NEW AGE INFLUENCERS
Hear Personal Stories From Today’s Most Relevant Influencers
BEHIND THE SCREEN conversations with social media influencers, celebrities, content creators, community builders, and entrepreneurs.
Chris Kubby is the founder of a premier digital agency based in Denmark. He shares with us his vast knowledge of what social media and branding means in society today, where it’s going, and why it’s so important to grasp. We talk about his love of marketing since the early years, his journey of headlining a digital agency, and what he’s learned from it all. This is a value packed episode full of helpful tips, hints, and advice relating to the relevant social media platforms of 2019.
In my first episode of the New Age Topic Series (which will be released every Thursday) I address Personal Branding and why it’s THE most important concept to understand in our social driven world. I speak about what it is, why it’s important, and give real life examples illustrating the immense power of building YOUR brand…no matter who you are or what you do. Personal branding is a topic which I will be hitting very hard in the coming months and years, don’t miss it.
Hear how Derek Wolf went from discovering a cooking show on television to being the mastermind behind his own Instagram cooking channel. Derek shares his thoughts about cooking delicious meals over an open flame in Nashville, TN for a living. He gets into detail about posting food videos on Instagram, about how he spends each and every day/week doing what he loves, and what his daily activities actually look like. Derek is a true social media entrepreneur, but one that relates incredibly well to the common man, which is the precise reason why he’s garnered so much success in such a short period of time.
Nikki and Sydney do it all. They model, they act, they dominate social media, and they have a hilarious podcast. We get into the trials and tribulations of their daily lives in Los Angeles from stories about appearing in rap videos, to lip syncing, how they met, what’s interesting about social media today, and everything in between. You don’t want to miss this one.
Chad and JT get deep about issues plaguing America. We discuss their roles in local political activism in the Los Angeles area, how they’ve emerged as the leaders of stoke nation, and their current influence towards the younger generations of tomorrow.Topics discussed include their own unique podcast, LA house parties, bird scooters, the state of news today, and how they’ve garnered such a large fan base while remaining true to themselves and their beliefs.
Dave illustrates how he got started with the idea of San Diego Humor, how he’s built it up from 0 to 20k plus followers in a short period of time, and specific tactical strategies he implements. We also get into the specific apps that he and I both use to manage our instagram accounts. Tune in to hear about how Dave is just getting started and about how he balances a real life job with dedicated social media time!
Mike “Ohrangu” Tang and wife Cristina Pilo share their unique journey in the world of fashion, makeup, and photography. We discuss their early day struggles and how it laid the foundation for what they do now. They give insights into the world of model photography, how they approach the craft, and different ways in which they making a living off this passion.
George Gstar, self-made mogul and capitalist, goes into heavy detail about his life, his mindset, and the balance between money and happiness. He describes how he went from a street kid collecting metal scraps to a multi millionaire with over 20 income streams. We discuss his tough upbringing and getting kicked out of school, his letter to Donald Trump and Donald’s response back, his views on education and school systems, his experiences on television and living the high life on social media, and the dark side of digital marketing
Syd Wilder gives us an inside look at what it’s like living the influencer lifestyle in Los Angeles. She provides details from her personal life, professional life, and everything in between as we dive deep into what it’s truly like in this up and coming world of content creation. We discuss her love of comedy and writing, her new podcast, and her experiences as a model and actress. Most importantly, we dive deep into the phenomenon of social media perfectionism, and why it’s important that you take everything you see online with a grain of salt.
Zach Holmes started out capturing videos of himself doing crazy stunts, and now finds himself headlining a major tv show on MTV. Hear his journey from jail to online stardom as he describes his stunts in detail, his new show, and how he’s achieved his wildest dreams alongside friends.
Andrew Neeme, professional poker player and vlogger, discusses what it takes to become a full time content creator. He gives insights into how he began his vlog and what it takes to truly become successful in a niche market. He also shares insights about his equipment, software, and creation process to generate a truly unique content strategy.
Henry Kaminski Jr. AKA The Brand Doctor (http://uniquedesignz.net) delivers valuable advice about what a personal brand is, how to build one, and why it’s so important for the future. He tells us how he got into the online brand building business and what it takes to be successful online. Also, we conduct a consultative exercise where he asks me questions about my personal brand, thus clarifying what everybody should be actively thinking about for their own personal brands. This is a value packed episode, and one that focuses on a topic that’s extremely important to grasp in modern society.
Corporate bro brings the TRUTH to the masses about modern age corporate environments through his online comedic content. He works hard at his office sales day job, but also uses it as inspiration for his weekly satirical comedy sketches which adopt a “work hard, play hard” mentality. He sheds light into how hard consistent content creation truly is, why he does it, and possible directions for his future. This episode is full of laughs, insights, and extremely relatable situations that can be found in corporate offices around the country.
Adam Padilla, a meme god on Instagram, and a branding agency partner in Manhattan, shares brilliant insights into what it takes to succeed in online branding. He discusses the origin of his viral meme account, and how his branding agency, Brandfire, leverages a unique social strategy to provide exceptional service to clients. There is so much value in this episode, if you’re interested in ANY form of online branding this is a must listen!
Ryan Hamilton made a promise to his friends in the military that he would pursue a career in entertainment. After several years of hard work and constant creativity, he and his girlfriend have amassed a gigantic following on social media. We dissect how these videos get created, the dynamic between the duo in their everyday lives, and he gives us some hints into how much money can truly be made from content creation.
Hear how Robbie Mercer went from goofing around with friends to a full time Instagram income generated through comedy videos. In this episode we talk about how to deal with internet trolls, how Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson helped grow Robbie’s Instagram account, and how Robbie views his career as an entertainer.
What started out as a common game has quickly become a nationwide phenomenon. Tanner Guisness has brought together thousands of young people on Instagram to share content while playing the newly appointed “Go To” beer drinking game of choice, Beer Die. In this episode we learn how he got started posting beer drinking content, what his plans are for the community, how he makes a side income from it, and how he juggles real life responsibilities with his love of having fun with friends.
Justin went straight from college to Instagram Entrepreneur. In this episode we dive in the world of influencer marketing on social media, and how he has created a beloved online empire based around food in our nation’s capital. We discuss tactics, mindsets, and everything you need to understand how this type of living is possible in 2018.
In this episode we explore how Chase Mcnary got on ABC’s hit show The Bachelorette and how he’s been able to capitalize on his social following based on personal fitness interests. We get into his personal life journey all the way back from high school to his next big venture. Lots of knowledge dropped on this one, check it out!
Stevie Emerson makes millennial based comedy skits and short films online. In this episode we uncover what led him to this lifestyle of online content creation, how he makes money currently, and why choosing passion over paychecks is so important for younger generations to understand.