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Danielle Weisberg

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Latest 1 Oct 2022 | Updated Daily

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Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin

Just B with Bethenny Frankel

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41mins

1 Jul 2021

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Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg: The Skimm Co-Founders and Co-CEOs

Second Life

Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, co-founders and co-CEOs of trusted news source TheSkimm, completely changed the way millennials consume news by creating a platform that delivers digestible current content. Since its launch in 2012, TheSkimm has expanded its offerings through producing two top-rated podcasts, multiple events, countless videos, TheSkimm app, Skimm Well, and Skimm Money. Its initial product, the Daily Skimm, remains the fastest-growing newsletter on the market with over seven million subscribers. On this episode of Second Life, find out how Zakin and Weisberg’s early careers in major news organizations like MSNBC, The Daily Beast, and NBC led them to disrupt traditional news media forever.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

52mins

7 Jun 2021

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How Grassroots Marketing Built a Fierce Tribe of 7 Million Subscribers - theSkimm's Danielle Weisberg & Carly Zakin

Cathy Heller Presents Don't Keep Your Day Job

How did a conversation on the couch transform into a popular newsletter with over 7 million subscribers? Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, co-founders of theSkimm sacrificed sleep and financial comfort to make their daily newsletter become an empire, and their hustle paid off in huge dividends. They explain how they've fostered an intensely engaged community, what 3 key components will help you create quality content, and how to manage time and stress so you can show up and serve your audience as your best self.- Join the Passion to Profit Accelerator Course! cathyscourse.com- Sign up for Tuesday's masterclass http://bit.ly/2wHuIou-Preorder Cathy's book dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book- Get your copy of How to Skimm Your Life theskimm.com/book - Thanks Skillshare! Skillshare.com/dreamjob2 for 2 Free months- Thanks LinkedIn! Find the job meant for you at LinkedIn.com/JOBS- Thank you Experian! Boost your FICO score instantly for free Experian.com/dreamjobLearn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesLearn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesLearn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

57mins

10 Jun 2019

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Wide Awake: A Day for Female Founders Panel - The Skimm Founders Danielle Weisberg & Carly Zakin: Ask For What You Want

Superwomen with Rebecca Minkoff

Rebecca moderates this panel with The Skimm co-founders and CEO's Danielle and Carly. They talk about the struggles of managing a team, being emotionally investing in your business and the power of asking for what you want.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/superwomen/support

38mins

28 Mar 2019

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220: Building Community as the Foundation for a Successful Content Business, With Carly Zakin & Danielle Weisberg of theSkimm

The Foundr Podcast with Nathan Chan

Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg started their business as good friends on a couch, with nothing but their laptops and a healthy dose of hustle. Today, their millennial women-focused media company theSkimm serves seven million daily subscribers, employs 70 people, and boasts more than 30,000 enthusiastic brand ambassadors. The company also just closed a round of Series C funding led by GV (formerly Google Ventures) and a group of mainly female investors—including the likes of Shonda Rhimes, Tyra Banks, and Spanx founder Sara Blakely. Weisberg and Zakin have maintained a close friendship and strong collaboration throughout their six years in business. This dynamic forms the backbone of their company and sets the tone for daily operations, which is largely focused on supporting and empowering women. In this interview, learn about the early days of theSkimm, the power of community and connection, and how the brand monetizes its content to build a sustainable media business. The company publishes news that fits into the daily routines of its members, continually nodding to its mission statement of making it easier for people to live smarter, more connected lives. But if you ask us, these powerful founders are the smart ones, effectively proving the mantra, “We are all stronger when we work together.” Key Takeaways How and why they waited two and a half years to monetize their community of loyal followers How they monetize their content with multiple income streams to build a sustainable, well-rounded business Details of the Skimm’bassadors program and why it has grown so rapidly Zakin and Weisberg’s top tips for growing a content-based business

31mins

9 Oct 2018

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theSkimm's Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg

Framework Leadership

Kent sits down with theSkimm's Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg. Danielle and Carly are the co-founders of theSkimm, a media company that started as a daily newsletter but has since expanded into video and audio. Today theSkimm has an audience of over 4 million active readers. On this week's show, Kent had the opportunity to talk to Carly and Danielle about where they started, the ups and downs of raising capital and what it's like co-leading a thriving organization. To find out more about The Skimm  visit: https://www.theskimm.com/ To connect with Kent Ingle: www.kentingle.com Twitter: @kengingle Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kent.ingle/

25mins

31 May 2018

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35 - Danielle Weisberg & Carly Zakin, The Skimm cofounders: Millennial Mavericks

Fortt Knox

This week on the podcast: Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin, co-founders and co-CEOs of the Skimm.Their core product? The Daily Skimm, a newsletter targeting millennial women that keeps you up to date on what's happening in the world.They didn't invent the daily newsletter by a long shot, but Weisberg and Zakin are working the kind of magic with it that should make every media executive in the world sit up and take notice. Here's a little context: The New York Times announced recently that it has 13 million subscriptions to its 50 newsletters. Weisberg and Zakin have 5 million subscribers who open their one newsletter multiple times per week.I caught up with Carly and Danielle at The Skimm's headquarters on 23rd Street in Manhattan, to talk about their journey as business partners and friends, the roots of their entrepreneurial drive, and today's unique challenges for women in the startup game.

52mins

10 Jul 2017

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Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin, theSkimm Co-Founders

Recode Media

Co-founders of theSkimm Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin talk with Peter Kafka about how they built up an email newsletter that gets opened by 1.5 million people, and why they want more. TheSkimm's mission is to make its readers (predominantly young, educated women) more informed and engaged with brand partners, and Weisberg and Zakin explain why email is just one tool to do that. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

31mins

3 Mar 2016