MARKETING AND SALES STRATEGIES

Social Gamification Extends the Reach of Live Events

Posted by David Meerman Scott 01:19 PM on December 17, 2014

I love that many of the events I present at at have active social backchannels.

The #hashtags at conferences are now an integral part of how people interact in real-time, moving the content from one-way (speaker on stage to audience) to multi-way (people in the audience discussing the speaker’s topic which brings in their networks around the world).

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A Visual Representation of The New Rules of Selling

At my presentation at HubSpot’s Inbound conference this September, I delivered a talk titled The New Rules of Selling.

Fortunately, HubSpot had Kelly Kingman sit in on the presentation to create a wonderful graphic recording of my talk.

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My Inbound 2014 Keynote Video: The Convergence of Sales and Marketing

Today buyers dictate how they choose companies, products, and services with online content driving action.

At the HubSpot Inbound 2014 conference, I delivered a short keynote speech in front of some 10,000 people. My slot was fantastic - between a surprise appearance by the band OK Go and a keynote from celebrity author Malcolm Gladwell.

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Social super voice at Cisco Partner Velocity

This afternoon, I delivered a keynote at the Cisco Partner Velocity event which I titled Amplify Your Brand Voice - Turn Up the Volume to "11". I shared ideas for how Cisco’s partners can develop a “super voice” and reach millions.

Social media engagement at your event

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More top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking

Posted by David Meerman Scott 06:03 AM on April 02, 2014

Back in 2009, I wrote what became one of my most popular blog posts. In Top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking, I riffed about making the most of your opportunity to deliver a talk. Here are the top ten tips from 2009. You can go back to read the original post to get more detail on each.

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Google glass for real time public speaking

In late 2013 I signed up for the Google Glass Explorer Program and last week I received my Google Glass Explorer Edition 2.0. The Explorer Program is designed for people who want to get involved early and help shape the future of Glass.

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Speaking on all seven continents

Posted by David Meerman Scott 11:48 AM on January 14, 2014

Readers of this blog know that I often discuss my passions including music, travel, surfing, and public speaking.

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Make your client look good

On the speaking circuit, the audiences I’ve addressed have suffered through some terrible introductions of me.

It’s a bummer for an audience, anticipating a keynote speaker, to suffer through a bumbled intro. It makes the people who organized the event look unprepared. And as a speaker it means I’ve got to pump up the energy, because I’m starting on an audience downer.

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When things go wrong

Posted by David Meerman Scott 01:34 PM on July 09, 2013

I frequently speak at conferences and obsess over the details to get things right. I wrote about some of the obsessions in my blog post Top ten tips for incredibly successful public speaking.

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What Mick Jagger Teaches us about Public Speaking

Posted by David Meerman Scott 06:53 AM on June 13, 2013

Last night, my friend Nick Morgan and I caught the Mick Jagger Show... er, the Rolling Stones... in Boston. It was a terrific show. Nick is my speaker coach, so we used the Stones show as a "field trip" to watch a master performer in action. And boy, is Sir Mick a master. There is no doubt that anyone who speaks in public can learn from Mick Jagger.

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