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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How to prepare and deliver a TEDx talk

Posted by David Meerman Scott 12:11 PM on May 23, 2013

Last month I delivered my TEDx talk The Need to Explore.

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Full video of my Inbound 2012 keynote featuring Cyndi Lauper

Several months ago I kicked off HubSpot's Inbound 2012 conference in Boston with a keynote titled "Inbound Now" detailing how to get found as people search for products and services on the Web and mobile devices like Androids and iPads. The video of the talk is now available.

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