20 min

Live Your Best Life with Zach Benson True Underdog

    • Entrepreneurship

In today’s episode of the True Underdog Podcast, Jayson Waller is joined by Founder and CEO of Assistagram, Zach Benson - A network of 220 million Instagram followers to drive brand awareness, leads, and sales!

You’ll hear about his come-up story of being adopted and moving to the States from Korea when he was only 4 months old for greener pastures onto his journey of becoming an Entrepreneur, Social Media Guru, Dancer, and Traveller Influencer!

Highlights:

Adopted at an early age for a better life and life in Iowa

Growing up and being a misfit

Diagnosed with ADHD and speech impediment

Being a successful dancer - “Teaching is my Passion”

A life-changing injury that prevented him from dancing 

Finding and re-discovering his roots

How he built up a successful business in social media

Assistagram’s focus on guerilla marketing tactics and strategies to help the biggest brands monetize their products and services

Setbacks and persevering through the hardships

Being content and living with less - Life-changing social experiences

Work Ethic - grinding without complaining by putting your mind into it to make it happen

Legacy Mission, and much more!



“Fail Forward….. Anything is Possible”
- Zach Benson
 

Sponsored‌ ‌by‌ ‌-‌ Sizz: FLOW
Siiz’s new product Flow is a breakthrough new mouth spray made with a proprietary blend of All-Natural ingredients Made Specifically for Entrepreneurs.
w: siiz.life/trueunderdog


Social‌ ‌Media:‌ 
Follow‌ ‌True‌ ‌Underdog‌ ‌on‌ ‌IG:‌ ‌‌ https://www.instagram.com/true_underdog ‌
Follow‌ ‌Jayson‌ ‌on‌ ‌Linkedin:‌‌ https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayson-waller-/ ‌
Follow‌ ‌Jayson‌ ‌on‌ ‌Instagram:‌ ‌‌ https://www.instagram.com/jaysonwallerbam/ ‌
Follow‌ ‌Jayson‌ ‌on‌ ‌Twitter:‌ ‌‌ https://twitter.com/JaysonWaller ‌ ‌
Follow‌ ‌Jayson‌ ‌on‌ ‌Clubhouse:‌ ‌ @Jaysonwaller‌ ‌ ‌
Follow‌ ‌Jayson‌ ‌on‌ ‌Facebook:‌ ‌‌ https://www.facebook.com/JaysonWallerBAM ‌
Check‌ ‌out‌ ‌The‌ ‌True‌ ‌Underdog‌ ‌website:‌ ‌‌ https://trueunderdog.com/‌ ‌
https://www.jaysonwaller.com/ ‌
Reach‌ ‌out‌ ‌to‌ ‌Jayson‌ ‌directly‌ :‌ ‌Jayson@trueunderdog.com‌ ‌
 ‌

Timestamps:‌ ‌
00:00:28 ‌-‌ ‌Introduction‌ ‌to Zach Benson
00:01:21 ‌-‌ ‌Younger Years / Being Adopted
00:02:30 ‌-‌ ‌Being Bullied as a Youngster
00:03:26 ‌-‌ ‌Turning bad grades in 6-figures
00:04:49 ‌-‌ ‌Meeting Birth Mother ‌back in Korea
00:08:00 ‌-‌ ‌Moving to LA to pursue a career in Dancing ‌ ‌
00:09:55 ‌-‌ ‌SIZZ COMMERCIAL
00:10:58 ‌-‌ ‌Career Cut Short / Side Hustle
00:12:07 ‌-‌ ‌Brand Building on Instagram
00:13:01 ‌-‌ ‌Brand Portfolio / Working with Entrepreneurs and Tourism Boards ‌
00:14:18 ‌-‌ ‌Assistagram Empire and Services
00:15:59 ‌-‌ ‌'Being Real’ Philosophy 
00:17:10 ‌-‌ ‌The Future
00:18:18 ‌-‌ ‌Legacy / Final Words
00:19:30 ‌-‌ ‌Stay Connected…... ‌


Guest Social Handles / Links In The Episode:
Website: www.zachbenson.life/
Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/zach-benson-368483119/
Instagram: www.instagram.com/zachvacay
Twitter: www.twitter.com/zachtbenson
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/zachtbenson/


LOVE YOUR HATERS! BAM!

In today’s episode of the True Underdog Podcast, Jayson Waller is joined by Founder and CEO of Assistagram, Zach Benson - A network of 220 million Instagram followers to drive brand awareness, leads, and sales!

You’ll hear about his come-up story of being adopted and moving to the States from Korea when he was only 4 months old for greener pastures onto his journey of becoming an Entrepreneur, Social Media Guru, Dancer, and Traveller Influencer!

Highlights:

Adopted at an early age for a better life and life in Iowa

Growing up and being a misfit

Diagnosed with ADHD and speech impediment

Being a successful dancer - “Teaching is my Passion”

A life-changing injury that prevented him from dancing 

Finding and re-discovering his roots

How he built up a successful business in social media

Assistagram’s focus on guerilla marketing tactics and strategies to help the biggest brands monetize their products and services

Setbacks and persevering through the hardships

Being content and living with less - Life-changing social experiences

Work Ethic - grinding without complaining by putting your mind into it to make it happen

Legacy Mission, and much more!



“Fail Forward….. Anything is Possible”
- Zach Benson
 

Sponsored‌ ‌by‌ ‌-‌ Sizz: FLOW
Siiz’s new product Flow is a breakthrough new mouth spray made with a proprietary blend of All-Natural ingredients Made Specifically for Entrepreneurs.
w: siiz.life/trueunderdog


Social‌ ‌Media:‌ 
Follow‌ ‌True‌ ‌Underdog‌ ‌on‌ ‌IG:‌ ‌‌ https://www.instagram.com/true_underdog ‌
Follow‌ ‌Jayson‌ ‌on‌ ‌Linkedin:‌‌ https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayson-waller-/ ‌
Follow‌ ‌Jayson‌ ‌on‌ ‌Instagram:‌ ‌‌ https://www.instagram.com/jaysonwallerbam/ ‌
Follow‌ ‌Jayson‌ ‌on‌ ‌Twitter:‌ ‌‌ https://twitter.com/JaysonWaller ‌ ‌
Follow‌ ‌Jayson‌ ‌on‌ ‌Clubhouse:‌ ‌ @Jaysonwaller‌ ‌ ‌
Follow‌ ‌Jayson‌ ‌on‌ ‌Facebook:‌ ‌‌ https://www.facebook.com/JaysonWallerBAM ‌
Check‌ ‌out‌ ‌The‌ ‌True‌ ‌Underdog‌ ‌website:‌ ‌‌ https://trueunderdog.com/‌ ‌
https://www.jaysonwaller.com/ ‌
Reach‌ ‌out‌ ‌to‌ ‌Jayson‌ ‌directly‌ :‌ ‌Jayson@trueunderdog.com‌ ‌
 ‌

Timestamps:‌ ‌
00:00:28 ‌-‌ ‌Introduction‌ ‌to Zach Benson
00:01:21 ‌-‌ ‌Younger Years / Being Adopted
00:02:30 ‌-‌ ‌Being Bullied as a Youngster
00:03:26 ‌-‌ ‌Turning bad grades in 6-figures
00:04:49 ‌-‌ ‌Meeting Birth Mother ‌back in Korea
00:08:00 ‌-‌ ‌Moving to LA to pursue a career in Dancing ‌ ‌
00:09:55 ‌-‌ ‌SIZZ COMMERCIAL
00:10:58 ‌-‌ ‌Career Cut Short / Side Hustle
00:12:07 ‌-‌ ‌Brand Building on Instagram
00:13:01 ‌-‌ ‌Brand Portfolio / Working with Entrepreneurs and Tourism Boards ‌
00:14:18 ‌-‌ ‌Assistagram Empire and Services
00:15:59 ‌-‌ ‌'Being Real’ Philosophy 
00:17:10 ‌-‌ ‌The Future
00:18:18 ‌-‌ ‌Legacy / Final Words
00:19:30 ‌-‌ ‌Stay Connected…... ‌


Guest Social Handles / Links In The Episode:
Website: www.zachbenson.life/
Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/zach-benson-368483119/
Instagram: www.instagram.com/zachvacay
Twitter: www.twitter.com/zachtbenson
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/zachtbenson/


LOVE YOUR HATERS! BAM!

20 min