099: Shirley Curry – Keep It Simple on Youtube

099: Shirley Curry - Keep It Simple on Youtube

Shirley Curry is an 85 year old grandmother who loves to play, and now record, games! Her son introduced her to gaming and she discovered that she could meld her dreams of story writing and gaming. Shirley’s channel is the most soothing and adorable channel hosted by the most authentic grandma!

In this episode, I sit down with Shirley to deep dive into what it’s like to have almost a million subscribers, how to be authentic, and keeping it as simple as you can! Shirley and I talk about how she focuses on building her stories and brings them to life through gaming.

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Time Stamps:

00:00 – Podcast topic intro

03:22 – Meet Shirley

05:50 – How Shirley found Youtube

08:45 – What makes Shirley different in the gaming space

12:55 – Income from Youtube

18:10 – Becoming a character on Skyrim

19:20 – Shirley’s Youtube creation process

23:57 – The biggest mistake for Youtube gamers

24:45 – Rapid fire fun

28:20 – Where you can find Shirley

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