Nathan Baschez

@nbaschez

Divinations

A Post-Mortem for Social Podcast Discovery

Three reasons why RSS still dominates in audio, but not text.

0 🔒 Feb 5, 2021 by Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Facebook Pushes Into Newsletters

YouTube revealed $30B in creator payouts and is incentivizing creators to use “Shorts”, an OnlyFans-like platform connecting foodies with chefs, and more

0 🔒 Feb 4, 2021 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Twitter Acquires Revue

Also in this week’s roundup: Clubhouse’s $1b valuation, a16z’s new media property, Forbes’s new deal for writers, and Instagram’s plan to keep up with TikTok.

0 Jan 27, 2021 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Snapchat’s Attempt to Mint Their Own Celebrities

News Roundup #16: Andrew Yang bringing hype houses to NYC, Apple launching a paid podcasts, the power law on OnlyFans, and more

0 Jan 19, 2021 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

What Trump’s Deplatforming Means for Creators

News Roundup #15: Solutions for creator burnout, Substack announces new features, Cameo reveals 2020 stats, and more

0 🔒 Jan 12, 2021 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Community Hangout with Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Get your questions answered by your Means of Creation hosts

3 Jan 7, 2021 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Why Vice is Building an OnlyFans Community

News Roundup #14: Twitter acquires Breaker, Clubhouse announces a Creator Pilot Program, Substack’s SEO issues and more

3 🔒 Jan 6, 2021 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

“Why Content is King” Follow-ups

Your questions and critiques, answered!

9 🔒 Jan 5, 2021 by Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

We’re taking a (very short) break

Hey Talk Therapy listeners! We hope your holidays were restful, and that you’re having a productive start to this year.  We’re pausing Talk

4 Jan 4, 2021 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#52 - Inside The Prediction Game, with Andre Plaut

Dan and Nathan welcome Andre Plaut, creator of The Prediction Game—a competition to predict the events of the coming year for a tantalizing

3 Dec 24, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#51 - How content has network effects

Nathan takes Dan behind his latest Divinations essay, “Why Content is King,” from the writing process—which included drafting the piece in l

3 Dec 19, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

Why Content is King

How media creates power

60 Dec 18, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#50 - Substack Reader is here! Is it good?

Dan and Nathan address the news that’s been dominating the Everything Slack all day: Substack’s long-awaited reader, which collects your new

4 Dec 17, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

Three Shorts: Axios, Crunchyroll, Periscope

The strategy behind the news, in as few bullet points as possible

8 🔒 Dec 16, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Side Hustle or Job Replacement? What Platforms Like Poshmark Are Really Providing

News Roundup #13: lottery meets YouTuber, Reddit’s Dubsmash acquisition, and a database with 20,000+ newsletters

4 🔒 Dec 16, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Deconstructing Social Tech, with Chris Messina

And the product dynamics that drive social platforms

9 Dec 16, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#49 - On Stress: Dan would like to speak with the manager

After giving Nathan proper credit for getting him to finally listen to—and enjoy—podcasts, Dan takes a pressing question from a recent one t

4 Dec 12, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#48 - Consumable Software

Nathan loops Dan in on something he thought was a problem: falling in and out of love with different software too quickly. Turns out, it’s m

1 Dec 10, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Exploring Online Community Dynamics, with Nadia Eghbal

And what content creators can learn from open-source developers

2 Dec 10, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

Why AT&T is betting the farm on HBO Max

Also in Three Shorts: Amazon buying Wondery, and Calm's $2b valuation

7 🔒 Dec 9, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

News Roundup #12: YouTube Revamps Premieres & A New Player in Local Newsletters

Read to the end for a 9-year-old YouTube star who launched a Roblox world

5 🔒 Dec 8, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

LinkedIn’s Alternate Universe

How the professional platform makes networking weird

84 Dec 3, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#47 - What founders can learn from Slack’s story

Reacting to the news of Slack’s purchase by Salesforce, Nathan gets into the different opportunities in hardware vs. software and Dan goes d

5 Dec 3, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

All Things Technology, Film, and Media, with Eugene Wei

And understanding how psychology affects consumer behavior

5 Dec 3, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

Why Slack Was Willing to Sell

Three shorts: the strategy behind the news, in as few bullet points as possible.

8 🔒 Dec 2, 2020 by Nathan Baschez