Ryan Williams is the host
of the Influencer
Economy which is about the changing world of media. Where
before, it would take a media company to give the green light to
something, now this is done by the audience instead. What this
means is that some things end up being wildly successful yet is
very strange. A good example of this is something
called machinima which
uses existing video games in order to act out a story.
What he shows is that the future is changing and that we need to be
successful. Ryan talks about what happens when the niches become
In this episode we talk
about the the power of this new community and their relationship
with their audience. People who supply content or somehow are an
influencer online are following a whole new set of rules than
before. Collaboration is the new name of the game with the bigger
person giving social proof and credibility to the little person.
This is the new way the games are being played which will influence
the way media will be done. These people are able to crowdfund over
$2 million from fans by allowing access in a way not possible
before. Although it looks like an overnight success, all of the
people he profiled had done their craft for many years before being
Can travel be more than just a fun thing to do? Could it also provide some benefit and learning experiences later in life? I have always thought this and this is why I have relentlessly travelled the world and now have been to over 80 countries. I have always thought that I was planting the seeds of wisdom while in faraway lands. Through experiences with foreign people, cultures, concepts, and ways of doing things I learned much more than anything I could've done while at home. I interview amazing guests, bestselling authors, scientists, successful business people, dating experts, travel junkies, polyglots (people who speak more than 3 languages), and anybody who I think is interesting for the growth of our listeners and I as people. I think by doing this we can plant the seeds of wisdom which will ultimately lead to our success in career, business, money, relationships, self-worth, and generally being a more well-rounded person. But it requires you to be active making this happen. What do you think?