Dec 6, 2022
4: Max Fosh on managing creator burnout, starting stand up and 282% channel growth in a year
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This week on Unboxed, Jordan sits down with YouTuber and stand up comedian, Max Fosh - the creator behind videos like “I Spent 24 Hours With A Literal Elephant In The Room” to “I Served RoadKill To Food Critics Without Telling Them”.

With an impressive 1M subscriber growth in the last year, Max details the checklist he implements in each video to give his videos the best success. From the ‘bored button’ he’s factored into his review process to using voiceover and classical music to punctuate his storytelling.

With 282% growth over the last year, Max provides an invaluable and honest account of his growth over the last year with many tips for budding creators.

Topics mentioned in this episode:
0:00 - 4:45 - Max’s big moments as a creator so far
4:53 - 6:50 - His mechanisms that make his videos successful
06:52 - 10:43 - his use of classical music and voiceover in videos
10:50 - 14:30 - Testing content with his committee
14:32 - 19:22 - Mental health as a creator and having a team
19:30 - 23:18 - Max’s stand up career
24:56 - 26:12 - future of Max’s career
26:20 - 28:26 - future of creator economy 
28:30 - 28:56 - Max’s advice for creators
29:00 - Max’s favourite creators (Beau Miles, Seek Discomfort, The S Theory, Good Good, Casey Neistat, Jimmy The Giant)

Max’s content referenced in this episode:
I Spent 24 Hours With A Literal Elephant In The Room

I Served RoadKill To Food Critics Without Telling Them

I Cast Porn Stars In A Movie To See If They Can Act

Creators Max loves: 
Beau Miles: https://www.youtube.com/@BeauMiles
Seek Discomfort: https://www.youtube.com/@SeekDiscomfort
The S Theory: https://www.youtube.com/@YesTheory
Good Good: https://www.youtube.com/@GoodGood
Casey Neistat: https://www.youtube.com/@casey
Jimmy The Giant: https://www.youtube.com/@JimmyTheGiant

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