Gary Vee – you may know him as that F-bomb dropping, badass guy who keeps pushing the youth to bring their best. A motivational speaker and an entrepreneur, Gary Vee is not someone who is in for mincing his words; made out of thin air.
Gary is different. He hustled. He started small, used the power of the internet, and made his mark in social media and digital marketing space. However, he does not wish to be cooped up in his success – rather, he wants to share his stories with the youth. He also wants to push them to attain their own form of greatness. That’s why Vee recommends a few books that can put you on the right path towards greatness:
Amazing Things Will Happen: A Real-World Guide on Achieving Success and Happiness – C. C. Chapman
So, you want to be successful? But you can’t do that without changing your mindset a bit. That’s where "Amazing Things Will Happen" helps you. It offers straightforward advice on how you could improve your life and how by combining hard work and generosity, you can pave your path towards success. It explains the time when you are struggling in a certain situation and how you can break out of it. It talks about the importance of setting goals, pushing through obstacles, and allying and collaborating with others to bring success to you. In the digital world, there are more allies than competitors.
Fantasy Life – Matthew Berry
The world of fantasy sports is truly exploding. Now, people are no longer individuals disconnected with their players – fantasy sports have brought a strange connection between the audience and the sports world. With his humorous writing style and trash talks, you will end up into the unusual world of fantasy sports and learn the tricks of winning the game. How can it help you? Well, every business is a game – and "Fantasy Life" will set your voice which will make a mark in the digital world. Read it to calm yourself and understand what clicks. In the digital world, anything can click – you just have to try it out.
Ctrl Alt Delete: Reboot Your Business. Reboot Your Life. Your Future Depends on It. – Mitch Joel
Business is no longer the way it used to be. With the advent of the internet and the New Media, business has taken a massive turn. And now, many companies are also competing with ordinary people who are armed with their extraordinary webpages. Business has changed and so for Mitch, it’s time to Ctrl+ Alt+ Delete and restart entirely. It shows how the New Media has changed businesses and points out triggers that we can take advantage of. This book is all about changing you and your business to adapt to the New Media.
Youtility: Why Smart Marketing Is about Help Not Hype – Jay Baer
Marketing has changed completely in the new Millennium. After selling the product, you are not completely rid of the product and the consequences that it brings. Once you sell the product, you will have to wait for positive feedback – rather, hope that there is no negative feedback. With the internet, communication has strengthened – now, selling is not limited to that. For sellers, it’s no longer ‘What can I sell you?’ but rather ‘How can I help you?’ Baer shows you the kind of marketing that works now – that is truly useful. And he is not someone willing to use technical terms for you – he keeps it plain and simple.
Think Like Zuck: The Five Business Secrets of Facebook's Improbably Brilliant CEO Mark Zuckerberg – Ekaterina Walter
We all know Zuck – the person who made Facebook. It has changed the world, no doubt. We may have seen the movie Social Network and even learned a bit about Zuckerberg. But the real question is ‘What did Zuckerberg do right?’ The famous personality must have done something right to be the digital King that he is now. Ekaterina reports the five Ps behind the success of Zuckerberg. If you can implement these Ps in your business, you can chart your way to massive success.
Crushing It!: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence-and How You Can, Too - Gary Vaynerchuk
For today, social media is the route in which entrepreneurship can build and grow. But social media is not an easy formula to cut. Gary Vaynerchuk dissects social media with his expertise and presents it to you in simple terms. He advises how you can use social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, as well as podcast platforms like Soundcloud and crush the algorithm. Gary is backing you up – make the most of your business with his expert advice. Read these books and set your goal. Remember to keep trying– it’s not going to be easy but have faith in yourself. You can do it!
P.S. Don’t forget to let me know which book you are starting with.