✋🏾5 tips for aspiring creatives:

1 - Find your voice
2 - Find your platform
3 - Find your community
4 - Find a content creation strategy
5 - Find a way to monetize

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1 - Find your voice:

Introspect a little

- Can you educate / entertain (or both)?

- What message do you want to share with the world?

- What’s your most natural way to communicate (audio, visual or written)?

- What does your ideal audience look like?
You might have to dig into your childhood to find your repressed abilities.

For example this was me at age 12 speaking my inspirational truth.
It took me 10 years to rediscover that talent, and a little longer to regain the conviction that this is infact - my mission...
2 - Find your Platform

What social media platform best suits your abilities?

If you are good on camera, make videos on YouTube / IG / TikTok.

Good speaker but camera shy? - do clubhouse / podcasts.
If you are a good writer - start tweeting / blogging.

Now this is just a guide - you can spread your contents on any platform you like.
3 - Find your community:

This one’s super important, and I learnt the hard way.

Last year I was an IG creator. I didn’t know how to connect without people in my niche, I was isolated.

Growth was slow, and the process was boring.
There are niched communities on every platform.

Connecting with other creators will shorten your learning curve, and give you the moral support you don’t know you need.
4 - Find your content creation strategy:

Every creative thinks they are a genius, but every genius needs a system.

If you have a system without a spark of genius - you’ll create mediocre things.

If you are a genius without a system - you’ll create nothing worthwhile.
The key to growth on any platform - is long term consistency.

So focus on simplicity and choose a strategy that won’t make you burn out quickly.
Be strategic:

- How often can you post

- How much time can you dedicate to your brand daily

- How much time will be spent creating offline

- How can you automate your content distribution
5 - Find a way to monetize

There are so many ways to make money on social media

- Freelancing
- Paid adverts
- Coaching services
- Selling digital products
- Affiliating other products
Monetizing is good, but value is priority.

Give relentlessly to your audience with minimal expectations -

In time fortune will reward you...
If this thread strikes a chord, then I implore you to listen to your heart and start creating today.

The internet has created unlimited career paths, and you DON’T need anyone’s permission...
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