Building Your Internet TV Channel, Evan Carmichael, TBJApodcast 347
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Evan Carmichael built and sold a biotech software company by the age of 19. And then he built his own successful Internet TV Channel for entrepreneurs using YouTube. Find out how he did it and how you can do it too. ThinkLikeAJournalist.com

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Evan Carmichael #Believes in entrepreneurs. At 19, he built then sold a biotech software company. At 22, he was a VC helping raise $500k to $15mil. He now runs EvanCarmichael.com, a popular website for entrepreneurs. He breathes and bleeds entrepreneurship. He is obsessed with it and aims to help 1 billion entrepreneurs and change the world.

He helped set 2 world records, used a stand-up desk, rides a Vespa, raised funds for Kiva, wear 5-toe shoes and created Entrepreneur trading cards. He speaks globally but Toronto (#EntCity) is his home. He loved being married, his son, salsa dancing, DJing, League of Legends, and the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Icebreaker
My first venture was when I was five years old, I convinced my three-year old little sister too go into business with me and sell art and baseball cards through garage sales.

Think Like A Journalist Quote
The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.” –Nolan Bushnell, entrepreneur.

Success Quote or Tip
Persistence alone is omnipotent. –Calvin Coolidge

Career Highlight

From a young age, Evan had a lot of entrepreneurial tendencies yet in high school he thought he was going to become a banker. In college, he met friends who were starting software companies. He got involved and was making very little. Find out how that quickly changed and the great success it brought into his life.

When It Didn’t Work

Evan talks about the lowest point in his life when he literally quit what he was doing because he couldn’t make it work. BUT, find out what pulled him back in and then turned into a big win for him.
Top Tips Building Your Internet TV Channel

  1. Even though there’s a lot of content, there is always room for quality.
  2. Promote your show within the YouTube platform.
  3. Paid advertising won’t give you real engagement and long-term success.
  4. Create content that you want to see. Produce content that isn’t being done.
  5. Produce content more frequently. Evan saw a big jump in views when

What is one piece of technology, video or multimedia equipment, or app that you just can’t live without?

YouTube
One book, documentary, blog, podcast, or Internet Channel to watch?

Evan Carmichael YouTube Channel

Gary Vaynerchuk YouTube Channel

Lewis Howes YouTube Channel

Contact

Evan Carmichael website

Twitter @EvanCarmichael

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Phoebe Chongchua
Phoebe Chongchua

Phoebe Chongchua is a multimedia Brand Journalist, Brand Consultant & Marketing Strategist who is revolutionizing brand communication with consumers. She makes companies remarkable using brand journalism storytelling to grow their online presence, build a community, and gain greater market share. Phoebe is a former TV News journalist who helps brands gain a competitive advantage by learning to "Be the Media". Phoebe is the host of "The Brand Journalism Advantage" podcast and a "Top 50 Podcaster To Follow". Listen in iTunes or at ThinkLikeAJournalist.com

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