Digital Creator

Digital Creator

Welcome to Digital Creator with Dylan Schmidt. This is the show for content entrepreneurs who have a message to share and want to make an impact. Each week you'll learn cutting edge strategies and best practices with host, Dylan Schmidt. Dylan is the founder of The Creator Club and Content Clips.

Episodes

June 13, 2024 20 mins

Welcome to this week's episode of Digital Creator!

In this episode, I'm talking about:

  • The power of mindset and staying present to avoid getting stuck in life.
  • How I run my company, Content Clips, with no client meetings for 3 months.
  • My experiences and lessons learned from doing TikTok lives.
  • Celebrating the milestone of reaching episode 200!
  • And much more!

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Welcome to this week's episode of Digital Creator!

In this episode, I'm talking with Marc Ronick about:

  • His upcoming live event, Empowered Podcasting, designed specifically for independent podcasters looking to level up their game.
  • The secrets behind his successful daily live stream, the Podcasting Morning Chat, which he's been running consistently for over two years.
  • How he turned his live stream into a podcast and ...
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Welcome to this week's episode of Digital Creator!

In this episode, I'm talking about:

  • Getting comfortable in the practice stage of content creation and embracing the process.
  • Understanding the role of social proof in a creator's journey and how to leverage it effectively.
  • Avoiding the "gear trap" and making the most of your current equipment.
  • My experience moving from Buzzsprout to Spotify for Podcasters an...
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Welcome to this week's episode of Digital Creator!

In this episode, I'm talking about:

  • How to transition from creating content as a side hustle to making it your full-time job.
  • Dealing with trolls and understanding their impact on your emotional well-being as a creator.
  • Balancing growth and burnout while navigating the unique challenges of being a content creator.
  • The importance of seeking support and sharing your highs an...
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Welcome to this week’s episode of Digital Creator!

In this episode, I’m talking about:

  • The groundbreaking updates from OpenAI and Google and what it means for creators like us.
  • The best website platforms for creators, from Squarespace to Framer, and my personal shift to new solutions.
  • The ideal length for Instagram reels according to new updates, and how it could impact your engagement and reach.
  • And much more!

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Welcome to this week's episode of Digital Creator!

In this episode, I'm talking about:

  • The great debate between Beehive and ConvertKit for email newsletters, including pros and cons of each platform.
  • My strategy for diving deeper into LinkedIn, what I see working and not working, and how to optimize your content for the platform.
  • The concept of psychological segmentation and how it can help increase retention in your podc...
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Welcome to this week's episode of Digital Creator!

In this episode, I'm talking about:

  • Analyzing the strategic pivots of marketing mastermind Alex Hormozi.
  • Shifting focus from entertainment-driven content to educational content tailored to a specific target audience.
  • The importance of thorough pre-production research in creating high-quality content.
  • Examining the role of view-to-revenue metrics in assessing content perfor...
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Welcome to this week’s episode of Digital Creator!

In this episode, I’m talking about:

  • Strategies for overcoming podcast marketing struggles and achieving sustainable growth.
  • How to identify the creative endeavor that brings you the most joy and fulfillment.
  • The importance of a clear vision and effective communication when hiring social media contractors.
  • Embracing the journey, focusing on the present, and trusting the process as a ...
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Welcome to this week's episode of Digital Creator!

In this episode, I'm talking about:

  • Navigating the question of focusing on a single niche or exploring multiple domains as a content creator.
  • A powerful framework for staying ahead of the competition in your category.
  • Insights on running a productized service and effectively managing fluctuating client loads.
  • The importance of community building, collaboration, and continu...
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Welcome to this week’s episode of Digital Creator!In this episode, I’m talking about:

  • The latest microphone release from Shure, the MV7+.
  • How we can utilize our data with a tool like Google’s Gemini Pro 1.5.
  • Optimizing the link in your social media bio.
  • And much more!

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Welcome to this week’s episode of Digital Creator!In this episode, I’m talking about:

  • A simple email newsletter hack that will keep you in the loop and help you create relevant content.
  • Why identifying small tweaks could be the most important thing you do to grow as a content entrepreneur.
  • The myth of “audience hacking” and what to do instead.
  • And much more!

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Welcome to this week’s episode of Digital Creator!In this episode, I’m talking about:

  • My first impressions of visiting the Podcast Movement Evolutions event in Los Angeles.
  • Three reasons documenting my workflows makes me happy.
  • Why “there’s too many podcasts” is a myth.
  • And much more!

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Welcome to this week’s episode of Digital Creator!

In this episode, I’m talking about:

  • Finding the things that drive the most success.
  • What the most successful content creators have in common.
  • Identifying when you feel most creative (and when you don’t feel like doing anything).
  • And much more!

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Welcome to this week’s episode of Digital Creator.

In this episode, I’m talking about:

  • My 4-step content plan for growth and monetization.
  • Using Claude instead of ChatGPT for better AI outputs.
  • A new to me productivity hack for Gmail.
  • And much more!

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Welcome to this week’s episode of Digital Creator.

In this episode, I’m talking with YouTube expert Connor Clayton about all things YouTube.

You’ll learn:

  • How to find the perfect topics for YouTube videos.
  • How to get your YouTube videos discovered even when you’re starting out with no audience.
  • How to setup your YouTube channel to make you money.
  • And much more!


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Welcome to this week’s episode of Digital Creator

In this episode, I’m answering these questions:

  • What strategies can you recommend for keeping my social media brand authentic as I grow?
  • In a crowded market, what are your tips for making my content truly stand out and find my niche?
  • Where do you see the podcasting industry heading in the next few years, and how can I prepare my podcast for those changes?
  • And much more!

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Welcome to this week’s episode of Digital Creator! In this episode, I’m talking answering these questions:

  • Dylan, do you ever get burned out making content? How do you manage everything?
  • What's a reasonable rate to charge this new brand I'm working with?
  • What's your workflow for creating clips from your podcast?
  • And much more!

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