FOLLOW ME is hosted by Be Social founder Ali Grant and her team. Each week, we sit down with inspiring professionals making moves in the digital space. Come follow along on their journey.
Ep 41: Remi Ishizuka + Nate Pontiou, HomeBodies: Creating a Company From Home
Influencer and entrepreneurs, Remi Ishizuka + Nate Pontiou join us today to share how they started their fitness company, HomeBodies, during the pandemic and how they have used this past year to reach a new audience, start a business, and grow their platforms.
Ep 40: Mario Moreno, H&M: The Mind Behind Influencer Marketing
Head of US Marketing at H&M, Mario Moreno, joins us today to share how he built his career working for top powerhouse brands such as H&M, Forever 21, L'Oreal, and Guess. Mario breaks down his best social media marketing strategies for brands and also shares how he created a successful brand and social media following of his own through utilizing these strategies for his personal use as well.
Ep 39: Keltie Knight, The LadyGang: Building An Entertainment Empire
Entertainment and entrepreneurial extraordinaire, Keltie Knight, joins us today to share her journey through the entertainment world. From serving as a professional dancer, television personality, host, and more, Keltie breaks down how she landed these roles and ultimately built her entertainment empire. Keltie also shares the journey behind creating The LadyGang and how she's used her entertainment expertise to also become a successful entreprenuer.
Ep 38: Lauren Scruggs Kennedy, Stranded: Building Confidence within the Beauty Industry
Influencer and entrepreneur, Lauren Scruggs Kennedy, joins us today to share her journey and pursuit of clean living within the beauty and wellness space. She touches on the importance of using her social platform for good and how she has used her life events to spread confidence within the beauty industry. From launching her own dry shampoo line to providing women cosmetic coverings for prostheses, Lauren highlights the importance of an inclusive beauty space.
Ep 37: Akash Mehta, Fable and Mane: Cultivating an Authentic Career
Akash Mehta, British entrepreneur, social media influencer, and digital marketing specialist for beauty and fashion brands joins us today to share how he has successfully reached multiple audiences through his career in digital marketing. From serving as the Global Digital Manager at Dior Beauty to creating his own brand Fable and Mane, it is no shock that Akash's accomplishments placed him on the Forbes ’30 under 30’ List in Media & Marketing. He breaks down how to grow a side hustle into a full-time business, working for a global beauty brand, and his best digital marketing tips.
Ep 36: Lauren Gores Ireland, Summer Fridays: Beauty Blogger to Brand Founder
Lauren Gores Ireland, co-founder of the popular beauty brand, Summer Fridays, joins us today to discuss all things skincare and social. From starting her blog to creating her dream brand, Lauren shares the process of becoming an influencer, launching a brand, and balancing motherhood.
SO FUN, entertaining, and educational!
Ali and Cole are hilarious together. I love when they chit chat at the beginning! They have casual conversations with their guests that allow you to learn a lot about what the influencer PR/marketing industry is like behind the scenes! My fav thing is how casual the show is. They don’t over do it, but just have fun!
The perfect mix of realness & girl boss vibes
As an avid podcast listener in the pr, influencer world who NEVER leaves reviews, I wanted to say how much I look forward to new episodes of Follow Me. It’s the best blend of easy listening about topics for people in the world of social media & ones who just like to be inspired by it. Love the format of the questions & learning how each guest started to where they are today - super inspiring way to start my mornings!!
Such a real podcast! I learned so many things and am so happy BeSocial is opening up the platform!