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Learn How This 25 year-old Entrepreneur Is Escaping the 9-5 Rat Race

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The demand for digital brand marketing continues to rise as everything business continues to shift to the technological world. Wayne Gethers, a kid who used to film high school basketball games from his iPhone, now uses his expertise videographer abilities to promote top high school, collegiate, and professional athletes nation-wide as well as the colleges and organizations they are a part of. While he mainly works with athletes, Gethers also provides his services to anyone in any industry that needs help promoting themselves or their brand.

 

Hey Wayne, thanks so much for the interview! Tell us about yourself and how you got into filming.

Wayne Gethers: Growing up, I loved basketball. My high school’s team was very good and I was just your average ball player. I also had several knee surgeries before high school even started, so going into my freshman year, I decided not to play. I still wanted to find another way to be involved so that’s when I turned to filming…. I thought doing film for the team was as close as I could get to basketball without actually having to play, so I decided to give it a go. I’ve been doing some sort of filming ever since…. I love helping others and filming allows me to do that in a unique and creative way. There is nothing more gratifying than receiving emails and text messages from the families of athletes I’ve filmed saying the video I made for their kid helped earn them a collegiate scholarship.

 

That’s awesome Wayne! Who have you been able to work with over the years?

Wayne Gethers: Over the years, I’ve personally worked with over 300 high school kids including Shareef O’neal, Geo Baker, and Kellan Grady, who now all play for UCLA, Rutgers University, and Davidson University, respectively. I also currently have my own production called LW Productions where I make highlight reels for any athlete trying to get his or her name out there…. I’ve worked with and filmed a number of NBA players, Trae Young, Bobby Portis, Moe Wagner, etc…, and WNBA players as well, Brittney Griner, Candace Parker, Skylar Diggins, and Maya Moore.

Wow! That’s quite the track record. What do you have in store for the future?

Wayne Gethers: Although working with top athletes around the world is a dream come true, I am actually looking to use skills behind the camera to help more than just athletes. This summer I am going to Atlanta to help film a WNBA documentary, but I also have a volleyball company and trucking company who want my help in promoting their brands. With all the experience I have filming and promoting top athletes and the major organizations they are a part of, I can provide anyone in any industry help in getting their name out there and getting noticed.

 

Is there anyone who are you are particularly grateful for and can you attribute some of your success to?

Wayne Gethers: There are two people – family friend, Geo Rodriguez, and close friend, Maurice Taylor. Early on in my career, it was tough finding work. Both Maurice and Geo not only hooked me up with two of my first serious filming jobs, but also drove me whenever and wherever I needed to go to film when I needed a ride. They were the only ones that truly believed in me at the time and I wouldn’t be where I am today without them in my corner.

 

What’s the biggest piece of advice you wish someone told you when you first started out as a videographer?

Wayne Gethers: Never get content. When I became one of the main filmers in the massachusetts, it got to my head a little and I didn’t try and improve. New editing techniques and different styles of filming started to emerge and people began to catch up to me because I wasn’t looking to improve. Fortunately, I was able to step up my game and not fall behind. Things are always changing and being improved, especially in the film industry. There is always more you can learn.

 

As an entrepreneur who has established himself, what are 5 tips you can offer up to the next generation of entrepreneurs?

 

Make sacrifices. Nothing is immediate.

You are going to have those late nights and those early mornings. Trust me they are worth it. Success doesn’t come overnight, and it won’t come at all if you’re not willing to make sacrifices.

Network wherever you go.

You never know who knows who in this world. Always be looking to connect with others and get your name out there.

Find your passion.

It’s not all about the money. As they say, “if you do what you love you’ll never work a day in your life.” Figure out what your passion is, work at it, and the results will come.

Be true to yourself.

You’re going to meet a lot of people in this world and they are all going to have their own opinions on what you should be doing with your life. Stay true to yourself and believe in whatever it is you want to achieve.

Enjoy the little things.

Work your a*s off, but remember not to get too caught up in everything. Remember to take a step back every once and a while and enjoy the people and things around you.

 

What’s the best way for people to get in touch with you?

Wayne Gethers: The best way for people to get in touch with me is via Instagram @lwproductions_ or via Twitter @lwproductions4

 

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5 Key To Success in Online Marketing With Mohit Churiwal

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The competition among people is growing over time. Nowadays, almost every person has access to the internet, which means getting opportunities isn’t as difficult as it used to be. But we all know that surviving in this growing competition isn’t as easy as getting opportunities. A person who has skills and who works hard can survive, and nobody knows this better than Mohit Churiwal, who is one of the youngest entrepreneurs we have.

Mohit Churiwal is a sixteen years old boy from Surat, Gujarat, who is known for his skills in content creation. When other boys of his age were worried about their results, he started working for a website called Instamax. Today he has his own News website called the Maharashtra Republic, and he also his own company called MaxternMedia. His journey to success has been a long one. Not only did he managed to survive, but today he is loved by people because of his work. He is still working hard to achieve his goals, and we all can see that he is not ready to stop.

So here are a few tips from Mohit Churiwal on success:

Know your audience: As a content creator, it is crucial to know and observe your audience’s mindset. Be as interactive as possible. You should always remember that today’s audience prefers quality over quantity, so make your content according to that. Quality content will not only engage audiences, but it will also be shared across various platforms, which will benefit you.

Keep learning: It is essential to know how social media works. You must keep learning about how social media works for your business, and you need to plan accordingly. Even your experiences will help you learn.

Use pictures, videos, and graphics: Using photos, videos, and graphics will increase the engagement of your audience. But you need to make sure that the visuals apply to your content of both the post and your audience.

Be open to constructive criticism: It is nearly impossible to get away from criticism in your career. Sometimes the truth hurts, but if you want to be successful, valuable feedback is something you want to embrace. Constructive criticism will help you to improve your working skills, and it will also help you to come up with innovative ideas.

Keep a proper track of your career: If you want to keep growing in terms of career, then keeping an adequate track is a must. Analyze your results. Try to know what is working for you and what is not. Keep putting efforts and learn from your mistakes. This is one of the best ways to grow in terms of career.

Also, make it a point that in the end, it is your dedication and your determination, which will lead you to your goals.

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Milad Ghasemikhah Bares It All In A Recent Interview

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Milad Ghasemi is known for his spontaneous, creative, and captivating performances and posts on Instagram. Like many other online entrepreneurs, Milad had to overcome several challenges in a bid to make a name for himself in the industry and become one of the most sought-after internet sensations to come out from the Middle East. The standup comedian recently spoke about his career growth and he was able to grow to become a force in the industry with more 4 million followers on Instagram.

Prior to becoming a content creator on Instagram, Milad used to join autocross when he was 19 years old. However, he gave up the sport when he turned 23 and broke into limelight in 2016 after he started doing dub smash. Consequently, he became famous especially with young Iranians and eventually took his creativity to the world, posting humorous videos on Instagram.

According to the Instagram star, his success secret is the desire to push limits with the belief that nothing is impossible. His zeal to keep trying even beyond his comfort zone is evident in his videos on Instagram and other platforms. His unique approach to making videos has also reiterated his creativity and versatility, especially in the area of gender equality advocacy.

The free spirited and spontaneous comedian is also famous for creating content that everyone can easily relate with and easily help the audience to forget about their worries. Milad highlights the feeling of impacting people’s lives positively as a motivation to keep doing more, especially in these trying times in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

With a net worth of more than $10 million and increasing popularity and acceptance as not just a comedian but a feminism advocate, the 29-year-old Milad has written his name in books of life as a social media influencer.

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An Innovative Take On Crypto-Currency and Blockchain With Jenny Q. Ta

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Crypto currency and blockchain have been some of the most hotly debated subjects in the past five years. Ever since the introduction of Bitcoin on the market by the highly elusive Satoshi Nakamoto, traders, businessmen and regular folk across the world have been getting more and more into this brand new, exciting field.

One person who recognized the potential attributes and benefits of a decentralized society and network was serial entrepreneur and Wall Street veteran Jenny Q. Ta. Now, in 2020, she has recently launched her blockchain-operated social network and crypto marketplace: Coinlinked.com.

Although it has not been on the market for more than a few weeks, Coinlinked is already making waves along the people in the crypto community and is bringing an array of innovations in this particular sector.

One thing that immediately stands out about this crypto-run global market is that it is easy to use and understand, which allows a lot more ‘normies’ (as they are affectionately referred to in the crypto universe) to get into this whole crypto currency thing.

Because the reason a lot of people tend to stick to Fiat money (aka “real money”) is that they do not understand the market and going-ons of a crypto currency such as Bitcoin.

But with her brand new Coinlinked.com, a much-upgraded version of one of Jenny Q. Ta’s previous networks, Jenny makes crypto accessible to the common Internet user.

Coinlinked allows each and every one of its users to buy any product from any website in the world and pay for those products with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, and other big names in the crypto markets (to be implanted in the future).

Coinlinked can definitely be seen as a big step forward for the crypto universe, and this blockchain-backed network is what is needed to bring crypto more into the spotlight and make it more mainstream, which obviously would have great effects on the market and encourage the rise of various coins.

“We’ve designed this platform to vastly simplify the spending of digital assets, making the buying process smoother, faster, more intuitive, and more convenient for today’s crypto-holder. By combining a simple and efficient drop-shipping solution with a robust rewards system, the evolution of Social Networthing® takes on a whole new meaning. Especially in light of this new world we’re entering due to COVID-19, we’re streamlining the entire e-commerce process for people who want to move away from the dangers of spending or holding physical currency and want to purchase essential or other goods with crypto-payments.”

In this quote, taken from a recent interview that Jenny Q. Ta gave, she highlights a very interesting aspect of Coinlinked and what it may mean for the post-COVID-19 society that we are just entering.

With the recent pandemic and heavy lockdown all over the world, we are definitely seeing a gear-shift in the way people interact with coins and transactions, and we can definitely see the potential benefits of a crypto-currency operated marketplace in view of a future outbreak of this magnitude.

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