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Tuesday, 1st December, 2009 | By Jordan Drake | Category: Podcast

Gary Vaynerchuk: Profit from Your Passion

When it comes to the gospel of personal branding, there is perhaps no one so well qualified to preach as Gary Vaynerchuk. He has not only turned his family business into $60 million-a-year wine empire but has cultivated a following of more than 100,000 for his daily video blog, Wine Library TV. A veritable poster child for candor and authenticity, Gary is a living testament to what can be achieved when passion is allowed to flourish in the absence of the limitations of conventional media.

Recently Gary joined Fame Foundry’s Jordan Drake to discuss the new rules for success in business, revealing that underneath his charismatic persona lies an unshakeable work ethic, relentless hustle and true dedication to his fans.

Gary VaynerchukBest-selling author and video blogger extraordinaire Gary Vaynerchuk could be considered the founding father of modern personal branding. With the launch of Wine Library TV in 2006, he transformed his family’s local wine shop into a national industry leader and himself into a social media celebrity. Through his success, he has learned valuable lessons on social media, passion and transparency, which he shares with readers in his new book Crush It! Why Now is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion.

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Jordan Drake
Jordan Drake has been podcasting from his studios in the North Carolina mountains since 2005. When he's not storytelling for Fame Foundry, he's either hosting a weekly tech radio show, producing podcasts or pursuing a variety of other journalistic activities. He can be found online through twitter @vocalgeekery or on his website - www.jordandrake.com