[Upcoming] How Jennifer Kushell Bootstrapped A Business By Writing A Book

Posted on Apr 21, 2010 - 7:24 AM PST


Who: Jennifer Kushell, co-founder and president, Young and Successful, and author of three books

When: Thursday, April 22 @ 11am Pacific Time

Where: Mixergy.com/live (participate from your computer)

This post was written by Mosses Akizian, founder of monoGiggle. You can find him blogging at monocat.com and twittering @monocat

Short Bio

  • Jennifer has 15 years of working experience with over 10,000 young people in 100+ countries
  • Called the “Career Doctor” by Cosmopolitan and a “guru” of her generation by US News & World Report.
  • She is the co-founder and president of YSN.com – Your Success Network- a network for entrepreneurs in 110 countries.
  • She has written three books; Secrets of the Young & Successful; They Young Entrepreneur’s Edge; and No Experience Necessary
  • Her book, Secrets of the Young & Successful is a New York Times Bestseller.

Timeline

1993 At age 19, she co-founded The Young Entrepreneurs Network, the first online community for young entrepreneurs on CompuServ in college, which grew into a community that connected 10,000 entrepreneurs in 70 countries.

1997 Wrote her first book No Experience Necessary.

1999 Jennifer joined the advisory boards of The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship and the National Mentoring Partnership, began drafting the first NFTE Advanced Entrepreneurship Curriculum for schools.

1999 Published her second book; The Young Entrepreneur’s Edge.

2000 During on vacation, Jennifer and her partner had an epiphany. Young & Successful Media Corp. (Y&S) was the outcome.

2002 Her book The Young Entrepreneur’s Edge was translated into Spanish; Sólo para emprendedores.

2003 Published Secrets of the Young and Successful with co-author Scott Kaufman.

2003 The book Secrets of the Young and Successful becomes New York Times Bestseller within first three weeks of its release as #1 business book and the #3 book in America at Barnes and Nobel.com… just behind Harry Potter & South Beach Diet.

2009 Global Opportunity Marketplace- YSN’s proprietary patent-pending tools to better match emerging adults with high quality opportunities and organization around the world- rolled out in January


Follow Jennifer Kushell on Twitter | She blogs at youngandsuccessful.com and jenniferkushell.com | Company site: ysn.com

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