This is a question that I’ve gotten more and more the longer that I do a bit of YouTube myself and I’ve internalized a number of rote answers that do just fine.
But recently I saw this article straight from the horses’ mouth and I thought it would be useful for other folks. Essentially, the 4 main reasons are:
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One of the things that I appreciate about some of the relationships that I’ve built over time is the fact that we “check in” pretty frequently.
In some instances I do this daily (multiple times a day… almost a consistent messaging thread(s)) and for others it’s not so much… perhaps once a week.
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This junk is so fascinating.
My wife has understood and experienced this phenomenon for a lot longer than I have and explained to me that “Koreans just make eating look so good…” … … …
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The other day I unboxed a new product that I had full intentions of using liberally, a new 360 VR camera from Vuze.
My hope was that not only could it create a new experience on the vlog for my subscribers but that it also could allow me to insert myself into a nascent new economy that has a lot of promise and opportunity.
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I’ve spoken on the topic of “indie projects” quite a few times on the blog but I’ve never done it via the vlog and so yesterday I thought I’d capture a few candid thoughts.
I mention mnml app (releasing soon) and Desk App (v3.1 was released recently)! This is also the longest vlog that I’ve ever put together, coming in north of 22 minutes. Yikes.
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A few months back YouTube opened up a new feature on their mobile apps that gave content creators the ability to live stream with one major catch: You had to have at least 10,000 subscribers to do it.
I didn’t mind this threshold, at the time, and I considered it a bit of a “stretch goal,” if you will. But recently they’ve dropped it to 1,000 which means that it’s been enabled on my device:
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I officially joined YouTube on April 6th, 2009, exactly 8 years and 10 days ago. And it took that long to get to 1,000 subscribers, which I passed earlier this morning.
… … … … … What do they say…? Patience… is… a… virtue…? LOL.
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This previous month was interesting because there were more than a handful of reports about revenue dropping platform-wide for YouTubers… and it doesn’t appear that I was an exception to that.
YouTube even publicly shared how the “fluctuations” were imminent on their public forum:
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I’ve been blogging for a long time and for a while I really cared about stats and I really cared about how many visits and pageviews and comments and social shares that were happening in and around the blog.
And, for a time, it was good… but I quickly became obsessed and overwhelmed with having to not only manage those figures but also to engage with the never-ending struggle to make them grow.
Continue reading “Stats: A Powerful Drug”
I love these tutorials! Blowing my mind. I think I’ve watched this 5 times (and counting). I just love it when people share what they know for free, to help others level-up.
Continue reading “Camera Movement Creates Emotion”