AF373: The Qualities Required To Be A Likeable Social Business with Dave Kerpen
The Qualities Required To Be A Likeable Social Business with Dave Kerpen
Today’s guest, Dave Kerpen, who is the founder and CEO of Likeable Local, a social media software company serving thousands of small businesses, as well as the chairman and co-founder of Likeable Media, an award-winning social media and word-of-mouth marketing agency.
Before I continue telling you about Dave; know that much of how Dave achieved all these amazing accomplishments told in his story below is all revealed in the interview. If you’d like to be a multi-time best selling author, build award winning companies, make millions of dollars and come out extremely happy on the other side; then this is a must listen interview.
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Dave got started in a very unique way to say the least. Dave and his wife sponsored their wedding which raised over $100,000 including $20K for charity. Dave and his wife Carrie then transformed theKBuzz (founded in 2007) into Likeable Media, the only 3-time WOMMY Award winner for excellence from the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) and one of the 500 fastest growing private companies in the US according to INC Magazine for both 2011 and 2012.
Dave is one of Entrepreneur’s top 10 up and coming leaders, he’s been featured on CNBC’s “On the Money”, BBC, ABC World News Tonight, the CBS Early Show, the New York Times, and countless blogs. Dave have also keynoted at dozens of conferences across the globe including Singapore, Athens, Dubai, San Francisco and Mexico City.
Dave is also a Venture Partner at Gen Y Capital Partners an early-stage venture firm, which is leveraging Gen Y to support Gen Y. A multi serial best selling author his 1st book was a NY Times bestseller – “Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing on Facebook and other social networks.” he then followed up Likeable Social Media with 2 more books, Likeable Business & Likeable Leadership. Dave tells me he is now working on a 4th, The Art of People. Dave is proud of his amazing accomplishments; but in true likeable fashion; Dave’s places his largest victory on his 2 daughters.
Just Be Likeable
The whole new social media world is all about being likeable. The businesses that are doing the best on social media and in business today are all playing by certain qualities or values that are by nature likeable.
In This Episode:
- The qualities required to be a likeable social business.
- How Dave has been able to write multiple best selling books.
- How Dave has been able to grow multiple mega success businesses.
- The amazing power of simple listening.
- Stories that you can tell to brand your ideas and business to life.
- How authenticity and vulnerability really do make a difference in business.
- How gratitude can change your attitude and mindset instantly.
- Embracing the spirit of passion.