Scott Eddy was named the Top 10 Global Travel Influencer on Klout and he is also the Global Brand Ambassador for the startup Zipkick. Scott believes the R in ROI stands for relationships and he talks to John on how he was able to develop a 608,000 Twitter following based on this philosophy. Scott Eddy has lived all over the world and shares how he went from being a stock broker to a digital nomad.
- 02:10 - Scott shares a little bit of his background.
- 04:30 - You have to be genuine and really believe in the product you're pitching. People can tell when you're not.
- 05:45 - Saying what's on your mind doesn't work as well anymore. Storytelling can really make people pay attention.
- 08:30 - The only way you can build a whole new network is on social media.
- 11:15 - Twitter is so transparent. It's the only place where you can see what the competition is doing.
- 13:00 - What is Zipkick?
- 18:55 - KLM is using social media to help book people's flights.
- 21:05 - Scott is the same person on social media as he is in person. Be yourself. Faking till you make it doesn't always work.
- 22:25 - Scott loves podcasts and recommends Gary Vaynerchuk and Grant Cardone.
- 24:20 - Favorite place in the world? Scott love Thailand.
- 26:50 - VCs in South East Asia ask for a short video clip along with a startup's pitch.
- 28:35 - Scott shares some Twitter tips. Build your personal brand first, always follow back, and more.
- 31:05 - Zipkick will be releasing in the next few weeks
I always say the R in ROI definitely stands for relationships
If you don't have the skills to be a storyteller, practice it.
Storytelling used to mean you were a liar 10 years ago. Now, it means you have a compelling way to express your ideas.
Chase the conversation, not the big names.
The Likeability Factor by Tim Sanders
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