SciShow Needs You! | Summary and Q&A

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September 12, 2013
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SciShow Needs You!

TL;DR

SAO is a science-based media network seeking funding options to continue creating captivating content that remains free for all viewers.

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Questions & Answers

Q: How does SAO differentiate itself from traditional television networks?

SAO focuses on sharing objective and deep scientific knowledge, avoiding sensationalism commonly found on television networks.

Q: How has SAO been funded so far?

SAO received a grant from YouTube for its first two years of content. However, this funding is running out soon.

Q: What are the options for SAO to continue producing content?

SAO could either sell itself to a major media company, rely on ad revenue by interrupting viewers' experience, start laying off staff, or seek support through voluntary subscriptions on Subbable.com.

Q: What are the perks of subscribing to SAO on Subbable.com?

Subscribers can enjoy perks such as signed posters, sponsorship of graphics or episodes, and even having a freshwater tropical fish named after them.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • SAO aims to share objective and deep truths about the world without relying on sensationalism.

  • The network has gained over a million subscribers, showing a strong demand for their content.

  • SAO received a grant from YouTube for their initial years but now needs alternative funding options to sustain the show.

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