Marques Brownlee is a YouTuber. He has over 8 million subscribers to his channel MKBHD where he reviews electronics, drives electric vehicles, and interviews people such as Kobe Bryant and Bill Gates.
The YC podcast is hosted by Craig Cannon.
00:00 - What does Marques attribute his channel’s success to?
2:15 - The early days
4:45 - How does he go about evaluating a product?
7:05 - Features that Marques thought were great that didn’t catch on
8:15 - Peak smartphone?
10:05 - Folding phones and new trends
11:00 - Tesla and the EV market
15:20 - Getting older and staying relevant
16:40 - New kinds of videos and podcasting
22:00 - Does Marques feel limited by gear?
25:45 - Storytelling techniques
27:50 - Tech vs Marques as the star of the show
29:30 - Marco Castro asks - What advice do you have for new creators on YouTube?
30:30 - When did Marques find his voice as a creator?
33:30 - Overcoming perfectionism
34:30 - Gut instinct vs data
37:00 - YouTube comments
39:05 - Austin Ryder asks - In the early years of his channel, Marques took a several month hiatus from YouTube, but then came back with a new video format and seemingly renewed drive. What happened during those months off …