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How to monetise your YouTube Channel with Jess Dante of Love and London – Social Bee Podcast Ep 92

Jess Dante, monetise your YouTube Channel

Best tips for creating video content on YouTube and to monetise your brand presence on social media. 

Have you ever wondered how a popular YouTube channel can turn into a successful business? 

Would you like to create video content for your business but feel you don’t know where to start?

In this week’s episode, I interview Jessica Dante, who I met at Janet Murray’s event ‘Build Your Audience Live’. (You can listen to my review of the event in next week’s episode.)

Jessica Dante is the founder of Love and London – a resource that helps people who are visiting London. Jessica started her business 4 years ago, after moving to London from New York and initially working in social media for a travel company. Love and London started out as a YouTube channel where Jessica would share helpful videos about places to visit in London. Today, Jessica’s channel has over 100,000 subscribers and has evolved into a very successful business. Jessica’s main income comes from the online travel guide and the holiday photography service she sells, but in this episode, Jessica also shares the various ways in which she’s been able to monetise her YouTube channel. If you’re thinking about using video to grow your increase your social media presence and grow your business, tune in and listen to the top tips Jessica has to share.

You will learn…

  1. Why starting with video sooner rather than later is the best way forward.
  2. Why you should ‘ramp up your energy’ when creating video and how you can get better at doing that if it isn’t something that comes natural to you.  
  3. What the benefits of batching and planning your video content are.

And much much more! 

Podcast episodes mentioned in this episode

Episode 93 – Live events for entrepreneurs – my review of Build Your Audience Live, by Janet Murray.

More about Jessica

Jessica’s website – Love and London.

Jessica’s YouTube channel

Jessica on LinkedIn

Join the video challenge inside The Social Bee Academy

Jessica created some great expert content that I’ll be sharing inside my monthly membership, The Social Bee Academy in August. If you’re interested in getting started with video, we will also be holding a video challenge for all members. I’d love you to come along and join us! 

If you want me to teach you how to raise your visibility online through social media, email marketing, podcasting, blogging, and much more, check out The Social Bee Academy. The first month is only £10 if you use code SOCIAL-BEE-TRIAL. After that, for only £30 per month, you get access to me and the rest of the community to ask for help with anything you need to grow your business online. 

If you’re in Northern Ireland, I also run regular workshops to help you use social media for your business, so keep an eye out on Eventbrite for any upcoming workshops you may be interested in. 

Want to work with me?

My one-to-one strategy session on LinkedIn

If you’d like more help on your LinkedIn strategy, you can work with me on a one-to-one strategy session

My one-day mastermind in Belfast

I am running a one-day mastermind on the 22nd August 2019 in Belfast to help you move your business forward and set yourself up for success for the rest of 2019. On the day, you get 30 minutes in the hot seat to discuss any issue or questions you may have about your business and receive support and input from myself and other like-minded entrepreneurs. So if you want to grow your business online this year, book your place here

LinkedIn 4-week coaching programme (September 2019)

Want to become a thought leader on LinkedIn, raise your profile, make connections, and build your business? Then join my 4-week group coaching progamme in September. To apply and reserve your space, email me at

The Social Media Bootcamp – Content Marketing for Business. 17th October 2019, Belfast

Following the success of our first Social Media Bootcamp in May 2019 at the iconic Titanic hotel in Belfast, my friend and colleague Ashleigh Watson of Copper Square Communications and I are proud to announce that tickets for our second bootcamp-style conference are now on sale. The second Social Media Bootcamp is all about Content Marketing for Business and is taking place on Thursday, 17th October 2019 in Belfast

Here are some of our amazing speakers – go and check them out! 

Erin Thomas Wong, founder of Making Mumpreneurs. 

Alex Curtis, founder of The Lead Engine. 

Ian Anderson Gray, who was my guest on episode 91. 

More about me. 

If you enjoy the show, I’d be very grateful if you could share it with at least another person and leave me a review on iTunes

And I have a question for you all this week – as we’re fast approaching episode 100, would you like me to continue with a weekly show or switch to a seasonal show? I’d love to know what you think!

So come and join my Facebook group for podcast listeners Social Beehive where we chat about the topics I cover on the podcast and you can share your feedback. 

And if you want to find out more about how you can work with me or what events I am running in the future, head over to my website or email me at

To receive exclusive access to my monthly value-packed webinars, join my 30-day social media challenge.

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