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Bryan Elliott

14 Things The Best Entrepreneurs Never Do

Bryan Elliott | Posted 07.02.2016 | Business
Bryan Elliott

Chris Guillebeau was a high school dropout and either fired from or quit most of the jobs he had before becoming an entrepreneur. By his own admission he was a terrible employee.

You're Probably Doing PR Wrong, Here's How to Fix It

Bryan Elliott | Posted 07.02.2016 | Business
Bryan Elliott

You might know Peter Shankman as the founder of HARO (Help a Reporter Out), the famous website that connects journalists and experts. Shankman is a veteran tech journalist, PR specialist and thought leader who also happens to battle HDAD, the occasional vomiting house cat and Imposter syndrome.

5 Traits of a Successful Youtuber

Bryan Elliott | Posted 06.29.2016 | Entertainment
Bryan Elliott

Twenty-five year old Yousef Saleh Erakat, also known by his stage name FouseyTube, is a Palestinian American entertainer who produces parodies, vlogs, comedy sketches and pranks on YouTube to an audience of more than 6 million subscribers.

2015 Cadillac Escalade First Drive

Bryan Elliott | Posted 06.28.2016 | Style
Bryan Elliott

Do you have a sanctuary? You know, a place to go and think and recharge. A spot that's safe. A place where you can shut out the world, if only for a little while, so you can prepare to create a bit of magic when you go back out...

Is it the Wand or the Wizard? Lessons from a $350,000 Supercar

Bryan Elliott | Posted 06.08.2016 | Entertainment
Bryan Elliott

Last month McLaren Automotive reached out to me and asked if I'd like to experience driving the 650s Spider. Without hesitation I said yes and decided to make it a little social experiment.

6 Ways to Unlock Your Inner Leadership Skills

Bryan Elliott | Posted 05.31.2016 | Business
Bryan Elliott

Simon Sinek started out like most entrepreneurs with a dream. He created a business because he thought he had a better mousetrap and watched it grow and prosper with a small staff and an amazing client roster.

What I Learned About Creating Content From a YouTuber With 2 Million Subscribers

Bryan Elliott | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
Bryan Elliott

Two years ago Stuart Edge got his start making videos when he left his well-paying but dirty job of cleaning porta potties for an internship at an agency that specialized in Youtube videos.

3 Reasons to Follow Your Instincts Not Passion

Bryan Elliott | Posted 06.20.2015 | Business
Bryan Elliott

In my humble opinion, nature vs nurture debate aside, I believe being an entrepreneur (or not) is in our DNA.

3 Reasons Kia Is Investing Heavily in YouTube

Bryan Elliott | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Bryan Elliott

If you haven't noticed what Kia is doing in the technology, music and sports scene you're probably living in a cave or are over 50 years old.

Choose Employees Like You're Planning on Climbing Mt. Everest

Bryan Elliott | Posted 02.15.2015 | Business
Bryan Elliott

A few weeks ago the crew and I from Behind the Brand made a road trip from LA and headed up North just past San Francisco to the little town of Petaluma in Sonoma County to visit the team from CamelBak.

5 Signals You're Ready for Success

Bryan Elliott | Posted 01.04.2015 | Entertainment
Bryan Elliott

It's true that Rob has played various shades of a familiar character in a lot of his productions. For whatever reason he's not getting action hero or leading man romantic comedy roles. But he's perfectly comfortable playing the creepy, but accessible friend or a neurotic psychologist.

4 Reasons You Might Be a Genius and Never Know It

Bryan Elliott | Posted 12.27.2014 | Business
Bryan Elliott

I think we can all agree that the human brain is amazing and that we are not using nearly enough of it. Some scientists throw around the stat that we use about 10 percent, but how do they really know?

Chef Duff Goldman's 7 Simple Ingredients to Running a Successful Biz

Bryan Elliott | Posted 12.22.2014 | Small Business
Bryan Elliott

You probably know chef Duff Goldman from his very successful cake show, Ace of Cakes and irreverent style as one of The Food Network's biggest stars. But you may not know about Duff's humble beginnings as a creative but troubled youth looking for an outlet for his talents.

3 Ways Challenger Brands Can Beat Goliaths in Their Space

Bryan Elliott | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Bryan Elliott

Shannon Scott has been working in marketing at challenger shoe brand ASICS for 25 years and knows a thing or two about going into battle against the big guys like Nike and Adidas.

3 Essential Traits to Enhance Your Creative Side

Bryan Elliott | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Bryan Elliott

Creativity is not just found with those who are in the arts or publicly call themselves artists. From mathematicians to plumbers, everyone is capable of having brilliant original ideas that deliver value in their particular niche.

Why Youtube Star Jimmy Tatro Might Be the Next Mark Wahlberg

Bryan Elliott | Posted 11.07.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Elliott

If you're over thirty, there's a chance you don't know Youtube star and up and coming actor Jimmy Tatro yet. That's because his core audience is 18-24 year old's and his channel is on Youtube--not ESPN where you hang out.

How Magazines Are Shifting to Digital for Huge Revenue

Bryan Elliott | Posted 10.27.2014 | Technology
Bryan Elliott

Motortrend is leveraging their newfound digital presence by partnering with brands to do integrated content and sponsorship, like their series Road Kill with Dickies or Holley brands. There's a lot more under the hood to discover.

3 Reasons to Take Broadcast TV Shows to Youtube

Bryan Elliott | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Elliott

Big network shows like Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show have seen huge lifts in viewership on Youtube. It makes perfect sense. There's a limit and ceiling to the growth of Fallon's audiece who will watch his show on TV.

Taco Bell Brand's Secret Sauce in Social

Bryan Elliott | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business
Bryan Elliott

Like many brands these days, the QSR teen and 20-something favorite Taco Bell is trying to be active (and relevant) in the social space, and they may have the secret sauce that's creating deeper connections with customers, fans and even other brands one-to-one.

3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Actress Jessica Biel

Bryan Elliott | Posted 10.18.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Elliott

First let me get a few answers out of the way in advance that (many of my friends have already asked me and) fans of Jessica Biel might want to know.

Will Multi-Channel Networks Disrupt Traditional Broadcast?

Bryan Elliott | Posted 10.14.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Elliott

Will Multi-Channel Networks ever disrupt the traditional broadcast TV model? The short answer is they already have...

The Surprising Truth About How YouTubers Make Millions

Bryan Elliott | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Elliott

Devin Graham (aka Devin Supertramp) is one of the top video creators on YouTube. He has reached critical mass and beyond with 2 million subscribers and 30+ million views per month.

The Real Value of Likes, Shares and Subscribes

Bryan Elliott | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Bryan Elliott

I wanted to share a thought on the value of "likes" "shares" and "subscribes" from the giver's perspective. In other words, what's in it for those consuming of content; then liking, sharing and subscribing to content?

3 Reasons to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone Immediately

Bryan Elliott | Posted 09.08.2014 | Good News
Bryan Elliott

To those stuck in the comfort zone, my challenge to you is to risk being a little more vulnerable; a little more courageous; and all in on your ideas, talent and dreams. See you in the arena, hope you enjoy the show.

Are You ATM'ing?

Bryan Elliott | Posted 07.13.2014 | Business
Bryan Elliott

If it's okay with you, I've invented a new term called ATM'ing. ATM'ing is not a good thing and may limit your business success and progress. It's a f...