E255: Finding Success as a YouTuber – With Wes McDowell
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Wes McDowell is a website strategist and very successful YouTuber who helps business owners make the most of their websites for automated client generation.
- Why you have to create a character on video
- Why you shouldn’t compare yourself to others who are further along in their YouTube journey
- Being clear in your language will help you target your ideal audience
- Tips for channel growth
- The importance of having a plan for video content
- The income opportunities with YouTube ad revenue
- Best advice: Always go to bed smarter than when you woke up.
- Habit that contributes to success: Stubbornness
- Recommended tool: Calendly
- Recommended book: They Ask, You Answer by Marcus Sheridan
- Run time: 33:40
- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/WesMcDowellHQ
- Free masterclass: https://wesmcdowell.com/training/
- First video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RG4APMen1w4
- Website: https://wesmcdowell.com
- Vid IQ: https://vidiq.com
- Video Creators: https://videocreators.com
- “A lot of the people watching are DIYers to some degree. There will be a lot of people watching who want to hire me from YouTube…I realized that I had to come up with some kind of a DIY solution.”
- “The one thing I had going was I stuck with it. I wasn’t seeing these crazy things right away, but I stuck to it.”
- “The searchable content is for new people and the curiosity content is for the people who have already found me.”
- “At the end of every video, you want to get them to the next video.”
- “Half of my revenue is now coming from the most unexpected source ever, which is YouTube ad revenue itself.”
- Having the right growth strategy is important.
- Storytelling helps a YouTube channel grow.
- Don’t compare yourself to others.
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