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Mike Mena is a PhD Candidate from New York studying race and language. In 2017, he started uploading book guides for grad students on YouTube. Fast forward to today, Mike’s career has completely evolved as a result of his YouTube channel, even though he only has 3.7k subscribers (as of us recording this!). From receiving grants to being hired as a keynote speaker, Mike is a perfect example of how YouTube can help you make a living doing what you love.
🟣Topics in this episode—
-Meet Mike Mena
-The Social Life of Language
-How YouTube Changed His Career
-What Does Academia Think of YouTube?
-Where Do You See Your Channel Going?
-Let's Talk About the Passion Economy
-Getting $4k at 600 Subscribers
-Having a YouTube Mission Statement
-What's Missing from the Passion Economy?
-Teaching Content vs YouTube Content
-How to Talk about Uncomfortable Topics
-How To Make a Content Plan
🟣 THIS WEEK’S GUEST —
Meet Mike Mena, PhD candidate in Linguistic Anthropology, Graduate Center (NY). He is the creator of "The Social Life of Language", a public education YouTube channel designed to teach the public about how race and language are concepts that emerge from each other.
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