June 2, 2021

43 - Curation and the Creator Economy: Mike Abend Co-founder of Bookshlf

Content creation saw an explosion during the mid-2000s. Almost overnight anyone could start a blog or website. This evolved into what today is called "social media", where influencers now have large, trusted followings.


Content creation saw an explosion during the mid-2000s. Almost overnight anyone could start a blog or website. This evolved into what today is called "social media", where influencers now have large, trusted followings. Yet where do experts on more niche or academic topics have a space to share their knowledge? Enter Bookshlf.

This week Mike Abend, co-founder of Bookshlf, joins to share his assessment of the media landscape over the past 10 years. He details why Bookshlf is focused on a human-focused community of knowledge curators, where it sits in the market, and opines on everything from Substack to NFTs in the creator economy.

Watch the video version of this episode.

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