Realities of Being A YouTuber, For Students

Teachers! Do your students want to be YouTubers? When asked what they want to be when they grow up, more and more students are answering “YouTuber” or “influencer.” Or if not as a career, it’s at least something many of them have thought about doing as a hobby. Many students don’t know, and are often surprised to hear about the challenges that are a huge part of the job.

  • What does it really mean to be a YouTuber?
  • What does the job actually require?
  • What are the real pros and cons of the job?
  • What are the real pros and cons of posting public videos?
  • What are the hardest parts about being a YouTuber?
  • What is the emotional toll of the job?

In this workshop I talk openly and honestly about my real life as a YouTuber, giving a behind-the-scenes look at what it really means to be a YouTuber or influencer in general

Students are welcome and encouraged to bring their own questions about YouTube and social media to the workshop and we’ll try to answer them!

Duration: 90 - 180 minutes

Languages: English, German

Realities of Being A YouTuber & How Does YouTube Work, For Teachers

Teachers! Do your students want to be YouTubers? But you’re not quite sure what that means and how to best advise them on the subject?

More and more students want to be YouTubers, as a career or a hobby, but most don’t really know what it actually means to be a YouTuber.

  • What challenges come with the job and what are the hardest parts about being a YouTuber?
  • How does YouTube actually work?
  • How do YouTubers earn a living?
  • What are the real pros and cons of the job?
  • What are the real pros and cons of posting public videos?
  • What is the emotional toll of the job?
  • What steps can students take to start?

In this workshop I talk openly and honestly about my life as a YouTuber, giving a behind-the-scenes look at what it really means to be a YouTuber or influencer in general. Teachers are encouraged to bring their questions about YouTube and social media in general to the workshop as well!!

Duration: 90-180 minutes

Languages: English, German

YouTube & Instagram Explained

  • How does YouTube work? And Instagram?
  • What’s the algorithm, and what does it mean for you on YouTube?
  • You watched one video on cooking Spargel, and now YouTube insists on showing you video after video about Spargel, even though Spargel season ended a week ago??
  • Is being a YouTuber really a job, and how do they earn an income?
  • What’s a subscription? How much does it cost?
  • Why do YouTubers want you to “like” their video?

It’s not as complicated as it sounds!! All that and more explained in this workshop, answering the questions you have about YouTube, Instagram and social media in general.

Duration: 90 - 180 minutes

Languages: English, German

How-to Instagram

  • How does Instagram work?
  • How can I use Instagram to support my business?
  • What's the difference between a post and a story?
  • What's the difference between an @ and a #?
  • What is the # even for in this case?

All that and more answered in this workshop! As well as specific questions you may have.

Duration: 90 - 180 minutes

Languages: English, German

How-to YouTube

You or your company is thinking about starting a YouTube channel but you don’t know where to begin?

  • What would it really take to bring your idea to life?
  • What steps do you need to take, and where should you start?
  • How much time is this really going to take?
  • What about Instagram? If you start a YouTube channel, do you need an Instagram page too?

All that and more answered in this workshop!

Duration: 90 - 180 minutes

Languages: English, German

How-to Social Media - Crash Course

  • Are people still using Facebook?
  • Does my company need a YouTube channel?
  • What about Instagram?
  • Twitter?
  • Can you just post the same thing on Instagram and Twitter? What’s actually the difference?
  • What about TikTok now? Is that something you need to check out?

In this crash course workshop, learn the basics of social media, including some tips for taking pictures and making videos for posting!

Duration: 90 minutes

Languages: English, German

How to Create Online Videos for Beginners (for students & adults)

From getting an idea, to building upon that idea, to creating a script, to crafting a storyboard, filming your video, and editing it, this workshop walks participants through the process of creating their first video!

Duration: 3 - 5 days

Languages: English, German

Social Media Consulting for Companies

YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter. You think you’d like to have an online presence for your business, but aren’t sure where to start? Or perhaps you’ve been posting on Instagram for awhile, but you’re not sure if it’s bringing anything? What steps can you take today to improve your YouTube channel or Instagram account?

Let’s figure that out together! I’ll take a look at your social media accounts ahead of time, and together we can work out a plan.

Duration: case-by-case basis

Languages: English, German

Intercultural Training for German-American Teams

Language is not the only difference between Germans and Americans, and when working together in a team, cultural differences can lead to misunderstandings and confusion. Small talk, holidays, work pressures, assumptions about the other culture, office culture, and more.

In this workshop I’ll uncover some key cultural differences to watch out for and help Germans and Americans work together in a team.

Duration: case-by-case basis

Languages: English, German

Individualized English Coaching

Forget about a text book written by someone else, for someone else! These English classes are individualized to fit your exact needs.

For example:

  • You'd like to learn some specialized English phrases for the industry you work in (e.g., English specific to a dentist's office, a retail store, a doctor's office, a tech company, a health club or gym, etc.).
  • You'd like to give a presentation in English, but aren't sure how to make it sound fluent.
  • Your company is hosting an international meeting in English and you'd like to offer an English refresher course for the office.

Together we'll try to make it a piece of cake! And hopefully that sounds like your cup of tea :)

Duration: case-by-case basis

Language: English