Episode 64

David Meerman Scott on Building a Passionate Fanbase


David Meerman Scott has established himself as one of the world’s leading voices on marketing trends.

He’s a bestselling author and world-renowned keynote speaker who has spoken on all seven continents and at companies like Google and Microsoft.  He is the author of multiple bestsellers, including The New Rules of Marketing of Marketing and PR and the new release, Fanocracy, which he co-authored with his daughter, Reiko Scott.

David joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about the trends he has foreseen in the marketing world, the importance of building a loyal, passionate fanbase, speaking on all seven continents and writing a book with his daughter.

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Show Notes

On this episode, you’ll learn about:

  • How David started his career and grew into a thought leader on marketing trends.
  • Three key marketing trends David has predicted in his career.
  • How David wrote books about two of his greatest passions—the Grateful Dead and Lunar Missions—and tied those concepts to marketing success.
  • How David ended up traveling to, and delivering a keynote speech in, Antarctica.
  • Why passionate fans can propel any business to success.
  • Why David decided to co-author a book with his daughter, Reiko Scott.
  • David’s fascination with politics and his thoughts on the 2020 election.
  • A mistake David has made, and what he learned from it.

Links from the Episode

Episode Transcription
Book David to Speak
Fanocracy by David Meerman Scott
The New Rules of Marketing and PR by David Meerman Scott

Guest: David Meerman Scott
Twitter: https://twitter.com/dmscott
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidmeermanscott/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dmscott/?hl=en
Host: Robert Glazer
Twitter: https://twitter.com/robert_glazer
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/glazer
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RobertSGlazer/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robertglazer_/
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