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Why MrBeast Learned That Ads Are NOT The Way To Monetize For The Long Term
August 03, 2023

In episode #2525, we discuss the lessons learned by MrBeast on why ads are not the ideal long-term monetization strategy. Join us as we analyze the journey of MrBeast, a prominent YouTube personality known for his philanthropy and attention-grabbing stunts. Discover the drawbacks of relying solely on ads for revenue and the potential limitations in scalability and sustainability. We explore alternative monetization methods that content creators like MrBeast have adopted to build a thriving and lasting income stream. Whether you are a content creator, entrepreneur, or marketer, this episode offers valuable insights into crafting effective monetization strategies for long-term success. Tune in and learn from MrBeast’s experiences to optimize your business content for growth and sustainability.


  • [00:00] Today’s topic: Why MrBeast Learned That Ads Are NOT The Way To Monetize For The Long Term.
  • [00:20] How advertisers are making more money than you.
  • [01:10] An alternative to ad revenue: providing products and services.
  • [01:39] Why it is all about margins.
  • [02:35] Leading with the audience first.
  • [03:01] Short-term strategies for getting started.
  • [03:26] Interesting findings from the Linktree Creator Report. 
  • [04:00] A key aspect to keep in mind.
  • [04:20] That’s it for today! Don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

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