The common YouTube video will get 5 new views daily.
Let’s parse that for a second.
5 billion YouTube performs a day, unfold over a few billion movies signifies that whereas some movies reside within the quick head and get tens of millions of views, there are an enormous variety of movies that get fewer than a single view every day.
Sooner or later, the lengthy tail is so lengthy it ceases to exist.
This makes it exhausting certainly to depend on persistence alone to seek out your viewers. The buffet line is much too lengthy and the plates aren’t getting any greater.
PS! Chip Conley and I are doing a reside on-line occasion right this moment (8/15) at 4 pm NY time. It’s free and you’ll register here.
Chip is a bestselling creator, a sensible soul and pal. We have been additionally co-authors of our very first book… in 1986.
37 years is a really long term on this planet of e book publishing, one that might be exhausting to think about starting right this moment within the period of such an extended tail. The variety of books printed every year has elevated 50x, and once we add in social media, blogs and podcasts, the quantity of content material clamoring for our consideration is probably up by an element of a thousand. No marvel it feels noisy.
One strategy is to make one thing price speaking about. One other is to attach and lead a neighborhood. Chip does each, with generosity.