Zero to 1 Million with Maddie and Walid

Walid and Maddie

Zero to 1 Million is a podcast where Maddie and Walid interview successful content creators and founders in the creator economy space. We break down their business, the glamorous sides of their life, the not so glamorous sides, and more. Listen to a new episode every Sunday! read less

100 Thieves’ CouRage Reveals The Secrets of Becoming a Streamer
Feb 24 2023
100 Thieves’ CouRage Reveals The Secrets of Becoming a Streamer
CouRageJD, 100Thieves Owner, Shares Insights on How To Become a Successful Streamer and Managing Mental Health. Listen to a segment: 2:59: How did you turn gaming into a career? 8:06: What growth hacks do you have as a streamer? 8:50: How to build your community as a streamer 9:24: The Trickle Down Effect of Streaming, going from 0 viewers to 10 10:51: How did you integrate your self into a creator friend group?  16:29: What does it take to be a streamer? How is that different from other platforms? 17:47: Mental burden of streaming 18:57: How do you take care of your mental health? 21:00: Dealing with the ups and downs of being a creator 22:43: Anxiety 24:08: The biggest strength of being an online creator 24:41: How have you built out your own team? 27:34: The value of investing into your employees 28:30 Who is on your team? 30:10: What does the recession mean for creators? 32:10: How do you hire people for a creator business? 34:10: What are some of the differences between TikTok and YouTube? 35:45: How do you transition from TikTok to YouTube shorts? 36:05: Is there a higher production value for YouTube shorts? 38:05: How has your content pivoted since YouTube shorts was released? How do you learn from other creators? 38:25: Mr. Beast’s Secret Tip for YouTube 38:52: How the YouTube algorithm change 42:00: The importance of analytics 42:30: The art and science of YouTube thumbnails 46:20: Are clickbait titles dying? 48:15: What is your YouTube Shorts Strategy? 50:35: How does being a YouTube streamer affect your YouTube channel? The streaming wars 52:50: How did streaming exclusively on Youtube affect your viewers? 57:25: What advice do you have for us launching our podcast?