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#AskGaryVee Episode 76: Implementing Business Ideas, Meerkat App, & Yo! for Business

By March 2, 2015No Comments3 min read

#QOTD: How many siblings do you have? What are their names?

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2:22 – How do you know how much time to give to clouds vs. dirt? Is it based off of your personality? Strengths?
4:33 – If my right hook is “Watch my web series!”, what are some good jabs to set that up?
6:55 – When you have a new business idea, how long does it take to implement? Do you run with it? Strategize for a while? Consult with others?
9:10 – Why do you think men should aspire to date a rich bitch? 🙂
10:27 – What do you think of Yo’s new updates? Can businesses use them to communicate to customers?

Meerkat –…
Nicole Lapin’s Rich Bitch –…
Clouds & Dirt –…
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There have been businesses that I sit on for such a long time, it’s insane. Some times years even pass before they get executed on. I let them marinate, I let them refine.

And then there’s the other side of things: me and Jerome Jarre have dinner, and literally the next day there’s a talent agency for Vine stars, Grape Story.

It really depends on the business and both options have merit. AJ and I thought for ten or eleven months before starting VaynerMedia. Little known fact: before starting VM, we were probably on third base in starting a fantasy sports site. True story. But in the end, VM won out. We marinated and VaynerMedia happened in lieu of everything else.

Really it comes down to the idea, and it comes down to the timing. I’ve got ideas that are running through my head right now but I know the timing is bad because I have so much other stuff going on. In fact, timing might be the more important factor. Are you ready? Do you have the time? The biggest failures in my business career have been when I bit off more than I could chew. Think about that. Remember it. Choose your battles.

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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