Corbett Barr & The State of the Creator Economy

On this week’s show Chase and Corbett Barr discuss media, independent digital business, and the state of the creator economy. (Table of contents below)

CONTENTS:

  • 3:00 Why are people easy to trick?
  • 3:46 Creators rule the world.
  • 5:54 Successful digital media
  • Media example: The Social Dilemma. Jaron Lanier is the name we were looking for.
  • 13:00 Expertise is still the product.
  • 17:19 Proving (without a gatekeeper) that you’re relevant.
  • 18:03 The 3 public and digital elements you can actually own.
  • 20:00 Developing consistent creative rhythms.
  • 25:18 The Viability Ratio
  • 28:00 How resonance works
  • Australian multimeter youtuber guy Corbett mentions
  • 33:00 Books are still the model
  • 37:00 Rhythms of accomplishing things
  • 44:07 “I have an opinion” as platform prerequisite
  • 49:00 Artist fires and the John Baldessari documentary you need to watch.
  • 53:47 Why some of you are waiting too long to get started (and some aren’t waiting long enough)…
  • 58:00 Making your outside — how you look on the internet — look like your inside
  • 59:20 Organizing, conscientiousness and this Rectix SNL commercial
  • 1:01:00 Not just getting it working, but KEEPING it working
  • 1:03:23 Francis Bacon on Arena
  • 1:06:00 Bringing an underlying human message vs. imitating other successes on a platform
  • 1:08:00 Speaking with your own voice
  • 1:11:00 Corbett cleaned his digital house… here’s how it went
  • 1:22:00 What we built together at Fizzle.co
  • 1:27:00 What we got right: understanding the customer
  • 1:29:00 Corbett’s productivity tools mentioned:
    • Bear (notes), Trello (projects) and Front (email)
    • RoamResearch
  • 1:41:00 Jobs to be done primer
  • 1:42:00 Corbett’s Jura espresso machine

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