What Came First at VaynerMedia: Clients or Employees?

On this episode 49 of the Ask Gary Vee Show on YouTube Gary answers the following business, wine, and social media questions.

1:41– What came first at Vaynermedia: clients or employees? (And did you ever do stuff without employees?)
3:51– Do you have any bucket list items that you want to complete before 40?
4:57– Is the high end wine business a complete hoax?
7:47– How do you “not procrastinate” that well?
11:33 – How exactly did your mother instill that self-confidence in you?

Reid Hoffman Founder of LinkedIn Interview with Jason Calacanis

In this 90 minute interview Jason Calacanis sits down at LinkedIn with its legendary founder, entrepreneur, product strategist, investor, and author Reid Hoffman.

Reid Hoffman shares a treasure trove of insights and business lessons. You’ll hear his early inspirations, origins of the “PayPal mafia,” secrets to his successes, greatest mistakes, sharp advice to entrepreneurs, smartest investment strategies, his impressions of fellow Silicon Valley luminaries (hints: Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Peter Thiel….), why he holds himself to a high standard, his insights into our biggest problems today and what even defines a human society — and much MUCH more.

Content Marketing For Realtors

On this episode 36 of the Gary Vee Show Gary answers the following questions from his Twitter peeps.

00:28– Would love to hear your opinion on whether a PR company or person should be overseeing #socialmedia for business.
02:14 – What was the moment you knew you would be “okay” when starting your business?
04:04 – Is there a way to drive traffic to a website when posting content directly to Facebook?
05:43 – You said it’s important to put out daily content. As a realtor what kind of daily video content would you produce?
07:48 – Most big success have a huge turning point where things really take off. What was that turning point for Wine library

How to Pick a Name for Your Business

Gary Vaynerchuk discusses answers to the following questions and goes deep on how to choose a business name or brand and why no one took over the wine library tv videos.

00:36 What is your opinion on listicle sites and posts?
02:57 In the age of social media, twitter, vine and instagram length. How does/should this affect a startup in choosing a name?
04:52 When you left Wine Library to start Vaynermedia, was it a conscious decision not to have someone take over Wine Library TV

A few points he makes is you make the brand and name not the other way around. People had no clue what “Google” or “Twitter” were before the companies turned the brands into search and real time news. In regards to Wine Library TV no longer having a video show Gary says there was really no one that could authentically take it over in the way he did the show and he is leaving it open for the possibility for him to do again in the future.