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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.

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@RyanJWilll

Language:

English


Episodes

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


LAUNCH, SHARE & THRIVE IN THE DIGITAL AGE with Ryan Williams of The Influencer Economy (NYC Talk)

7/19/2017
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Ryan Williams teaches his step-by-step guide to launching your product in the new economy. Live from his NYC book tour in 2016, Ryan details how to build a core community around your idea, collaborate with key influencers to grow your product base, and launch a product that changes the world. In this hands-on workshop, entrepreneurs, marketers, product designers and developers will learn how to build a community, collaborate with influencers, and thrive with a meaningful business. Ryan...

Duration: 00:43:23


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


How YouTube Literally Saved Her Life with Beauty Blogger Serein Wu (part II)

2/24/2017
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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. Listen to Part I of this episode to learn about her career. She is also a courageous person who shares her own experiences with depression to heal her and others. And YouTube literally saved her life. In this episode Serein talks in depth about how she overcame depression and the techniques and methods she used to do so. More importantly she had a YouTube community...

Duration: 00:35:32


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


The Influencers Dinner with Jon Levy (Part 2)

11/15/2016
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Helping people without expecting anything in return is the best business model for life. And today's guest, Jon Levy, practices that mantra. He has a new book out called,The 2am Principle. LISTEN TO EPISODE 97 for Part 1 with Jon Levy. Jon Levy (@JonLevyTLB) is behavioral scientist studying influence and adventure. If you enjoy this episode, please leave an iTunes review! It really helps Ryno Lab get discovered by new listeners. Click here to leave a Ryno Lab iTunes review In this Ryno...

Duration: 00:29:44


98: The 2 A.M. Principle and Discovering the Science of Adventure with Jon Levy

11/7/2016
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Jon Levy (@JonLevyTLB) is behavioral scientist studying influence and adventure. His is the author of The 2 AM Principle: Discover the Science of Adventure. Jon was in Spain running with the Pamplona bulls, his back had just been trampled by a bull, and he was woozy waiting in a hospital for a nurse to attend to him. He wondered to himself, "What was I thinking?" But this is what Jon Levy does, he gets himself into interesting situations. Jon grew-up a self-proclaimed nerd, but the older...

Duration: 00:30:04


97: Overcoming Negative Press and Rejection to Follow Your Gut with Max Joseph (Part 2)

10/19/2016
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Max Joseph is a filmmaker, director, and the co-host of Catfish, which has just completed its fifth season on MTV. This is Part 2 of my interview with Max Joseph. Go back to episode 95 to hear the first installment of our chat Max got his start in online video but has also worked extensively on documentaries and feature films. He is the creator of the powerful and beautiful promotional videos Make It Count (for the Nike FuelBand and starring Casey Neistadt) and Follow the Frog (for the...

Duration: 00:31:01


96: Finding Your Next Amazing Job and Pivoting Your Career with Jenny Blake

9/12/2016
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Jenny Blake is an author, career and business strategist and speaker who helps people organize their brain, move beyond burnout, and find the careers they love. After leaving what many consider to be a dream job at Google, she helps people find meaning and focus in finding their next job. In other words, she helps people pivot their careers. Visit our Influencer Economy Website for my information on the book and podcast: http://www.influencereconomy.com/ Sign-up for our email list and I...

Duration: 00:25:53


95: MasterClass on YouTube & Online Viral Video Creation with Max Joseph

8/30/2016
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Max Joseph is a filmmaker, director, and the co-host of Catfish, which has just completed its fifth season on MTV. Max got his start in online video but has also worked extensively on documentaries and feature films. He is the creator of the powerful and beautiful promotional videos Make It Count (for the Nike FuelBand and starring Casey Neistadt) and Follow the Frog (for the Rainforest Alliance) and he also directed the 2015 feature film We Are Your Friends, starring Zac Efron. Max grew...

Duration: 01:20:37

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