Articles by Megan Stokes
With more and more content being streamed and posted online every day, it can be difficult for creators to stand out in a sea of talent. This is especially true if you don’t have a large following already.
It’s no secret that the summer months can be a slow time for sales. Fans are off on vacation or saving up for trips, and bills may be higher. With this in mind, it’s important to be proactive about attracting customers during the summer slump.
Some people may complain about their co-workers, but having peers around who understand your job and its challenges can create a sense of camaraderie and community. As a content creator, however, you’re often working solo, in your own private space.
When posting to various platforms, it’s important to be aware of your wording. Captivating, unique and compelling descriptions of your content can make the difference between someone clicking on your link or scrolling past.
As time goes on, most people find that their tastes change, and their styles or interests evolve. Think of what you were like at 19, 25 and so on; I’m sure you’ll see the different ways you’ve grown over time.
A strong marketing campaign is a crucial part of building a business as a creator. And that’s what you are, a business! To be successful in advertising your brand, it is critical to have a solid marketing plan in place.
Storytelling is a defining part of the human experience. As long as people have walked this world, there have been true stories that capture our history and fictional tales designed to captivate those who hear them.
One thing we’ve seen over the past couple of years is people becoming more open about sharing their mental health experiences, more conscious of what “wellness” means in their lives, and generally more self-aware about learning when to prioritize their own needs over the demands of others.
Like an avocado becoming overripe the day after you purchase it, New Year's resolutions are inevitable. The most common resolutions involve improving your life in some way, shape or form.
Organization is a crucial skill for anyone who wants to be successful — especially when you’re self-employed. As a content creator, being your own boss means it’s all up to you.
Fan interactions can be a bit of a love/hate relationship. Obviously, you need fans in order to be successful. But sometimes they can require a lot of attention, which you may not have the bandwidth for. However, giving your fans some personal attention doesn’t have to be a daunting chore.
Taking care of your mental health has always been important, but COVID-19 pushed this topic to the forefront for many people who may not have realized how much it mattered before the pandemic.
By now, we’re all familiar with being more environmentally conscious as consumers. But did you know that you can also be a conscious creator?
As a content creator, you get to live the dream that so many have: to be your own boss. It sounds amazing… until you realize that you are solely responsible for your income.
Platforms have multiple opportunities for you to engage your fans, but are you using them effectively? In particular, we’re going to talk about the mass messages you send out.
As a content creator, you have more creative freedom than you might enjoy if you worked for someone else. But in a way, that is an illusion. You’re really working for your fans, since they are the ones who pay you.
For the average person, being on social media can be an easy way to express oneself, from sharing political beliefs to rooting for favorite sports teams and everything in between.
Being a content creator gives you the freedom to express yourself creatively on a regular basis, which is a luxury that most business owners don’t have.
As if the past year or two weren’t hard enough, the last few months have found content creators like yourself navigating through numerous changes.
We all know social media can be a cesspool at times, so it’s easy to take for granted all the ways it can productively enhance our income and drive traffic to our premium content.