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In this video, Sean gives advice on when you should pick a niche on YouTube and when you shouldn’t.

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36 thoughts on “Sometimes “Pick a Niche” is Bad Advice…

  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    Great video
    I have my own channel showing how I make music , as Ambientdave, what makes me tick etc,etc
    Don't mix other stuff in your channel your audience will become confused
    Use Tubebuddy thats invaluable,and a sound investment
    But working in retail facing customers, I use my customer service skills to my advantage
    Just been yourself enjoy, be natural too
    Play the audience, thats what I do.Being honest and humble too goes a long way
    I tend to use graphics in my videos,storyboards with OBS ,basically turn a 10 min video into fun.
    Dont over do it too! ,As I have a day job,you can burn out too quick.

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    This Topic is so obvious but so confusing at the same time depending on the topic lol

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    We’ve been thinking about this a lot lately in regards to our channel. Really appreciate the insight here! Super helpful! 💯 Thank you!

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    This video reminded me of my own channel, where I'm not locked into one type of book/genre. The common denominator is the multiverse that my story takes place in, so I can switch things up with each book. Like, I started the series with a fantasy theme, and then I switched it up with a post-apocalyptic zombie theme. By not following just one thing, I can keep things fun for me and not having to worry about getting burned out. It's what has helped me to produce daily content and upload 800+ videos to my channel, despite my channel being tiny.

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    I am so confused about this. I feel I have a lot of value to give to people but I don’t want to be known for just one of those things but they all kind of play in together. This is wat really keeps me behind. I REALLY need help with that 😫 I need to pay someone I trust to figure out my path

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    I like when you had said, "it's about people who think like you" (and not necessarily people who have dreadlocks). That makes a lot of sense – great video and clarification.

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    Be someone's inspiration before you have the chance to be, inspire the change in someone that will inspire more change in the world

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    Picking a niche can sometimes backfire because you could be playing in a field with no people. Finding and understanding the demand and marketshare is KEY to building a successful YouTube channel. Before you begin this amazing journey, do your research in understanding if there is a DEMAND for what you want to provide. No demand = no success.

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    Good Advice! I picked a BAD NICHE. I thought drones were a good niche. Nope. Industrial competition in the field is HUGE. Dozens of creators who have turned brand sales affiliates going after the same limited audience. Not only do BAD ACTORS drive down your stats with NEGS and bad comments, but once your audience buys a drone they're aren't interested in your advice on which one to get in the first place.

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    “The creator who understands the viewer best wins.” After a year I finally found my niche. Now I’m going after it everyday. Thanks Sean🙏✌️

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    I don’t think I have a real niche, I think my personality is the appeal. I guess entertainment commentary is my niche if I had to pick one 🤔

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    Sometimes. Whichever job is there or available, we will grab it esp when we don't have a choice.

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    I couldn’t find a niche either since I enjoy doing a lot of things. Clothing hauls I couldn’t sustain due to income but I feel my content falls up under the same umbrella of beauty, nails, hair , makeup etc

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts."
    — Winston S. Churchill

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    This is the best advice ever. I have seeing plenty of youtubers just stop creating content due to burn out.
    They get tired of creating the same videos over and over.
    And we know the reason they are not loving what they do.
    I love Think Media always telling you honestly what you need to do to grow on youtube.

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    I don't want to niche down. I do business beauty and personal development all geared to living my best life.
    My observation is this:
    Youtubers growing fast: Niche down that's the only way to grow.
    Same youtubers at 500k: Donot niche. I want to diversify my content. I don't want to stay in a box.
    YouTube: We don't care about niching. We only promote videos people like. Just create videos your fans like.

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    I have a YouTube channel named “once upon a time show with Sade Aka Lilmario” I basically talk about my life growing up in the 1990s. In gangs, jails, and using drugs, and how I changed my life. I’m getting confused on what catches the audience attention. Most like the jail stories but I feel it’s glorifying it. Addiction talk is also good, but many people we call trolls make fun of addicts in the comments so I changed to making funny shorts. I would like to mix it all up, but I want to find out what’s the better niche. I need 5 more subscribers to hit 1000 and I’m shocked. But proud of myself. How am I doing from your eyes?

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    Great advice as always, Sean. Sometimes the negative comments and dislikes are from people who are straight out haters and have nothing else better to do. On the other hand, it is just as you said, it is about listening to the comments, especially if those are constructive and information one can use to grow as a person and grow their Channel. I like the part when you said, "When you know who you're talking to on YouTube; the Creator who understands their viewers the best, wins!"

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    Yo this is the most important information you will ever hear on YouTube do not , take any dislikes personally, also I recently received my first and only subscriber but it feels like my first million subscriber as one is better than none,

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    Great topic. I’ve been waiting to hear this particular type of conversation. Most “growth channels” seem to only talk about having one niche and focused audiences.. but, what if your channel is about you? In this respect, vloggers have a way harder time growing a channel I feel because the channel revolves around their life, their interests & their name, not one particular niche. Their personality & lifestyle are all wrapped up into their channel.
    Thanks for this one 🤙🏽

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    Ffs this I think is me …… my personality is ADHD….. hard to just focus on Mini Jet Boats when I do so much more…..

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    I like this because I think that's what I am doing on my channel although I had started off emphasizing earning money online. Later I decided to just share books about the topics I care about like the Rich Dad Poor Dad book.I thought I was maybe making a mistake but my core audience is okay with it although many old ones are not excited. It's okay though. Thank you again Sean for this video!

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    I'm still exploring and establishing my niche on my YouTube channel. Sometimes "picking a niche” is bad advice because we will be creating content for the sake of views. In the long run, we will face burnout if we're not interested in the niche we pick.
    Instead, we should create content that we're truly passionate about. This way, we will be more consistent on creating.
    "Picking a niche” is ONLY GOOD advice when we're really interested in the niche. Hope this helps. Good luck 🙂

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    I haven’t picked a niche. I just make videos of me doing things I enjoy doing. I don’t get a lot of views or subscribers. My most viewed video is a shopping haul. That is not a sustainable niche since I don’t have an income because of COVID-19 lay-off. I want to reach the subscriber threshold so I can go LIVE. That looks like fun.

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  • 10 June 2021 at 3:39 pm
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    Yeah also struggling to determine what to post for my next video cos my Niche is diverse 😁…. “ Gotta just press record “ I guess !

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