David Meerman Scott

David Meerman Scott (born March 25, 1961) is an American online marketing strategist, and author of several books on marketing, most notably The New Rules of Marketing and PR with over 250,000 copies in print in more than 25 languages.The book was inspired by an accidental discovery (made when he was vice president of marketing at NewsEdge) that creating useful content oneself and publishing it on-line at virtually no cost was consistently more effective than expensive profession public relations programs.
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  • Content Marketing Definition

    …, photos, an infographic, a Twitter stream, an ebook, a Facebook page. David Meerman Scott, author of The New Rules of Marketing and PR 46. Content marketing is: Creative knowledge sharing–using content across multiple platforms to reach various audiences–with the objective to influence thought and/or drive behavior. Sharing content…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content- 46 readers -
  • Actionable Marketing Guide Summer Reading List

    …, is the need to write and communicate well. For that reason, I think it’s important to include a few of my favorites. Everyone Writes by Ann Handley. I didn’t believe it when Ann Handley confided in me when she was writing this easy-to-consume book on writing. But I’m eating my words. This book should be a must-read for high school and college students…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohen- 17 readers -
  • 5 Core Content Types Every Marketer Needs To Succeed

    … a traditional media company to develop this core content type. Report the news related to your specific niche. Also, consider newsjacking, writing about a high profile news item applied to your topic. David Meerman Scott who created the term newsjacking cleverly tapped into the media frenzy over Donald Trump. (Note: Scott was careful to state…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content Blogging- 21 readers -
  • Content Repromotion Plan In 5 Steps

    … audience’s social media streams and inboxes. Every content marketer worth their salt has a plan to distribute their content as soon as it’s published. But content distribution is a once and done process for 75% of marketers. They’re on to their next new piece of content. That’s research by Kapost. Don’t blame your marketers. It’s not their fault…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content- 23 readers -
  • Enhanced Existing Content Marketing Increases Your ROI

    … and landing pages. Use two small samples and only test one element at a time. If you change a number of things you may not know what works best. Testing lots of elements at the same time requires sophisticated tools for multivariate analysis. Read Which Test Won, Brian Massey, Tim Ash and Marketing Experiments to get ideas and learn what works…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content- 34 readers -
  • Professional speakers need more than just a media profile today

    … instances) include: Steve Sammartino Dionne Lew Greg Savage Nicole Matejic Mitch Joel Jay Baer Chris Brogan Gary Vaynerchuk … not to forget the aforementioned Joanna Penn. So the message is clear: If you’re keen on pursuing public speaking seriously, you need to start laying the groundwork by building your own platform via blogging…

    Trevor Youngin Social Content- 19 readers -
  • 10 Tips to Help You Turn Landing Page Traffic Into Leads

    … a solution just for them." - David Meerman Scott via DavidMeermanScott.com Takeaway: Don't write landing page copy that you'd want to read, but rather focus on what you think you're ideal customer needs to hear. Address their specific needs and pain points to ensure that you're capturing their attention and conveying value. 7. Test, test, and test…

    Carly Stec/ The IMPACT Blogin Paid Search- 7 readers -
  • Three marketing books from 2014 that will help you smash it in 2015!

    … are in charge. But most companies run their sales and customer service organizations as if it were still 1989.” ‘New Rules of Sales’ sees David going back to basics (after the left-field ‘Marketing The Moon’ in which he and co-author Richard Jurek tell the story of one of the most successful marketing and public relations campaigns in history…

    Trevor Youngin Social EMail Content- 23 readers -
  • Brand Quarterly Magazine announces its 50 Marketing Thought Leaders Over 50 List

    … Rubin David Meerman Scott Jill Konrath Steve Farnsworth Mark Schaefer Ardath Albee Janet Fouts Marsha Collier Larry Weber Gina Carr Check out the full 50 Marketing Thought Leaders Over 50 list. Here’s a dedicated Twitter List so you can follow all 50 Marketing Thought Leaders on Twitter in the one hit (the fact that all 50 are on Twitter is telling, no?). …

    Trevor Youngin Twitter- 9 readers -
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