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Publisher's Summary

Four-time New York Times best-selling author Gary Vaynerchuk offers new lessons and inspiration drawn from the experiences of dozens of influencers and entrepreneurs who rejected the predictable corporate path in favor of pursuing their dreams by building thriving businesses and extraordinary personal brands.

In his 2009 international best seller Crush It, Gary insisted that a vibrant personal brand was crucial to entrepreneurial success. In Crushing It! Gary explains why that's even more true today, offering his unique perspective on what has changed and what principles remain timeless. He also shares stories from other entrepreneurs who have grown wealthier - and not just financially - than they ever imagined possible by following Crush It principles. The secret to their success (and Gary's) has everything to do with their understanding of the social media platforms and their willingness to do whatever it took to make these tools work to their utmost potential. That's what Crushing It! teaches listeners to do.

In this lively, practical, and inspiring audiobook, Gary dissects every current major social media platform so that anyone, from a plumber to a professional ice skater, will know exactly how to amplify his or her personal brand on each. He offers both theoretical and tactical advice on how to become the biggest thing on old standbys like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, and Snapchat; podcast platforms like Spotify, Soundcloud, iHeartRadio, and iTunes; and other emerging platforms such as Musical.ly. For those with more experience, Crushing It! illuminates some little-known nuances and provides innovative tips and clever tweaks proven to enhance more common tried-and-true strategies.

Crushing It! is a state-of-the-art guide to building your own path to professional and financial success, but it's not about getting rich. It's a blueprint to living life on your own terms.

©2018 Gary Vaynerchuk (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers

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Worth the money

If you're a fan of Gary V than you already know it's good. If you've never heard of Gary V, you're going to be a fan. I would recommend starting with his first book, Crush it, before moving onto this. You will get a lot more insight on the material here if you start there.

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Brutal

Didn't enjoy listening to buddy brag about how awesome he is and how hard it is to get to where he's at. There are very few helpful tips in this book. Poor content. It's honestly just stories of him and other people who started off in a bad spot, and ended up making it big with social media. No tools that they used, no steps to follow, no real info. Just stories that say "I listened to crush it and followed the steps and now I've made it big time. Blah blah"



Thia book is written by the authors massive ego. A serious waste of time.

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Not enough detail

This audiobook left me wondering if he was reading the actual text or just talking about how crushing it can help. The testimonials were read in third person then would jump to first person, very annoying. In this audiobook there was no “how to” besides work 10+hours a day and be on social media and don’t have a social life. Although I appreciate the authors enthusiasm, I will be returning this book for something that provides more insight to social media and how to build a business.

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be genuine and you win

Gary Vanerchuck is a genuine guy who truly do things to help other scale their buisness and find happyness.

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great book

A loy of interrsting stories. Definetly lots to learn about social media and coming trends.

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I Learned a lot about things that I thought I knew


Very great book, I have been using several different internet platforms but without much luck. I believe implementing some of the tools found in Gary Vee's Crush It I can use them a lot more efficiently and build up my followers. I have not been using the platforms to their fullest potential. 

The narrators for the book kept me engaged in the audiobook.


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Gary Vee Does It Again

Such practical insights and mindset principles for todays social media savvy business owners #Audible1

His best work to date

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I am going to listen to this one again...

Some valuable insights to building an online brand. As Gary admits, his A-type personality can put some people off. No one can argue with his success but a while back I watched a video of his where he said he's looking for videographers willing to work for free in exchange for his mentorship. I get it. People need to be willing to invest time into their education... but it just rubbed me the wrong way at the time. So I will try to be more objective when I listen a second time.
However, I do appreciate his honesty and no-nonsense approach to letting everyone know that it takes a tremendous amount of time to build a successful brand online. There are no shortcuts. That is the truth.
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fired up

If you want a book to get you fired up to get out there and start then this is for you!

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I love books that make you better.

Gary Vee inspires you to the max. It definitely will change your life. It kept me wanting to finish so it's definitely not a hard listen. I recommend it to anyone who wants to better themself or any entrepreneur who needs more guidance or inspiration. #audible1

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  • Michael Bowie
  • 2018-04-09

85% fluff and 15% value.

This is with most books, but for some reason I was really expecting this to be super dense. For me, it seemed just as sparse as most books because it was littered with story after story of anecdotal information. I personally prefer specific step-by-step strategies or fact based information.

There were definitely bits of gold throughout, but I got those more when Gary was talking, which is about 60% of the time. The rest are stories from others.

With that being said, maybe I missed something. So I’m giving it a re-listen because I had crazy high expectations! :)

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  • Jess Fike
  • Lafayette, LA, US
  • 2018-05-22

Common sense don't expect any wow moments

Seemed like an 8 hour lesson on common sense with stories written by others that flip-flop between first second and third person.

1, Work harder than your competition to get ahead 2, treat customers how you would like to be treated 3, do what you love because you will be spending a big part of your life on it.

Duh.

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  • George
  • 2018-04-10

Very disappointed

A book completely filled with testimonials about his Crush It book. A waste of time and money.

I ended up increasing the narration speed to to try and get to good content...
I honestly didn't learn anything about social media marketing. Any motivation that I would have gained was ruined by all the testimonial reviews of his previous book.

I feel dooped and will be asking for a refund...

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  • Mario I Molina
  • 2018-06-05

Terrible. Repetative "success" stories.

This book adds NO value. Save your money. Redundant and repetitive anecdotal narratives. not worth it.

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  • ROBIN WILSON
  • CARL JUNCTION, MO, US
  • 2018-04-04

53 Year Old is Crushing It!

I am 53 and I have built a social media marketing agency that caters to the automotive industry. I am an anomaly in this industry; however, I have defined goals and strategies to kill it in this arena. I am discovering how to develop my personal brand instead of building just the company brand. This book is perfect.

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  • monique
  • 2018-05-02

This will change your life

I usually am one of those people who by pass the reviewing but this is my only way to give back to you Gary! Listened to this right after crush it and I’ve never been so excited about the potential of my life. Such a captivating and content packed listen that was easy and fun to get through. Every second in this book is not wasted and contains such valuable insight without the fluff. Loved the alternating chapters with real life examples of people who took control of their life based on the foundational points in crush it. Just made it so much more inspiring, real and empowering that truly anyone has he ability to live a passionate life vs. your average business book with step by steps. Also enjoyed the imagine this segments at the end of each chapter that again reinforced the possibility to apply these practices to any passion. So real and so much value as always Gary. So unbelievably grateful that you share your knowledge with us to help others success. Thank you 🙏🏼

21 of 24 people found this review helpful

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  • Todd Harper
  • 2018-04-04

Business and Personal Marketing on a new level

This is dirty, factual, important, timeless and all around THE book that will let you know the state of today's market as well as how to prepare for the future.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2018-04-03

Modern Blueprint for the Wantrepreneur

This book might not get you rich in dolla dolla bills y’all but it will guide you on how to turn the power and reach of the internet/social media into your greatest asset. If you fantasize about putting yourself out there for the world to see but you’re stuck on how to go about it or market yourself or become your own brand Just. Get. The. Damn. Book. Like Gary says in the conclusion: it’s the last “business book” you’ll ever need. It’s up to us to take action beyond his words.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2018-04-04

I've never been more pumped about social media!

Great book! He goes over the main media platforms right now, their differences, and how to use each to your advantage. He uses real life examples that let you know it's possible and he makes up characters and scenarios that make it easy to see the world of possibilities of how you can make it work. One big thing here is that social media is a long term game but has great rewards! I've never been more pumped about social media! Now I'm going to go Crush It!

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  • chris mateo
  • 2018-04-03

Amazing book waited a month for this audio

Actionable tips and amazing guidance gary is the best! You will learn about personal branding and online strategies to win in 2018! A must read for digital marketers and entrepreneurs in the digital age!

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  • Julien
  • 2018-07-07

Lots of I inspiring exemples. Overall great book

This book will not give you an easy and fast way to success but it will rather provide you with numerous examples of people who actually succeeded in very different areas. And once you finish the book, you still have to start you business, work on your idea. but you will be given a lot of tools and leads on how it is possible.

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  • Ali
  • 2018-06-28

Great !

A very good book, good ideas are involved, motivational with easy language. I recommend it

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  • Client d'Amazon
  • 2018-05-15

interessant mais sans plus

Le cote interessant est la passion de Gary et certains bons conseils.sinon il y a pratiquement que des témoignages d entrepreneurs ayant reussi en appliquant les principes de son premier livre crush it. bref, déçu dans l ensemble

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2018-05-14

Great

Love it. Very useful and instructional. It was worth taking the time to learn English.

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  • Manuella
  • 2018-05-02

Motivation en action

La lecture passe super vite, j'ai eu envie de virtuellement surligner tout le texte. J'ai adoré !

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  • Jerome Ahrens
  • 2018-05-02

Brain bursting material!

loved it! you simply cant get anything better than this for any life lesson in poursuit of business

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2018-04-09

Encore un très bon Audiobook

Super Audiobook, très inspirant et motivant surtout quand on a lu/écouté "Crush it". Le gros point fort de ce titre c'est toutes les histoires des personnes qui ont réussi en appliquant les principes du premier bouquin. Il ne me reste plus que "Jab, jab, jab, right hook" à lire. mais pour le moment je n'ai jamais été déçu.

Mono de Mellow Days