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Some of the best things about content creation include consuming content. Have you discovered any new creators?
We have and we've published about it. 👇
Before you go check their content out, let's go through our weekly round-up of creator economy updates & stories. 👇
In today's Going Solo
Friday advice: Erma Bombeck on dreams & courage
Discover a new creator: Alex Llull for newsletter growth & content
News that caught our eye: More videos on X to enhance engagement?
Stuff worth watching: How to boost mental clarity & productivity
Erma Bombeck on dreams & courage
One of America’s favourite humor writers, Erma Bombeck has written 15 books in her lifetime, and although her bestselling titles are packed with comedy, there’s great advice in all of them. Whether it’s her advice on writing or life at large, Erma’s writing is still relevant.
Striking a chord with many, her thoughts on making a dream come true can jolt every creator out there. 👇🏼
Check out Bombeck's advice on writing funny here.
Do You Write Newsletters? You Must Follow Alex Llull
Alex Llull runs a newsletter called The Steal Club with about 7,000 subscribers. The Steal Club teaches creative entrepreneurs about using content to grow audience and brand.
On Twitter, Alex shares solid tips and strategies on content, ideas, and social media. With about 32.7K followers, Alex has quite nailed the art of writing Twitter threads and keeping his readers hooked. Along with simple illustrations, Alex also brings learnings and strategies from other creators — that's why he calls it The Steal Club.
If you're keen on growing your newsletter or building in public, you must follow Alex. 🚀
Check out the Steal Club here. 👇
More Videos on X to Enhance Engagement? 🤔
Question: Do you think videos and live broadcasts on X can keep people on the platform?
While it's weird to address Twitter as X, what's weirder is the engagement dip even for the biggest X creators.
To ensure X users spend more time on the platform, X has already announced it's introducing video and audio calls. Plus, you can now add notes to your videos too. Yup, we get it — videos are a sure shot way to keep users more engaged, but is that enough?
Social Media Today reports that X is also working on improving discovery for videos and live broadcasts. For instance, look at the screenshot above. ☝️ You'll receive an alert whenever someone you follow goes live — a lot like what Instagram does for its lives.
Read more about this change on Social Media Today here. 👇
How to BOOST Mental Clarity and Productivity by Edward Lee
What's the biggest hurdle creators face? Distractions and the brain fog that distractions can cause. Having clarity and mental well-being can help creators go the extra mile. 🏃
Edward Lee, a creator and filmmaker based out of Seattle, made a video on how he deals with brain fog and achieves productivity.
Watch the entire video. 👇
🔥 Brewing Hot
Twitch streamer Ninja is launching a new podcast called 'AFK', which has an incredible speaker line-up, such as Chica Live, Matthew McConaughey, Steve Aoki etc. Grab more details here.
Here's what Jay Clouse says about finding your niche.
Is the world spending more on influencer marketing than traditional ads? That's what this report by Insider Intelligence says.
Creators, it's about time you help fellow creators out!
We're conducting a research on how much Asian creators make through brand deals, courses, affiliate marketing, and sponsorships, and we'd love to understand your revenue methods.
We’d love to chat with you about this. You can also fill out this survey to help us in this study. 👇
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