Why These Childhood Friends Abandoned Engineering Degrees to Start a YouTube Channel

Comedy duo Rhett & Link's YouTube channel now has over 12 million subscribers.
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In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Bryan Elliott sits down with comedy duo Rhett McLaughlin and Charles Lincoln "Link" Neal III (better known as Rhett and Link) to talk about why they decided to quit safer, high-paying jobs as engineers to make web videos and how they got their start. While their earliest gigs included dentist commercials and wedding videos, Rhett and Link have gone on to work with big names like McDonald's and Cadillac and have appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

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