(GYSS #76): YouTube, Vlogging and Branding with Amy Schmitthauer
Amy Schmittauer is the Founder and Face of SavvySexySocial.com. Leading the charge in video blogging for business, she has grown a following for the site that has amassed more than 1.2 million video views. She is a proud beagle mom, coffee addict and shares most of her life via video and on Twitter.
I wanted to get Amy on the show because she is an expert in everything related to YouTube! If you’ve ever wanted to try out video in your content mix, this is the episode to listen to!
(GYSS #75): What Alex Berman Learned From Sending 1 million+ Cold Emails
Alex Berman is the Chief Marketing Sumo for InspireBeats and is responsible for generating over $12 million dollars in B2B leads this year. He and the team at InspireBeats have sent over 1 million cold emails to funded startups and software as a service companies in the last two years.
I got Alex on the show because generating leads through cold email is a particular effective tactic for lean startups. Cold emails are also a great way to build strategic partnerships with companies to build your pipeline as well. We discuss Alex’s journey as an entrepreneur and we geek out about everything you need to know about sending cold emails with great conversion rates.
(GYSS #74): Building A Dope Personal Brand with Rajiv Nathan
“At its purest and simplest form, a personal brand is the combination of how you see yourself and how others see you.”
Rajiv Nathan is a human Curious George always chasing realness, is Idea Lemon’s cofounder and Ambassador of Awesome. He shows you how to build a money personal brand and live a dope life.
I had Rajiv on the show to talk about the mystery that is personal branding. We talk about his background, the epic road trip they took across America a few months ago and how to build a kick-ass personal brand. We get real for a little bit and he helps me define my personal brand.
(GYSS #73): The Art of Adventure and Its Role In Our Happiness with Derek Loudermilk
Derek Loudermilk hosts the top rated Podcast, The Art of Adventure, and is an author as the Good Men Project. Derek is a former professional cyclist and scientist who now travels the world full time. After discovering a new species in 2012, Derek decided to leave science to impact people more directly. His mission is to help you do something that has never been done before.
I had Derek on the show to talk to us about how adventure can mix with our daily lives. We chat about his shift from scientist to entrepreneur and adventure and its impact on our happiness.
(GYSS #72): Overcoming Lack of Funding with Crowdfunding Expert Brandon T. Adams
“If you believe in something…and you focus on it and consume it through your mind and work at it, you’ll achieve it.”
Brandon T. Adams is an Inventor, Entrepreneur, Author, and Host of University of Young Entrepreneurs Podcast. Having Invented Arctic Stick, and buying a tri-state Ice distributorship at just 22 years old, he recognized the main obstacles of getting started–lack of Funds and Resources. He launched the University of Young Entrepreneurs to help support other entrepreneurs and assist them with getting their ideas funded.
I wanted to get Brandon on the show because he knows the ins and outs of crowdfunding, which is super hot right now! We break down the different types of crowdfunding platforms, how to run a successful crowdfunding campaign and his entrepreneurial background.