Brendan Gahan

Brendan Gahan

Entrepreneur Leadership Network Contributor
Partner & Chief Social Officer At Mekanism

Brendan Gahan is partner and chief social officer at independent creative agency Mekanism. Gahan has been at the forefront of social and influencer marketing since 2006, was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2012 and sits on the Vidcon Advisory Board.

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5 Secrets to Growing a Massive TikTok Following

Learn from my step-by-step account of growing my personal TikTok.

Danny Devito, Discord and the Future of Social Media

How Discord is making a push to go mainstream and become the future of social media.

Crocs Are Cool Again? How They Made a Comeback.

Crocs has gone from disdained brand to record sales highs and stock prices, thanks to a solid Gen-Z-focused digital strategy.

What I Learned from Posting to Linkedin Every Day for a Year

Overcoming personal fears and gaining lucrative business opportunities were just two of the many upsides.

There is No Need to Be Everywhere -- So Stop Trying

Scarcity and exclusivity will become increasingly important for digital/social advertising.

What Can Marketers Learn From Quibi's Failure?

Ultimately, it doesn't matter if you've got billions of dollars. You cannot spend your way out of a fundamental mistake.

A Chance Encounter With The Beatles Saved The Rolling Stones' Career. Here's What You Can Learn From It.

In all walks of content, the collaboration between like-minded creators lays the foundation for success.

What Do You Get When You Mix the Hype House With the NBA?

How the NBA's Bubble kept the game going - and launched new social media stars.

What Vans Can Teach Us About Influencer Marketing

Target relevance + long term collaboration = successful influencer program.

3 Keys to Growing Sales and Views on YouTube

Simple steps and key insights for tapping into YouTube's massive audience.

There's a Simple Process to Avoid Working With Influencers With Bot Followers

While fraud is something that certainly exists, I'd argue that advertisers are primarily to blame for creating it.

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