Crushing It!: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence—and How You Can, Too
Four-time New York Times bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk offers new lessons and inspiration drawn from the experiences of dozens of influencers and entrepreneurs who rejected the predictable corporate path in favor of pursuing their dreams by building thriving businesses and extraordinary personal brands.
In his 2009 international bestseller Crush It, Gary insisted that...more
(Regular Review) Gary Vaynerchuk tells us how to build a personal brand and become successful in social media based on his and a dozen other people’s personal experiences. The way the author construes the reason for social media success is unique and will help anyone who wants to become a real coup in social media. He deciphers the covert actions taken by the social media influencers to become successful in a vivid manner, unlike some of the other books written by dilettante’s, which are exc ...more
Start with the annoying parts so I can move to the great ones. Gary Vaynerchuk mentions his previous book like half a million times, everybody in the book mention that book as well, and thank Gary, and God for writing this super super awesome book. It goes like this: and then read his book Crush It! and his life changed of course. Brian Wampler even said: “I probably owe my marriage to this idea. " (from the book, yes?).
So now aft ...more
Readers of CRUSH IT! published in 2009 will want to know what is different about CRUSHING IT! In this new book, author Gary Vaynerchuk includes lots of stories of folks successfully using the Crush It! principles. So this book is less of a “lecture,” and more of practical suggestions from others. In contrast to his earlier book, Gary isn’t the only one talking: “I want to introduce you to other entrepreneurs who have ...more
Crushing It was repetitive and a complete bore. I know Gary has a ghostwriter but his books feel like he’s had involvement in it, unlike this one which didn’t even feel like it had any.
The tips on how to use social media platforms well were closest to useful but not deep enough. ‘Create good content and be patient’ is pretty much all you’ll get out of it.
Save yourself the time, read As ...more
Main takeaways ...more
I remember when Twitter first came out being so excited about the potential for the world. Then I lost interest because I started letting social media control my life wasting time and scrolling through feeds is not where the real value is.
Gonna jump back on and start experimenting again.
We have seen a tremendous surge in business, be it of any kind, in the last two decades. With this growth comes the companion-competition. When this is a boon for the economy, it's not the same for a new entrepreneur. The time that a new enterprise takes to reach the break-even point has increased to twice or three the earlier and many quits trying before that.
When it comes to growing your business, nothing would be more beneficial than one's contacts\reach. And that's where this bo ...more
Gary Vaynerchuk is a hero of mine.
He is an exceptional entrepreneur and an even better person.
Gary is a speaker, a New York Times best selling author and business owner helping him to amass a huge net worth of 150 million dollars.
In 2018 he wrote one of the most empowering , life changing and impactful books called ‘crushing it’
In this book he breaks down how people can create the life they want through building their personal brand,
By using that ...more
Considering Gary Vee's level of audience, we can imagine that the marketing of this successful book was huge. But, essentially, is just a collection of short stories collected from entrepreneurs who were lucky enough to find, read and respect a ...more
Even though this is one of his more time-consuming reading/audio materials, the experience is great, good structure, insightful, with real-life experiences.
Each chapter introduces a quick intro, a step by step system, a testimonial from his book “crush it” - real life experience, and final thoughts.
His chapters and success stories feature these platforms:
Musical.ly, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Podca ...more
I appreciated Gary's focus on being authentic and showing your personality. that felt validating; just because I u ...more
Entrepreneurship requires work and hustle, and this is what Gary preaches and preac ...more
I didn't realize that this was a follow-up book, & am very much looking forward to getting my hands on the first one. This is the first business book I've read that "gets it", at least in relation to exactly what I specifically want to do, what I want to create & where ...more
Listening to some of the success stories that he includes in the book is inspiring and it was pretty cool to recognize who ...more
Thirty-three years ago, Gary got his start in business by ripping flowers out of ...more