"can I sell you on Ebay?"
"just start lining up for Q&A now"
"I had a baby 9 months ago" (OH: quite a feet for a guy, how'd you pull that off)
"No matter what you think you are right now, or what you think you do, you will be in customer service business"
"last year at SXSW I had 3,000 followers on twitter and people were shitting their pants" (WOW...look how much has changed in a year, I have over 3,000 followers now)
"WHIP OUT YOUR PHONE WITH PURPOSE"
"your product is going to have a problem eventually if you don't give a F*ck"
"caring is massively under ratted"
"everyone is trying to be a 19 year old dude"
"people need to start caring or they are going to F*cking news"
"I'm obsessed with the thank you economy"
"you have to do good first, that's the only way you're going to convert"
Gary told Jeff Jarvis to hire him!
- "Ben Gay?" Gary V
-"I'm curious.." random guy (Laughing my ass off)
"This is getting very interactive"
"If you mug women at night, and you're happy...DO IT! I'm serious...EHHH...I AM! (not)"
"This platform is a baby"
"I'm devastated that I'm not cool"
- "What if people leave" random girl
- "No body's leaving this shit" Gary V
"Mashable, which is the evil empire..."
- "When do you know to turn it off?"
- "If my parents didn't move I would have been 1 of three things....Jail, Killed...likely, or one of those Russian billionaires who was dominating"
"I roll up on 90 year olds randomly and not one of them ever told me that they wished they had more money, they say I wish I spent more time with my family"
"This room has no excuses"
"I HATE it, you can't scale caring" (this girl just didn't get it)
Gary calls out Procter & Gamble for having their twitter run my an agency (it was EPIC)
"The reason I can do all this, is because I have AWESOME people around me"
"Real time data is sexy"
"It's a combo of content, and community"
- "Where do you think agency's belong in the social space?"
- "Agency's need to be creative"
There is SOOO much that I missed, and there were things that I cannot even put into words!!
If you missed it
#1- too bad
#2 - watch the video, but I can tell you that it will not be the same!
Earlier I was asking friends if they were going to the Gary V presentation, and a lot of people told me, that they have seen Gary speak and its all the same, or they aren't fanboys, but HONESTLY, the minute I come to SXSW, and don't want to learn as much as I can...I have FAILED!
Video of the rap that broke out at the end
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