In this episode, Stephanie McGrath interviews popular YouTuber Ariel Bissett. Ariel gives listeners a behind-the-scenes look into the life of a BookTuber and the community behind it. She offers advice on getting your book into the hands of YouTubers, tips for aspiring vloggers and podcasters, and also gives us the low-down on YouTube sponsorships.

  • What exactly is a BookTuber? Ariel explains what a BookTuber does and sheds light on the welcoming community that is the BookTubing world.
  • Ariel offers dos and don’ts for authors trying to get their books into hands of YouTubers.
  • Ariel discusses sponsorship and how she decides which types of sponsors are right for her channel.
  • Ariel offers her tips and tricks to aspiring vloggers and podcasters out there.
  • Ariel gives listeners a hint on what to expect from her channel next.
  • And much more!

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Alice Oseman:

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Ariel Bissett is a 22-year-old Canadian writer, poet, and zine maker. Her YouTube channel has over 100k subscribers and is a place where she tries to encourage everyone to pick up a book. Ariel has a Bachelor of Arts Honours from the University of Guelph and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts from the University of Ottawa.



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