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Your Weekly YEC Social 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

YEC member Drew Little recently announced the release of his new product development studio, SeedPress.

Last week, Vet On Demand co-founders Mason Revelette and Curt Revelette were featured on Inc's "The 8 Best Pet Startups of 2015" list. The two brothers have created the first pet tele-health app to hit the market and offer live consultations with licensed veterinarians.

On Monday, YEC member company HourlyNerd, co-founded by YEC member Rob Biederman, hosted an event called the Innovator Jam at their office headquarters in Fort Point. Mayor Marty Walsh stopped by for a brief presentation about the value of Boston tech startups, followed by a Q&A. All photographs of the event were taken by FounderSociety member PrettyInstant.

Shawn Freeman has been nominated for the 2015 Notable Awards. Help out a fellow YEC member by voting for him as one of Canada's best millennials in technology.

Member Publications

YEC'er Nathan Rothstein's latest article "How we got to $4million in sales in 2015" was published on Medium. He writes, "It was a combination of re-targeting ads on facebook and also sending frequent reminders via email... Simple, yet effective marketing."

Phil Laboon published an article on LinkedIn that got picked up in Forbes titled, "Six Tips To Enhance Your Online Brand." If you have an online brand and are looking for simple tips and tricks for more exposure, Phil's insights are a great place to start.

Recently, YEC member Andrew Laffoon wrote an article for Fortune titled, "The One Challenge Every Startup Will Face." The Mixbook co-founder and CEO explains that, "success comes to those who persevere despite the odds and never give up. As an entrepreneur, you have to have the grit and determination to face seemingly immovable obstacles and impossible challenges, to bear the crazy ups and downs inevitable in startup life, and look for solutions instead of obsessively worrying about the problems."

InList co-founder Gideon Kimbrell recently published the following article in Entrepreneur: "6 Steps to Turn Resolutions Into Realities." He writes, "In business, we encounter the same obstacles to resolutions as we do in our personal lives. To combat the temptation to slide back into old habits, we must first create an environment conducive to success."

Member Companies Hiring

Erik Huberman's company Hawke Media is hiring a full-time Entrepreneur in Residence. Click here to view the job description.

YEC member company Forensiq, founded by David Sendroff is searching for both a CTO and lead engineer who can help to take the business to the next level. These are NYC based roles that include competitive salary and equity. Specific experience in "ad tech" is a must. If interested, email david@forensiq.com.

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