DiscoverBuild Your Network309: Evan Carmichael | How to Tackle Youtube from 0 to 2 Million Subscribers
309: Evan Carmichael | How to Tackle Youtube from 0 to 2 Million Subscribers

309: Evan Carmichael | How to Tackle Youtube from 0 to 2 Million Subscribers

Update: 2019-08-121
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Evan Carmichael is a true Entrepreneur. At 19 he built and sold a biotech software company, and a 22 he was a venture capitalist raising from $500,000 to 15M dollars. Evan currently runs a Youtube channel for Entrepreneurs with over 1 1/2 Million subscribers. He is one of the "go-to" authorities in the Entrepreneur space. He shares about how to grow a youtube channel from scratch, what made him start his channel, and why did he turn down a 6-figure salary right out of college.


Episode Highlights: 


  • 5-year-old entrepreneurial Evan: A true background in entrepreneurship.
  • Evan's appreciation for the freedom his parents gave him to pursue his own path.
  • The difference between Economics and Entrepreneurship.
  • Choosing to own his own company vs. making 6 figures at Merrill Lynch.
  • The significance of the French riverside picture.
  • Evan's journey into doing. What it takes to live without fear and just create.
  • What you can learn from Evan "getting his nails done."
  • Self-trust and self-confidence: the keys to entrepreneurship.
  • Entrepreneurship is driven by the things that cause you the most fear.
  • The connection between happiness and serving.
  • Evan's view on delayed gratification: the process outweighs the result.
  • Why money can't be your #1.
  • Evan shares how partnership strategy saved his business and career.
  • The importance of modeling those that have been successful.
  • How speaking to 3 people at a local YMCA spawned a new path.
  • Why it's so important to focus on supporting and helping people.
  • Evan's advice to those that don't currently have the numbers.
  • "The Kick": using those that are great as inspiration for what's possible.
  • The key to building a successful Youtube channel and why Youtube is the best platform to grow.
  • Why focusing on content is more important than focusing on editing.
  • The best performing type of content on Youtube.
  • The 10-minute video rule
  • Who you know or what you know?
  • Networking for Introverts: Evan's keys for difference-making connections.
  • The Random Round: another profession that would be fun to attempt, who would you spend an hour with, sitting on a park bench, how do you consume content, glimpse of morning routine, go-to pump-up song, what are you not good at.



3 Key Points:


  1. Live in a way that you will never regret doing something out of fear.
  2. Model what others have done, and in turn model that for others.
  3. Spend the majority of your time on training the right skills to be successful.


Tweetable Quotes:


  • “I don't want to live with regret. I'd rather know and fail, than not know.” - Evan Carmichael
  • “You very rarely regret the things done, It's the actions not taken because you were afraid.” - Evan Carmichael
  • “it doesn't count until it's hard.” - Evan Carmichael
  • "I think 99.999% of people are built to serve." - Evan Carmichael
  • "I think of gratification as the process more than the result." - Evan Carmichael
  • "Money can't be your #1, but it needs to be in your top 5." - Evan Carmichael
  • "You go and figure out what the hole is and you fill it." - Evan Carmichael
  • "Consistent content wins." - Evan Carmichael


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309: Evan Carmichael | How to Tackle Youtube from 0 to 2 Million Subscribers

309: Evan Carmichael | How to Tackle Youtube from 0 to 2 Million Subscribers