Muthu Kumar & Aleksander Buczkowski: Building an Independent Media over the long term: Geoawesomeness - MBM #29
Minds Behind MapsSeptember 15, 2022
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Muthu Kumar & Aleksander Buczkowski: Building an Independent Media over the long term: Geoawesomeness - MBM #29

Muthu Kumar & Aleksander Buczkowski are the Editor-In-Chief & Managing Editor (and creators) of the Geoawesomeness website, which has been running as an independent geospatial media for the past 11 years.

Muthu Kumar & Aleksander Buczkowski are the Editor-In-Chief & Managing Editor (and creators) of the Geoawesomeness website, which has been running as an independent geospatial media for the past 11 years.

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And of course find more on the Geoawesomeness website

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Time stamps

00:00 - Introduction 
02:30 - Muthu & Aleks describing each other 
05:40 - What is Geoawesomeness 
10:40 - Geoawesomeness's Early Days: 2011
14:40 - Impacts of Writing 
15:45 - Muthu & Aleks’s story of meeting up 
22:00 - Choosing Topics to Cover 
28:01 - Ambitions & Thoughts being a Media Company 
32:13 - Going Full Time 
39:15 - Making money on the Internet 
50:30 - Being Open about Business Models 
57:40 - Privacy/ethics of geospatial data 
1:07:26 - Finding the Right Partner 
1:12:10 - The of social media (TikTok & YouTube) 
1:18:45 - Advice for younger people 
1:27:20 - Books & Podcasts recommendation
 

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