In these forums where connection with one another is commonly driven by the gamified dopamine triggers of likes, retweets, and shares — how do we push past this in defense of our own identity, authentic relationships, and our own sanity?
See you at the next Creator Beer Club on August 24, 2021 — at Other Half Brewing Company. Erin + Luke here 👋 It's been a few months since we've started this journey — drinking beers on patios around Brooklyn, talking about the Creator Economy with those who work in it (or live in
Catch you tomorrow, July 27th at Bushwick Beer Garden for the next Creator Community Happy Hours. Thanks to everyone who's come out, spent some time with us and had some fun over the past month — we're excited to keep it going!
Understanding what works as a news product, and at the end of the day, choosing what news product to build can be a make or break for your solopreneurship journey. For some in a newsroom, the product development process is something you may or may not have encountered but not
What is a media solopreneur?We've experienced an unreal amount of unrest within the last year. The crisis behind journalism — both in its sustainability, trust, viability and growth, has only continued to grow. With the COVID-19 pandemic and a hot button election year, we've needed access to good, quality information
People have been going it solo for sometime now, and it's been referenced as a sort of renaissance in thinking. But taking a look at the history of how the web was created, we shouldn't really be all that surprised by what we ended up creating. Web 2.0 and
It seems easy enough, start up a Substack, kick off a podcast, or host a few events — you're well on your way to profitability. Wrong. While often touted as a way to democratize creation or put the tools into creators hands, there's a ton of time, energy, effort and resources
Another notification to my inbox?Yes, another notification, and hopefully a notification that brings you joy, reminds you to slow the fuck down, to log off every so often. 2021 thus far, has been a lot. I’m not going to expand on this at the current moment (scroll twitter
How can the creator economy disrupt the newsroom, and what should the newsroom be watching out for?The Viability of the SolopreneurIt seems easy enough, start up a Substack, kick off a podcast, or host a few events — you're well on your way to profitability. Wrong. While often touted and
How Web 2.0 paved the way for creators to well, create.The more that I dive into researching the media solopreneur, the more that I realize that we should have saw this coming. Web 2.0, or the evolution to the web towards being a participatory or social web,