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Ep. 50: Veronica Belmont on Creating Sword and Laser, Fantasy Book Clubs, Becoming an Expert & More

Veronica Belmont is a renaissance women in the world of modern media. In the bigger picture of her career, Veronica has hard time explaining what she does for a living. Like many in the influencer economy, she is a hyphenate. The Jay-Z effect for her includes podcasting, working for corporate clients, and serving as

Ep. 49: AJ Jacobs on Being a Human Guinea Pig, Living Biblically, The World’s Largest Family Reunion

AJ Jacobs is a N.Y. Times best-selling author and host the world’s largest family reunion. He’s also cousins with both Hilary Cinnton, Barack Obama and Kevin Bacon. He’s probably cousins with you too. He is aiming to show the world we have a lot more in common than we may realize. And he’s doing

Ep. 46: Anthony Saleh on Managing Artists like Nas, Investing in Start-ups and Shaking Things Up


Anthony Saleh is a talent manager, investor and a hyphenate kind of a guy. In other words, he is creative executive working with some of the world’s most artistic people, like the rapper Nas, whom he manages. While he also collaborates and invests with some of the most success venture capital firms in the

Ep. 45: Tom Merritt Creating Sword & Laser and Daily Tech News Show

We are excited to have Tom Merritt on The Influencer Economy. He’s a host, producer and a modern day renaissance man in the video and audio world. He is an old school radio guy and now hosts among his many popular podcasts:  The Daily Tech News Show, Sword and Laser, and Cord Killers.

Tom is

Ep. 44: Bryan Alvarez on Figure Four Leg Locks and Becoming the Top Wrestling MMA Podcaster


Bryan Alvarez one of the hardest working men in the wrestling and MMA audio business. And we were excited to have him join the show this week.

Bryan is a former wrestler who he started making internet radio back in 1999. In other words he is old school in the podcasting world.

Bryan’s work covers the

Ep. 42: Sarah Weichel on My Drunk Kitchen, Managing YouTube Creators & Writing Books

Sarah Weichel is one smart cookie.  She manages some of the biggest YouTube creators on the planet and helps them build-out long term businesses.  She is extremely wise and there is a lot to learn from her. As a business manager (talent manager) for some of the biggest YouTuber creators in the world (like

Ep. 41: Ezra Cooperstein on Fullscreen & The Connected Generation

This week on The Influencer Economy, I speak with Ezra Cooperstein, President of Fullscreen entertainment. Ezra and I met years ago when he worked at Maker Studios, and I was at We have been involved in the online video & YouTube since the early days, and we talk in detail about his journey.


Ep. 40: Burnie Burns of Rooster Teeth and Red vs. Blue (Influencer Economy Anniversary Episode)

For this week’s episode, we go back to where it all began: Episode 1 with Burnie Burns.

It’s only appropriate to re-post the Burnie Burns episode, which kicked this whole thing off. Burnie’s company Rooster Teeth is an online video and media juggernaut. He is an inspiration to me, and so many other creators in the

Ep. 39 Tucker Max: How to Finally Write Your Best-Selling Book

In this episode, Tucker Max details his successful career as an author. He also gives advice to aspiring authors and talks about his new business venture: Book in a Box. Tucker really opens up in this interview, so you won’t want to miss it. Tucker has been sued over his blog, was initially rejected by the publishing industry

Ep. 38: Jordan Harbinger – The Art of Charm Podcast, Boot Camp and Media Company

Jordan Harbinger, host of the #1 business podcast The Art of Charm, stops by the show.  He details how he built his start-up media company-  The Art of Charm.

Jordan is an OG (original gangster) podcaster, starting back in 2006 . He was motivated to kick-off The Art of Charm after working for a corporate law firm on