Seth Godin

  • Entrepreneur, author, and public speaker

Seth Godin writes the most popular marketing blog in the world; is the author of the bestselling marketing books of the last decade; speaks to large groups on marketing, new media and what's next; and is the founder of Squidoo.com, a fast-growing... More

Seth Godin writes the most popular marketing blog in the world; is the author of the bestselling marketing books of the last decade; speaks to large groups on marketing, new media and what's next; and is the founder of Squidoo.com, a fast-growing recommendation website.

He is the author of ten books that have been bestsellers around the world and changed the way people think about marketing, change and work. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages, and his ebooks are among the most popular ever published. He is responsible for many words in the marketer's vocabulary, including permission marketing, ideaviruses, purple cows, the dip and sneezers. His irrepressible speaking style and no-holds-barred blog have helped him create a large following around the world.

[Text from sethgodin.com. Photo by Lisa Quiñones at Gel 2006.]

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Seth Godin's Presentations

TED2009 February 2009

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Seth Godin on the tribes we lead: Seth Godin argues the Internet has ended mass marketing and revived a human social unit from the distant past: tribes. Founded on shared ideas and values, tribes give ordinary people the power to lead and make big change. He urges us to do so.

Seth Godin on the tribes we lead: Seth Godin argues the Internet has ended mass marketing and revived a human social unit from the distant past: tribes. Founded on shared ideas and values, tribes give ordinary people the power to lead and make big change. He urges us to do so.

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Gel 2006 May 2006

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This is broken: Why are so many things broken? In this entertaining talk - one of the favorites of Gel 2006 - Seth Godin gives a tour of things poorly designed, the reasons why they are that way, and how to fix them.

This is broken: Why are so many things broken? In this entertaining talk - one of the favorites of Gel 2006 - Seth Godin gives a tour of things poorly designed, the reasons why they are that way, and how to fix them.

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TED2003 February 2003

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Sliced bread and other marketing delights: In a world of too many options and too little time, our obvious choice is to just ignore the ordinary stuff. Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why, when it comes to getting our attention, bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones.

Sliced bread and other marketing delights: In a world of too many options and too little time, our obvious choice is to just ignore the ordinary stuff. Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why, when it comes to getting our attention, bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones.

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