An introduction to online entertainment as a profession, common perks and myths associated with the pursuit, and major trends affecting the industry.
Anyone can tell you that the internet has turned the traditional entertainment industry on its head, but only this course provides the most up-to-date information on how to enter the world of online entertainment from a cross-platform, multi-format approach.
This course’s lessons address everything from helpful tips on building a robust and loyal fanbase to advice on choosing an optimal platform and publication schedule. We hope you will remember to thank us ‘little people’ once you make it big.
The standards against which Gigaverse members are vetted before earning Online Entertainer credentials.
Introductions to platforms relevant to online entertainers, as well as specific online venues for video producers, podcasters, comic artists, and musicians.
An introduction to tools that enable entertainers to accept and raise money, analyze their influence, engage with fans, and create and distribute content.
Tips on finding and utilizing human, organizational, and informational resources relevant to video producers, podcasters, webcomic artists, and musicians.
Recommendations for online entertainers regarding building a strong foundation, team, and career, creating successful work, and building rapport with fans.
Warnings about one-dimensional talent, impractical expectations, financial strategies, reputation-ruining behavior, complacency, and the downsides of fame.
Tips on avoiding legal danger zones, making Fair Use arguments, addressing copyright infringement, creating contracts, and clearly disclosing sponsorships.
Advice from various online entertainers on creating successful ventures, building an audience, and turning online entertainment into a source of income
What to do before quitting your day job to become a full-time entertainer, income levels to expect, and financial and administrative details to consider.