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3.00042826552463 out of 53.00042826552463 out of 53.00042826552463 out of 53.00042826552463 out of 53.00042826552463 out of 5 3.00 (4,670 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Gary Vaynerchuk Narrator: Gary Vaynerchuk Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2010 ISBN: 9780061981623
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Crush It! 2.0: The Audiobook: Read by Gary Vaynerchuk, this audiobook version contains additional material not found in the bestselling hardcover edition.

Do you have a hobby you wish you could indulge in all day? An obsession that keeps you up at night? Now is the perfect time to take that passion and make a living doing what you love. In Crush It! Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion, Gary Vaynerchuk shows you how to use the power of the Internet to turn your real interests into real businesses. Gary spent years building his family business from a local wine shop into a national industry leader. Then one day he turned on a video camera, and by using the secrets revealed here, transformed his entire life and earning potential by building his personal brand. By the end of this book, readers will have learned how to harness the power of the Internet to make their entrepreneurial dreams come true. Step by step, Crush It! is the ultimate driver's manual for modern business.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Anyone looking to supercharge their career should beg, borrow, and steal to learn Gary Vee’s techniques. He reinvented the rules to build a $60 million business from scratch—on his own terms.”

    Tim Ferriss, #1 New York Times bestselling author

  • “Gary is a force of nature. His authentic, raw passion and caring touches everyone. His insights into social media and his message of opportunity could not be more timely.”

    Tony Robbins

  • “Gary Vaynerchuk is one of those entrepreneurs who has discovered the secret to combining passion with business. He is always an inspiration and always entertaining. You owe it to yourself to read this book!”

    Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com

  • “Gary was the first person to push me on the importance of personal brand and transparency—this was months before anyone was talking about it; he’s always two steps ahead of anyone else.”

    Kevin Rose, founder of Digg.com

  • A #1 Amazon Bestseller
  • A Wall Street Journal Bestseller
  • Selected for the December 2009 Indie Next List
  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • A USA Today Bestseller
  • A Publishers Weekly Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nick | 7/10/2016

    " This is a great book, some of the specific content is outdated in 2016 but the core principles discussed in this book will never go out of style. #garyvee is someone to listen to when it comes to work ethic. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tony | 2/9/2014

    " Motivating and entertaining book from the wine guy turned social media star. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ryan | 2/1/2014

    " Great book about new media and using it in combination with hard work and passion to create amazing things! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rohit Seth | 1/27/2014

    " Good book. Offers a refreshingly different perspective. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cristina | 1/6/2014

    " Great book for anyone wanting to learn how to promote their personal brand/business using the internet and more specifically, the social media. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chaffee Viets | 1/2/2014

    " Really inspiring book on how to get your ideas out there. A little off color at times, but very instructional overall. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 T.R. Mousner | 1/2/2014

    " Loving his words of wisdom ... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Miranda Hersey | 12/25/2013

    " Highly motivating "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Joel | 12/11/2013

    " So totally worth your time. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Valorie Tintinger | 11/17/2013

    " This book was an quick easy read! a Must read book I enjoyed it. with the Author being so up front and easy to follow, Great points "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tim Saetre | 10/20/2013

    " Great overall opinion on social media and "hustle" in general. Have also watched a lot of his youtube videos. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Catherine | 10/9/2013

    " Thanks to Stephanie, we won this book at a Gangplank event back in 2009. I reread this book again, and it was refreshing to know I am doing most of the things to create what Mr Vaynerchuk did. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Aaron Andrus | 10/1/2013

    " Focus on personal branding and promotion. Important theme to be aware of/thinking about in the modern era. A little over the top at times... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mohammed alkindy | 10/1/2013

    " living your passion, interesting reading "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jon Spitz | 9/14/2013

    " Loved it! If anything, this is book is a motivator to do what you love, now! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jorge | 6/17/2013

    " quick reading, just so-so ... "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Donnavb | 6/15/2013

    " It was little much for me --a little to ShamWow! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Scott Webb | 12/1/2012

    " Pretty good! Looking for more in his next book though. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Robert Howells | 11/9/2012

    " Crush It is a blueprint of how to tap into the passion that lurks in everyone. This book is a step by step guide on utilizing Internet tools available practically free for anyone willing to invest sweat equity. I have read Crush It many times and also listened to the audio version(kicks ass). "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Eustis Corrigan jr. | 9/27/2012

    " Good ideas and applications in this book. Very entertaining at times. Gary is a great role model for entrepreneurs. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Demetrius Sandridge | 1/21/2012

    " Great Information... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Manny Buzzio | 1/14/2012

    " Great book, enjoyed the various examples given and the motivational aspect of this book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kristin | 12/13/2011

    " There were just a couple new (to me) ideas in there. Mostly it was reinforcement. Good read to get you a bit revved up to crush it though. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ashley Jonas | 9/26/2011

    " Definitely worth reading if you are trying to cash in on your passion. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Patti Hanley | 7/27/2011

    " Gary V. is PASSIONATE about using social media sites to brand yourself and your business and he tells you how to make these sites work for you. It is also a thinly veiled vehicle to plug his businesses. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dennis | 5/21/2011

    " I love @garyvee's passion. This book is a must read. Second half gets repetitive, but good none the less. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gretchen | 5/1/2011

    " Excellent! Excellent! A thoughtful an pragmatic read for every CEO and would-be game changer out there! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Julie | 4/23/2011

    " Great message for businesses on the immportance of engagement. Loved the direct writing style! So easy and quick to read - I recommend to all business managers who want to take customer service up a notch. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dbcsg | 4/12/2011

    " fabulously informative on social media, but also on the basic principals of one to one marketing and treating customers with respect and gratitude. Highly recommend this biz book! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sarah | 3/31/2011

    " Excellent. I echo Seth Godin: "Give this book to your clueless boss." "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ralph | 3/27/2011

    " Great read for anyone in business or thinking about starting a business. Gary is a seasoned social media expert who gives very practical advice and explains how social media is intertwined in business in a way that few thought possible. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Steve | 3/25/2011

    " I can't get enough of Gary V. He's a big talker and big walker.

    Read it once already, looking forward to reading it again. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Aran | 3/24/2011

    " A lot of what is being said I already agree with and support. In that sense it's nothing new, but it's for those conservatives that are having a hard time deciding whether it's time to get in on the action instead of watching from the sidelines. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Craig | 3/21/2011

    " So far so good. I read Crush It and it was amazing. There is no doubt he is going to bring it with this book. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Chris | 3/20/2011

    " It got it's point across after the first couple of chapters. The rest was tedious rehash that prevented me from reading more interesting books. I ended up skimming the last few chapters. The executive summary at the end was tl;dr. I get it already! Sheesh. "

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About the Author
Author Gary Vaynerchuk

Gary Vaynerchuk is first and foremost a storytelling entrepreneur. He is also a New York Times bestselling author, and his digital consulting agency, VaynerMedia, works with Fortune 500 companies to develop digital and social media strategies and content. Businessweek selected him as one of the top twenty people every entrepreneur should follow, and CNN voted him one of the top twenty-five tech investors on Twitter. He lives in New York City, where he avidly roots for the New York Jets.