Social Media Business Hour with Nile Nickel

Erlend Bakke is a Norwegian entrepreneur, speaker, and author born in London, UK. He is the current CEO and founder of

Mr. Outsource – A Done-for-You ,

YouSpin – An app that has made it simple for anyone to create a 360 animation of products using a SmartPhone, laptop or standard camera.

3sixtyfactory - is your all in one photo editing and image editing company that caters different types of photo editing and image editing. With services such as Photo Airbrushing, Photo Retouching, Photo Masking / Clipping path and 360 Photo Editing.

He manages 20 employees in 2 countries and lives between San Francisco, London, Oslo, and Davao City in the Philippines.

As a member of the young breed of forward-thinking businessmen, he advocates the idea of leading a freedom lifestyle while building cash flow through businesses.

Erlend trains entrepreneurs on how to start, run, and own freedom businesses through his seminar The Freedom Bootcamp, his membership website, and his weekly podcast Invincible Entrepreneur.

In 2013 he first published the book ‘Never Work Again‘, which is focused on applying freedom to your life as well as your business by cutting the crap and getting real about your true needs and desires.

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Kimanzi Constable is a former bread delivery guy who self-published two books that have sold over 82,000 copies. He is a published author, international speaker, life and business coach. You can usually find him writing at his home in Maui, Hawaii. In the last year he has lost 170 pounds. 


He is also a contributing writer for the Huffington Post, Business Insider, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Mind Body Green. He is a weekly columnist, and editor at The Good Men Project. His mission is to help men and women create true freedom in life. Join him at and on Facebook at Kimanzi Constable.

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Dave Kerpen is the founder and CEO of Likeable Local, the cofounder and Chairman of Likeable Media, the NY Times Bestselling author of 3 books, an international keynote speaker, and the #1 LinkedIn Influencer of all time in page views, ahead of Bill Gates, Jack Welch, Mark Cuban, and President Barack Obama.

Likeable Local, a social media software product for small businesses and Likeable Media is an award-winning social media and word-of-mouth marketing firm with triple digit revenue growth for 4 consecutive years. Likeable Media was named to both the 2011 and 2012 Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies in the United States. In 2012 and 2013, Likeable Media was named one of Crain’s Best Places to Work in New York City.

Following a sponsored wedding which raised over $100,000 including $20K for charity, Dave and his wife Carrie started and transformed theKBuzz (founded in 2007) into Likeable Media, 1 of Facebook’s Top 65 Preferred Developer Consultants as well as the only 3-time WOMMY Award winner for excellence from the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) and one of the 500 fastest growing private companies in the US according to INC Magazine for both 2011 and 2012.


Dave blogs twice a week on LinkedIn as part of LinkedIn’s Thought Leader Program and is the 25th most followed person in the world, with more than 300,000 followers, which is growing at about 3000 followers a week. In 2013, Dave’s blogs received over 16 million total page views, including the most popular article of all time, 11 Simple Concepts to Become a Better Leader, with 2.5 million page views, ahead of Bill Gates, Tony Robbins, Barack Obama, Jack Welch, Ariana Huffington, and Richard Branson.

Dave has been featured on CNBC’s “On the Money”, BBC, ABC World News Tonight, the CBS Early Show, the New York Times, and countless blogs. Dave has also keynoted at dozens of conferences across the globe and webinars for organizations such as WOMMA, TEDx, SXSW, and the American Marketing Association.

Dave reaches an additional 100K followers through social media and his subscriber list and is backed by a team of 75 social media thought leaders who collectively have managed over 250 accounts on Facebook and other social networks, for brands such as Verizon, 1-800, Neutrogena, Logitech, The Pampered Chef, G.E, Medtronic,, and Heineken.

Dave is also a Venture Partner at Gen Y Capital Partners an early-stage venture firm, which is leveraging Gen Y to support Gen Y. 


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Julie Lowe is a Social Media Strategist and the Founder of Socially Aligned. Julie creates social media strategies for busy entrepreneurs who desire more leads, more sales, and a real plan to grow their business!

In addition to strategy development, Julie offers 1-on-1 coaching and digital training programs for entrepreneurs. With nearly 15 years of experience in advertising and marketing, Julie leverages a wealth of hands-on experience and proven results to help her clients succeed online.

After helping an e-commerce company make Millions over the past 4.5 years, Julie is now working full time in Socially Aligned to help other entrepreneurs succeed with social media marketing.

You can find Julie at and on Facebook at

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