The Third Draft Podcast

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If you have ever scrolled through TikTok, Instagram, or even YouTube... you’ve probably seen some of their content on your screen. Simphiwe Mthethwa and Masheane Sefuthi have candid conversations with some of your favourite content creators about the business of content creation, their creative process, and of course, how much money they are making.

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Finding Your Voice with Gugulethu Nyatsumba

Sharing your personal experiences, thoughts, self-doubt, and hopelessness can be rather uncomfortable. This week, Simphiwe and Mash talk to Gugulethu Nyatsumba - a YouTuber and podcaster - about receiving funding, learning to open up on public platforms, and working with a team.

Taking a Break from Social Media with Yolz

If you have a YouTube channel, you've probably thought about walking away from it at least once! This week, Simphiwe and Mash engage with award-winning YouTuber, Yolz - who actually did just that. She unpacks her journey of initially creating hair content, to opening up about being honest with herself, and what led to the ultimate decision of leaving YouTube.

The Power of Saving with ZeeXOnline

In this episode, Simphiwe and Mash chat with the beauty, lifestyle, and fashion content creator known as ZeeXOnline. With over 7 million views on her YouTube channel, she opens up on how she got started, the amazing benefits of learning the skill of saving, and future plans of applying for the YouTube Black Voices Fund.

Creating Couple Content with Siza and Mzwandile

Simphiwe and Mash welcome their very first couple on the show, Siza and Mzwandile Ndlovu. With over 4.4 million views on YouTube, the two open up on how they started creating content together, suffering from social anxiety, having an engaging audience called the #GentleGiants, and the benefits of being able to reach out to other content creators for advice.

Being a Profitable Content Creator with Thato Rampedi

This week we have a digital storyteller who enjoys bringing his memories to life. Thato Rampedi started his content creation journey in 2017, and fast forward a few years, he’s selected to be part of the YouTube Black Voices 2021 class. He opens up about his healing journey, financial stability through receiving funding, and being open to creating couple content again.

Being an Authentic Creator with Foyin Ogunrombi

This week we get to know beauty and lifestyle content creator, Foyin Ogunrombi. She shares how she got into the creator space, being intentional with your posting, and how crucial it is to be authentic... as your audience can spot when you are not being yourself!

Create Content of Value with Zimasa Vabaza

This week the team is joined by nerdy creator Zimasa Vabaza. He sheds light on the importance of creating content of value, debunks the theory of "just starting", and shares some dos and don'ts when it comes to working with brands.

The Importance of Learning the Craft with God's Butler

“We don’t compete, we complement” - God’s Butler. This week the team talks to Tebatso Maapola, better known as God’s Butler on TikTok and Instagram. They unpack the pressures of elevating his vlogs, learning the craft, and the importance of personalising online tutorials.

The Creator Economy with Mash and Simphiwe

A Third Draft Special with Simphiwe and Mash. A conversation about the creator economy, remaining consistent even when life happens and feeling anxious when it comes to posting your content is had. This includes 5 tips to think about when it comes to the business side of content creation.

Dealing with Online Jealousy with Abo Booi

“If there’s a door, then there’s a way”. This is what visual content creator and photographer Abongwe L. Booi lives by. This week we have an in-depth conversation with Abo about leveraging your niche, how expensive equipment can be, the importance of being consistent - even when no one is watching your content, and dealing with the jealousy of other people’s content going viral.

The Dangers of being a Content Creator with Quincy

Simphiwe and Mash catch up with digital content creator Quincy Jones, whose dance went viral on TikTok last year. He gives us a life update on all the things he has been up to, how he deals with anxiety with regards to his content, and he speaks on the dangers of the content creator space.

All Things Travel with Thobi Rose

South African storyteller, and travel/lifestyle content creator, Thobi Rose joins the team to unpack the realities of 'solocations', sex tourism, and how to successfully secure sponsors in order to have the best travel experience.

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