Grace Stanley

Grace Stanley is a reporter covering creators, tech, and business for the Daily Dot's creator economy newsletter, Passionfruit. They were previously the social media manager for Nautilus Magazine and attended the University of Texas at Austin.

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Gamer TenZ shares advice for merch, brand deals, and contract negotiation

‘Get an agent or someone similar who knows what they are doing to look over it.’

On Nov 21, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Aaron Godfred, vice president of creator production service JellySmash, shares what he looks for in potential clients

‘We want to make sure that this partnership's going to work.'

On Nov 17, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Comedian Delaney Rowe breaks down her TikTok success

'Make one for you, and then one for them. Repeat.'

On Nov 15, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Visual effects creator Brandon Baum shares advice for crafting a personal video style

‘I have a repeatable formula to generate content that utilizes anticipation, expectation, and surprise tied together with effects.’

On Nov 8, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Kajabi president Sean Kim wants creators to think like product managers

‘It sounds simple, but not a lot of people actually go through this process.’

On Nov 3, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Simran Kaur, co-host and founder of Girls That Invest, gives tips for social media, podcasting, and online courses

‘Another huge mistake that we see is people not niching down strong enough.’

On Nov 1, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Video editors take us behind the scenes of popular YouTube channels

‘Learning from other people by editing or producing their content is a fantastic undervalued strategy right now.’

On Oct 27, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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YouTubers Chad Wild Clay and Vy Qwaint share the importance of risk-taking and reinvention on social media

‘You have to be willing to update your content, try new things, even change to completely new formats.’

On Oct 25, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Kristen Anderson, CEO and co-founder of payroll and benefits company Catch, wants creators to plan their financial futures

‘Start where you are, start small, and set yourself up with the systems that'll help you succeed.’

On Oct 20, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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TikToker Jack Wright shares what he learned from the Hype House, online toxicity, and acting

‘I think fan bases can see right through the screen.’

On Oct 18, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Bethenny Frankel sends TikTok creator Meredith Lynch a cease and desist, sparking debate

‘Someone who has become famous for speaking her mind and giving her opinion is now shutting down influencers.’

On Oct 13, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Bonnie Black, senior director at Jubilee Media, describes what creators can learn from Jubilee’s new love and relationship brand Nectar

‘When we created the opportunity for the audience to participate, they showed up.’

On Oct 13, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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TikToker Quen Blackwell claims she ‘accidentally’ bought a $100,000 couch, sparking debate

‘I don’t think anyone’s gonna feel sorry for rich people right now.’

On Oct 11, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Food creator KWOOWK shares how to hook audiences on TikTok and YouTube

‘Most people believe they have to scream and blast tons of jump cuts and sound effects for their video to be engaging, but they’re missing the point.’

On Oct 11, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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‘I cannot believe I could have been a barista this whole time’: Ex-Teacher says she can make $8 an hour more as a barista

'I was paying to work.'

On Oct 6, 2022 by Grace Stanley