In this episode with Alberto, we talked about:
- His Ph.D. experience made him shift from research to building a solo business.
- Digital Photography School by Darren Rowse is a great online business example.
- A computer in his family home and a modem at a young age started his interest in computers.
- The feeling of scaling his work with the computer and the internet was the main motivation to start in computer science.
- a difficult question non-native-English content creators.
- The niche of the topic you want to create content on is less important than you might expect.
- Start with a long list of the problems that your audience has with your topic.
- Start publishing content as soon as possible and do not overthink the niche.
- You need to publish a lot of content with limited results before you learn enough about your audience.
- Pick a topic that you really like, so you keep the motivation to produce content and increase the speed of content creation.
- Focus on the small wins to keep going.
- Medium is a form of gamification with views, claps, comments, and earnings.
- Chat coaching makes it easier for Alberto to help authors to write every day, with frequent and brief interactions.
- Creators can use AI for topics, research, and more. AI will be the content creation assistant.
- For authors, it is good to get daily triggers, join a group to learn, keep motivated, and have a list of 50 problems or topics to keep going a publishing content.
- Create a rhythm that fits your lifestyle and keep that rhythm.
Alberto helps aspiring content creators become prolific by starting with writing every day.
You will become a consistent content creator, improve your skills, and increase your reach.
He was born and lives in Italy. In 2010 he started on the right path, making a living by helping others through content.
He launched a blog about photography and brought it to 300k pageviews per month.
Then he got sidetracked.
Writing on Medium is his attempt at redemption.
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