E063: From a Corporate Lawyer to a Serial Internet Entrepreneur/Kite Surfer with Emeric Ernoult
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“In business as in life, it all comes down to relationships and the quality of the relationships that you are able to build” – Emeric Ernoult
Emeric Ernoult is the co-founder of Agora Pulse, a platform that manages Facebook pages by measuring apps, statistics, moderation, and qualifications; a former lawyer with a soft spot for Kite Surfing and fast Italian motorcycles. He is one of Online Marketing Institute’s Top 40 Digital Strategists and a Serial Entrepreneur . Last week, Jacob spent some time with Emeric, at the Social Media Marketing World Conference in San Diego and in today’s show they chat about Facebook, the value of building good quality relationships and how and why Emeric went from lawyer to entrepreneur.
“When things are not working well, don’t stick with it for too long… Don’t give up too late” – Emeric Ernoult
Emeric Ernoult is a successful entrepreneur and ex-lawyer. He believes that the most important things in life and business are the relationships that you build, and this is the basis of his current business – Agora Pulse. By helping companies manage their social media, he is enabling them to engage with their target customers and build beautiful relationships. Today Jacob chats to Emeric about how and why Emeric moved from lawyer to entrepreneur and why social media is so important for businesses.
If you prefer to watch the discussion in action, here is my recorded interview with Emeric Ernoult (please refresh your browser a few times if it isn’t loaded properly the first time):
In this interview you’ll learn
- 01’46” – About Emeric, how he became a lawyer and moved to entrepreneurship
- 08’40” – What being a lawyer taught Emeric that helps now
- 12’01” – What Emeric took away from the social media conference
- 16’36” – Why Facebook is still important
- 19’30” – About Agora Pulse
- 22’50” – What Emeric learnt from his unsuccessful companies
- 26’50” – The importance of having a Facebook page
- 31’28” – What Emeric likes to do when he’s not working
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