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Your Weekly Social Media Roundup

Each week, we like to post what’s been going on with some of our members in the world of social media. Our recap will cover member news and highlights, external publications and hiring needs.

Member News & Highlights

Earlier this week, YEC member Erik Huberman of Hawke Media was on KFI 640 AM with Elizabeth Espinosa.

YEC'er Peter Awad, creator at The Slow Hustle Podcast recently sat down with fellow member Robby Berthume, co-founder of Bull and Beard, to discuss overcoming the common pitfalls of growing your business.The takeaways from this episode is huge as Robby shared with us openly about everything that he went through, and the lessons he took from each of them.

Member Publications

Last week, Ambitious founder Greg Rollett was featured in The Huffington Post. In the article, Greg discusses how he started off as a white rapper from the suburbs and made his way to teaching others how to become successful. His company is the leading provider of free, live education for today’s entrepreneur. Featuring weekly live Masterclasses from the world’s top experts, Greg and his team help entrepreneurs on their journey to growing their business so they can live a more ambitious life.

In his latest Forbes article, "App-Only Or App And Website? 4 Factors To Determine Where To Launch Your Product," Rahul Varshneya offers four factors you should consider before choosing a platform strategy for the first few iterations of your product. The Arkenea co-founder writes, "Choose your platform based on customer insight and where you’d likely find your power users."

Dan Price sat down with NBC News Today Show to discusses the successes and failures of the previous year. Sales skyrocketed after the announcement, and Gravity Payments continues to take on new clients at a rate it never had before. It reports nearly doubling profits in a year, from $3.5 million in 2014 to $6.5 million in 2015. Price writes, "I'm getting better as a leader and getting better as a businessperson," Price said. "I always try to improve as a man, and as a human being."

Member Companies Hiring

Ramit Sethi's company is hiring for many positions: Media Relations Manager, Growth Designer, Copywriter, Director of Lead Generation and more. Go here to review the jobs page.

Want to be featured in next week’s YEC Social Roundup? Let us know what you’re up to online by submitting a Tweet request and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter: @YEC.

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