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The Influencer Economy will feature conversations with passionate, inspiring and creative people are launching their careers off content, social media, and digital platforms. We'll chat with people who are experts in YouTube, Kickstarter, Twitter, and social platforms. We hope to inspire the next generation of creators and entrepreneurial spirits for the world. We're in the midst of a revolution. A new economy has been born. Passionate, inspiring and creative people are launching their careers off content, social media, and digital platforms. Previously unheard voices are becoming mainstream media forces. This revolution has transformed global business across the entire media industry. The influencer economy is a movement, a culture, and a new way to launch businesses, products, and media soley from the internet. This movement has re-invented the art and science of launching any and all consumer products. Every one of us is a participant in this new world, whether as a producer or a consumer. This is economy has launched inspiring creators to global audiences, and traditional media companies have to adapt or die. The influencer economy is showcasing that the person is more potent and powerful than the brand. Visionary leaders are no longer succumbing to traditional gatekeepers to kick-off their careers. These creators are building their own mini-kingdoms of followers, fans and readers. They are self-made, self-taught, and the spirit of entrepreneurship resonates throughout their work.

The Influencer Economy will feature conversations with passionate, inspiring and creative people are launching their careers off content, social media, and digital platforms. We'll chat with people who are experts in YouTube, Kickstarter, Twitter, and social platforms. We hope to inspire the next generation of creators and entrepreneurial spirits for the world. We're in the midst of a revolution. A new economy has been born. Passionate, inspiring and creative people are launching their careers off content, social media, and digital platforms. Previously unheard voices are becoming mainstream media forces. This revolution has transformed global business across the entire media industry. The influencer economy is a movement, a culture, and a new way to launch businesses, products, and media soley from the internet. This movement has re-invented the art and science of launching any and all consumer products. Every one of us is a participant in this new world, whether as a producer or a consumer. This is economy has launched inspiring creators to global audiences, and traditional media companies have to adapt or die. The influencer economy is showcasing that the person is more potent and powerful than the brand. Visionary leaders are no longer succumbing to traditional gatekeepers to kick-off their careers. These creators are building their own mini-kingdoms of followers, fans and readers. They are self-made, self-taught, and the spirit of entrepreneurship resonates throughout their work.
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Los Angeles, CA

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The Influencer Economy will feature conversations with passionate, inspiring and creative people are launching their careers off content, social media, and digital platforms. We'll chat with people who are experts in YouTube, Kickstarter, Twitter, and social platforms. We hope to inspire the next generation of creators and entrepreneurial spirits for the world. We're in the midst of a revolution. A new economy has been born. Passionate, inspiring and creative people are launching their careers off content, social media, and digital platforms. Previously unheard voices are becoming mainstream media forces. This revolution has transformed global business across the entire media industry. The influencer economy is a movement, a culture, and a new way to launch businesses, products, and media soley from the internet. This movement has re-invented the art and science of launching any and all consumer products. Every one of us is a participant in this new world, whether as a producer or a consumer. This is economy has launched inspiring creators to global audiences, and traditional media companies have to adapt or die. The influencer economy is showcasing that the person is more potent and powerful than the brand. Visionary leaders are no longer succumbing to traditional gatekeepers to kick-off their careers. These creators are building their own mini-kingdoms of followers, fans and readers. They are self-made, self-taught, and the spirit of entrepreneurship resonates throughout their work.

Twitter:

@RyanJWilll

Language:

English


Episodes

Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise and Thrive with Dorie Clark

6/12/2018
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Dorie Clark, a successful entrepreneur and author, has done it all. And in Entrepreneurial You she provides a blueprint for professional independence, with insights and advice on building your brand, monetizing your expertise, and extending your reach and impact online. Her site: https://dorieclark.com/ Sign-up for our FREE email newsletter for 99 actions to grow influence for your business and life: http://www.influencereconomy.com/

Duration:00:40:45

Seth Godin on How to Do Work that Matters (Best of)

6/4/2018
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Seth Godin is a best-selling author of books like Linchpin, The Dip, and Tribes. You can find his work here: https://seths.blog/ The Influencer Economy hosted by Ryan Williams includes rare interviews with best-selling authors, Oscar nominated filmmakers, and business leaders in the new economy. For a free download of 99 Actions to Grow Your Influence. Click here: http://influencereconomy.com/

Duration:00:45:52

How to Build a Thriving Community 117 | David Spinks

5/2/2018
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David Spinks delivers a master class on how to build amazing, loyal, and collaborative communities. I get a lot of questions from listeners asking "do I build a community first, and then a product," or "do I build a product and then find a community." David votes for community first, and we dive deep into that. Listen to all our archives with authors like Seth Godin, Dan Ariely, Brad Feld, YouTubers like Franchesca Ramsey or Freddie Wong: http://www.influencereconomy.com The 4 steps in...

Duration:00:37:16

From Quitting Your 9-5 in Front of 10,000 people to Helping Others Make Millions | 116 | Nicole Walters

4/4/2018
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Nicole Walters calls herself a "hot mess." She once quit her high power insurance job via a livestream, with 10,000 people watching. She now helps others "monetize thyselves" and has some epic stories to share. Influencer Economy: http://www.influencereconomy.com/ryan-williams-storytelling/ Nicole Walters: http://www.nicolewalters.tv/

Duration:00:36:40

Noah Kagan How to Influence, Grow and Thrive with Sumo.com Founder / 115

3/5/2018
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Noah Kagan is the anti-guru guru. He has a wealth of marketing and business advice, as founder of Sumo.com. Noah Kagan shares how he has deal with depression, what it take to build a winning team, and how to thrive in a high pressured environments. Listen to all 100 episodes of our Influencer podcast: http://www.influencereconomy.com/

Duration:01:19:50

Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong with Eric Barker

1/23/2018
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Eric Barker (@bakadesuyo) is the best-selling author of Barking up the Wrong Tree: Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong. Eric is like a myth busters for conventional wisdom and science. Influencer Economy Quick Hits: Eric Barker's book: https://www.amazon.com/Barking-Wrong-Tree-Surprising-Everything/dp/0062416049/?tag=spacforrent-20 Listen to our 100+ podcast archives on our site: http://www.influencereconomy.com/

Duration:00:49:33

10 Ways to Have Better Conversations with Celeste Headlee

12/19/2017
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Celeste Headlee (@CelesteHeadlee) is a best-selling author & her TED Talks have been viewed over 10 Million times. We talk about how to: Master the art and science of conversation Become a better active listener How simple questions give us complex answers Avoid using email to communicate Use small talk to make us happier Find Celeste Headlee at her website: http://www.celesteheadlee.com/

Duration:00:34:22

114: Rockstar Turned Tech Investor D.A. Wallach - Future Tech, Social Media + Music, Meeting Fans IRL

9/12/2017
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Imagine that you're fresh out of college, touring with your rock band, and you meet Puff Daddy at backstage at your show. Sounds surreal, right? Well that what is what happened to D.A. Wallach. After graduating from Harvard, he toured the country with his rock band Chester French. And the likes of Puff Daddy showed up at his shows. Years later, D.A. has become a bio tech investor. He's pivoted his career many times. Chester French was a rock band like the Beatles, with a sensbility and...

Duration:00:55:15

113: Noah Kagan on Mind-Coaching and Mental Health Productivity

8/16/2017
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Noah Kagan (@NoahKagan) was employee #30 at Facebook and employee #4 at Mint.com, and the founder of Sumo.com and AppSumo. He's a superstar in the world of tech and entrepreneurship. He also hosts the podcast Noah Kagan Presents. He's done a lot in his life, and you'd think everything was rosy with his career. Based on his resume, you'd think that it's all been rainbows and unicorns for Noah. But you're wrong. But like me, Noah has experienced bouts of depression in his life. We're...

Duration:00:23:17

112: Court Coursey on Lessons from a Serial Entrepreneur

7/26/2017
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Court Coursey and I spoke during the week of the Milken Conference in Los Angeles, an event that brings around some the biggest name in corporate giving from around the world. Amazingly $20 Trillion dollars in wealth represented at the conference. Almost 1/4 of the world's wealth was at the conference. Court calls these types of conferences "aggregators" where you can book 6 months of meetings into one week. He held 54 meetings in a 4 day period. SIGN-UP for our EMAIL list for a FREE...

Duration:00:35:49

110: Building a Brand That People Will Love with Dorie Clark

5/15/2017
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All of us have ideas. But how do we turn out idea into a brand that people will love? That's a question I get asked often and this week branding expert Dorie Clark shares her tips and secrets on how to stand out in the modern economy. In episode 110 of the podcast, we'll find out how to build a brand that people will love. We'll answer questions like: Dorie Clark's Stand Out book: https://www.amazon.com/Stand-Out-Breakthrough-Following-Around/dp/1491552115 Dorie Clark is the author of...

Duration:00:30:20

109: Adam Grant on Giving With Purpose to Thrive in the New Economy (BEST OF)

4/6/2017
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My guest this week is Adam Grant, the author of the New York Times' best selling book: "Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success." Adam is a professor at Wharton, and their highest rated teacher ever. His research around giving and taking has revolutionized how people can achieve business success. Listen to hear more about how "giving" actually helps everyone achieve more success in the long run. Signup for a free e-book on "how to launch your idea, collaborate with influencers...

Duration:00:24:32

Conquering Depression and Overcoming OCD in business and life with Brad Feld

3/21/2017
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Brad Feld has had dark moments as an entrepreneur. He lives fast paced life as an entrepreneur and startup investor. Hailing from Boulder, Colorado, Brad has struggled with depression throughout his life. This episode he and I get real on the struggle that we go through when we're depressed. It's a truthful and honest chat into the world of depression and obsessive compulsive disorder OCD. How common is the issue of depression in the world of entrepreneurs? Well, it's more common than you...

Duration:00:28:28

107: The Real Truth on the Startup Dream & Negotiating for Equity (Coaching Session)

3/17/2017
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I love the excitement behind startups, and how driven invested individuals can become. I also understand the failures involved in working for a startup. I lived it all - Whether it's negotiating hard for equity, understanding that 90% of startups fail and dealing with the stresses of startup work. This week I answer audience feedback questions, based on failures that I have had at startups. I want you to learn how to negotiate and win at a startup. I have been burned by startups before....

Duration:00:19:32

Why Entrepreneurship is Overrated, Become a 10% Entrepreneur w/ Patrick McGinnis

3/7/2017
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Patrick McGinnis, author of the 10% Entrepreneur asks the question: "Do you want to live your startup dream?" Patrick wrote the playbook on how to live your startup dream without quitting your day job. Entrepreneurship is overrated. In this episode Patrick teaches you how to invest just 10% of your time and resources, to become an entrepreneur you can keep a stable day job. And that is how the modern day startup founder finds a winning formula. If you want a FREE Influencer Economy...

Duration:00:40:45

Authenticity, Beauty and Reinventing the Beauty Industry with Serein Wu

2/13/2017
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Serein Wu is YouTube beauty vlogger who is helping to reinvent beauty norms in an every growing industry of online beauty. She writes, edits and stars in videos for millions to watch that are about beauty, fashion, depression and whatever is on her mind. Some episodes she will try on make-up products, giving product demos. In other episodes she will talk about trends in fashion to give her viewers a cool discount or deal recommendation, overall she wants her audience to feel their...

Duration:00:34:57

Teaching Online Courses to Grow Rich with Danny Iny of MIrasee

2/2/2017
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Danny Iny is the leader of the new movement of creating online courses. He has built a million dollar business helping others to create their own courses. In his book Teach and Grow Rich, he outlines how to create, market and sell your first online course. Danny Iny is also the founder of Mirasee, host of the Business Reimagined podcast, best-selling author of multiple books including Engagement from Scratch!, The Audience Revolution, and Teach and Grow Rich, and creator of the acclaimed...

Duration:00:31:43

Snapchat MasterClass on Using Snapchat for Business with Kate Talbot Author of "Oh Snap! You Can Use Snapchat for Business"

1/17/2017
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Kate Talbot is a social media expert, digital marketing consultant, and content creator who has been involved with online networking since its very early days. She has worked as a social media manager for both Kiva and Virgin America and has consulted with many other businesses and organizations regarding their social media presence and digital marketing strategies. Most recently, Kate is the author of Oh Snap! You Can Use Snapchat for Business, a bestselling guide to using Snapchat as a...

Duration:00:33:02

Surviving Depression, Anxiety and Suicidal Thoughts (A 5 Step Process)

12/14/2016
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Many of us have been depressed, know someone depressed, or will become depressed at some point during our life. There has long been a stigma around depression which prevents us from having an honest conversation on the topic. In the early 2000's, after college, I was clinically depressed. It was the lowest point in my life. It took a lot of hard work to survive it, but I am better for that work I put in back then. This episode is a big milestone for me. Rather than just talking about how...

Duration:00:19:44

Payoff & The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations w/ Dan Ariely

11/30/2016
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Dan Ariely is the James B Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University. He's also a best-selling New York Times author. Dan does research in behavioral economics and "tires to describe it in plain language." Dan gave a TED Talk in October 20 called “What Makes Us Feel Good About Our Work?" and ultimately turned his talk into his new book Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes our Motivation. Dan survived a horrific burn as a younger man, and he realized during...

Duration:00:43:01