“When considering a new project or opportunity, one of the first questions to ask is, “How do I want to spend my days?” Make as few choices as possible that violate your answer.”
– James Clear
CEX – Creator Economy Expo – is the conference that will help you grow your audience, drive new revenue lines, sharpen up content operations and learn about Web3 business models. May 2-4, 2022 at the Arizona Grand Resort (Phoenix)
Speakers include Dan Pink, TitTok/Twitch star Leesh Capeesh, Ann Handley, Joe Pulizzi, Roberto Blake and 30 other world-class content entrepreneurs.
“The Gist is a newsletter all about sports, written entirely by women. Ellen and her co-founders have scaled a massive team to 20 people. They’ve grown The Gist to almost 400,000 subscribers, and they’re earning fantastic revenue from it.
Ellen talks about how they grew The Gist in the early days. She also talks about their process of testing, how they launched with a launch party, and a bunch of other things.”
Big Idea: Newsletters and other content-focused businesses can be big businesses if approached with a startup mindset. The Gist started with multiple co-founders and raised over $1m to build the business.
“Web3 has flattened the power hierarchy and changed the dynamics of the network. Consumers aren’t just buyers in the market — they’re shareholders. They now care about the well-being of the companies they buy from, even if it’s a startup.”
I was interviewed by Ellen Donnelly of The Ask newsletter about my creator journey. I talk about some of my first websites, my digital nomad lifestyle, my other businesses, and the benefits of creating online.
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