What do these graphs have in common?
Youtuber Ali Abdaal´s journey from obscurity to internet stardom. Shared in his Part-Time YouTuber Academy landing page.
Nat Eliason. 0 to millions of readers on his blog.
They illustrate the paths of 99% of creators/entrepreneurs who make a living online. An obscure beginning followed by explosive growth.
Notice the flat line at the beginning of the journey. That’s where dreams go to die.
But creators agree on 3 things to keep them alive:
- Producing content that your audience finds useful
- Posting consistently
- Repeating this for +2 years
This is how you overcome the great paradox of the internet. Where everything seems to happen so fast; content is shared instantly, videos become viral every day, millionaires pop out overnight.
Yet for creators who want to make a living online, the process can be very slow.
But on the internet, as in your life, good consistent habits compound into greatness.
So don´t quit. You will get there — and so will I.