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Andy Sernovitz teaches word of mouth marketing.

He’s the New York Times best-selling author of Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking, which teaches you how to rally fans for your business, your art, or your cause.

He’s a founder of the word of mouth movement, which teaches companies to earn the respect and recommendation of their customers. Why? Because companies that understand this stuff are more open, transparent, honest, and kind. It’s about one big idea: Companies that make people happy are more successful.

Andy Sernovitz builds organizations that help people help each other. His company, GasPedal, builds peer-to-peer communities for people leading meaningful change at the world’s biggest companies.

He runs, the community for social media leaders at the world’s greatest brands, and, where marketers and entrepreneurs learn to be great at word of mouth marketing.

Andy taught word of mouth marketing at Northwestern University and internet entrepreneurship at the Wharton School of Business. He’s a serial entrepreneur who founded and advises many startups and nonprofits. And he’s a rabid purist on the topic of marketing ethics.

His fantastic blog is called “Damn, I Wish I’d Thought of That!” (


Andy is CEO of GasPedal, which runs and Health.


Andy Sernovitz’s blog and newsletter, “Damn, I Wish I’d Thought of That!,” is full of unusually useful ideas borrowed from the smartest marketers. Great marketing is about brains, not bucks. The best business ideas are easy to do, inexpensive, and fun. Learn to simplify your business, earn word of mouth, and thrill your customers.


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