David Meerman Scott
Experience Measurable Business Growth
“…The most practical and powerful marketing presentation I’ve ever seen….” Tony Robbins
David Meerman Scott helps companies and organizations generate attention and grow business in a real-time world. He spotted the online content revolution in its infancy and wrote five books about it including The New Rules of Marketing & PR, the definitive book on the topic, translated into 29 languages. Now, there’s a new inflection point. The pendulum has swung too far, creating a world of digital chaos. Tech-weary and bot-wary people are longing for true human connection. Organizations have learned to win by tapping into this mindset, putting relationships with people above all else.
David’s eleventh book, Fanocracy proves that creating fandom is not something reserved just for celebrities, athletes, and authors.
Creating a Fanocracy is rocket fuel used by forward-thinking companies and organizations of all sorts – including those from the most unlikely industries – to inspire and nurture true fans. David’s high-energy presentations highlight the strategies and success stories using bold images and video to energize audiences. David inspires people to set old ideas and fear aside and use new tools to achieve measurable, no-cost results to turn customers into fans and fans into customers.
See David in Action
David’s ideas have captured the attention of respected firms and organizations all over the world – having spoken in over 40 countries and on all seven continents. His groundbreaking strategies don’t just slap new tools onto dusty old strategies – they reinvent the way to engage the marketplace.
David is also co-author of Marketing the Moon (and contributing producer of the 2019 PBS documentary it inspired, Chasing the Moon) and Marketing Lessons from The Grateful Dead.
David is the pioneer of Newsjacking, a business growth strategy so successful that it is now listed in the Oxford English Dictionary.
David is a globalist with real-world experience building businesses and a sharp eye for the bigger marketplace. He moved to Tokyo at age 26 to establish the Japan office of a Wall Street Real-Time economic advisory firm. He worked for global Real-Time media companies in Tokyo for seven years and Hong Kong for two. David was Asia marketing director for Knight-Ridder in the mid-1990s before moving to the Boston area where he was marketing VP for two publicly-traded U.S. companies. Losing his job following the sale of NewsEdge to Thomson Reuters delivered David the gift of reinvention as a strategist advising organizations on the new realities of agile, Real-Time business.
From standing ovations, top speaker ratings from attendees, to setting the Twitter event hashtag on fire, David delivers. His high energy presentations – using bold images, video, fresh ideas and success stories to energize audiences – inspire people to set old ideas and fear aside and use these new tools to achieve real, measurable, no-cost results.
Fanocracy – Turning Fans Into Customers and Customers Into Fans
Why do some brands, even in supposedly mundane categories like car insurance and enterprise software, attract not just customers, or even loyal customers, but passionate fans? These brands have learned to provide the human connection people are now longing for. David Meerman Scott calls it a Fanocracy. Creating fandom isn’t just for actors, athletes, musicians, and authors.
**For a limited time: You can secure up to 600 free copies of David’s Fanocracy book when you invite him to speak
The New Rules of Marketing and PR
Engaging customers on their own terms is the business survival skill of our time. Business is different today. We all know it. It’s a scary idea to set aside outdated beliefs and dusty old strategies but those old ways can cost you money. David Meerman Scott reveals fresh, measurable and low- and no-cost strategies to instantly and directly reach your audience.
Real-time Strategies to Grow Sales
The way most companies sell is not aligned with the way people buy. That’s a problem. Buyers are bypassing the traditional selling model altogether. They’re learning for themselves about your products/services, your competitors, and what customers say about you (whether true or not!). At the same time, the boundary between the sales and marketing efforts has gotten blurry. These changes have driven a revolution in how sales and service are done.
Beyond the Keynote
David Meerman Scott is available to deliver sales and marketing workshops or coaching sessions. In them he provides a step-by-step framework for implementing Real-Time sales or marketing/PR strategies. These sessions drill down to explore tactical, actionable plans to reach buyers directly and in Real-Time and create a fandom-based approach to nurturing your most important relationships. Please inquire for details.