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“Aussie Girl Next Door” Launches Community Website for Fans and Fellow Models

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Dana Grigg, who models and performs under the stage name “Cherry Dana,” has recently launched her own entertainment website and blog.

CherryDTV.com features a variety of original and fan-submitted content including images, memes, and columns on topics such as relationships and dating, sexuality, lifestyles, and personal wellness. The site also includes an online store that offers photosets, calendars, and other merchandise to a fan base that has grown steadily over Ms. Grigg’s more than 10 years in the industry.

After starting her professional life as a dancer, Ms. Grigg spent two formative years in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico working on a variety of stage shows at local resorts. At the same time, she acquired a range of life experiences that allowed to her to better understand her passions for performance, community, and sexual expression.

Those experiences also helped Ms. Grigg to embrace what she has described as an “impulsive lifestyle” that also includes “a spiritual side.” Her dedication to that lifestyle seems to leave an impression on anyone who gets to share it, and Ms. Grigg hopes that her website will help to broaden that circle of friends, followers, and fans.

At 21, Ms. Grigg moved back to her native Australia and began focusing more of her professional efforts on modeling. For the past eight years, she has been expanding her portfolio with a range of appearances and photoshoots.

During that time, she appeared on the Australian television dating show, “Come Date with Me.” And her television work also reached behind the scenes when she provided services as a hair and makeup artist to commercial productions. Those same services have been utilized by bridal parties, theatrical productions, and fellow models and performers.

The resulting professional relationships started Ms. Grigg on the way toward far-reaching influence as a social media personality. Her more than one million Instagram followers include a “who’s who” of industry professionals, along with countless everyday admirers of her work, her beauty, and her brand.

Early success on social media also led to Ms. Grigg establishing an OnlyFans page to showcase some of her more explicit and provocative work. Access to that page is now accessible through the CherryDTV shop.

But CherryDTV seeks to expand upon Ms. Grigg’s existing following in all its aspects. Among the content that has already been posted, there is something for everyone: professional colleagues, casual social media followers, and devotees who are happy to pay a monthly fee for access to intimate content from the budding model.

Additionally, CherryDTV promises all types of fans a more interactive experience than is typical of social media. As well as accepting user submissions, the site features a forum and an expansive “VIP Section” that Cherry Dana had described as being “more addictive than Netflix.” This makes CherryDTV a burgeoning prospect for advertisers who are keen to deliver their messaging to a regular audience of young, passionate, socially-engaged, and sex-positive individuals.

The continued growth of that audience also represents an opportunity for both professional and aspiring models who connect through Ms. Grigg’s website. Anyone who submits images from their own portfolio or personal social media feed might be featured in “Girls of CherryDTV,” potentially boosting their own following.

This aspect of the site is connected to a larger section called “CherryHub,” which Ms. Grigg plans to develop into a comprehensive, community resource for professionals in the modeling industry. Cherry Dana is well aware of the obstacles that aspiring models and performers may face along the road to achieving the sort of success she has. Through CherryDTV, she hopes to provide colleagues, collaborators, and even competitors with the tools they need in order to network effectively and grow their brand.

But far from the stuffy atmosphere of an agency or a conference, CherryHub will offer this assistance in the fun, low-key environment of the broader CherryDTV website. There, professional networking takes place right alongside games, casual forum discussions, and the exchange of funny or sexy pictures, gifs, and personal essays.

And while models discuss their craft and turn one another onto new professional insights and opportunities, they can also use CherryDTV to expand their own social media presence, reach out to new groups of fans, and gain a unique perspective on all the different sorts of content those fans are enjoying today.

Josue Arteaga is a 20 yr old Branding Expert and Ventur Capitalist. As the Vice President of Disrupt Media, his aim is to disrupt how personal branding is done through marketing tools like Social Media, Press, and Podcast in a unique way. Josue has worked with clients worth over $100m, celebs, and the worlds biggest entrepreneur influencers like Ed Mylett, Julius Dien, etc. As for as investing his owns and manages $2m in rev/yearly in meat markets and is expanding with his goal to own 1,000 meat markets and generate one billion in annual revenue by the next 7 years. If not he says "$10m a year doesn't sound so bad"

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Todd Stephenson: From Owning Bakeries to Becoming the Top E-commerce Entrepreneurs in America

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This young guy has managed to set an example for all the youngsters wishing to become entrepreneurs.

For many people, their ultimate goals in life are met only when they pass through a lot of other things or expeditions. Only when entrepreneurs start their journeys, walk through it that they realize that their actual calling is something else & that they must put efforts in that direction to become successful in life.

One such young lad we know is Todd Stephenson, who initially ran a chain of bakeries around Florida with his business partner & later realized that they could also attain massive success in the e-commerce world.

Both Todd & his partner knew the number of opportunities the e-commerce industry could offer them & so they got fascinated with opening up a company online without having to do much like a brick & mortar store. With this idea & aim in mind, both of them started to launch numerous e-commerce stores that sold camping accessories to teddy bears just to see the traction they could get.

Soon with gaining experience in the market, they realized that the custom product industry was blooming & going to be the next big thing. After deciding to head towards this business, Todd, along with his partner, launched many custom products & then finally saw the most traction getting received by custom socks.

Innovative Entrepreneur Todd Stephenson:

Initially, they made socks with faces of dogs printed on them & the idea became such a hit that Todd realized that this is the idea they must work upon more. Today Todd Stephenson is the co-founder of PupSocks, which is a rising company that creates socks with printed pet’s faces on them.

Hailing from Naples, Florida, Todd was born in 1994 & studied from the University of Central Florida (UCF); little did he know then that he was going to be a success story with his e-commerce company.

PupSocks Best Socks Company in America:

PupSocks has today become the most famous company in Atlanta that sells customized socks capturing pet images & creating innovative pairs of socks that also gives the required comfort. Not just this, Todd, along with his partner Zach Zelner also works for the betterment of pets & gives back to organizations that support & love pets.

There are two organizations that these two dynamic individuals are associated with. One is Humane Society, which is widely known as a center for adoption, a vet center & also a provider for educational programs. The second is Ahimsa House that works for pets & humans suffering from domestic violence & provides them with safer places.

Mission to give top quality socks to the world:

Creating a company that offers a variety of innovative products like pet image printed socks, pup blankets, etc. & at the same time give it back to communities that work for precious pets is what defines Todd. He also believes that success doesn’t mean money; it means freedom.

Todd says that since he is not tied up in a corporate job, he has the freedom to run his own business & also can control his own life by carving a path towards success.

 

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Meet Andrew Ragusa: The Real Estate Investor Who Wants To Give Back To People Around Him

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For many people, college is not the way to find financial freedom. Though we are pressured from a young age to attend college and get a good education to help get a better job in life, for some it is not the only pathway to success. This is what Andrew Ragusa discovered, perhaps a bit too late, when beginning his business career.
“I went to college because my parents and everyone else told me that was the right thing to do, and $60k in debt later as well as a bunch of promises by the college recruiter that they will help me get a job, I was a secretary in a physician’s office with a Master Degree in Health Care Administration making about 30k annually and was passed up on every job transfer I applied for.” Andrew recounts.
Soon after this, Andrew realized that his path had led him to a career he was not interested in, with few opportunities to increase his lot in life and use his degree to its fullest potential. He wanted to try and do something new so he decided to try real estate. He did not think that it would become much more than a side gig, but he soon realized that he could really make a living off of doing it.
“Once I got started in real estate and saw the potential; I never looked back. Throughout the growing pains of starting a business I had people supporting me and pushing me while I tried to find my place in the world.” Andrew explains.
Since beginning his career in real estate, Andrew has taken off. He now owns a real estate brokerage and a large fund that invests in real estate flips. He has been recognized in numerous ways for his success in the real estate industry.
“When I was working as a Realtor, I was having great success from my ability to sell property higher than most agents for sellers who hired me. On the buyer side, I was being so aggressive with the listing agent that my buyer clients were first in line all the time and were getting the homes they loved. At one point, my past clients and many of the doctors I used to work with started to reach out to me asking for me to find them investment properties. One day I woke up earlier than usual and I was laying in bed while an idea was forming, I realised instead of trying to find investments for everyone, I should just create a great investment!” Andrew states.
And create a great investment he did. Andrew’s fund has secured returns for his investors on an average of 20%, surpassing most other passive income investments. Because Andrew has achieved such massive success and recognition for his work, he plans on giving it back to others to help them achieve their own success.
“The fund has had an incredible unintended result for the people involved, not only was the investor benefiting remarkably but the contractors involved in the property renovations grew their businesses by a lot. My partner and I ended up employing over 25 families to get the work done to these houses.”
What inspired him to help people was his own success, but he also wanted to pay forward the kind of mentality and financial support that was provided to him when he wanted to begin his career.
“My goal is to provide over 1000 families with work and opportunity by 2025 after seeing the impact we had on the lives of these workers. I want to share the love that was given to me by so many loving people and create an abundant life for my circle and all those who become a part of this growing movement!” Andrew exclaims.
For his next project, Andrew hopes to grow both his real estate brokerage and the investment fund. The more properties he is able to acquire, the more work he can provide for people and share the wealth that he creates with everyone involved. His goal is to flip more than 25 houses a year, using the assets given to him to create more opportunities for both the people working on the homes and the families that trust him to grow their investments.
“The next big thing I am working on right now is the investment fund and growing the brokerage. The fund took some time to get started because what I am doing is pretty unique and hasn’t been done before as far as I know but we are ready to start. Normally when people invest in a RE fund they would receive monthly dividends from rent collections and a lump sum when the building is sold down the road. My fund is going to buy properties and renovate them to be resold on the market at a higher value and I want to pay the investors lump sums everytime a property sells. My goal is for the fund to be flipping so many houses that I am able to pay investors on a quarterly basis, all while providing work for more families with my businesses and all the other businesses we collaborate with.” Andrew says.
If you would like to learn more about Andrew’s goal to help 1000 families and his real estate businesses, you can check out his Instagram page here. Andrew was recently featured on Yahoo! Finance Top Entrepreneurs to Follow During COVID-19.
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Why Travis Guterman Is Set to Be The Go To Manager For Entertainers and YouTubers

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Travis Guterman has always found immense satisfaction and gratification in helping his clients reach their financial goals. He is in the business management business, and acts essentially as a personal CFO for YouTubers, pro athletes, and entertainers. It truly is a dream scenario for Guterman, as his passions growing up were in both business and entertainment. In fact, he basically plays the real life role of the financial advisor for the character Vince in one of his favorite shows, Entourage. 

Growing up in Los Angeles, it did not come as a surprise to Guterman that he found his calling in the entertainment industry. He grew up in a Jewish household that placed importance on integrity, giving, and education. With such a positive upbringing, his work ethic and desire to be successful was strong from a young age. In high school, he spent his summers interning with Merrill Lynch and taking business classes at a local community college. 

His work ethic and passion for business carried over to his life after graduating from college, as he would work in finance and business for a major, well established firm and for a startup. The skills he learned at these two distinctly different ventures would help him immensely in his career, and his transition into working for celebrities was quick. In a very competitive industry, he was able to build a stable client list before the age of 30 whereas most of his competition was well into their 50s.

With all of the success he has had thus far, Guterman still values failure. He understands that setbacks are a part of life, and he believes that almost no one can say that they have had careers that have ended up exactly how they would have expected at the exact time they thought they would. With so much uncertainty in life, Guterman has always sought to improve himself and be better than he was the day before in order to be ready for anything life throws at him. He is adamant about sharing his successes, as he is always looking to inspire others and finds it important to let them know that failure is just as prevalent and important as success in life. 

Guterman has put his tremendous ability and work ethic to work, and coupled it with an ability to see an emerging digital market for what it truly is. While many others in his industry shy away from the digital industry and social media, he gravitates towards this demographic of clients and enjoys working with them, knowing that social media and YouTube are only just getting their start. He has always been able to capitalize on what life has thrown at him, and he has no signs of slowing down as he strives for greatness each and every day. 

 

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