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Samir Chaudry: Why 99% Of Content Creators Fail At YouTube

Samir Chaudry: Why 99% Of Content Creators Fail At YouTube

Update: 2023-09-042


Episode 491: Shaan Puri ( talks with Samir Chaudry ( — Youtuber and co-host of the Colin and Samir. You’ll hear Samir share how he prepares for interviews with folks like Tim Ferriss, MKBHD and Dream, where he thinks the creator economy puck is heading, what he’s learned from working with MrBeast, which Youtubers are building billion-dollar empires, and much more.

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Show Notes:

(0:00 ) Intro

(2:00 ) High stakes interviews

(5:15 ) How Samir preps for big interviews

(11:45 ) Learnings from Tim Ferriss interview

(19:45 ) The next wave of creators

(26:00 ) The future of the creator economy

(34:30 ) AI tools Samir uses

(37:30 ) What’s MrBeast actually like?

(44:00 ) If Samir was advising MrBeast…

(49:00 ) Why Samir made a newspaper

(56:00 ) Creating scared

(1:05:30 ) Hiring a collaborator

(1:07:45 ) Most interesting creator businesses

(1:18:55 ) Which Youtubers are building billion-dollar empires?

(1:39:30 ) How long does it take to “make it” on Youtube?

(1:44:10 ) Dabblers vs. Masters


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Samir Chaudry: Why 99% Of Content Creators Fail At YouTube

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