What does this Twitch competitor want? 🤔
For creators to make more 💸!
Hey, folks! 👋
How's it going? We'd love to know your plans for Halloween. Got none? Well, grab one of these recommendations and read away.
But before that, let's quickly go through our weekly round up of creator economy updates.
In today's Going Solo
Friday advice: Julia Child on making an impact
Discover a new creator: How Danny Miranda became a top 1% creator
News that caught our eye: Kick's Creator Incentive Program
Stuff worth watching: Phyllo x Thousand Face Club's new podcast: #AsktheExpert
Julia Child on Making an Impact
Books were written, movies and documentaries were made on legendary writer, cook, and TV personality Julia Child. Known for introducing the French cuisine to the Americans — Julia didn’t start out as a cook. She dabbled in various professions, including fashion writing and reporting before she found her calling.
Something that she said about how one can influence people stayed with us. 👇
Psst. for those interested (and haven’t watched yet), Meryl Streep played Julia’s role in Julie & Julia, streaming on Netflix.
How Danny Miranda Became the World’s Leading Podcaster
The host of The Danny Miranda Podcast was only 13 when he started creating content. His podcast has 200+ episodes and is in the top 1% global podcasts. 😱
His podcast has featured guests like David Perell, Gary Vee, Tej Dosa, Colin & Samir, etc. and apart from the podcast, he also writes a newsletter and is currently building a podcast for Lucky Trader.
We wrote a Twitter thread about his journey that you can check out. 👇🏼
🌟 Early bird indeed gets the worm!🌟
@heydannymiranda is the world's leading podcaster & creator, who started creating when he was only 13.
His podcast has 200+ episodes & is in the top 1% global podcasts.
Today, let's understand his creative process & what motivates him.👇
— Thousand Faces Club 🌠 (@tf_dao)
Oct 17, 2023
Kick Wants Its Creators to Make More Money
And why wouldn't they? 🤷
Kick is back with its second season of Creator Incentive Program, where the chosen creators will be paid hourly for their streams. Tubefilter reports “The 33 creators included in the Program’s first class averaged about 200 new paid subscribers and 1,500 new followers over 30 days.”
In an official announcement, Kick spoke about the importance of streamers and live content, and mentioned it'll be back with a phase 2 in November, 2023.
Kick's Creator Incentive Program has some pre-requisites for creators
30-day average CCV: 126
Average subscriptions per month: 239 (gifted or direct)
Unique chatters per month: 337
Stream hours per month: 89
Find out more information here. 👇🏼
For Kick streamers, this opportunity is 🔥! It's how many streamers monetize their content on the platform. And we're quite curious to see how this pans out because it helps not just macro creators; but nano and micro creators too.
What do you think about this?
Why Brands Love Working With Creators
We've launched a new podcast, and we can't stop talking about it. ✨
Our monthly podcast — #AsktheExpert — is powered by Phyllo and hosted by Shreevar Chhotaria. We bring industry experts, founders, and creator-preneurs to help you understand creator economy at large, but also analyse stuff that matters to creators. These conversations are insightful; we promise!
We hosted Rashmi Sharma, Global Talent & Development Director at BIG, Coca-Cola, in our first episode. We talk makers vs. managers, the future of creator economy, burnouts, and so much more.
Watch the entire podcast. 👇🏼Tell us what you think about this episode, and if you'd like us to host someone, share their name? ✨
Tell us what you think about this episode, and if you'd like us to host someone, share their name? ✨
🔥 Brewing Hot
Rewards program for AR creators? TikTok is expanding this program to more regions. More deets here.
Eve Arnold has a super helpful advice for creators wanting to quit 9-5.
Why I'm so bullish on keeping your 9-5 until you've built something substantial on the internet?
Business is hard and your 9-5 is an opportunity.
Use your spare time to build.
Yes it'll take longer but it's a low-risk way to actually get there.
Rome wasn't build in a day.
— Eve Arnold (@writes_eve)
Oct 12, 2023
That’s it for this week! We’ll be back with more stories next Friday. 👋🏼
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