#96: AMANDA CERNY - Instagram Fame, Haters, Staying True To Yourself, and Building an Empire
This week on THE SKINNY CONFIDENTIAL HIM & HER PODCAST...
( 1:55 ) Welcome back everyone! Today we’re chatting with video influencer Amanda Cerny. We cover a wide variety of topics including how Amanda built her audience, dealing with haters, how to stay true to your brand and more.
( 5:45 ) Last week by friend & professional makeup artist from NYC, Jules Wick, created an incredible makeup design space. The release will be on her blog and Youtube soon.
HIM & HER TIPS OF THE WEEK
( 7:45 ): HIM TIP: Three Week Challenges. It takes 21 days to form a habit so give yourself a proper amount of time to try a new habit.
( 11:30 ): HER TIP: According to Seth Godin you want to make two lists. His idea is incredible. Check out the printable here.
( 14:45 ): Amanda Cerny is an actress, CEO, director and a daily dose of happiness. If you’re unfamiliar with Amanda, she started as a Vine star and is now a huge social media star.
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS WITH AMANDA
( 15:55 ): Lauryn asks: “Tell us how you got started?”
( 19:00 ): Michael asks: “How did you discover Vine that early?”
( 20:00 ): Lauryn asks: “How hard is it to make a funny 6 second video?”
( 20:40 ): Lauryn asks: “How important was collaboration during that time?”
( 22:10 ): Lauryn asks: “How much pressure was there to know that there were so many eyes on you?”
( 23:30 ): Lauryn asks: “Now you’re on Instagram, how is that different?”
( 24:25 ): Michael asks: “For someone that’s starting out in content creation, what piece of advice would you offer?”
( 26:30 ): Lauryn asks: “Do you have a schedule for each medium?”
( 28:15 ): Lauryn asks: “If someone is just starting out on Instagram what other tips do you have?”
( 29:50 ): Lauryn asks: “How important is your community?”
( 30:55 ): Lauryn asks: “How do you differentiate between constructive criticism and haters?”
( 33:15 ): Michael asks: “Do you think it was more difficult to break out in comedy because of sexiness?”
( 34:20 ): Lauryn asks: “How have you stepped out of your box?”
( 36:00 ): Michael asks: “Do you think you need to be in a feature film even though you have a larger following than a tv show would have?”
( 37:40 ): Lauryn asks: “You’re starting a management company. Tell us about that.”
( 40:35 ): Lauryn asks: “Do you want to create a product eventually?
( 41:45 ): Michael asks: “What is the worst advice you hear people giving to new influencers?”
( 43:30 ): Lauryn asks: “When you get approached by a brand how do you know that it’s a fit for your audience?”
( 44:15 ): Lauryn asks: “What has been your most popular video and why do you think that?”
( 45:30 ): Lauryn asks: “What’s your fitness and travel routine since you’re traveling all of the time?”
( 46:30 ): Lauryn asks: “How do you eat so clean when you’re so busy?”
( 47:10 ): Lauryn asks: “Can you elaborate on your workouts?”
( 49:00 ): Lauryn asks: “How do you shut off and take a minute for yourself?”
( 50:15 ): Lauryn asks: “What is your process of creating a video?”
( 52:35 ): Lauryn asks: “What is one book / resource / podcast you recommend?”
( 53:20 ): Michael asks: “What have been some hurdles you’ve faced?”
( 56:30 ): Michael asks: “As your content turned into a business did it taint the experience?”
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