Zero to Hero: How to Build an Online Audience with Little or No Overhead

Taught by Michael Wormser

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Class hosted by: Michael Wormser

Producer at Level 10 Films

About Your Instructor, Michael Wormser: Michael Wormser currently operates Level 10 Films, a film and digital production company. Prior to that he served as Head of Production at Maker Studios, where he successfully developed, produced and distributed video content online and brought viewership of the content from 40 million monthly viewers to 250 million monthly viewers. He was also the Executive Producer at BlackboxTV and recently partnered with YouTuber/Actor Joey Graceffa to produce the hit web series Storytellers, which has received over 7 Million views to date. Michael also produced the YouTube Movie Smiley, starring Youtube personalities Shane Dawson, Toby Turner, currently boasts over 30 Million trailer views and received distribution in AMC Theaters. Michael also produced the Hulu series Tease for Fox Television Studios. Full Bio »

Summary

4 part class taught by Producer Michael Wormser, whose online distribution projects have reached over 30 million viewers! AVAILABLE ON DEMAND!

Have you ever wondered how so many people have films, trailers, shorts and webisodes online that have achieved massive fan bases and are making millions of dollars? Well the truth is they aren’t any different than you, and in today’s world you have the same resources available that they do. There are many outlets to reach an audience, but how many of these are effective? In this course, you'll find out the best ways to not only reach an audience, but to engage and successfully grow an audience online.

Stage 32 Next Level Classes is excited to bring you the previously-recorded 4 part class: Zero to Hero: How to Build an Online Audience taught by Michael Wormser, who brought the viewership content of Maker Studios from 40M to 250M monthly! Learn how you can see success in this competitive directly from an executive who's mastered it.

Purchasing gives you access to the previously-recorded live class.
Although Michael is no longer reviewing the assignments, we still encourage all listeners to participate!

What You'll Learn

Part 1 - Preparing to Launch

Michael goes over examples of actors and content creators he has worked with to help build major fan bases and become successful. Michael goes over what's possible in the genre and a template of how you can create an approach into it.

Part 2 - Finding and Building Your Community

Understanding who your community is is central to establishing your fan base. Who is the audience for your channel? Where does your community live online and offline? How do you properly engage with your audience, are there events offline that can help build your presence? Michael answers all of these and more.

Part 3 - Programming

Michael covers how to develop your ideas into a workable format and programming a regimented upload schedule that your fans can count on. He also covers pilot programming to see what is and isn't working, and the importance of behind-the-scenes videos and ancillary content.

Part 4 - Marketing & Distribution

What is the best approach to market and distribute your first video? Michael explores creating the proper thumbnail, annotating, tags, trending techniques, linking social sites, accessing your relationships with digital influencers and community blogs or channels.

About Your Instructor

About Your Instructor, Michael Wormser:

Michael Wormser currently operates Level 10 Films, a film and digital production company. Prior to that he served as Head of Production at Maker Studios, where he successfully developed, produced and distributed video content online and brought viewership of the content from 40 million monthly viewers to 250 million monthly viewers. He was also the Executive Producer at BlackboxTV and recently partnered with YouTuber/Actor Joey Graceffa to produce the hit web series Storytellers, which has received over 7 Million views to date. Michael also produced the YouTube Movie Smiley, starring Youtube personalities Shane Dawson, Toby Turner, currently boasts over 30 Million trailer views and received distribution in AMC Theaters. Michael also produced the Hulu series Tease for Fox Television Studios.

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Q: What is the format of a class?
A: Stage 32 Next Level Classes are typically 2 to 4 week ongoing broadcasts that take place online using a designated software program from Stage 32.

Q: Do I have to have to be located in a specific location?
A: No, you can participate from the comfort of your own home using your personal computer! If you attend a live online class, you will be able to communicate directly with your instructor during the class.

Q: What are the system requirements?
A: You will need to meet the following system requirements in order to run the class software: Windows 7 or later Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) or later.
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Q: What if I cannot attend the live class?
A: If you cannot attend a live class and purchase an On-Demand class, you will have access to the entire recorded broadcast, including the Q&A.

Q: Will I have access to the class afterward to rewatch?
A: Yes! After the purchase of a live or On-Demand class, you will have on-demand access to the audio recording, which you can view as many times as you'd like for a whole year!

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Reviews Average Rating: 4.5 out of 5

  • Only was able to participate one day. Wished I could have been on each day rather than listening after the fact. Michael was extremely informative.

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