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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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The Grateful Dead used free content to build a social network of fans before Mark Zuckerberg was even born. They pioneered many of the ideas we now use in social media and content marketing. Unlike other bands, the Grateful Dead encouraged concertgoers to record their live s...

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I was 13 years old when Saturday Night Live premiered in 1975. While I remember staying up to watch some episodes of the show’s first season, it was a few years later when I was in High School that I became a fan. I’d come home after an evening partying with my friends and m...

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I had a blast this weekend at Gathering of the Vibes - excellent music with a crowd of friendly and laid back music fans at the best-organized festival I’ve been to.

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Last month my daughter Allison invited me to join her to see Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros at the Boston Calling music festival. It was an epic invitation because Allison, who is soon entering her final year of university, has become a live music fan based on my taking ...

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If you’ve heard me speak about Real-Time Marketing & PR, you’ve likely heard me riff on Dave Carroll and his United Breaks Guitars video series, which has racked up some 16 million YouTube views. I love the videos. Song number one is especially catchy. And it is a terrific e...

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Most music artists use the usual route to launch a record – try to get radio airplay and try to get the media to write a review. That’s not what Ronnie Dunn did to launch three new songs. Instead he performed a guerrilla gig from the roof of a restaurant, playing as the CMT ...

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In the many hundreds of live music venues I’ve visited, getting a drink is the worst experience.

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On Saturday I caught the Life is Good festival. It was a beautiful day in the Boston suburbs made better because all profits generated from the festival (over a million dollars) are going to Children’s charities. For those music geeks reading this, my favorite act was the am...

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