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Title:          Harnessing the Power of Word of Mouth and Social Media
Focus: Sales
Series: CareerDiscussions
Paul M. Rand


Webinar Overview
According to Nielsen, 92 percent of consumers report that word of mouth (WOM) recommendations are the top reason consumers buy a product or service.

Business today is so competitive and margins are so thin, management is interested in finding ways that everyone from clerks to accountants can generate revenue and bring in new customers.

Paul will share how customer recommendations in the digital space have radically transformed the way people buy. One way everyone in your firm, including you, can accomplish that is by utilizing your social media channels to connect with customers and prospective customers, and leverage word of mouth discussions and testimonials.

  • You will learn how to identify and discover people whose recommendations influence your prospective customers
  • You will learn how you and your colleagues can generate compelling content that your customers will share with their networks.

Plus, you’ll enjoy getting to know simple ways you can get everyone on board to support this strategy!
Presenter: Paul M. Rand
Paul M. Rand is recognized as a visionary business strategist, entrepreneur, social and digital marketer, and public relations professional by a number of business and marketing publications.

He is regularly quoted in leading business outlets and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Paul is the past president and board member of the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA), and he currently serves on the board of the national Council of Better Business Bureaus (BBB).

He is an adjunct faculty member and Vice Chairman of the Dean’s Advisory Board of DePaul University’s Driehaus College of Business and The Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. Paul, his wife, Diane, and their three children live in the north suburbs of Chicago.