Nov. 9, 2022

The 10k Creator (Episode 7) w/Daphne Gomez - Grow Community and Reven…

In our second guest expert episode, we welcome Daphne Gomez to the show. Daphne runs Teacher Career Coach, a resource for teachers who may be looking to leave the classroom and use their skills to pursue other opportunities. In this …

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Nov. 7, 2022

Creating Your Last Piece of Content [WW Disney Do?] (366)

An amazing reminder of how content, art and commerce come together into something beautiful...or not. Here are some lessons from Disney on building content brands, and a small dis against Seth Godin. ------- Like this episode? SUBSCRIBE on , or …

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Nov. 2, 2022

The 10k Creator (Episode 6) w/Jay Clouse - The Content Creator Path t…

In this episode of The 10k Creator, we have our first guest expert, Jay Clouse, the founder of Creator Science and host of the popular Creative Elements podcast. Jay and Daren discuss the strategies that creators can use to grow …

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Oct. 31, 2022

If TikTok Is Banned What Should Content Creators Do? (365)

With US and Chinese tensions continuing to rise, does that mean TikTok could ultimately be banned in the United States? I believe the answer is yes. Content creators need to come up with a strategy now around how to move …

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Oct. 26, 2022

The 10k Creator (Episode 5) - 1500 to 2500: Running the Content Busin…

In this episode of The 10k Creator, we’ve caught up to the current phase of Daren’s content business, Craftsman Creative. We get a unique look into the “state of the union”, where he’s at with his audience growth and his …

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Oct. 24, 2022

Big Opportunity IF You Limit Yourself (364)

I have this friend who seems to be failing. Why? He's not limiting himself in two different ways...and he's making the two biggest mistakes that content entrepreneurs make. If you limit yourself, opportunities will open before your eyes. But YOU …

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Oct. 19, 2022

The 10k Creator (Episode 4) - 1000 to 1500: Boost Growth with Projects

In this episode of The 10k Creator, Joe & Daren discuss the power of projects, how they can give your growth a boost, give you easier access to collaborators, sponsors, and audience, and how often to create projects in your …

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Oct. 17, 2022

Laser Focus: Your Game Changer (363)

The majority of content creators fall into the average category. Not because they can't be great, but because their focus is holding them back. If you want to be the leading informational expert in your niche, you are going to …

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Oct. 12, 2022

The 10k Creator (Episode 3) - 500 to 1000: Driving Early Revenue

In this episode of The 10k creator, Joe & Daren discuss the next phase in the content entrepreneur journey - 500-1000 email subscribers and making your initial money. They talk about the importance of selecting a platform, why you need …

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Oct. 10, 2022

Publishing Your Next Book? Here's 3 Tips to Get Started (362)

Publishing a book every two years has probably been the best strategy for developing my professional success. But it's not easy. If you are considering writing and publishing a book, there are three things to consider before you get started. …

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Oct. 5, 2022

The 10k Creator (Episode 2) - Zero to 500: Focusing on Email and Reve…

In this episode of the 10k Creator, Joe and Daren talk about getting started the correct way as a content entrepreneur. At the zero to 500 subscriber level, we need to focus on setting up your email conversions properly, with …

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Oct. 3, 2022

Getting Started with Social Tokens [Do's and Don'ts] (361)

TILT coin is now over a year and a half old. We've learned a lot from the program. In this episode, Joe goes over how to get started, the different technology options, how best to set up the program, and, …

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Sept. 28, 2022

The 10k Creator Podcast (Episode 1) - The Content Entrepreneur's Mind…

In this first episode of the 10k Creator Podcast Show, Joe Pulizzi and Daren Smith introduce the show, how it came about, and explain how this podcast aims to help other content entrepreneurs grow their businesses from ground zero and …

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Sept. 26, 2022

Special Episode - Going All-In on Podcasting

You get two things in this episode. First, a sampling of Joe's current state of mind and, second, why he believes there is a huge opportunity right now for content creators and podcasting. And, as always, thanks for your support …

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Sept. 26, 2022

Tent-Pole Content Projects a Must...Plus a New Show (360)

Slow and steady is the way, but how can we speed up the process. Tent-pole projects are the answer. In this podcast, Joe breaks down the idea of quarterly tent-pole content projects and how they can take your content business …

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Sept. 19, 2022

Platform x Book x Speaking (359)

Like it or not, a book will take your content entrepreneurial career to the next level. The good news is that you can plan for making this happen and get a book out in 9 months. Then your 3-legged publishing …

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Sept. 12, 2022

Desperation Revenue (358)

Sometimes, no matter what you do, you can't drive enough revenue to support your content entrepreneur business. When times get desperate, it's time for desperation revenue. In this episode we'll talk about a fairly simple strategy that will buy you...

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Sept. 5, 2022

Smart Content Creators Do This... (357)

While there is nothing wrong with creating large audiences on TikTok, YouTube and Instagram, smart content creators know that the key to building true content assets is through (drum roll) email. Are you building content assets or building audiences...

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Aug. 29, 2022

Don't Make this Mistake with Your Content Brand (356)

In a meeting with a potential buyer of content creator brands, I learned two very important rules for content creators who would ever consider selling to another company. If this is you, now is the time to make changes to …

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Aug. 22, 2022

A Strategy for Dealing with Content Burnout (355)

Every content entrepreneur needs two things - a valid content tilt and a consistent delivery. But, does consistency mean that the content creator never gets a break? Content burnout is a thing. All creators go through it. How can we …

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Aug. 15, 2022

How to Increase the Value of Your Content Business (354)

Interested to know how much your content creator business is worth? Much of it is actually under your control. Now is the time to think strategically about what kind of content assets you are creating, and how you can increase …

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Aug. 8, 2022

The "Rented Land" Seduction for Content Creators (353)

There is nothing inherently wrong with putting all your chips into Instagram, TikTok or YouTube. It's just not a business model I could EVER recommend. Having no control over content distribution and no direct line to paying customers is a …

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Aug. 1, 2022

A Better Podcast Strategy? (352)

Scott Galloway has been adding new episodes into his Prof G podcast feed. Why does this matter? In the past, a podcaster would set up an entirely new podcast container. Today, Scott is adding a new episode type into a …

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July 25, 2022

Content Creators Need This One Thing (351)

The most successful content creators and content entrepreneurs in the world focus on being great at one thing. To become a successful content business, our strategy must be about saying no to most everything, so we can say yes to …

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