Advice Media

How to use Facebook Live to grow an audience

Facebook Live is a big opportunity that content creators need to be capitalizing on ! As audiences demand a more authentic and real-time experience live streaming is becoming increasingly popular. Live sessions allow the audience to interact real-time and this a unique environment to be in. If you can engineer a facebook live experience to

Fashion Founders Interviews


What would be the one thing you would warn all first time entrepreneurs? The One thing I would warn new entrepreneurs is “don’t do it thinking you will get rich/successful overnight”. Do not become an entrepreneur simply because you think it is a “get rich fast type of hustle because it isn’t”. Describe the physical

Advice Future

Part 1: The Attorney-Client Relationship

Spiro Harrison is a diverse group of business-minded attorneys from big law backgrounds who have joined together to create a full-service law firm focused on serving emerging, high growth, and middle market companies.  We believe in providing value driven service to clients through high quality work and flexible fee structures that are tailored to the

Advice Productivity

Finding Peace in the Chaos

Life in this modern, internet-driven world can often seem chaotic, so how do we find any peace in all of it if there is so much to do? Is finding peace even possible? The more the mind senses things are unknown, scary, or lack structure, the more it spins and spins. Peace comes from addressing

Achievements Advice

Achieve Your Ultimate Goal

What is that thing you aim to SOMEDAY achieve? Maybe you aspire to write a book, travel the globe, expand your business, get married, or lose that weight. Why is it that this is a SOMEDAY thing and not a TODAY thing? Maybe it seems too hard, will take too long, is overwhelming, seems impossible,

Achievements Struggles

What Being an Expert Really Means

The year is 1961 and John F. Kennedy has just been elected President of the United States. The youngest president ever elected at 43, some are concerned that he’s too young, inexperienced, and disconnected from reality to handle the nuclear launch codes, and the Cold War. Coming into office, Eisenhower mentions that a plan to

Advice Productivity

Your Practical Brand Marketing Strategy

When most people think about a brand marketing strategy, they think about identity. “Who are we as an organization? What should our logo look like? What colors and fonts should we use?” Those are all important things to nail down so that your brand is consistent when distributing public (and internal) communications. However, those things

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Lunch and Learn with Kaleigh Gilchrist

Kaleigh Gilchrist is most commonly known as a water polo player. She was part of the American team winning the gold medal at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships. Gilchrist also competed on the gold medal-winning US Women’s Olympic Team at the 2016 Summer Olympics. She is now pursuing a professional surfing career in hopes of

Crowdfunding Tech

Lunch and Learn with Cody McLain

Cody McLain is an entrepreneur, founder, and CEO. He founded his first company at just 15 in his parents basement. Since then Cody has gone to build and sell companies grossing in the millions within his first 10 years. He is the founder of WireFuseMedia and SupportNinja. Questions Asked: You started your company at 15,

Advice Tech

Lunch and Learn with Sarah Schupp

Sarah Schupp is the CEO and founder of UniversityParent. UniversityParent is the the top site for college parents to find everything they need to help their students, starting with the application and acceptance process, all the way through to graduation. Questions Asked: Why did you get involved with educational technology? (1:49) How can educational be

Advice Media

Lunch and Learn with Kris Ruby

Kristen Ruby is an entrepreneur and speaker. She is the President of Ruby Media Group and a Social Media/PR TV Commentator who has appeared in several TV networks such as Fox News. Questions Asked: When is the best time to hire a PR firm in a company’s growth phase? (1:25) What’s the best way to

Advice Crowdfunding Productivity

Lunch and Learn with Bogdan Constantin

Bogdan Constantin is the co-founder of Menguin Tuxedos, an online website that allows individuals to rent designer tuxedos for an affordable price. He is an expert in disrupting a billion dollar industry, and mastering customer acquisition, as well as scaling startups. Questions Asked: What growth metrics do you use for Menguin? (4:44) How do you


Lunch and Learn with Joe Milam

Joe Milam is an entrepreneur, investor, and renowned money manager. He is also the  CEO of AngelSpan, which provides investor relations for early stage entrepreneurs. Questions Asked: What is the difference in raising money from individual angels versus angel groups? (4:29) What is the best PR/marketing startups should do that can drive customers/sales and not

Advice Apps & Sites Founders

Lunch and Learn with Dalip Jaggi

Dalip Jaggi is the co-founder of Devise Interactive. A company that engage audiences through effective brand experiences that are compelling yet beautiful by harmonizing creative design and innovative technology. They help brands communicate, achieve goals, and drive results. Video Link: Question asked: What are some of the personal things that you do around the office and

Crowdfunding Theory

Predicting the Next 5 Years for Equity Crowdfunding

I had just returned from a quick joyride in Doc Brown’s “renovated” DeLorean when I received an email from the eminent Ash Kumra, asking me to pen an article predicting the next 5 years of equity crowdfunding. The timing could not have been more perfect. As luck would have it, my travels had just taken

Advice Lifestyle

Living a Level 10 Life

How would you rate your life? Are you truly happy or are you pretending you are more satisfied than you are? Most of us tend to pretend everything is ‘OK’, while we feel resigned that life is ‘fine’ and is as good as it gets. I’m here to tell you that is a load of

Advice Workplace

5 Tips for Working with Family

My mom and I, among others, co-founded a startup that provides interpreting services for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing seven years ago, when I was 18; I’ve come back to my startup over the years, but in between I’ve worked a few odd-jobs that have made me realize just how strange, exhilarating, confusing, and sometimes suffocating

Achievements Founders

Lunch and Learn with Ryan Blair

Ryan Blair is the co-founder and and CEO of ViSalus Sciences. On top of being a serial entrepreneur he is also a #1 New York Times best selling author, Nothing To Lose and Everything To Gain: How I Went From Gang Member To Multimillionaire Entrepreneur. Ryan has also released a behind-the-scenes account through his NOTHING TO LOSE Documentary

Founders Women Entrepreneurs

Lunch and Learn with Nina Ojeda

Nina Ojeda is a serial entrepreneur, writer, speaker and currently CEO ofPRÊTE, a members only app that fills salons expiring inventory with blowouts for our members. Before that, I founded a successful go-to-market agency where I helped launch early stage startups through PR, stunts and branding. She also founded The Avenue West, a go-to-market agency that focused

Achievements Advice Startup Hacks

The First Communication Hack you Need

You have most likely heard of growth hackers, or people who help you find shortcuts to accelerate your social media following. I’m not a growth hacker, but I am a communication hacker. I believe that entrepreneurship is the golden ticket, but communication is the skeleton key. Overlooking the importance of improving your communication skills as

Advice Crowdfunding Culture Tech

Lunch and Learn with Newchip

Ryan Rafols and Travis Brodeen are influential visionaries and the co-founders of Newchip. Newchip is a marketplace that consolidates investment opportunities and allows users to track and manage their investments. Ryan Rafols                                              

Crowdfunding Future Tech

Lunch and Learn with Andrew Thomas

Andrew Thomas is an entrepreneur, crowdfunding expert, and the co-founder of SkyBell Technologies. Thomas was once a financial planner but soon realized that his passion was in tech. He created SkyBell, which is a smart video doorbell that allows individuals to see who is at their door through their smartphones, no matter where they are.

Advice Crowdfunding Financial Tech

Lunch and Learn with Alon Goren

Alon Goren is an entrepreneur, fintech, and crowdfunding expert. He is the founder of 805 Startups and Crowd Invest Summit. He is also a speaker, advisor, and an investor.     Questions Asked What is your morning routine like? (5:30) If I want to start a conference on campus, what are the main pieces of

Achievements Advice Startup Hacks

7 Things I Wish Someone Taught Me When I First Started Marketing Online

$103 billion dollars. This is how much the United States is on track to spend on digital marketing by 2019, as predicted by IronPaper []. Surprised? It makes sense given how advanced, trackable and transparent online marketing is compared to “traditional” offline marketing methods. It’s a small wonder why this is a popular, controllable way