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Big-time YouTubers are making millions and they have hidden tactics that they use to do that. We will uncover exactly what they are doing to make a full-time income on YouTube and reveal it to the public. This is The Video Creatr Podcast with Augie Johnston and Grant Ball.

The Video Creatr Podcast Augie Johnston & Grant Ball

    • Education
    • 4.7 • 3 Ratings

Big-time YouTubers are making millions and they have hidden tactics that they use to do that. We will uncover exactly what they are doing to make a full-time income on YouTube and reveal it to the public. This is The Video Creatr Podcast with Augie Johnston and Grant Ball.

    How He Built a Multi-Million Dollar Church Social Media Business with Brady Shearer

    How He Built a Multi-Million Dollar Church Social Media Business with Brady Shearer

    YouTube videos are a popular source of information and entertainment. The videos you upload don’t just have to be about you. Providing a service you’re good at online can help people and would be a great niche to start! 
    In today’s podcast, Grant’s guest is Brady Shearer. Brady is the founder of Pro Church Tools Inc., which helps Churches navigate the biggest communication shift in 500 years. In other words, Brady’s company helps any spiritual community grow its influence and presence online. 
    Brady Shearer’s YouTube channel started in 2012 and currently sits at 7 million total channel views and over 130K subscribers. 


    Check out the Episode Highlights
    01:35      How Brady’s online presence started
    03:52      The success of Brady’s online business
    07:29      Brady’s struggles in selling his software
    09:17      The importance of timing and freedom in business
    15:33      Prioritize relational longevity in business
    18:58      Working with friends can be both a blessing and a curse
    22:21      How Brady grew his YouTube channel
    24:25      Balance what your audience wants and what you want to do
    29:14      Brady’s professional journey development
    31:55      Brady’s advice about the transition in social media platforms
    39:34      How Brady keeps the balance in what he does
    41:30      One of your strengths is also one of your weaknesses
     
    Links/ Resources Mentioned
    Check Brady Shearer’s Website
    Follow Brady Shearer’s Instagram
    Explore Brady Shearer’s Twitter
    Discover Brady Shearer’s TikTok
    Brady Shearer's YouTube channel

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    Check out Grant and Augie’s Channels below:
    Grant Ball
    Treesicle
    Augie Johnston
    Vidchops
    Baller Boot Camp

    • 48 min
    How To Easily Come Up With Video Topics

    How To Easily Come Up With Video Topics

    As a creator, it’s important to capture your audience’s attention by providing entertainment,  interesting, and informative topics. Think about what your target audience needs and wants instead of the entirety of YouTube. This will not only build a positive relationship with your target audience but will also show your audience that you know what you’re talking about. Try to keep up with the latest trends and if they can be incorporated into your video, do so. 
    In today’s podcast, Grant and Augie will give the best hacks, strategies, and Jedi mind tricks to help you come up with great video topics. If you’re still hesitant about picking up your video topic, this episode is for you! If you don’t come up with a good video topic, your video could be dead even before it’s born.


    Check out the Episode Highlights
    00:48      Grant’s video topic strategies
    02:17      Trends can be interesting
    04:59      Get creative with your video topics
    05:53      Find successful people in your niche
    09:35      Look for keywords and tags 
    11:12      The idea of a shower thoughts
    13:29      The Search Engine strategy
    15:21      Pay attention to the search volume of a topic
    18:04      Review-type of video content
    19:21      Keep your dedicated audience
    22:47      Enjoy making your videos
    21:48      Think about versus videos 
    28:36      Take a controversial stance with WHY videos
    32:19      Make a challenge videos


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    Check out these awesome channels and gain more inspiration.
    Check out Grant and Augie’s Channels below:
    Grant Ball
    Treesicle
    Augie Johnston
    Vidchops
    Baller Boot Camp

    • 35 min
    How a College Student Got 200 Million Views Making Climbing Videos with Noah Kane

    How a College Student Got 200 Million Views Making Climbing Videos with Noah Kane

    Some of us are simply hardwired for adventure and got the drive to risk more like rock climbing. Rock climbing gives the doses of pain, suffering, and fear but most of all the joy that comes with the adventure. The experience itself could be deadly but it gives the climber a sense of joy when they reach the summit and see the fantastic scenery. 
    In today’s podcast, Grant is with Noah Kane. Noah is a college student, filmmaker, adventure storyteller, and outdoor rock climber who shares his adventures through his YouTube channel. Noah also shares his experience in climbing the massive trees in Costa Rica through a documentary. 
    Noah Kane’s YouTube channel started in 2011 and has over 315K subscribers with more than 201 million total views. 


    Check out the Episode Highlights
    01:34     How Noah started in rock climbing and filmmaking
    05:20     The basis of success for Noah’s channel\
    08:47     The definition of Noah’s YouTube channel
    11:24     Noah’s top video with 53 million views
    13:21     Noah’s inspiration from non-climbing videos
    17:02     Noah’s advice in creating short contents
    21:36     The metrics Noah uses to gauge the success of his channel
    27:12     How Noah monetizes his channel
    29:33     How YouTube affected Noah’s life
    31:41     Noah’s YouTube vision and projects 
    35:07     Short-form content is the best way to experiment 
    36:40     Noah’s favorite part of his climbing experience
    38:10     Noah’s plans after college


    Links/ Resources Mentioned
    Follow Noah Kane's Instagram
    Check Noah Kane's TikTok
    Check Noah Kane's Tree Climbing Documentary
    Send Noah Kane an Email
    Noah Kane's YouTube channel


    Subscribe to the Video Creatr Youtube channel
    Check out these awesome channels and gain more inspiration.
    Check out Grant and Augie’s Channels below:
    Grant Ball
    Treesicle
    Augie Johnston
    Vidchops
    Baller Boot Camp

    • 41 min
    How To Get Sponsors

    How To Get Sponsors

    We are used to seeing celebrities who endorse brands in commercials in a traditional way.  With YouTube, anyone with a promising channel can make money through YouTube Sponsorship.  Getting a sponsor for your YouTube channel can sometimes seem impossible to achieve.
    Grant and Augie will share the best ways to get sponsorship for your YouTube channel. YouTube Sponsorship is one of the sources of income for video creators because it can be highly profitable. Getting sponsored may also help you develop better and more qualitative content for your audience.


    Check out the Episode Highlights
    00:47     How to gain attention from Sponsors
    02:36     Don’t take affiliate deals upfront
    04:31     How to decide what you’re worth
    06:03     How to get more sponsorships
    08:57     The best way to get sponsors on YouTube.
    13:43     Some sponsors want to give free products
    16:23     How to build relationships with your sponsors
    18:22     How to deliver the ads on your videos
    22:49     Put effort into creating reviews for Sponsors
    25:06     Avoid scams that act like sponsors
    28:06     Always get the money upfront
    29:47     Negotiate where to put ads on your videos

    Subscribe to the Video Creatr Youtube channel
    Check out these awesome channels and gain more inspiration.
    Check out Grant and Augie’s Channels below:
    Grant Ball
    Treesicle
    Augie Johnston
    Vidchops
    Baller Boot Camp

    • 33 min
    His Travel and Walking Tours Got Him Over 500K Subscribers with Pro Walk Tours

    His Travel and Walking Tours Got Him Over 500K Subscribers with Pro Walk Tours

    Watching travel videos on YouTube is a pastime for a lot of viewers online. Oftentimes the cinematography and direction of each frame are what sets one video apart from the other of a similar niche. Isaac, starting the Youtube Channel, Pro Walk Tours, wanted to show the viewers how enriching natural stories can be when told properly and artistically. Pro Walk Tours aims to provide a special bird’s eye view of the wonderful cities in the world. 
    In today’s podcast, Grant is with Isaac from Pro Walk Tours. Isaac shares the inspiration behind the unique and heartwarming takes that are showcased on each of Pro Walk Tours’ travel videos online. 
    Isaac Harjo’s YouTube channel started in 2017 and has over 500K subscribers with more than 20 million total views. 


    Check out the Episode Highlights
    01:42     Bringing beauty, history, and culture of different countries through Pro Walk Tours 
    04:09     Isaac moved from the USA to Italy in 2014
    08:25     Talking about sponsorships and the reason why Isaac turns it down
    13:50     Creating shorter clips for future ideas
    22:05     Filming at the right time to get the perfect footage
    28:54     How it feels to be a full-time YouTuber
    38:33     Isaac talks about the process of planning and creating quality videos


    Links/ Resources Mentioned
    Check Isaac Harjo’s Patreon
    Follow Isaac Harjo’s Instagram
    Explore Pro Walk Tours on Twitter
    Pro Walk Tours Facebook
    Isaac Harjo’s YouTube channel


    Subscribe to the Video Creatr Youtube channel
    Check out these awesome channels and gain more inspiration.
    Check out Grant and Augie’s Channels below:
    Grant Ball
    Treesicle
    Augie Johnston
    Vidchops
    Baller Boot Camp

    • 46 min
    How He Got 300K Subscribers with Home Improvement Projects with Michael Builds

    How He Got 300K Subscribers with Home Improvement Projects with Michael Builds

    Living like a grown-up doesn’t come easily to everyone. There’s no easy way to get started other than just getting started. However, it’s good to begin something simple like a DIY. You can find a lot of DIY channels on YouTube, and one of them is the Michael Builds channel. The Michael Builds channel strives to give its viewers the confidence to tackle their home improvement projects. 
    In today’s podcast, Grant is with Michael from Michael Builds channel. Michael shares his motivation for starting his YouTube channel and how he was able to build a business from there. 
    Michael Builds’ YouTube channel started in 2018 and has over 300K subscribers with more than 14 million total views. 


    Check out the Episode Highlights
    01:14     The story behind the Michael Builds channel
    05:47      Useful and helpful content always matter
    06:36      Michael’s process in creating organic content
    08:55      How YouTube affected Michael’s life
    10:52      Ways Michael monetizes his channel
    15:53      Michael’s experience with Patreon
    18:53      Transition your channel to a more personal side
    20:45      Be flexible to keep your schedule
    24:39      Michael’s release schedule of content
    29:12      How YouTube affected Michael’s level of accomplishment
    32:53      How Michael handle trolls and negative comments
    35:15      What’s next for Michael Builds with Patreon
    39:24      Michael’s takeaways in his YouTube channel


    Links/ Resources Mentioned
    Check Michael Builds Patreon
    Follow Michael Builds Instagram
    Explore Michael Builds Twitter
    Michael Builds Merch Shop
    Michael Builds YouTube channel


    Subscribe to the Video Creatr Youtube channel
    Check out these awesome channels and gain more inspiration.
    Check out Grant and Augie’s Channels below:
    Grant Ball
    Treesicle
    Augie Johnston
    Vidchops
    Baller Boot Camp

    • 43 min

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