Viral Academy

Module 1
Social Media Secrets

You are an Influencer
5m40s

Now, more than ever before, it's possible to follow your passion and also make a great living. How? By becoming a YouTube Influencer. Ready to start your journey?

Roadmap to a Profitable YouTube Career
12m26s

The smartest, most successful Influencers treat their channel like an online business. In this video, you're going to get a high-level overview of the business side of YouTube. We're going to map out what it takes to build a channel into a six or even seven figure business. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/profitable-youtube-career-worksheet

Fail Your Way To Success
8m56s

Instead of playing the guessing game and throwing up videos with no consistent strategy, we'll show you how to efficiently test out your ideas and use every single failure along the way as a stepping stone to your first viral video.

Do NOT F**king Procrastinate
11m22s

Not having a boss is possibly the best feeling in the world. But only if you can make use of all that free time and efficiently manage yourself. We'll teach you how to crush procrastination and love every minute of the journey while building your channel. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/do-not-procrastinate-worksheet

Roadmap to a Profitable YouTube Career
Worksheet

In this worksheet, we give you a few words of advice and 4 amazing book recommendations. Learn how to be "relentlessly resourceful" and the key to focusing on what really matters for your channel's success. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/roadmap-to-a-profitable-youtube-career

Do NOT F**king Procrastinate
Worksheet

Forget needing temporary spurts of motivation to fuel your work. Use these 4 strategies to erase bad habits from your life and replace them with healthy ones that will drive your success. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/do-not-procrastinate

Module 2
Launching Your Channel

Your Average Joe
4m1s

Don't forget why you decided to pursue your passion in the first place. This is all about breaking out of the traditional path in life, because you're no "Average Joe."

Finding Your Channel Direction
8m49s

Should you create content about turtles or turtlenecks? Tough question. We'll help you find the perfect direction for your channel using your biggest passions and interests in this video. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/finding-your-channel-direction-worksheet

Coming up with a Magical Idea
11m19s

YouTube is all about standing out. You can't just be a "me too" Influencer. You need to find your own groove, your own style, and your own unique brand. With our framework, it turns out finding a magical idea is much more straightforward than you thought. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/coming-up-with-a-magical-idea-worksheet

Equipment: What matters and what doesn't
9m3s

No, you don't need a $50,000 video camera, professional video production crew, and fancy editing software to have a viral hit. In fact, you can get started with just your smart phone. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/equipment-what-matters-worksheet

Production 101: How to Make Something You'll Love
16m41s

When it comes to producing amazing content, certain things matter a lot and others... not so much. Here's what you should focus on. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/production-101-make-something-youll-love-worksheet

Finding Your Channel Direction
Worksheet

It's time to figure out your channel direction. No, this doesn't need to be confusing. And no, you don't need to pull your hair out in frustration. In fact, we've got a very straightforward framework you can follow to locate your ideal direction. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/finding-your-channel-direction

Coming Up with a Magical Idea
Worksheet

Here's how to come up with an idea so good that everyone who sees it will stop and think: "Damn, why didn't I think of that!?" Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/coming-up-with-a-magical-idea-2

Equipment: What matters and what doesn't
Worksheet

Don't worry about researching what equipment to buy (or skip buying). We've already done it for you. In this comprehensive guide, we break down the right equipment for any budget. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/equipment-what-matters

Production 101: How to Make Something You'll Love
Worksheet

Can you become the next Steven Spielberg overnight? No. But you can learn the smartest, most efficient way to grow your production skills and that's a pretty good place to get started. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/production-101-how-to-make-something-youll-love

The YouTube Start Up Guide
Worksheet

Confused on the actual process of starting a YouTube channel? In this worksheet, we'll walk you through the nitty-gritty details.

YouTube Marketing Strategies (Bonus)
Worksheet

We've been at this game for a long time. Here are a few of the internal documents we created on YouTube channel optimization, including the exact same tactics we currently use to grow our audience.

Module 3
Viral Marketing Masterclass

Intro to Growth Hacking
8m52s

Learn how to build a massive, highly-engaged audience for free using our advanced growth hacking strategies. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/intro-to-growth-hacking-worksheet

The Traits of Virality
7m16s

Going viral isn't luck, it's a science. Learn the 3 psychological triggers you can “press” to create a “viral response” in your fans and drive millions of shares and views. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/traits-of-virality-worksheet

The Remix Strategy
8m15s

Learn our recipe for cooking up “shareworthy” viral content. Hint: It revolves around remixing content that's already been proven successful. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/the-remix-strategy-worksheet

The Infotainment Strategy
15m19s

There’s a certain mixture of information and entertainment that results in massive virality. And it allows you to become a massive authority in your niche. Master this and you've got the foundation to a massively successful channel. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/the-infotainment-strategy-worksheet

Content Scorecard
11m

Use this 5-point framework to self-judge your content and know if it's set up for virality. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/content-scorecard-worksheet

How to "Think Big"
7m55s

No more tiny goals. It's time to start thinking big. Real big. That's how you smash through your own limiting beliefs and achieve things you never thought possible. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/how-to-think-big-worksheet

Intro to Growth Hacking
Worksheet

Being an influencer doesn’t mean going viral -- it means building up a personal brand that people trust. Here's how to do just that. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/intro-growth-hacking

Traits Of Virality
Worksheet

The best videos elicit an emotion from you: Happiness. Sadness. Anger. Nostalgia. Hope. Laughter. Inspiration. Here are 6 proven strategies we've developed for doing that. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/the-traits-of-virality

The Remix Strategy
Worksheet

How do you create compelling content that's primed to go viral without getting lucky or having years of experience? You remix. Study successful viral videos and utilize some of their more engaging elements within your own content. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/the-remix-strategy

The Infotainment Strategy
Worksheet

Too much information and your content is boring. To little and it's just another meme. Here's how to find the sweet spot and position your channel as an authority through your content. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/the-infotainment-strategy

Content Scorecard
Worksheet

Here's one of our most valuable content creation assets. Use this scorecard every time you create content to know how well it stacks up. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/content-scorecard

How to "Think Big"
Worksheet

Most people think of a viral video as their "greatest hit." Here at Viral Academy, that's just the beginning of your journey. Learn how to think big so you can grow bigger and faster than everyone else. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/how-to-think-big

Module 4
Influencer Intel

Why You Need a Hacker's Mentality
10m24s

Learn how to strategize like a master viral marketer. This is the key to our success and so many other YouTubers. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/you-need-a-hackers-mentality-worksheet

Set a Goal for Yourself
13m12s

Where do you want to be in 1 year? 5 years? One of the most important factors that determines if you reach it is whether or not you set a goal. Here's why. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/set-a-goal-for-yourself-worksheet

Getting Your First 10,000 Subscribers
17m24s

Learn how to get journalists, bloggers, and other social media influencers do all the heavy-lifting for your self-promotion. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/getting-your-first-10000-subscribers-worksheet

How to Locate Blogs for Free Promotion
8m39s

Blogs are dying for awesome content. As long as you find the right sites, they'll gladly promote your content and drive serious traffic to your channel. Here's a bulletproof way to do this.

Building Your Audience with Online Communities
19m25s

There are already online communities where your audience hangs out. Getting involved and using them to promote your content offers a massive shortcut to audience building. Find out how. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/building-your-audience-with-online-communities-worksheet

Why You Need a Hacker's Mentality
Worksheet

A hacker's mentality is a key piece of being an influencer. Why? Because there are unlimited ways you can grow, market, and build your channel. Get creative, because it pays off. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/why-you-need-a-hackers-mentality

Set a Goal for Yourself
Worksheet

Use this planning worksheet to set a big goal for yourself. And then crush it, and set another. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/set-a-goal-for-yourself

Getting Your First 10,000 Subscribers
Worksheet

Getting your initial hardcore fanbase built does not need to be stressful. Approach it in a systematic way and you'll hit 10,000 subscribers in no time. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/getting-your-first-10000-subscribers

Building Your Audience with Online Communities
Worksheet

Use this online community cheat sheet to leverage audiences that are already built and drive significant subscribers to your channel. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/building-your-audience-with-online-communities

Module 5
Paid to Promote

Priming Then Pitching
5m25s

One of the most common mistakes that YouTubers make is not treating their channel like a business. Be a YouTube Entrepreneur, not a starving artist. We'll teach you the keys of building a profitable channel... not one that barely gets by. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/priming-then-pitching-worksheet

Case Study: 6 Ways to Monetize
8m17s

There are a variety of ways you can successfully monetize an audience on YouTube. Here's how to figure out which one (or what combination) is best for your specific channel. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/case-study-6-ways-to-monetize-worksheet

How to Make Bank with Brand Deals
53m39s

Learn how to land huge brand deals from companies that want to leverage your fanbase, and are willing to pay big bucks to do it. Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/how-to-make-bank-with-brand-deals-worksheet

Information Product Blueprint
18m32s

Information products are some of the most scalable, highest value ways you can monetize an audience. It's how we were able to build a multi-million dollar channel. Ready to learn everything we know about building and marketing digital products? Check out the accelerator worksheet for this lesson after watching the video: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/information-product-blueprint-worksheet

How to Triple Your Revenue with Merch
15m7s

Want to know how a 19 year old YouTuber was able to make over $20,000 in one month just by selling t-shirts with a funny slogan?

6 Figure Crowdfunding
10m16s

Here's how you can get fans to pay for your content even if you aren’t selling anything at all.

Priming then Pitching
Worksheet

There's a specific sequence you need to follow as a YouTube Influencer to build a strong relationship with an audience that trusts you before you can successfully make money from them. We call it: Priming then Pitching. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/priming-then-pitching

Case Study: 6 Ways to Monetize
Worksheet

Here's our in-depth breakdown of the 6 different ways you can monetize a YouTube channel. Find the methods that fit your personality and channel best and start making money. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/case-study-6-ways-to-monetize

How to Make Bank with Brand Deals
Worksheet

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how some of the top YouTubers negotiate with brands. These tactics will help you not only get brand deals, but also get way more revenue from them. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/how-to-make-bank-with-brand-deals

Information Product Blueprint
Worksheet

Information products are powerful ways to build authority and monetize an audience. Learn our most powerful lessons on crafting valuable digital products that have propelled our channels into multi-million dollar businesses. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/information-product-blueprint

Advanced Marketing for Info Products
Worksheet

Having a digital product is a great first step. But then what? You need to learn how to market it effectively, which is exactly what you're going to learin here.

How to Triple Your Revenue with Merch
Worksheet

Selling merchandise is an extremely effective way to monetize a YouTube audience. It's low cost. Low risk. And can work for almost any channel. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/how-to-triple-revenue-with-merch

6 Figure Crowdfunding
Worksheet

Patreon (and other similar services) have become massively popular in the past year. Learn how to best leverage these services to get large donations from your most hardcore fans. Watch the video lesson before working through this worksheet: https://app.jumpcut.com/course/viral-entrepreneur-academy/video/6-figure-crowdfunding

The Resource Bible - An Appendix of All Tools to Use
Worksheet

We've collected a massive resource book filled with the best tools, services, and growth hacks. Check it out and start using these tools, tips, and tricks for your own channel.