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David Meerman Scott

I write about strategies to turn fans into customers and customers into fans. I also share ways to use real-time strategies to spread ideas, influence minds, and build business.

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When you can buy most anything you want online, the retailers who serve us seem interchangeable. But they don’t have to be. Recently I placed my first order with Sweetwater, a music instrument and pro audio retailer, and was amazed by how well they treated me.

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I’ve been super critical of annoying customer surveys; you know the type – when a company wants you to fill out a ten-minute survey about a five-minute call with somebody in customer support. I recently had an excellent experience with Apple, and the survey they sent me afte...

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Twitter launched in 2006 and the short form text content platform quickly gained popularity among businesses, the media, government, and artists. Short form video exploded first with apps like Vine (6 second videos) and later Instagram and TikTok. Shorter, shorter, shorter! ...

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Why do some virtual events succeed while others miss the mark? One likely reason is that organizations simply try to recreate the in-person event they are familiar with digitally. Unfortunately, they fail to find the right medium and methodology for virtual success.

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Over the past several months, in-person conferences have completely stopped all over the world. Just like sports, music, and theater, the pandemic has required that conferences and corporate events be canceled or postponed. Companies scrambling to fill the void means an expl...

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When we can’t meet people in person, digital connection becomes way more important. I’ve been reflecting on the new seventh edition of The New Rules of Marketing and PR releasing in the middle of the pandemic. While I’m happy that my ideas may be helpful to many people as th...

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Northern Lights? A beach with waves and the wind in a palm tree? Your logo? On a Zoom call? If you want to be taken seriously on Zoom, use a real background! Fake virtual backgrounds are cheesy.

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We humans are hardwired to want to be part of a tribe. We’re social animals who feel safe and comfortable when we are together with like-minded people. However, our normal world has been radically altered because of the need to social distance during the pandemic.

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