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Your Weekly YEC Social Roundup

Each week, we'll recap 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

Alfredo Atanacio, co-founder of Virtual Assistant company UAssistMe was highlighted in Entrepreneur's "The Basics of How I Built a Seven-Figure Business Without Employees". In the article, contributor Adam Callinan notes that outsourcing work to remote contractors may be a good strategy for your business development. Read the full article here.


Planning any trips this October? You should look into Thrive Las Vegas, a three-day event hosted by new YEC member Cole Hatter. The event brings together the top leaders in the industries of relationships, money, happiness and purpose-driven causes. Event speakers include Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec and YEC members Peter Voogd of RealVIPSuccess and Lewis Howes of 418 Media.

On August 24th, YEC member and friend Lane Campbell's new startup, June Inc., was featured in the Chicago Tribune. Lane's new company is a hiring technology platform that will pay you to listen to job offers and will officially launch on August 30th. Read the full article here.

Jeremy Johnson of Andela was recently featured in THISDAY LIVE as one of "6 Forward Thinking Businesses That Are Making The World A Better Place." Congratulations to Jeremy and co-founder Aboyeji E. Iyinoluwa. Read the full article here.

Member Publications

In Rahul Varshneya's latest #BiteSize video series, he interviews fellow YEC member Sujan Patel on how to do content marketing right for maximum impact when you’re an early stage startup. Watch the video here.

On August 26th, She's The First's Tammy Tibbetts and Christen Brandt celebrated Women's Equality Day by posting a video of the women and girls around the world still working toward that goal of equality. Glamour and Self Magazine also took part in the celebrations.

Member Companies Hiring

Michael Patak is looking to hire a Digital Marketing Manager to work alongside him and his growing team at TopStep Trader. For more information, please click here to access the application.

Emerson Spartz is hiring for positions in product, content and engineering at Spartz Media, one of the fastest-growing digital media publishers focused on internet virality. For more information, please click here to access the careers page.

Arian Radmand, Founder and Director of Engineering of private athletic coaching startup, CoachUp, is currently looking for software developers to join his terrific and hard-working development team. Added bonus: Arian is offering a $5K referral reward. For more information, please click here to access the career page.

Grier Allen of BoomTown is looking for a Front-End Engineer to join the end-to-end web marketing software company for real estate professionals. The link to the job application can be found here.

OptinMonster, a powerful customer acquisition services and lead-generation solution for businesses, is looking for new hires to join Syed Balkhi and his growing team. For more information on open positions, please click here.