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If you're wanting to go beyond posting videos on YouTube as just a hobby and actually make a career out of it, then this episode is exactly what you need! Having a successful YouTube channel doesn't just mean having an outlet where you can pour out your creative juices to your satisfaction and being able to share that with millions of people. Just like Kimbyrleigha, a successful YouTube channel can afford you numerous opportunities that will eventually lead you to financial success.
"I would not venture off into things that I wasn't passionate about."
When Kimbyrleigha started her YouTube channel back in 2015, she was not only juggling a corporate job but also raising a 3-year-old daughter as a single mom. Even with all of that, she had no intention of making it as just a hobby. Kimbyrleigha wanted to make being a YouTube creator her new career.
Through her boyfriend, Kimbyrleigha learned about affiliate marketing and began researching it. Now, she's affiliated with about 100 companies and approximately 80% of her income is from affiliates.
"You probably need to get on trends because those things are going to catapult you."
Kimbyrleigha always wanted to be an entrepreneur and she has been afforded that opportunity m among others, through doing YouTube. However, according to Kimbyrleigha, the opportunity to become a voice that people listen to has been the greatest opportunity so far. If you're earning money on top of doing that and doing what you love, what more could you ask for?!
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