Re: [videoblogging] Old but true: making living, instead of a fortune
- This is IT.
THE place to want to be.
Here's to '09.
On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 11:26 AM, Jay dedman <jay.dedman@...> wrote:
> The "1000 True Fans" has been posted before, but I think it's worth
> Many people on this list videoblog for fun.
> Others are creatives trying to create for a living (and also possibly for
> This post is advice for amateur filmmakers though is equally as pertinent to
> I'm sure many us us already intuitively understand that the web allows us to
> connect directly with the people who watch our work for basically the cost
> of our time.
> Instead of relying on some invisible executive to "give us the greenlight",
> we do what makes sense to us.
> Artists starting out in this digitally mediated world have another path
>> other than stardom, a path made possible by the very technology that creates
>> the long tail. Instead of trying to reach the narrow and unlikely peaks of
>> platinum hits, bestseller blockbusters, and celebrity status, they can aim
>> for direct connection with 1,000 True Fans. It's a much saner destination to
>> hope for. You make a living instead of a fortune. You are surrounded not by
>> fad and fashionable infatuation, but by True Fans. And you are much more
>> likely to actually arrive there.
> Anyway...keeping making.
> Happy New Year.
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