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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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Twenty years ago this month, I packed up the personal belongings from my desk into a box and left the corporate world. It was both scary and exciting! I’ve learned a ton over the past two decades based on my own experience as well as talking with many others who have done th...

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In 1972, Silver Oak Cellars was founded in the emerging Napa Valley wine district of California to craft age-worthy 100 percent cabernet sauvignon at a time when people thought France made the best wines. Since then, the company’s focus on its fans is as important as the qua...

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During the pandemic, fun experiences like an evening out or a visit to someplace new were either risky or impossible. Corporate events including conferences and client meetings were canceled. Now in-person experiences have come roaring back and organizations of all kinds are...

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Last week, we received a letter from our home heating oil supplier, Cubby Oil & Energy. The letter was heartfelt, honest, and provided valuable information.

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Naming is difficult! Finding that perfect company or rock band name; something to call your product or service; or a wonderful book title can take months. And if you choose to work with a naming agency, it can cost a ton of money.

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People are naturally attracted to those who are passionate about the things they love, and this passion builds fandom. Yet too few people share their personal passions in their business life.

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It’s increasingly clear based on my years of studying fandom that people are attracted to that which is personal to them. An athletic activity, sports team, company, service, rock band, author, or idea that encourages people to be part of a tribe of like-minded people serves...

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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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