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Dave Kerpen

Dave Kerpen is an entrepreneur, author and former reality television personality. Kerpen first received media attention in the Boston sports market ... More »Dave Kerpen is an entrepreneur, author and former reality television personality. Kerpen first received media attention in the Boston sports market in the late 1990s and early 2000s for his unique vending sales strategies at professional sporting events. He went on to appear as a contestant on Fox's 2003 reality television series, Paradise Hotel, and earned additional media attention for his "sponsored wedding" in 2006. He is currently the CEO of Likeable Media, a social media marketing firm and author of a 2011 book, Likeable Social Media. For a period in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Kerpen was well-known in the Boston professional sports vending industry, often referred to as "the Crunch 'n Munch guy." Kerpen gained prominence due to his unique vending pitches, featuring dancing and singing, at Fleet Center, Fenway Park and Gillette Stadium. Former Boston Celtics coach Rick Pitino once had Kerpen ejected from Fleet Center, claiming that he was too distracting to his players. In... [ Wikipedia ]

How to Get Started With Social Media Marketing

Dave Kerpen is the best selling author of Likeable Social Media and co-founder and CEO of Likeable Media, an award-winning social media and word-of-mouth marketing firm. Dave recently took a few minutes to share some advice on getting started in social media. Bryan: How does ...

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Amplify Content On LinkedIn

“If you’re an entrepreneur, and you only have time for one social network, I would choose LinkedIn over any other,” says Dave Kerpen, founder and CEO of Likeable Local, a social media software startup for small businesses, and a LinkedIn Influencer with roughly 220,000 followers. ...

Dave Kerpen: How To Be A Likeable CEO

I recently spoke to Dave Kerpen, who is the CEO of Likeable Local, a social media software startup for small businesses, as well as the chairman and former CEO of Likeable Media. Likeable Media was named to both the 2011 and 2012 Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies in the ...

Announcing a Live Chat With Likeable Founder Dave Kerpen

Streaming live on Mashable, Likeable founder Dave Kerpen will answer questions from readers, at 3 p.m. EST (12 p.m. PST) Thursday, Dec. 6. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Council’s #StartupLab initiative, a virtual mentorship program, Kerpen will appear live via video chat ...

Successful People Share Best Advice On LinkedIn

Dave Kerpen learned to shut up and listen. Kerpen, the CEO of Likeable Local, got his first job at Radio Disney as a salesperson. His regional sales manager took him aside after a few weeks of his failing miserably and told him, "Remember this one thing: Shut up and listen. " ...

How To Become A More Likeable Leader

Dave Kerpen outlines another way. (Image via CrunchBase) To some, “leadership” and “likeability” may seem like a contradiction in terms. After all, Steve Jobs was a renowned CEO, but not exactly warm and fuzzy. And if you’re making hard decisions, you’re bound to make a few enemies – ...

10 Qualities of an Effective Community Manager

" Community managers must also determine the best ways to handle feedback from the audience, and decide how to respond in an appropriate fashion, said Dave Kerpen, chairman of Likeable Media, a social media agency that employs community managers. "When people ask questions, how do you ...

Storytelling, Why Stories Attract More Customers

To learn about the power of storytelling, I interview Dave Kerpen for this episode of the Social Media Marketing podcast. The Social Media Marketing podcast is a show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social ...

5 Ways Facebook’s IPO Affects Brands and Marketers

By Dave Kerpen

Dave Kerpen is the CEO of Likeable, a social media agency that has worked with more than 200 leading brands, including Verizon and Neutrogena. He is author of The New York Times best seller Likeable Social Media. Dave also launched Likeable Community College and Likeable Local. ...

Dave and Carrie Kerpen: Ask the Social Media Experts

Dave Kerpen talks about the principles behind his new book, Likeable Leadership. Dave and Carrie Kerpen were so successful in getting sponsors for their wedding that they decided to go into business together. For small business owners, the first step for using social media should ...

6 Steps for Small Businesses to Master Facebook

Dave Kerpen, the CEO of Likeable Local and author of “ Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing on Facebook (And Other Social Networks) ”, says both profile pictures and cover photos should be engaging and feature people ...

Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally...

Having noticed this aspect of the modern world, Dave Kerpen decided to put it to good use: making one’s business grow and thrive. In his book, “Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing on Facebook (& Other Social ...

Social Media: How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook

Dave Kerpen, CEO of Likeable Local, explains exactly how to navigate Facebook's privacy settings. 00:11 Dave Kerpen: Oh, Facebook privacy settings, a lot has been said about how to keep safe and how to avoid disaster with Facebook privacy settings. Let's take a look at exactly how ...

12 Counterintuitive Practices for Long-Term Success

Dave Kerpen, founder of Likeable Media, is constantly exposing himself to new people, ideas, and experiences. This exposure lets Dave write with the best of them and lead a company with a mission to help brands become beloved. 12. Get Comfortable with Failure: Life is like golf; ...

Winning in Baseball and Business

For example, Dave Kerpen is many things: the chairman of Likeable Media, co-author of “Likeable Business: Why Today’s Consumers Demand More and How Leaders Can Deliver,” and a rabid baseball fan. In an article at Baseline, Kerpen couched nine tips for building a winning company in ...

Samuel Field Y to Hold Annual Breakfast at Doulgaston Manor

The breakfast, which will run from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., will be held in conjunction with the Central Queens Y. Honorees at the event will include Likeable Media’s co-founder and CEO Dave Kerpen and Chief Operating Officer Carrie Kerpen as well as SJS Construction owner Deniz Gurcan. ...

Health Care Law Turns To Social Media In Illinois : NPR

Consumers understandably are seeking answers from Get Covered Illinois, said social media strategist Dave Kerpen of New York-based Likeable Media, who isn't involved with the Illinois effort. "Given people's frustration with the federal website, Get Covered Illinois has to be able to ...

Young Entrepreneurs Add New Twist to Selling Lemonade

As their father Dave Kerpen tells it, the girls were thirsty during one of their Farmers Market outings after snacking on muffins and breads from one of the venue’s vendors. When they couldn’t find a suitable drink, Charlotte Kerpen said, “Daddy, we should start a lemonade stand.” After ...

Global Social Media Agency Likeable Media Appoints Carrie Kerpen As New Chief Executive Officer

And no, I'm not just saying that because she is my wife," said Dave Kerpen, co-founder and former CEO of Likeable Media. Dave Kerpen will remain Chairman of the Board for Likeable Media while focusing on the expansion of Likeable Local, a software platform offering social media ...

Brands Will Spend $10 million On Promoted Tweets By Super Bowl LI

"It makes complete sense that the most watched television event will also turn into the most talked about subject on social media," said Dave Kerpen, CEO and co-founder of Likeable Media. "If I'm a brand, I definitely want to be part of that conversation. " The $10 million figure is ...

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