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Matt D’Avella: From $100k in Debt to Building a 2.7M Subscriber YouTube Channel


Matt D’Avella is known for his YouTube channel which boasts 2.78M subscribers where he documents his life as a minimalist, filmmaker, and personal development enthusiast.

But the story of how he got to where he is today is even more fascinating…

Matt started his career like many people… with a lot of student debt. But instead of getting a job, he doubled down on freelance filmmaking turning his hustle into a 6-figure business within 5 years of graduating.

Then he decided to drop everything to make a feature-length documentary about Minimalism, which he sold to Netflix.

And finally, he used the money he made from the documentary to bankroll his dream of making original content Podcast and YouTube.


In this conversation, you’ll enjoy 3 BIG things:

  1. The difference between an average freelancer and a 6-figure freelancer
  2. How to know when you’re ready to quit your job to pursue your passion
  3. The marketing tactics Matt used to build a die-hard fan base




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4 responses to “Matt D’Avella: From $100k in Debt to Building a 2.7M Subscriber YouTube Channel”

Wilmir Rosendo cawagas
July 19, 2020 at 12:07 am

Very nice

July 13, 2020 at 9:29 pm

manny show me

July 13, 2020 at 8:34 pm

Very nice and interesting

Kyle Ackerman
July 10, 2020 at 6:26 pm

This what insanely good. Best part – be an experimenter and not an expert. Fear has kept me off the sidelines with this because I feel like I don’t have enough of the right knowledge to actually got out and share it.

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