This time around we cover shorts, live streams, my first Google pay cheque and Alex’s 65,000 subs. More than that, we chat about quanitiy over quality, the roll of Substack and is one video per week enough to keep YouTube happy?
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01:25 15inch MacBook Air
07:27 Beats Studio Buds+
11:30 Audio testing – sound stage etc
13:35 Are we spoiled with good tech? Who do we make videos for?
15:00 AdSense seasonality
16:30 The ideas for content
19:00 Looking at your metrics
20:25 Making boring content interesting
23:15 David’s first Google payout
23:50 How much these channels cost us to run?
24:50 Alex and his 65,000 subs
26:00 The thought of giving up & gaining subs
28:15 Are YouTube doing their bit for us?
33:20 Quantity over quality
36:10 Is one video per week enough?
39:00 The lack of scale-ability of YouTube
42:05 Re-purposing content
46:30 Newsletters & Substack
50:00 Using an Avatar
52:10 Shorts – are we being lazy?
56;20 Hijack on Apple TV+
58:55 Alex takes on the Metaverse
60:00 You reap what you sow
63:00 YouTube Live
66:00 Monetising Live Streams
68:00 The benefits of a call to action
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