Podcast Presented by GigaStar
Becoming a full-time YouTuber is the dream, but how can you financially get there?
We sit down with successful YouTubers to dive head-first into the money-making side of being a full-time YouTuber and Creator.
February 28, 2024
Unveiling the Path from Corporate Cubicles to Creative Freedom (Latasha James)
Latasha James discusses her journey from being a hobby beauty creator to a full-time creator and business owner. She shares her experiences with earning income from YouTube and the challenges she faced along the way. Latasha emphasizes the importance of building long-term sponsorship relationships and creating case studies to showcase proof of concept. She also highlights the value of expertise-based sponsorships and finding partnerships that align with your audience. Latasha shares a successful financial partnership that enabled her to continue her podcast and emphasizes the importance of alignment in successful partnerships. In this conversation, Latasha James discusses her income streams and strategies for success as a YouTuber and content creator. She emphasizes the importance of audience alignment and building relationships with brands. Latasha shares insights into her income streams, including Adsense, sponsorships, affiliates, membership, service work, and courses. She also discusses the role of speaking engagements in her revenue generation. Latasha highlights the need for effective operations and the balance between focusing on creativity and managing the business side of content creation. Her next money moves include expanding her service work and increasing speaking engagements.
February 21, 2024
E-mail Lists: The Unsung Heroes of YouTube Success (Jessica Dante from Love & London)
Jessica Dante from @loveandlondon shares her financial journey as a successful YouTuber and creator. She discusses the challenges and financial struggles she faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, including a year and a half of limited income. Jessica emphasizes the importance of building an email list and using it to generate revenue through digital products. She also highlights the value of creating bingeable videos and driving traffic through search, browse, and suggested videos.
February 14, 2024
Unlocking Revenue in the Beauty Industry - Strategies for Success with Glam Girl Gabi
Gabi Soares, a successful beauty YouTuber, shares her journey from a professional beautician to a full-time creator making over $300,000 in 2023. She discusses the path to becoming a full-time YouTuber, the importance of knowing your audience, hiring a manager for sponsorships, and expanding to other platforms. Gabby emphasizes the need to focus on your strengths and outsource tasks that are not your expertise. She also shares her plans for the future, including launching a product line. Overall, Gabby's story provides valuable insights for creators looking to monetize their YouTube channels. In this conversation, we discussed the importance of financial planning and various strategies for long-term growth, diversification, risk management, retirement planning, tax planning, estate planning, and legacy. The conversation emphasized the need for professional advice and highlighted the importance of considering individual goals and circumstances. It also emphasized the importance of staying informed and adapting strategies as needed.
February 8, 2024
Crypto Maverick: How Zach Humphries is Revolutionizing Wealth Creation
Zach Humphries shares his journey of becoming a full-time YouTuber in the crypto space. He emphasizes the importance of taking a leap of faith and being dedicated rather than motivated. Building in public and being authentic have been key factors in his success. Zach discusses the current state of crypto and digital currency, highlighting the challenges and controversies in the space. He shares his strategies for navigating income fluctuations and diversifying income streams through sponsorships, affiliates, and courses. Zach also talks about his SaaS company and the importance of hiring professionals to support his business. In this conversation, Zach discusses the importance of being a successful business owner as a creator and the need for the right systems and paperwork. He also shares his next money move, which includes expanding his company and reigniting his Patreon. Zach emphasizes the importance of diversifying income streams and mentions his investments in stocks and crypto. He expresses his interest in getting into real estate as the next step. The conversation concludes with a thank you and reminder to check the show notes for more information.
January 31, 2024
Coloring Book YouTuber's Masterclass in Products & Sponsorship Independence (Sarah Renae Clark)
Sarah Renae Clark is an Australian Artist, YouTuber & entrepreneur. On her channel, she explores creativity through art and coloring books, and believes anyone can be fearlessly creative. Her Color Cube has become a popular resource among artists around the world, helping thousands of beginner & experienced creatives to choose colors that work well together.
January 24, 2024
Earn a 6-Figure Income with the Roberto Blake Method
Roberto Blake shares his journey as a full-time YouTuber and the various income streams he has developed. He discusses his early experiences with the Amazon affiliate program and the pitfalls of joining multi-channel networks. Roberto emphasizes the importance of protecting oneself financially as a YouTuber and provides tips on insurance, legal templates, and financial planning. He also shares his most successful money situations, including brand sponsorships and affiliate partnerships. Roberto reveals his next financial move, which involves launching courses. Overall, his story highlights the potential for financial freedom and success as a content creator on YouTube.