#AskGaryVee Episode 71: 24 Business Questions Answered in Under 24 Minutes

#QOTD: What’s YOUR spirit animal?

0:00 Intro
0:49 – If you’re not from an English speaking country, should you produce content in English to reach a higher number of people, or should you produce content in the native language of your country?
1:42 – Trader Joe’s has a cult like following with no social media presences. What are your thoughts?
2:34 – My little sister has Insta and Snapchat but has no interest in FB. What do you think the future holds for FB?
4:03 – Morale in public education is at an all time low right now. How do we create a Thank You Economy Culture despite government mandates, curriculum that isn’t effective today, no funding and, most of all, high stress and pressure on teachers?
5:17 – Sprint is taking over the Radio Shack stores, but what is the relevance of Sprint? Is Sprint the new Radio Shack?
6:12 – Would love to hear more on HOW to hustle faster!
6:39 – Last year you nailed it when you recommended we use Medium. What are your recommendations for 2015?
7:19 – How would you market an industry that has negative connotations surrounding it, or one that people only use in emergencies? Like the towing industry for example.
8:23 – Girl Scouts cookies are onsale now. If you were a Girl Scout, how would you maximize your sales?
9:33 – How do you decide what to trust when it comes to news media bias vs fact reporting?
11:04 – How can a small, local non-medical in-home senior care agency incorporate the Thank You Economy into our business with our clients and their families?
12:13 – How do you see the world in 2018ish once the Apple Watch has probably become a vital part in everybody’s lives?
13:31 – I use my GoPro for my Instagram on pics. Any tips on differentiating my content from other GoPro accounts?
13:49 – But seriously, though – why are you scared of cows?
14:06 – Some companies’ timelines are nothing but apologies (i.e. Comcast). Should they take a break from Twitter to fix their product?
14:24 – Blackberry use to be socially hip. Could a new social media approach make a difference or is it too late?
14:36 – My family has always believed so much in me. Back in the days, were you more afraid of letting yourself down or your family?
15:32 – You get very personal when building your brand with the public. How personal is too personal? Where do you draw the line?
16:26 – I am wondering what you think of Direct Message on Instagram. Is it an untapped resource?
17:35 – How can I engage with an audience who has private interests, i.e., the hair loss replacement industry? They don’t tweet about it and they don’t post on Facebook about it!
20:12 – How would you respond if your wife decided to open up a business as direct competition to VaynerMedia or Wine Library?
20:55 – Why do you put so much emphasis into/on sports/the Jets?
21:49 – I spend 10-15 hours on image posts I make for my company on social media. They are hand drawn as well as computer drawn. I am getting way more ‘likes’ on my hand drawn lettering posts compared to these non-hand drawn ones. Lettering takes a long time to do, and I don’t think I can create that many for daily social media content. What should I do?
23:29 – What’s your spirit animal?


Gary Vaynerchuk builds businesses. Fresh out of college he took his family wine business and grew it from a $3M to a $60M business in just five years. Now he runs VaynerMedia, one of the world’s hottest digital agencies. Along the way he became a prolific angel investor and venture capitalist, investing in companies like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Uber, and Birchbox before eventually co-founding VaynerRSE, a $25M angel fund.

The #AskGaryVee Show is Gary’s way of providing as much value value as possible by taking your questions about social media, entrepreneurship, startups, and family businesses and giving you his answers based on a lifetime of building successful, multi-million dollar companies.

Gary is also a prolific public speaker, delivering keynotes at events like Le Web, and SXSW, which you can watch right here on this channel.

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Website: http://garyvaynerchuk.com
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