YouTube

Here’s is a short or long little spew about YouTube:

I tried making vlogs or short little creative videos back in 2009. I didn’t work out. I got disappointed with the views, subscriber count and lack of comments. So I quit. I probably shouldn’t have, but I did. I later got comments from people I knew in person asking me why I stopped making videos and I thought “because I didn’t know you were watching them!!”

Now I don’t have the interest in making boring vlogs about my day. Instead I make boring blogs!! It seems to be working out a lot better that way. I already have 20 followers and that’s 20 more than I ever got on YouTube. Maybe I will try making a video to post on here… I know eventually I will… but not right now. I’ll have to think about what my “first video” might be.

I know I probably shouldn’t care so much about views, but I do. If I don’t have views than what’s the point? I posted a pretty cool Zelda video 3 weeks ago and it has 1 view; and I’m pretty sure that was me. I mean, I’m not expecting a lot from it. But I do expect something, ya know? I even posted it on Instagram and Facebook, and nothing. Anyways… I have almost 100 views on here and that makes me happi-er.

Some people might say, “You shouldn’t care about views, you should just make videos because you love making videos.” And that’s a little bit ridiculous. I didn’t start making videos because that’s what I loved to do. I started making videos because I wanted to communicate with people.

There was probably only a couple of videos that I would say I really liked, and those were the creative ones.

The others were intended to strike a conversation with people or at least a reaction; a like, a dislike, a subscription. Anything.

On here I get likes, follows, and views. And I can communicate, probably a lot easier than I could if I was making a video. Although I don’t know what people like about my blog, I at least know they like them. And that’s enough for me.

Thank you for reading!

Internet Killed the Video Star

Do you watch TV?

I can’t remember the last time I watched TV. That’s not entirely true. I just watched Kim’s Convenience last night. What I mean is, I can’t remember the last time I really like a show. Maybe it was Entouage, which ended in 2011; I started to get depressed around 2012. So maybe the reason why I don’t watch TV is because I’m depressed and lost interest or maybe I’ve just lost interest. I’m not sure. And I don’t know if I will ever like another TV show again. I tried watching This Is Us, but it’s hard for me to sit through. Not because it’s not good, but because it’s not stimulating enough for me. I would much rather write a blog or watch Instagram stories and maybe even a YouTube video, but I’ve even lost interest in YouTube. What am I trying to get at? I’m not sure. I’m just trying to write a blog I guess. Anyways… what TV shows do you watch? (Not that I’ll watch them or anything, just trying to open a dialogue.)

Patreon

Is Patreon ridiculous?

I was talking to a friend tonight and I came up with the thought that Patreon is ridiculous. Maybe it’s just because I’m jealous of all the money some of these people are making or maybe it’s because I think some people are throwing their money away by supporting them. What are your thoughts?

Maybe it’s a little bit of both. But…

If a Patreon has 5,000 followers (or patrons) and the minimum donation or cost of joining is $1, these people are making at least $5,000 a month! That is crazy in my mind. I would be happy to be making at least $2,000 a month doing what I love, which is acting and film-making. But I don’t have the following I would like to be able to do that. At least not through Patreon. And at least not any time soon.

I guess that’s part of the reason why I started this blog. Because, as you can see, this is not a TV show or a TV channel, but my blog (and website) is called “LifeDream TV.” That’s because it’s my life dream to make movies (or TV shows). As well as a couple other reasons behind the name. But that’s not the point. The point is, I started this blog to start a following. And I appreciate if you are reading now or even following now! It means a lot to me! And I hope to be posting a lot more interesting content soon (like my previous post). Maybe even a YouTube video… but let’s not get ahead of ourselves.

Thank you for reading!