VidCon tips and tricks

VidCon takeaways: Our favorite tips, tricks, and tools for sustaining and scaling creator careers

‘It’s kind of easy to lose yourself in the demands of the industry.’

On Jun 30, 2022 by Grace Stanley

Vidcon 2022 recap

VidCon: Content is high-stress work. Here’s how creators found balance after years of burnout

From OGs to the new gen of TikTok stars, the creator space is more professional than ever.

On Jun 28, 2022 by Daysia Tolentino

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‘I just kind of want to separate our relationship from my content’: LGBTQ+ creators discuss how they maintain privacy online

The VidCon panel featured 4 creators who opened up about balancing their digital and IRL lives.

On Jun 27, 2022 by Moises Mendez II

Jarvis Johnson looking at the camera, wearing a pink T shirt.

VidCon: YouTuber Jarvis Johnson discusses taking risks, mentoring creators, and figuring it out

'I haven't tested the boundaries of where my audience will go with me.'

On Jun 27, 2022 by Daysia Tolentino

TikTok creators Kyne, Owen Han, and Trendy Curvy.

VidCon: 3 creators discuss their tips for posting on TikTok

'The comments section is really where the community is built.'

On Jun 26, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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‘It’s a personal choice for me to not want to explain or not want to educate’: LGBTQ+ creators on interactions with fans and more

Five creators discuss why representation matters.

On Jun 25, 2022 by Moises Mendez II

Sarah Schauer

VidCon: From Vine to YouTube to TikTok, Sarah Schauer discusses how she grew a loyal audience

'I was like, holy crap, this is now my job.'

On Jun 25, 2022 by Daysia Tolentino

4 panel image of La'Ron, Tahj, Dang Matt Smith, and runJDrun.

VidCon: Black Influencers speak on the pressures of creating while Black

'As a Black content creator, I feel like people don’t look at us and see our worth immediately.'

On Jun 25, 2022 by Victoria Gagliardo-Silver

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VidCon: Discord demonstrates its impression on both mainstream and niche fan communities, teases new subscription features

'Fans of creators are looking for more than just a one-way interaction.'

On Jun 25, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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VidCon: TikTok ‘Hot Gurlz’ discuss dating red flags and what fans get wrong about them

'Don’t get me wrong, I’m mean.'

On Jun 24, 2022 by Moises Mendez II

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VidCon: Creators share the impact of online harassment and their advice for growing past it

'I would like to encourage people to be creators, but I would also say this is a risk.'

On Jun 24, 2022 by Victoria Gagliardo-Silver

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VidCon: YouTuber Kat Blaque discusses why her content, audience, and mindset have shifted since starting in 2005

'I find that a lot of times when I've shifted my direction, I alienate at least a section of my audience.'

On Jun 24, 2022 by Grace Stanley

TikTok creator Imani Barbarin, aka crutches and spice, shown preparing for and arriving at Vidcon 2022.

‘She understood the assignment’: Imani Barbarin talks Lizzo’s lyric change and advocating for disability rights

The content creator sat down with us for a chat at VidCon.

On Jun 24, 2022 by Moises Mendez II

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VidCon: Commentary creators discuss how the pandemic has impacted their niche

'Nobody had anything to do and everyone was just trapped in front of their social media.'

On Jun 23, 2022 by Daysia Tolentino

Woman staying home using mobile phone by window indoors in the dark. Asian young lady pensive looking at cellphone social media app. Mental health online addiction during covid confinement concept.

VidCon: Therapists share their concerns about the ‘sensationalization’ of mental health issues on the internet

'I think we’ve taken the word [trigger] a little bit too far.'

On Jun 23, 2022 by Victoria Gagliardo-Silver