📺 YouTube Money & Loud Birds
I've posted 50 tweets in the last week and things are getting weird.
He swishes his very immobile hair,
And turns not so elegantly in his chair,
He looks you up and down to say,
Oh hello, sit down, let’s make your day ;)
I saw your mild curiosity as you gazed upon this email in your inbox. So screw the lousy poetry and check this insanity out real quick.
It’s my loud bird stats for the month (Twitter).
That is actually insane, and ignore the impressions but focus on the profile visits.
Now, if you’re a creator, and you have a solid call to action (which I don’t really have at the moment), and you apparently tweet mildly interesting things over 28 days, you, sir or madam, can get 3000+ people to see and potentially click on it.
If you had 10% of your profile visits click and 5% of those visits convert, that would be 15 sales a month. Assuming whatever you’re selling is $10, that’s a nice little side income coming in at $150/m.
Go a step further and assume it’s a $5 subscription. Then that’s $75 a month with growth that’ll take you to $900/m in a year - which is more than a side income in a lot of places - pack your bags, Mr. Worldwide 🌍.
Conveniently ignoring churn or actual conversion rates, the point is, if you’re a creator, get on Twitter and start posting now. The payoff is too big to let it just chill there.
Hell, follow me now, shoot me a message, and I’ll follow you back to get you started.
🎙 200 Million+ Subscribers
I was scrolling through Instagram when Mr. Joe Rogan himself posted a picture with Mr. Beast in it. The 23-year-old YouTuber extraordinaire; the guy who gives away islands, cars, and houses; that guy had done the podcast, and my excitement levels were so high I passed out, woke up, cracked out a pad and pen, and hit play.
Why? Because the guy was about to share the inner workings of how the hell he got to 200,000,000+ subscribers.
He was giving away advice for creators, advice *way more* valuable than his other giveaways like islands or checks for $100k. The caveat being that you’re the right person to receive it. So I took some notes.
I got five takeaways from it and wrote a detailed (and fun) article here for the interested - enjoy creating 👩🎨.
🥧 I Asked Ya’ll A Question Last Time
And you answered - why thank you.
The question was something along the lines of, “How frequently do you prefer me posting these email nuggets?” and here’s the breakdown.
Makes a lot of sense to me. Most of you prefer the one to three range because you’re hungover from the never-ending flow of content vodka dripping into your inbox - 100% understandable.
So here’s the deal; I’ll try my best to make them good, and you keep throwing tomatoes and/or roses accordingly with the feedback.
🧘♀️ I’ve Been Trying Yoga This Week
And let me tell you something, the combination of my face and ass sweat would rehydrate the Sahara if the salt content from it wasn’t already more than the desert itself. This shit is hard.
I do strength training 3-4 times a week and cycle 2-3 times; no problems here at all. But position me where my leg is somehow extended in front of me and behind me at the same time, and this human-doughnut wannabe will fall down again and again.
And every damn time I’ve been wrestling with myself to hold a position, I’m also internally laughing at the three sounds I’m hearing.
“Focus on your breath.” Lady, I’m focusing on not dying.
🎶 Calming music 🎵 While my soul is playing death metal.
“Think about your intentions.” I intend to get through this alive.
And yet… I’ve gone three times this week. Masochism? You’d think so with that review - but it’s actually really good.
As a gym-goer, I’m naturally not flexible, and that’s been accentuated with muscle growth over the years. But only doing one thing is a double-edged sword. Sure, you get good at it, but “the body is a whole,” as cheesy as it sounds. Upping muscle mass will hit a wall if we don’t focus on other things too.
When I never did cardio, I got way too tired way too quickly and couldn’t get past my personal records. That’s when I realized how vital cardio was for both performance and health.
After that realization, I went headfirst into it, and it was not comfortable. I’d die on a 1-mile run, yes, a mile. But now it’s so enjoyable I couldn’t live without it. And I’ve smashed my gym records - win-win.
Yoga is the same, I’m getting fantastic results afterward, feeling more loose and flexible, and with time, my love and appreciation of the process will be 10-fold, I’m sure of that.
So if you’re putting something off because of difficulty and metaphorical (or literal) ass sweat, and you’ve been looking for a sign to go towards the discomfort, here it is.
🟢 ← See, it’s a green light. It means go go go.
🔗 Link Dumpilous Maximus
Here are some goodies, my dude or dudette:
🧵 Great thread on copywriting by Nicholas Cole if you’re into that stuff.
🎨 I found Muzli recently. It turns your empty Chrome tabs into UI/UX and general design inspiration - a pretty cool concept if you’re looking to get a better design sense.
🌏 Here’s an 8-year-old video from John Green explaining the history of Ukraine - especially relevant in these times.
🐥 Here’s an underrated tweet of mine that might resonate with you - it’s about being late to the party.
That’s it, ladies and gents.
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Until next time,