Meet David. He’s a death metal musician.
He had been living what he thought was every musician’s dream: touring the country playing in a band with his friends.
But there was a problem.
He HATED life on the road.
After playing his ass off at a gig, he’d have to drive 4 hours on dark, lonely roads to the next one.… Keep Reading
If you Google “YouTube optimization,” you’ll get over 21.5 million results. All of them claim to accelerate the growth of your YouTube channel.
You’ll see headlines like:
- How to Rank #1 on YouTube This Year!
- Hack Your YouTube Description Box for Higher Rankings
- 24 Awesome YouTube SEO Hacks To Beat Your Rivals
- Master YouTube SEO in 9 Simple Steps
- The No Nonsense Checklist for YouTube Optimization
And sure, they all sound good, especially if you have no idea where to start.… Keep Reading
There’s a hidden epidemic spreading among our generation.
No, I’m not talking about fidget spinners.
I’m talking about something much worse.
Something that is holding back an entire generation of people from reaching their true potential.
Even worse, it’s linked to the unprecedented number of cases of depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts.
What is it?
I know—probably not what you expected.… Keep Reading
Laurie was close to giving up hope.
She had been working on her YouTube channel, The Icing Artist, for years.
And the results were…well, heartbreaking. In the first two years running the channel, she only made about $5,000 per year.
But it wasn’t for a lack of hard work or dedication.
Laurie had always been passionate about baking. She couldn’t afford to go to school for it, so she taught herself.… Keep Reading
Before we ever made a dollar as YouTube entrepreneurs, we used to think you needed an amazing, once in a lifetime idea to start a business.
And a rich uncle to “loan” you a bunch of money.
And an audience of millions to sell your product to.
It made starting a business feel so impossible.
But one day we read an article that shattered all of our preconceptions about being a creator.… Keep Reading
In the next twenty years, nearly half of all jobs are at risk of being automated by robots.
This means something that looks like this could wipe out all the time and energy you spent investing in your education and career:
Automation isn’t some far off fate. It’s happening now, right under our noses. Entire industries will be decimated.… Keep Reading
Before it became a $31 billion dollar behemoth, Airbnb was a barely-surviving startup with maxed out credit cards.
They were so hard up for cash they sold cereal during the 2008 election.
The truth is, almost all creators and entrepreneurs have stories like this.
Desperate times that called for desperate measures.
The ones that survive to tell these war stories all have what I call a Growth Hacker Mentality.… Keep Reading
When my best friend Kong and I dropped out of college to start a YouTube channel, our friends and family thought we’d lost our minds.
I have to admit — starting a YouTube channel was Kong’s idea, and I thought it was idiotic at the time.
But after doing some research, we realized there were a ton of people who started successful YouTube channels without any experience:
No filming or editing skills.… Keep Reading