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Lacking Ideas

I don't know if you guys have noticed or not, but sometimes the videos that come out on the channel are a bit lackluster. I do try to come up with and produce good content.

But nobody can create good content all the time. Sometimes there are stinkers.

I'll admit that the absolute hardest part of doing this is the ideas behind the content. Coming up with new ideas, especially when you put out as many videos as I do, is really effin' hard. So, yeah, there are quite a few videos that are on topics that just kind of flop.

It doesn't bother me as much as it used to. In the early days, when I put out a stinker, I'd be a bit depressed about it. Unhappy that no one wanted to watch it. Angry sometimes too, because sometimes the stinkers weren't throw away videos, but were instead videos that I had put quite a bit of effort into.

Nowadays, I don't care as much. I know now, from experience, that sometimes videos flop. I've even gotten pretty good at recognizing when a video is unlikely to do well. Either it's a topic that just won't appeal to many or I've done it too often. Because I have gotten a little repetitive. I've noticed in some of my more noob-friendly videos that I've been repeating myself a bit too much.

It is something I need to improve on. And I have started to think about doing some more app and distro based videos. Maybe a few more tutorials. Fewer rants (don't worry those won't ever go away entirely), things like that.

Another problem is that because I've done so many videos (Over 500 so far), I've forgotten which one's I've done in the past. So I've found myself a couple times redoing videos I've already actually posted. So that's another thing that I'm going to have to keep track of, or at least do a better job of keeping track of.

Anyways, I guess the point this week is that I'm sometimes out of ideas, that's why you'll see the occasional stinker on the channel.

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