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Danny McMahon (aka Dodford) – YouTube’s New Golden Boy.

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WATCH ▶️ Watch this episode on YouTube *** EPISODE DESCRIPTION You might know Danny McMahon from his YouTube channel, @DodfordYT. Danny is one of the hottest rising YouTubers right now. His documentaries have had about 20,000,000 views since January of 2023. But Danny doesn't make videos just to get views... Danny shared so much great advice for creators of all sizes throughout this interview. Even some things that might contradict what you should do. Full transcript and show notes Danny's Website / YouTube / Instagram / TikTok / Twitter *** TIMESTAMPS (00:00) Meet the Filmmaker Taking Over YouTube (01:26) The Case for Starting with Short-Form Content (05:01) Creating for Something Other Than Views (09:00) Breaking Down Dodford’s Exponential Growth (12:51) The Video That Started it All (14:33) What Makes a Good Idea? (20:03) Building a Team Dodford (22:13) Danny’s 1st Stumble (27:27) Maybe Looking at Analytics is Bad (32:31) How to Do a Good Brand Integration (35:51) Advice on Becoming a Stronger Creator (38:35) The Future of Dodford *** CONNECT 📬 Subscribe to the newsletter 🐦 Connect on Twitter 📸 Connect on Instagram 🎵 Connect on TikTok 🙏 Make a guest or mailbag request 📝 Check out our curated Playlists *** SPONSORS 💼 View all sponsors and offers *** SAY THANKS 📞 Leave me a voicemail 💜 Leave a review on Apple Podcasts 🟢 Leave a rating on Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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