The best ways to monetize your content
Hello storytellers! We just had another wisdom-filled session on the creator economy. This time we teamed up with SmoothOps founder and Morning Brew OG Josh Kaplan. We discussed why creators are the future of media, what the best ways for creators to monetize are and when they should do so. If this piques your interest, give the session a listen.
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It’s your time to shine!
We all have topics we can’t shut up about. Chances are your friends are tired of hearing how you got to interview Steve Wozniak or what you’re doing to increase the number of subscribers you have…
You know who wants to hear about all this? Other creators.
The best way to share your thoughts with them? Host a Twitter Space with us!
If you have a topic you’d like to talk about, reply to this email or DM us. We’d love to co-host a session with you!
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May 20: Cracking TikTok’s Algorithm for Faster Growth with Seth Godwin
TikTok can be scary. But Seth Godwin has mastered the ins and outs of the platform’s algorithm to achieve quick and sustained growth. In this session, he’ll be sharing his secrets with us. You don’t want to miss this one.
News from the Community
Ash Lamb made $6,000 from freelance work last month. All because he is building in public. Way to go, Ash!
Randy Ginsburg published an article in NFT Now on the important but rarely discussed topic of mental health in web3.
Nicole Casperson’s newsletter recently crossed 20,000 subscribers. That’s 2x growth in about a month! Congrats, Nicole! 50K next month?
Do you have news you’d like to share with the community? Send it our way and we’ll add it to the next newsletter.
Things you should know about
The Ownership Economy: Valiant Fund just published a thoughtful piece on the state of the ownership economy. While the focus is on web3, there are many valuable lessons for any creator looking to build community and earn a sustainable income.
Are creators the future of ads?: Big Tech certainly seems to think so. According to Axios, brands are increasingly shifting their advertising dollars away from social ads and into creators. Now, companies from Amazon to TikTok are putting an effort into helping brands align themselves with creators. Exciting.
Just for fun
For anyone who grew up watching Friends, here’s a neat trick: type the name of your favorite character in Google (e.g. Ross Geller), then click on the item next to their name for a fun surprise :)