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OnlineBound Podcast #59

Luke Thompson on reaching 1 mln subscribers on Youtube

April 25, 2024

In this episode, I’m speaking with Luke Thompson who just reached a million YouTube subscribers! We talk about why he loves making content and the challenges he’s faced.

Luke explains why language teachers feel burned out over time, whether teaching in-person or online. For him, creating videos provides a lasting satisfaction that he felt was missing.

He also talks about his struggles to commercialize his creativity through premium content. Finally, he shares techniques for staying focused and keeping a healthy mindset at work.

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About Luke Thompson

Luke Thompson is the host of Luke’s English Podcast, a long-running and award-winning show for learners of English. Luke first started teaching in 2001 and set up his podcast in 2009 in the early days of podcasting. His podcast now has a big following around the world and his YouTube channel recently reached 1 million subscribers. Luke also performs stand-up comedy and in his podcast episodes he uses his teaching experience and comedy skills to create entertaining episodes that aim to help people laugh while they learn.

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OnlineBound is created and produced by Elena Mutonono and edited by Hanna James. Podcast notes, graphic design, and tech support by Jessica Gardner. Podcast music by James Martin.

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