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Episode Summary

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.

Key Takeaways

  • 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

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Links Mentioned

The Likeability Factor by Tim Sanders
Mr. Scott Eddy Website
Mr. Scott Eddy Twitter
Zipkick

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