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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 new book An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination, released yesterday, is a fascinating account of what led Facebook to be so destructive, including the power of the stock market and the single-minded personalities at the top - The Zuckster and Sheryl.

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What’s the deal with so many companies sending surveys after you interact with them? In the past few days, I’ve been hit up for “my opinion” from Audi, Fidelity, Hilton, American Airlines, and UPS.

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The language of war is used in business and the media so frequently that people don’t even question the appropriateness. Let's work together to eliminate these old tropes from the way we communicate.

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At many larger organizations (and some smaller ones too), the legal department is heavily involved in all marketing and communications initiatives, frequently requiring every blog post and press release to be vetted by a lawyer. Sometimes every social post too.

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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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Trust and honesty are hallmarks of building fans of a company, product, or idea. When a company breaks its customers’ trust, it takes a very long time to earn it back. In early November, I received an email from PayPal telling me that they will be sending me, without my perm...

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I wake up, bleary-eyed from mild jetlag associated with a three-hour time change plus one more glass of red wine the evening before than I should have had. The Marriott Luxury Collection Hotel that the conference organizer put me in beautiful and comfortable. I let the warm ...

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I’m having a blast continuing my research into the marketing aspects of the US Presidential election cycle. I live only 20 miles from the New Hampshire border and drive to events in this first in the nation primary state. In this post we’ll take a look at how the candidates ...

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