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Discouragement is overwhelming..

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by zengetsu, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. zengetsu

    zengetsu Regular Member

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    So I'm not even sure if this is a good place to talk about this or not but here goes...

    So I have been thinking for the past few months that I really want to get into Youtube and I really would just like to making gaming videos. Mainly because I have gotten into some betas for games that I know people want to watch (dawngate, hearthstone, infinite crisis a few other ones I can't even record because there is a NDA). Although I feel like I could make good videos I get very discouraged because I see how inflated that market is already and I rather not deal with people hating on the way I do videos and other things like that. This is probably stupid but I feel like If I just get my head together and just start posting videos and not giving a fuck I could do well. On the other hand like I said before I feel like the market is so saturated that people wouldn't even watch my stuff. So I guess what I'm really getting at is do you think this market can still be a way to make a decent amount of money or should I just forget about it and pursue something else.
     
  2. petrovski

    petrovski Regular Member

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    FUCK that, never give up man! It will take a shit load more work and time but in the end your perseverance will pay off. If you love what you do, and want to share it with the world go for it!
     
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    webhostingproviders Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Please don't get discouraged by thinking so much, I buy domain names and before doing search, is the domain name available? I always used to think people must will have this domain but as soon I perform search mostly it comes to my shock the domain name is available - as no body ever thought of holding it

    So I am sure same thing will happen to you , as soon you will launch your idea - good chances are you will be shocked with the result. As thinking and doing are different things.
     
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    Just plop that negative trash talk right out of your head. Sure, the market is saturated but I bet you'll uncover a way to make yourself stand out. Someone mentioned the importance of branding in another thread. So, that's something to think about moving forward.
     
  5. contentoholic

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    Take action man. You will never know unless you have tried it.
    Don't get your self lazy by thinking those negative stuffs.
    No matter how much saturated the niche is, there is always a chance for a new one to try out and make it big.
    So just start it without thinking too much.
     
  6. RushingWind

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    Do you know why the market is already so inflated? Its because there is plenty of chance for people to earn money in that. Tale it that way and proceed before it actually becomes too late.
     
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  7. zengetsu

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    Thanks guys for all of the positive feedback you really got me feeling better about things. Thanks so much.
     
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    Just because the market is saturated doesn't mean you can't make your money or whatever you like to do. I have been pwning in weight loss niche and believe it or not, but weight loss is one of the most saturated businesses in the internet. If I can be successful at mega saturated niche.. then I'm sure you can be successful making gaming videos as well.
     
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    It may be cheesy but I always like the line "You've got to be in it to win it", meaning even if you earn pennies, thats pennies more than you would of got if you didn't bother.

    I am a marketing nob who has failed at it more times than I care to remember but I go back to where I am comfortable (hosting and writing bots / code), lick my wounds then have another go.

    Failing makes you stronger, never fear to fail and that way you will succeed.

    Believe the ramblings of an old man, for one day you will be rich :)
     
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    I'm sure that you have your place here, just try to be positive, my advise: of course if you can, take 2-3 days off - don't even open the computer/laptop/tablet and just relax, then you'll come fresh and full of willing to work. I'm doing that each 3-4 months and is helping a lot. All the best
     
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    Follow your heart. Don't care about what other people think, not even what your inner mind tells you otherwise. If ever in doubt just calm yourself by saying "Aaall iz well"....aaall iz well!
     
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    convert the word "saturated" into "massive pie". Time to force yourself in there and take a slice ;)
     
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    If you can make good gaming videos
    then you can make good marketing videos

    Try make a few for products
    If they are good, you have a business, and between jobs do your gaming videos
    as a hobby,
    Once you make a few sales, your confidence will grow, and you will be fine.
    There's always a market for videos.
     
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    If you put your heart and soul into your work, no amount of competition will discourage you dude. It should only make you crave success that much more. It's worth it, trust me. What have you got to lose?
     
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    Do it buddy, what are you waiting for?? Start to work.
     
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    I was about to say this, it's saturated because there is good money to be had. Just stick at it and make your own presence.

     
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    :) "a guy prays to God every night before bed - Dear God, please help me win the lottery! Please God!... after few month doing this, in one night a angry voice echoes from Heaven: START to play first you m***f***!!" So "start to play" man, make some videos, do your thing and test the market! You will never really know how saturated is the market watching from outside!
     
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    Fuck discouragement. There's fish for everyone. If you've got something interesting to say about those games, there'll be people to listen to you.

    New TV personalities appear every day, new reporters, new race car drivers, etc...if there was no room for anyone else, nothing would happen. Never give up just because it's a competitive field: every field needs renewal, and there's room for the new folks in the long run.
     
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