Originally Posted by MarkJ
I think Elayna was working in a bar when they first met.
Anyway, it doesnt matter. What matters is they are putting a lot of effort into their videos. I don't think too many on this forum know how long it takes to edit one... but its not easy. I used to cut 30 seconds per hour and that was with a professional editor pushing the buttons.
And some on this thread are chucking will etpunious numbers are kind like $6,000 per month.
If you think that's good money
for full time work chop it in half because there's 2 of them and you may get a sense of reality when.put up against a miner in the outback ... less tax ..
I don't begrudge them one penny of the money
they earn.I enjoy their videos, I hope they earn more. I find it fascinating all of the different ways in this world that people are able to make a lot of money.
It's hard not to notice they are an attractive couple, but that's not why I watch. I find their style very engaging. They seem like they would be great people to hang around with and that's the lasting appeal imho.
But it appears to me they make a little over $7300 per video. They put out roughly 4 videos per month based on my non-scientific research
. This is roughly $350000 per yer. Now take out ~7% for Patreon's cut and that's ~$325000 per yer before taxes
. Even if they are working full time on these videos that's pretty darn good money. Maybe my math is off here or I don't understand the billing model, that's completely possible. Hopefully someone with more knowledge sets this post straight.
If I had to bet I would say that they spend more than 40 hours per week doing everything involved in making these videos. Filming, downloading, editing, uploading, answering emails, and updating blogs/social media all of this adds up. Hopefully it hasn't turned the joy of sailing into a chore for them.
Anyway I say good on them.