to successful word-of-mouth marketing on the social Web is easy: Be likable. A friend's recommendation is more powerful than any advertisement. In the world of Facebook, Twitter, and beyond, that recommendation can travel farther - and faster - than ever before.
LIkeable Social Media helps you harness the power of word-of-mouth marketing to transform your business; listen to your customers and prospects deliver value, excitement, and surprise; and most important, learn how to truly engage your customers and help them spread the word.
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"Dave Kerpen's insights and clear, how-to instructions on building brand popularity by truly engaging with customers on Facebook, Twitter, and the many other social media platforms are nothing short of brilliant." (Jim McCann, founder of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM and Celebrations.com)
"Alas, common sense is not so common. Dave takes you on a (sadly, much needed) guided tour of how to be human in a digital world." (Seth Godin, author of Poke the Box)
"Dave gives you what you need: practical, specific how-to advice to get people talking about you." (Andy Sernovitz, author of Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking)
The book offers about 2 key insights (don't broadcast but listen and always be honest) and goes a long way to explain these from all kind of angles. The way Dave elaborates, doesn't add much to the basic insight,s so after a couple of chapters I just listened to the title and the intro and it got really boaring and repetitive.
I've already recommended Dave Kerpen's Likeable Social Media to my teammates - he's got me thinking about how I can leverage his concepts in my professional life. The book is written to be engaging for all levels of expertise in social media and I'd highly recommend to anyone - from the pros looking to spark some creative ideas or explore best practices to beginners looking to capitalize on this emerging communications medium.
Contagious, Content Marketing Inc.
I didn't think he was too dynamic, but I always appreciate being able to learn on the go!
Learning about his own business' B2B/client acquisition strategy.
Folks at Facebook.
Performance was ok, but it was hard to appreciate it when content was so shallow.
Disappointment, this material isn't worth a book that you would pay money - it just a series of self promoting blog posts.
Note to self: do your background work better, don't buy books from authors that clearly have self promoting in mind.
Facebook centric and a little dated though most of the principles apply across social networks.
Well read though the voice grated after a while... Sounded a little cheesy.
One of the better books about marketing through Social Media.
"Great Book for Marketers and Business Owners"
I'd certainly recommend it to my friends! Dave Kerpens layout and contents makes it easy and enjoyable to follow and increase your understanding and knowledge of the findemantal benefits and features of social media marketing which a lot of social media marketers and business owners abandon.
I've only read a few social media books however Think Like a Rockstar by Mack Collier certainly comes to mind.
This is the first.
I'd love to however sadly I don't have the time however I would if I was on a long haul flight or traveling.
"Loved it... Fantastic,."
Loved it, loads of really usable content and very easy to finish. Would definitely recommend
Some good ideas, some well outdated now as this was recorded over 6 years ago. Mostly self promotion of his company.
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