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Well Attended Book Signing at Springfield’s Wine Library with Entrepreneur and Author Gary Vaynerchuk

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Fan getting an autographed copy from Gary Vaynerchuk (on right) Credits: Ellen Dickson
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Co-chairs of the Springfield Patriot Chamber Elliot Merkin and Mike Scalera with Hope Rosenberg Credits: Ellen Dickson
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“Crushing It” Credits: Ellen Dickson
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Local fans and YouTube star Credits: Ellen Dickson
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The line... Credits: Ellen Dickson
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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The crowd wound around the entire first floor and second floor of the spacious Wine Library store on Saturday. By noontime over one thousand fans had entered the store.  Most of those in line came to by a book and meet its author, Gary Vaynerchuck who also helped grow his family’s business, the Wine Library, from $4 million to $60 million in sales.

Vaynerchuk’s most recent book is “Crushing It!: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence-and How You Can, Too”.

The wait to get a signed copy of the book was easily over an hour but the mood of the crowd was jovial. The wait appeared to be worth it for the fans as Gary spent a little time with each person often signing multiple copies. Lots of “selfies” were taken.

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Many of the fans are listeners of his podcasts as DailyVee, a daily show documenting his life as a businessman.  He also recently launched his podcast, The Gary Vaynerchuk Audio Experience.   On his website, he says, “The future is audio and voice. The same way I felt about social media in 2006/7/8, I feel about podcasting, audio and voice today.”

His current book sells for $17.99 0n Amazon.com and it has a five star rating.  It is his fifth book.  The others have been best sellers and their titles are:

#ASKGARYVEE:  ONE ENTREPRENUER’S TAKE ON LEADERSHIP, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND SELF-AWARENESS

JAB, JAB, JAB, RIGHT HOOK:  HOW TO TELL YOUR STORY IN A NOISY SOCIAL WORLD

THE THANK YOU ECONOMY

CRUSH IT!  WHY NOW IS THE TIME TO CASH IN ON YOUR PASSION

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