Eddie Jaoude | Why YouTubers start Discord servers?
Because a community is a must for any creator to exist online. And here's what usually happens in these communities:
I feel like I cannot attend even half of the live events I absolutely want to and totally need to attend. But I always have time for the communities I am part of because what else do we have left in this online-first life?
A calendar notification with a Zoom-autogenerated blabber is just a poke.
A push notification from a Discord server where I see @username inviting me to some casual chat in #channel makes me feel like I should at least pop up and say hi. Because this is my tribe, this is my community. Or one of…
I am not unique. People want to have a sense of belonging and often gather around creators to who they can relate. Creators get loyal fans instead of an ever-demanding audience, and the fans have other fans to resonate with and the creator to learn from.
In this episode with Eddie Jaoude, you can see how his community works and looks + get ideas on how to start and evolve your personal community.
Note: we recorded this show in February, but never shipped it as a podcast so here i…