Jul 27, 2022 • 42M

Trung Phan - mastering memes, going viral, and Elon's tree of knowledge

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2:06 How Trung thinks about what he’s doing

4:20 Trung’s content creation process

7:56 Working on the headline vs. the rest of a story

8:36 How long it takes to write a Twitter thread

10:02 How to add humor to content

12:01 Standup comedy

14:12 How Trung creates memes

18:09 Elon Musk’s tree trunk theory for building knowledge

21:48 Trung’s book recommendations

24:24 The unique benefit of audio content

28:35 The value of anchor content

31:25 Workweek - a new media company

34:19 Monetizing content

35:23 Shopify and equity



Asml Twitter thread: https://twitter.com/trungtphan/status/1429464889307762688?lang=en

Imgflip: https://imgflip.com/

Mematic app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.trilliarden.mematic&hl=en_US&gl=US

The Prize by Daniel Yergin: https://bookshop.org/books/the-prize-the-epic-quest-for-oil-money-power/9781439110126

Trung Phan Bloomberg articles: https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/authors/AVrHdCE3O1I/trung-phan

Trung on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TrungTPhan?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

SatPost: https://trungtphan.com/subscribe/

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