Feb 2, 2023
This is a special edition of The Creator Feed with a guest, Tim Schmoyer! We discuss the challenges and stress creators face today and ways to improve their health and overall well-being. Plus, Tim shares his personal story of burnout and the incredible impact on his life. It’s a doozy!
Tim is the founder of Video Creators, which was recently acquired by vidIQ. He now serves as the Chief Creator Coach, where he helps millions of creators grow their audiences and businesses.
We also dive into some creator news this week:
ASU Partners YouTube Creators For College Credit Program
Arizona State University now offers video-based courses for college credit built by Hank Green and John Green. In April 2020, Hank and John launched Study Hall, a program that provided college-level education in a remote setting and later became its own YouTube channel. Now ASU is making Study Hall available as a fully-accredited program taught by ASU faculty and can be taken for college credit.
TikTok Experiments with Podcast Functionality
TikTok has been quietly testing a new podcast feature that allows a user to listen to just the audio of a video even if the app is running in the background.
Tech Layoffs Continue
Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Meta, and Twitter did workforce reduction and layoffs. Google used the announcement to plug a focus on AI.
TikTok Podcast Functionality