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Dave Carroll
Works at Sons of Maxwell Entertainment
Attended Carleton University
Lived in Timmins, ON
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Singer-Songwriter, Musician, Speaker, Author
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  • Sons of Maxwell Entertainment
    Owner, 1990 - present
  • Big Break Enterprises
    Owner, 1990 - present
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Timmins, ON - Ottawa, ON - Halifax, NS
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Musician behind United Breaks Guitars, Storyteller, Singer-Songwriter, Public Speaker, Author
Introduction
Dave Carroll is a Singer-Songwriter and Social Media Innovator from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is also co-founder of the complaint resolution platform Gripevine.

Following his 2009 YouTube music video United Breaks Guitars, about his poor customer service experience with United Airlines, Dave's career blossomed and he is now a highly-sought-after Performer, Content Creator, Author, Keynote Speaker and Consumer Advocate. His first book, United Breaks Guitars: The Power of One Voice in the Age of Social Media, was published in May 2012 by Hay House Publishing

Dave released a new album called "Raincoat in Vegas" in September 2012 and Sons of Maxwell released their second Christmas album "Christmas Super Deluxe" in December 2012.
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  • Carleton University
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On Saturday May 9 at 7:30 I'll be performing solo at the Waverley Legion's new songwriter series. Just me, myself, my Taylor and the stories behind the songs. Only $20. Tickets at the legion.
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In honour of Earth Day:
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#IceBucketChallenge It was only a matter of time! Thanks to Mike Hiltz and his fine band Machete for officially laying down the gauntlet. I'll be making a donation as well. Canadians can donate at ALS.ca. I challenge 5yr old Flynn Patrick Carroll, Derek Zgud, and actor Sylvester (Sly) Stallone. You have 24 hours gentleman.

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Almost $7500 raised in only a couple of days to help Chris Johnson!!! Please visit the link to find out why helping this deserving Fire Fighter in his battle with cancer is an easy "yes".

You can also follow him on Twitter @HelpChrisJ
My name is Chris Johnson. I am 39 years old. In June of 2013, I was diagnosed with Stage 3 esophageal cancer. During surgery to remove the tumour, Doctor's determined the cancer had spread significantly to my stomach and lymph nodes. This type of cancer is very aggressive - a 10% chance of living...
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If you missed my appearance on The Social last month, check out the replay on their website: 

http://www.thesocial.ca/video?vid=289954
Gripevine Co-founder Dave Carroll gives the hosts a lesson in how to effectively complain in the age of social media.
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Looking forward to appearing on CTV's The Social, this Monday Feb 10th. I'll be sharing some tips on creative complaining using social media. It airs at 1 PM ET on CTV, 2 PM ET on CTV2, 6 PM ET on E!
Get the Skinny: Jen, Brad, Angie and who's really to blame. Heart health 101. Melissa's Bump Day baby blog: Let's get educated! Latest episode. The hosts discuss the latest headlines surrounding Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift, and actor LeVar Burton stops by to talk about his new reading app.
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Once again the +WWE  has made a copyright infringement claim against United Breaks Guitars so YouTube has temporarily taken my video off line. I assume, like the previous two or three times they did this, it will come as a surprise and they will expedite a fix. This has to stop though or I'm gonna buy some folding chairs, start weightlifting and "yell-talking" (a.k.a. "Yalking").
Once again the WWE has made a copyright infringement claim against United Breaks Guitars so YouTube has temporarily taken my video off line. I assume,...
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Wow, that's absolutely ridiculous. Do you know what material from the video their bot thinks is stolen? 
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Please check out my friend +Dorie Clark’s new book, Stand Out. She shows you how to develop breakthrough ideas and become a recognized expert in your field!

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Recently I got together with the folks at Phoenix House in Halifax for a special project that will be released in November. Stay tuned for details!!
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Halifax in Yorkshire? I fear not ;)
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This animation of me is a little reminiscent of Scooby Doo. It's short but pretty funny. 

http://youtu.be/fIMGIK9GYLg
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What's the beer like that you're advertising? Looks more like a lager to me.
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The +WWE has just restored my UBG video to YouTube saying that all three occurrences since 2012 were inadvertent. While I appreciate their cooperation once they responded, I hope they will do as they say and take measures to ensure this doesn't happen again.

My 177 pounds of caged fury and I are standing down. Thanks to legions of supporters who've been reaching out to offer support. Much appreciated.

United Breaks Guitars
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I've only just come across it and I'm absolutely amazed at how the airline didn't pay out for the damage they caused to your guitar!
I play acoustic guitar every now and then (a Yamaha Classical) and I'd love to know the chords if possible. Cheers!
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Check out a recent interview I did with School For Startups Radio: 
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