Dave Evans

Dave Evans

Vice President of Social Strategy

Lithium

Dave is the VP of social strategy at Lithium. Based in Austin, Dave is also the author of best-selling "Social Media Marketing: An Hour a Day," as well as "Social Media Marketing: The Next Generation of Business Engagement." Dave is a regular columnist for ClickZ, a frequent keynoter, and leads social technology and measurement workshops with the American Marketing Association as well as Social Media Executive Seminars, a C-level business training provider.

Dave has worked in social technology consulting and development around the world: with India's Publicis|2020media and its clients including the Bengaluru International Airport, Intel, Dell, United Brands, and Pepsico and with Austin's FG SQUARED and GSD&M| IdeaCity and clients including PGi, Southwest Airlines, AARP, Wal-Mart, and the PGA TOUR. Dave serves on the advisory boards for social technology startups including Palo Alto-based Friend2Friend and Mountain View-based Netbase and iGoals.

Prior, Dave was a co-founder of social customer care technology provider Social Dynamx, a product manager with Progressive Insurance, and a systems analyst with NASA| Jet Propulsion Labs. Dave co-founded Digital Voodoo, a web technology consultancy, in 1994. Dave holds a BS in physics and mathematics from the State University of New York/ Brockport and has served on the Advisory Board for ad:tech and the Measurement and Metrics Council with WOMMA.

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RECENT ARTICLES BY DAVE EVANS

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Data Deconstruction: Understanding Complex Social Influences

Dec 17, 2014 - When you deconstruct and simplify your complex data patterns, you can better understand the data and build better social media marketing programs. What... Comments

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Building Customer Loyalty With Social Media

Nov 19, 2014 - Beyond awareness and acquisition, you can measurably build your business using social media. Comments

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The Rise of the Paid Social Network Business Model

Oct 22, 2014 - There's a growing acceptance of pay-for-play in the digital and, more specifically, social worlds. How will you adapt to the new model? Comments

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Building Champions: The New Role of the CFO

Sep 24, 2014 - The chief financial officer (CFO) can now be an important champion for efforts to meet the demanding expectations of connected, involved consumers. Comments

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Social Media and the Challenge Facing CIOs

Aug 27, 2014 - Social media may have landed in marketing, but it’s increasingly the chief information officer (CIO) that’s being looked to for answers to the question... Comments

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Building Effective Measurement Models

Jul 30, 2014 - When deciding which measurement models to use, consider adopting aspects of the study of correlation, which may allow you to discover connections that... Comments

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Building Advocates, and Why It Really Matters

Jul 2, 2014 - Social advocates are important for your brand for more than just the good recommendations they could potentially write - loyal advocates will also defend... Comments

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Invest in Social Like You Believe It’s Real

Jun 4, 2014 - Invest in social by first taking stock of your social media presence, then making sure you have a timely customer engagement strategy, and finally by... Comments

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Customer Loyalty Restarts With Every Experience

May 7, 2014 - Allegiance to your brand begins again with every experience, from word-of-mouth mentions to small social objects like status updates that are passed... Comments

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Promoting Your Social Presence

Apr 9, 2014 - How can you build awareness for your social platforms? And once you build awareness, how do you get customers there? Here are tips and tricks for increasing... Comments

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SXSW 2014: Content Marketing, the Rise of the Dark Net, and the Maker Movement

Mar 12, 2014 - At this year's SXSW Interactive, there were sessions on social data and business analytics, content marketing, the rise of the Dark Net, and continued... Comments

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Getting Social Customer Experience Right

Feb 12, 2014 - A look at how three brands are encouraging positive, socialized conversations that are aligned with business objectives and a desire to grow brand value... Comments

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The Power of Peer in Social Customer Care

Jan 15, 2014 - As you plan your social customer experience program, think about the value of peer technology, of placing more control into the hands of your customers... Comments

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When Customers Understand Your Business, You Win

Dec 18, 2013 - Ultimately, building advocates is in your business interest. Transparency -- not only in conduct, but also in the processes that create customer experiences... Comments

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Fixing Customer Care: The New Social Marketing

Nov 20, 2013 - Customer care is going social. Take the time to build a robust ROI model and then measure the contribution of your social customer care efforts. There... Comments

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Measuring Business Results from a Social Customer Experience Program

Oct 23, 2013 - Where do you get the data needed to measure your social media customer experience program? Columnist Dave Evans shares data sources and importantly... Comments

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Create Audience Experiences That Drive Recommendations

Oct 3, 2013 - These three instances of online experience creation stand out. Plus, a fourth customer experience tip may surprise you. Comments

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The Case for On-Domain Engagement

Aug 28, 2013 - If social networks like Facebook are moving toward an awareness and advertising model, what are you doing to build actual fan engagement with your brand... Comments

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Honest Engagement: Getting the Social Experience Right

Jul 31, 2013 - Where in your organization are you most able to build and sustain one-on-one, repeated acts that lead to engaged customers? Comments

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Independence Day: Proving On-Domain Success

Jul 3, 2013 - Celebrate this year by declaring your on-domain strategy and then following through with the measurement and hard proof to make it stick. Comments

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Have Questions? Ask Your Customers

Jun 5, 2013 - Customers play an increasing role in the design and innovation stages of products and services, driven by a combination of social technology and the... Comments

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