WHY BIG YOUTUBERS ARE LEAVING VIDME

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  • [ – ] alex reply They're not mutually exclusive — you can upload to both platforms. Building a community early on Vidme will pay off in the long term. Our entire team is focused on helping you succeed with that! Have you considered publishing some content that's exclusive to subscribers here? Also, keep in mind that we are adding ad-based monetization very soon.
    • [ – ] SometimesBytes parent reply Adding ad-based monetization will do nothing but ruin vid.me In this video he talks about how people talk negatively about big YouTubers for making money, then only a few seconds later he talks about how "most people think that everyone needs to be united, that's not the case". That's the exact reason the YouTube community has turned so vile over the years with YouTubers attacking their fellow content creators and them ignoring their followers. With a tip and subscription based system you have to care about the community otherwise you can't make money and be successful. However if you can rely only on ad revenue then their is no real need to support the community. It is also a big reason why YouTube has such a problem with clickbait videos. Why make good content if you can just make some trash that will get people to click the video and watch the ad? You already have the money so why care if the content is actually of decent quality. I'm very scared for the future of vid.me if yo...moreu go down this path. Most likely what will happen is you will kill your main userbase who comes here for the unique content, and community this website provides. We don't need another YouTube because it already exists we need something that is different and right now you are that. I get you guys need a way to pay for server costs but you need to do something new and innovative instead of following the same old tired broken system.
      • [ – ] Scsigs parent reply You DO know they didn't say they'd be getting rid of the tip system, right?
        • [ – ] SometimesBytes parent reply Yes but right now the only way to make money on vidme is by making decent content and being part of the community. If you add the option to make money on ads you are going to have a flood of click bait and other trashy videos that don't care about quality content and are just there for ad revenue. I'm not saying it would kill the site I can't say that for sure but it I can say for certain it would make vidme a lot more like YouTube and less unique. While some people would benefit it would hurt the community as a whole. I've been on YouTube since 2007 and I've seen the content slowly go down over the years. Vidme right now looks like YouTube did it the early years, it was a website focused around a community and great independent content, not the mainstream corporation trash that it has become now.
          • [ – ] Scsigs parent reply Also, I'd want them to add a "search" bar to find specific videos and content creators, but that's just me.
          • [ – ] Scsigs parent reply Except, with Vidme, they actually care about the quality of the content of their site, or are at least I assume they do given how much they care about their users. Here's the thing as well which you don't think of. Vidme is a fastly-growing site, especially with bigger content creators promoting it as a secondary place their fans can watch their content if YouTube fucks up with taking their channel down, like I Hate Everything. With more people coming to the site as a place to reupload their stuff without having to worry about YouTube-level draconian policies with copyright, there comes in problems of space issues for their storage of all of that content. I, myself, have gotten a few emails about them limiting storage of accounts to 100GB, then having people pay to have more, as a way of them keeping their costs down. An ad-based system will not only help their users, but also them to help pay for their costs in maintaining their site. With the being a 3rd-party site, they need somethi...moreng like that to keep going. To quote Linkara in relation to this site, an ad-based revenue system doesn't pose any cost to the viewers. Other than time, but still. I get your fear that the site will be flooded with subpar content like YouTube, but I think Vidme's staff will handle it well. The problem with YouTube's way of promoting creators is that it focused mainly on views, which is what helped people like Leafy get to the level they're at, but if Vidme handles the system well, it'll promote everyone else that deserves the promotion as well, if not more. There will be more people attracted to the site when the system's in place, yeah, but Vidme's staff have followed YouTube's example of how NOT to handle creators. Also, with them being a 3rd party site, they don't have to meet corporate demands like YouTube does. Plus, if anything happens with the companies like YouTube had to deal with, I'm pretty sure the Vidme staff will handle it a TON better than YouTube's staff did, seeing as they're smarter. YouTube's folly was showing their true colors & siding with the agencies rather than their creators. Vidme does their best to side more with the creators. Plus, having competition is GOOD for everyone. It helps them get better. I'm sure if Vidme gets more popular, YouTube's staff will take notice & adapt. Ever notice that YouTube started going downhill after Blip shut down? I don't think it's a coincidence. Once Blip shut down, YouTube's been noticeably worse as the years go by. The only thing I'd want Vidme to define further is how to deal with copyright on this site, like how exactly to use copyrighted material so it actually stays up. In a few cases, some creators have had their works taken down from this site , even though they're legally in the right for those videos. Don't get me wrong, they're a shit ton better than YouTube is at handling it, but I think some deeper explanation would be nice. Everywhere else, I'd say they're fine for now.
            • [ – ] SometimesBytes parent reply Yes vidme cares now but I also remember when youtube cared too, vidme is still a company and in 5 years from now a lot can change just like it has to youtube. I'm not against vidme having ads on the website and I'm not against content creators having ways to make revenue from content, I am just against the idea of the two being directly linked together. I would also like to know how vidme would be able to keep their content quality if the website becomes even half as big as youtube there isn't really any easy way to handle that sheer volume of users. You seem to really put a lot of faith in the vidme staff but at the day they are still a company and they need to pull in profit. Personally I hope vidme succeeds and one day they can even overtake YouTube, but I also understand the only way they do this is if they continue to innovate and offer a truly unique experience. I believe in what these guys are doing that's why I have so far given 55 tips and I will continue to tip content I e...morenjoy. I want users to know that vidme is more than just a place to dump your videos on it's a place where if you make good content and you treat this as a home for your creativity you will be noticed, rewarded for what you do, and hopefully eventually when this website takes off more be able to make a living creating the content you love to make. YouTube used to be that place but now if you aren't already big it's hard to be successful , and lots of time people who put out trash end up on the trending and people who actually pour their heart into what they do most of time end up unnoticed. As far as the copyright issues I think the whole "youtube tv" thing has been in the works for many years that is the cause of all the copyright issues youtube has. I could be completely wrong but I can't really understand why else youtube would repeatedly remove videos that fall under fair use. With that being said though only a very few users have had major issues copyright and those who do usually end up having the issues resolved in a day or two. I'm not saying it isn't a issue it clearly is but I think it's one of those things that is easy for most people to overlook. I could be completely wrong on everything but that's my opinion, and I'm not looking at the now I'm thinking about the future and what will lie ahead for vidme. It doesn't matter how great the website is now anytime a independent company is going up against a giant corporation it only takes a few missteps to fail and this is one time I really don't want to see that happen.
              • Scsigs parent reply You're forgetting something though. YouTube used to not be under Google's control. Vidme is still their own thing. YouTube has to be extra careful because companies can blame Google for something that goes wrong. Thus, YouTube's staff has to bend over backwards for not only the agencies, but Google as well. Plus, they have too many people in charge that don't know how to react to outside forces, like how instead of showing the ad agencies how their ads are distributed & their demonetization policies, they instead revamped it to be even MORE strict than it already was. Yeah, I may be putting a bit too much faith in Vidme's staff, but I don't think they're going to make a lot of the same mistakes YouTube has. They seem self-aware & smart enough not to fall into the same traps & learn from them. Plus, they seem more reasonable & easier to have help you than YouTube does...ever. That's where my faith in them comes from. Now, if they fuck up, I'll call them on it, but until they do, I'll re...moremain positive towards them. Plus, I don't expect them to grow too much, but in a good amount over the years to come & give YouTube some healthy competition. The ads can only help, especially since they've said they don't want the ad agencies to run the site, nor be the main focus of the monetization system.
      • everythingbypasha parent reply I think Reddit-style ads might just work.
    • WeirdestNews parent reply Ohh I'm not going anywhere, I'm staying here. As for the subscribers only videos, to be honest I did promote what I believed would be the best show for subscriber only videos. I am going to continue to upload on here, actually I'm going to start tomorrow again with the daily vids. Looking forward to the monetization as well.
    • [ – ] Politiekman parent reply @alex will there be a possibility for creators to opt-in to tips and subscribers, but opt-out of ad-based monetisation? I want to be accountable to my viewers, not to advertisers, even if that means I will never be able to do this full-time (which is not my intention in the first place)
    • lambdog76 parent reply Content production would be mutually exclusive if you look at the audience base as a fixed resource. As such, a business minded producer will only put content in a pay location. So if for in this example @WeirdestNews mirrors his videos on here and YouTube, the audience that views here, won't be compelled to view on youtube which if the same audience will effect his view time and cpm, decreasing ad revenue pay. This will come full circle though, YouTube is increasing adRevenue restriction according to a recent Phillip DeFranco video, and more content creators are being more transparent about their money making intention, ie e-begging, pushing patreon hard, etc. This will cost them subscribed viewers as some of the audience will be there for creative, new, or compelling content. My point is, they are shifting their brand without realizing it, and the experts advise that is bad for a brand. Therefore with YouTube, not only is ad payout down, content from some has begun to suffer, it ...moremay be a downward spiral. As for viewers migrating here from YouTube, when they get a taste of top vid.me creators interracting with them, and being real humans, not just hosts, they may no longer want the rebranded TV that some top YouTubers have become. What works on an artificial intelligence search engine to promote content will not be the same as what works with Humans in control.
    • [ – ] Hezio parent reply Perhaps you should look into the system Taptastic uses. Uses a Tip system using a coin system, and if you can't afford to buy coins, you can watch advertisements separate from the videos in order to earn coins to tip creators.
      • VukMUS parent reply That's a good idea. It should be considered seriously.
      • SonicMcPatriotic parent reply lambdog76- When I see channels start posting videos in YouTube whining, about the new YouTube restrictions, I feel bad for them (especially creators who make good videos and managed to be able to make a living at it then got the rug pulled out from under them,) but the whining about being a victim is a big turn off, and makes me want to unsubscribe (especially when they make several videos ranting, or pulling at your heart strings.) I have thought it would be nice to become the next YouTube sensation, and make enough money to survive on, but would I feel secure, that, it would remain that way if I did? No With something as fickle as being dependent on a large subscriber base, I would want to have a backup plan or be prepared to find a job if I had to. I did make one video ranting a little about what YouTube did, but then I continued to make my videos. I am a very small channel on YouTube, but my subs and views are growing. I am just glad some people like my videos enough to su...morebscribe. :)
    • isakv parent reply There should be an option to watch an ad to support a creator. Like the tip feature but free.
    • NuclearBadger parent reply I'd sub to people and tip, but it's STILL IN $ ONLY, not paying £1 per transaction to my bank to give someone £0.8 or whatever the current rate is. So balls. That's why I don't.
  • [ – ] MarzieMalfoy reply "This is not Kindergarden." Of course it's not. It's an 8 year old's birthday party! lol
  • [ – ] Rawman reply NO ONE is against big YouTubers. We welcome them. I guess people might be looking at me a lot thinking I'm against big YouTubers. Not true! I welcome them. I prefer those like askagangsta who contribute to the community. That is optional to be community based. Which is why a lot of us are here. Which was meant to be the motivation for us to come here. Again optional from both sides as a view and creator to be that way. Team picks etc I prefer to see unknown guys with amazing Content other than videos from 2011 from YouTube (yes it's an exaggeration). I made a point about money saying we start this to not get money. But if the opportunity come to make money from a hobby no one would turn it down...those who use their fanbase for money are disgusting. Please don't indirectly​ encourage people to be anti community. If I was home and at my pc I would do a proper video response to you.. ahh this will do.... If I had time to write a better argument I would. But I don't. So this will do...more. Btw I'm only commenting so people come check out my channel. (Like that reference to your favorite thing to say weirdest news hahaha).
    • [ – ] WeirdestNews parent reply I feel that you took this video a bit personal. Do you think that I was talking about you? Cause I wasn't, I would have said that I was if I was.
      • [ – ] Rawman parent reply No I don't think you are but I am one of the people who have mentioned "big YouTubers" in my videos. Typically I come with a well thought out arguement and always try to make it clear I (I guess everyone also) welcome them and to an extent. Yes we need them! How I discovered which this site was from "I Hate Everything" and "8BitEric" both big YouTubers. One huge but one big. So that just goes to show we need them. But vidmes whole thing was being community based being about community. and if your extent of community is "check out vidme" it's... Well kinda poo. And weak. Glad you liked my joke about checking out my channel lol. I remember when it was funny when you done that.
        • [ – ] WeirdestNews parent reply Don't get me wrong, I think it's great that people want to keep it as a community but as Vidme grows, That will not be possible. I consider you to be a smart man (from what I can tell) so you must realize that you may be able to keep small communities within vidme just like on YouTube but you can't control vidme overall to be that way.
          • [ – ] Rawman parent reply I'm not saying it's possible to maintain things with a bunch of small communities. But you may have noticed that in the long run only channels survive and thrive (non big YT like computing forever or channel awesome) are the ones that typically are fully engrossed in the community typically survive. I'm not saying that we know what the future holds because every day shows how much change happens but right now it's the best thing for us and giving our energy to people who don't care is pointless (personal opinion). Thanks for the compliment. I have tried my best to remind people of this platform on many occasions that we need to think smart but we all welcome the YouTubers and new members. Growth of the site and exposure is only good for us all.
            • [ – ] WeirdestNews parent reply I totally understand where you are coming from. Let's work together on something one day. (If you want to) I won't be offended if you don't want to. Peace homie and much love.
    • WeirdestNews parent reply Hilarious brother!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • [ – ] GeorgeMcGee reply Every video posted exclusively on Vid.me is an intellectual property that Google/Alphabet cannot use directly or indirectly to generate advertising revenue. When you post a video on youtube, sure you get a paycheck. But the evil cultural Marxists that run youtube make much more using you than they will ever give you. While I think it’s awesome that you can make a living off youtube, remember, if you piss off the cultural Marxists/Globalists, they will socially engineer you to keep your content in line with their agenda. They have you over a barrel now. If you get out of line, they cut off your cash flow. You have unwittingly become their slave. If you lose your check from youtube, where will you go to start over? No where. At least on Vid.me when you get a tip, it comes from the viewer to you and Vid.me gets 10%. Does youtube give you 90% of what it makes off your content. They use your intellectual property to make billions and throw you a few pennies like a bell hop at the Grand ...moreHotel. “Thanks, boy, here’s a dime, don’t spend it all in one place!” Then they laugh at you. And you let them and say “ Thanky Massa.” Shame that you enable them. I agree with you that Vid.me needs big youtubers. I love that it drives people to Vid.me. What I don’t agree with is the attitude that your content is a “brand”. If it’s a brand then get a business license and pay your taxes as a business. Ready to file quarterly? In every country in the world? If your selling a product in the USA then I must ask, are you paying tax to the IRS for what you sell? Because if your are paying taxes like an individual, not a business then you are making money on your hobby and you are not a “brand”. I’m not a content creator like you, just a viewer. Where would you be without me?
    • ShinyBigBoo parent reply :mic drop: I didn't go to youTube because Google has enough money!
    • Focus_Entertainment parent reply Couldn't agree more. I made the decision to boycott Google and YouTube all together when the whole ad boycott took place and instead of backing creators YouTube gave them a giant middle finger. And I won't be going back.
  • [ – ] AxxL_Afriku reply dont worry, im not leaving
  • Kentantino reply don't know what to say I disagreed in a few stuff, but yes we do want YouTubers come here at least I do.
  • [ – ] KotaTail reply The only thing I disagree about is the competition you were talking about. Like why would you say that being together is a bad thing? We shouldn't really care about how much money we make in a hobby, and then turning people down along the way. We shouldn't be looked at as companies, we should have fun doing what were doing, and expand by getting along with different people, giving them a chance. Vidmes goal is to make a creator friendly site, not another place for YouTubers to dump their videos, and waste its meaning.
  • November_Fox reply I agree that Vidme needs more big YouTubers because they will bring their following with them. I'm pretty sure that if Pewdiepie came to Vidme and brought even a quarter of his followers with him, Vidme servers would likely crash from the surge in new accounts created.
  • Ghawk reply From what I got out of this, you just want free handouts from Vidme for advertising their site.
  • Mackdaddy1911a1 reply I agree, It is a business and will grow and thrive or shrivel and die depending on if it can make a profit. I am new here and hope to be successful too. Good luck with the channel.
  • ExitToShell reply Don't forget YouTube has had many, many years to collect eyeballs and content creators on their platform. Twitch is also a viable competitor now for video streaming with revenue sharing so its a crowded marketplace to try and start something new (YouTube trying to become TV is certainly going to *help* alternatives).
  • JustABloke reply BRO!!! I agree with some points, disagree with others. You get some haters, or no haters. This is what having an opinion is all about, and that's why I subscribed to you. Creating content should be about your passions, your stories, your views and not what others expect. As for YouTubers, big or small, what they do is their business and I don't really care. I follow/support (financially) people on many platforms, I'm content and that's all that matters to me. Ballzie Topic, love it 👍
  • crua9 reply Just to give you a heads up, about mid way you didn't know what to call us (video makers) in the business world. We are vendors on vid.me. This basically means we don't work for vid.me, but vid.me gives us a 1099 (giving you get high enough from this). This also makes it where vid.me doesn't get in trouble for us breaking copyright. But one thing you might want to point out in the future is what a companies job is. "A companies job is to make as much money as possible legally." By all accounts, video makers are companies. Obviously, Vid.Me is too. lastly, I don't make enough on YouTube to really do anything with (about $100 a month with 10k subs). Because of that I don't really get the comments saying I'm greedy or it should only be about the fun. But talking to other and bigger education channels that do get those, they said the far far far majority of those people are around 14 years old. Most likely spoiled brats that never actually seen or even came close to experiencing homel...moreessness.
  • Xorxon reply Are you a gangsta rapper?
  • DGTLONE reply Great video and thanks for the info. I think this might clear up a'lot of peoples worries on why people were coming then going back. Thanks bro : )
  • [ – ] GG_GuyT reply definitely agree, I always say that for some reason its always a sort of taboo to speak about making content to make money but thats the truth of it all in all channels, the biggest reason they are still making videos is because it pays the bills, and a lot of them would not continue or pursue other things if its not working out for them, i dont know why people think its a bad thing when I think its totally ok for people to be making content for money.
  • [ – ] BackSoon reply I like your channel and your videos, but I disagree with some of the things you brought up. I look through Vidme everyday and watch videos everyday, not for hours, but a fair amount of time and I haven't really seen any big YouTubers come or go. That doesn't mean it's not true, just I haven't seen them. Anyway, maybe I will make a response video and go over the things you brought up that I don't agree with.
  • [ – ] WeirdestNews reply Thoughts?
    • c_arnold03 parent reply I've absolutely no problems with you, or anyone, doing what you can to keep the income steady doing what you enjoy. You've got to keep a roof over your head, clothes on your back and food in your stomach, but considering the direction youtube recently went in, it's probably for the best you figure out how to court sponsors. Reach back to your college fraternity or alumni association for support as well. That said, best of luck to ya.
  • CoachMickey reply THIS IS DEF. FOOD FOR THOUGHT! :) THANKS FOR YOUR THOUGHTS!
  • crissymoss reply It's sad. We all want to have a job doing what we love. We all like entertainment. But somehow there is a disconnect between the two. You pay to go to the movies, own books, music, etc, but people still think makers on YouTube or vidme shouldn't make money. If you want good content then they need to make money so they can actually spend their time on it, or they will only be pouring out crappy vids. We all still have to pay bills. If you want free content.... Well you get what you pay for.
  • ManySkills reply It's a fine line to walk. Quality content should be rewarded no matter what. I think Vidme is trying to help out the creators here and give them more opportunity to make this a living. However, I agree with some of the comments saying ad based revenue could ruin it if it isn't handled correctly. What many people hold dear at vidme is the community and support. It's a positive environment. If more people show up to make a quick buck that could be ruined. I'm going to keep growing my channel because I enjoy it and have faith in everyone at Vidme that it will be handled correctly.
  • mattwgc reply Nailed. it.
  • Brannie reply I agree with your argument, but some people need to understand that content creators do this for a living, and they were lucky enough, like yourself to be doing this as an occupation, a hobby you enjoy doing which has turned into a full-time job. However, I get it when people criticise others for doing it for the money, but that's when you have hustlers, one and another individual working to survive and pay off their debts or whatever. I started vid.me because I wanted to have an opportunity to get my content out there unlike YouTube, which is much harder to as there are over a billion users and Vidme is such a small community, it is much easier for everyone else to share their own work and get noticed on the platform as well. That's all I wanted to say but I do hope for the best for everyone who are wanting to do the same...
  • Arcade_Heroes reply Pretty good points. Of course it is easy to be discouraged when you work hard on something and it doesn't get even half the attention that it does on YT. I think that for the payoffs it will require patience. Many have looked for a YT-alternative because of the behind the scenes games that they are playing and giving creators even less. I don't have any sort of huge YT numbers (under 4k subscribers) but from that, it has been difficult to verify that I'm getting what YT claims I'm making. I am guilty of uploading many older videos however my channel subject matter isn't quite as time sensitive as others. I have been "remastering" them when I can too - adding text commentary and an intro. Without that it will take a long time for me to build a collection that ppl want to follow.
  • Noodle_KING reply 10/10 won't be leaving any time soon.
  • MrATAndreiThomas reply More pathetic big youtubers leave youtube, hmpe! They all mean nothing to me, this is a waste of my time, Mr. A.T. OUT!
  • ChaoticGaming reply REAL QUICK!!!! Can i have that joker poster?? Yes?? No?? Ok
  • KayToons reply I've never heard anyone say you shouldn't make money off of making content, but in a way it's like how people think artists should just make things for free. It takes tome and effort, and even supplies to make these things. If we did it for free we'd just be losing money
  • DrunkenLeprechaun reply Very informational man keep up the good vids man was fun to watch :)
  • GeraldUndone reply Some strong points here.
  • Politiekman reply I simply upload to both platforms. I upload on YouTube first, and as soon as it's done processing I use the YouTube url to also upload the video here without having to actually upload the video. I really like that option. I will, however, not opt in to ad-based monetisation. I'm fine with tips and subscribers, but I want to be accountable to my followers only, not to advertisers.
  • [ – ] VonHelton reply YouTube is sinking. They are losing advertisers like a screen door on a submarine. As for followers, my channel gets very little traffic, let alone subs & tips! As for me, I don't want big YouTubers here. I came here to get away from all the drama on YouTube, as well as all the trolls & haters.
    • GeneralTiberiusxX parent reply Yeah I would have to agree YouTube is officially dying and it keeps getting worse every month
    • My18thCenturyLife parent reply Also, it feels more like the old YouTube. I'm finding funny videos and coll stuff. All YouTube is now is people commenting on other people's videos.
    • My18thCenturyLife parent reply Me too. It's a fresh new environment. I enjoy clicking from video to video and watching new content creators get exposure. I can understand that big Youtubers would be upset because they won't make as much money here, but Youtube lost ad revenue anyway. It's hard to get people to tip. Sigh, but this is a start, and yes, way less drama and trolls.
  • WonderfulDraws reply You are totally right about competitivity. I feel the same way. People are always so positive and act like vidme is a big braindead cult. Showing only positivity can harm a content creator and make him to stagnate. One thing can only evolve by having difficulties and having to figure out how to come up with solutions.
  • GoMGTOW reply My channel is a free resource for Men. I run this channel in my spare time when I have it... It's a lot of hard work and long hours trying to maintain this channel with fresh content with the means at my disposal, and my format is all I can afford on a zero, and I do mean "0" dollar budget. Any expense comes out of my pocket. But in my opinion, no one can complain if they don't contribute to it, and there's only one way they can do that.... I ask for nothing in return from my community, but I am so grateful for the support that I do get. It truly and honestly makes me feel good that my brothers enjoy the content I produce and that they follow my channel... But I ask for nothing in return and thus my channel will always be subscription free! However, viewers who visit my channel should understand that the burden of acquiring a better microphone, video software, and equipment is on my shoulders. So it may be awhile before I can overcome this burden on my own,... Until then, myself a...morend my viewers have to make do with what we got! But as long as we stick together as a community, as far as I'm concerned we have all we need. GO MGTOW!
  • [ – ] PervertPete reply Very well said bro. You're 100% correct on every point. Anyone that disagrees, is clueless. #SookieSookie
  • Ghawk reply I feel you are missing the point of vidme. Vidme is meant to be done as more of a side gig.
  • wearegods reply Only reason YouTube still gets any of my content is due to the fact that I stream a lot of my podcasts live and YT seems to be the best option for it with the largest userbase to target my niches. What i had a problem with involving the big dogs, however, was when they'd come in, upload some old content and suddenly them and only them are dominating the front page and trending page. For the most part that's being resolved rather well, though I'd admit I'd like to see the podcasts category on the front page as well. Regarding making money, go right for it, I make my videos because I enjoy doing it and don't expect money out of it at all, but if I end up making something out of it, great, all the better. Though I won't leave all my eggs in one basket like so many others seem to be doing.
  • [ – ] Badger_Wild reply Well if you don't have bills you can gripe otherwise don't piss and moan about folks who are blessed to make a living doing what they love.
  • InternetUnwind reply Is there a drawback to not just uploading the same content to both? Having the upload via youtube link seems to be so helpful to me.
  • [ – ] JaysTechTv reply 100% agree with your video good job man
  • Adamaius reply I like vid.me more
  • GaryTurbo reply Im planning on make money on vidme. I have alot of tech videos but i cant make a dime of it on YouTube
  • Xexor reply I think there's a huge difference between being united and "everyone holding hands". I think you've oversimplified it. It's completely possible to share the same goals overall and to have the same attitudes about the platform without needing to wipe each others' noses. For example, I *do* consider myself in competition with other creators in some ways, but that doesn't mean I like them less or that I have anything against them. If for no other reason, I like it when they succeed because their success contributes toward my success long-term.
  • Exeat212 reply https://vid.me/eg3p someone made a "response" to this if you can call it that
  • Boobe2007 reply @weirdestnews stfu your not going anywhere YouTube is dying for creators like you. Stop making up drama just to get on trending. all youtubers are such attention whores. Much love - bob
  • BuddyRojek74 reply I make content to educate and spread the word.not make.money. Fuck YouTube, I dont need to lose.my channel because of fucking political correctness. my channel cvpages on YouTube was getting no views because of its "controversial" content.
  • Robert_Gloversville1 reply I find I'm doing great on Vidme, yeah no money but my views are doing good. Now on Youtube I have a video that has 8 views and going nowhere, while on Vidme it has 77. Growth is much faster here and that is just in the beginning stages of Vidme. YES you still need to work while doing this as a hobby, but it is a very enjoyable weekend hobby.
  • BeardedGamer reply Damn Straight! Just telling it as it is!
  • brodanbk reply you make some great points i really want to do good on vidme however youtbue is just doing better at this time
  • Ihavethekey reply Who lives in a... 🍍Under the sea ▕╮╭┻┻╮╭┻┻╮╭▕╮╲ ▕╯┃╭╮┃┃╭╮┃╰▕╯╭▏ ▕╭┻┻┻┛┗┻┻┛ ▕ ╰▏ ╰━━━┓┈┈┈╭╮▕╭╮▏ ▕╭╮╰┳┳┳┳╯╰╯▕╰╯▏ ▕╰╯┈┗┛┗┛┈╭╮▕╮┈▏ Sponge Bob ⬛👖 Absorbent and yellow and porous is he ▕╮╭┻┻╮╭┻┻╮╭▕╮╲ ▕╯┃╭╮┃┃╭╮┃╰▕╯╭▏ ▕╭┻┻┻┛┗┻┻┛ ▕ ╰▏ ▕╰━━━┓┈┈┈╭╮▕╭╮▏ ▕╭╮╰┳┳┳┳╯╰╯▕╰╯▏ ▕╰╯┈┗┛┗┛┈╭╮▕╮┈▏ Then drop on the deck and flop like a fish 🐠 sponge Bob ⬛👖 Sponge Bob ⬛👖sponge Bob ⬛👖sponge Bob ⬛👖 SPONGE BOB ⬛👖❗❗❗❗❗❗❗❗❗❗❗❗❗❗❗❗ Ha😉ha😎ha😀ha😊ha😂
  • birdertweet reply can you stay on youtube please?
  • vapedog1666 reply YouTube has a ton of business putting money into thier system (cough Disney cough) so I would ask VIDME to stay with the tip system and allow users to opt out of ads if they want to...
  • ElCidDos reply Youtube didn't make money as a company for a long time. They got a lot of corporations onboard to sponsor content, but that means those companies can dictate which content they support. Since corporate america is a haven for SJW thinking, anything outside that mold gets demonetized. How do you solve this? The public has proven they won't support videos through tips, it just doesn't generate nearly the amount of money a corporate sponsorship will. Likewise subscriptions. What's the solution? I don't know, it's a tough one.
  • Mic_Duggan reply I don't understand why this video assumes you can't upload to both simultaneously... If you upload the same content from youtube on here, you can let your YouTube subs know they have a place that they can watch your content ad-free and then choose to support or not with subs and tips depending on how they feel about the quality of the content.
  • GeneralTiberiusxX reply Vidme is the best solution for those big YouTubers and I understand that they did a lot of work on the channel but they need to understand that YouTube itself is dying in the theater make that much money off YouTube off as they use to
  • HenHouse reply SJW Cult on YouTube? LOL. YouTube is a asset in a conglomerate with deep pockets, so are worried about losing money and their dominant position in the ads business. Full stop. They are not a social enterprise but an economic one, so it is unrealistic to expect them not to bend to pressure from those with the power to cut off their cash flow. Whosoever they are. The question is whether platforms like vid.me can survive and grow without being subject to the same pressures? Honestly, that remains to be seen as it depends on viewer behaviour and content producers. If enough viewers are prepared to pay for content, then that's good, but not enough. Content producers do have to work within the law, and as we know those with the deepest pockets can afford to fix that game. So, I wish Vid.me Good Luck because we need other options than YouTube to keep things fresh and interesting.
  • Outlet_Podcast reply Vidme is a different platform. We're smaller creators trying to improve. U sound way to condescending. Must be nice to be paid Mr. Cut Throat Business-get that Money guy.
  • [ – ] Purify100 reply I really like Vidme, the people are nice and I don't see any disrespectful posts the only problem I encounter is a lot of the time videos I click on won't play so I'm forced to look for it on FB.
  • ZeroesToHeroes reply The entire reason we came onto Vidme was because we saw a friend of our create a channel here. So we thought "Hey, why not try to get additional exposure on this new site too?!" And I'm very glad we did. The community may be smaller, but it's more willing to help each other grow and interact with the individual creators. You don't really get a feeling for that too much nowadays on YouTube...
  • ELBADGAMER reply answer: now youtube pay double.
  • Naturenerd1000 reply If you have a sponsor and you mirror your videos on multiple plat forms you're still helping your self and your sponsor because more people will see and use the sponsor.
  • JoelLeeX777 reply #Preach Also sadly I putting more time on vidme compare to Youtube Been rly busy with life too
  • top10archives reply Having been dealing with YouTube for the past several years, there's something about the Vidme community that's far more attractive than the Tube's. Sure, we're not making much of anything off of our Vidme content, but that may also be because we've been slow to roll out Vidme exclusive videos. It's definitely best to have feet dipped in both waters. With Tube, we get the revenue needed to keep functioning. With Vidme, we get the quality conversation we desire. While we're not keen on having the Vidme market as saturated as Tube's, it would be nice to see much larger Tube talent making the switch, if even for the occasional posting.
  • Chicknwings reply Most of this video is stuff that me an other people have already discussed in previous videos before it. The site is still new in the public's eye and will take time to generate that content/talent. Also not so sure who all has been saying on here that people who make money on Youtube are considered "evil", but both sites are in a way like Television networks. Each of them offer a variety of content for people to enjoy, and it should not be the case if people do this to make money off of their videos.
  • samthepanda reply I want to make better videos, but its really hard cause of a slow pc , now im recording on my crap smart phone and editing too. My Youtube channel is kinda dead but vidme has got me better veiws and i like vidme
  • JevvyMedia reply Upvoting because I saw your Toriko manga on the bookshelf :)
  • GamingRoom reply good points. We will always give preference to youtube, unfortunatelly.
  • UncleFishy reply Man love both your youtube and vidme .you are right ..me personaly i post my old vid here to widing the range of people watching it gives my vids new life in a way more people to see my vids that might have never seen them on youtube .. plus my videos are on the restricted search now I want people to watch my videos and enjoy them invade me doesn't have a restricted thing I can say what I want my videos
  • ResearcherPodcaster reply What a way to answer this question!
  • My18thCenturyLife reply I think it's because a lot of the subscribers a Youtuber has have become dead channels. The Youtuber tells their subscribers to come to Vidme only to find that a third of their subscribers are actually following them. They get discouraged and leave.
  • A_Psy_Thinking_Outside_The_Box07 reply Well while atheists are verified with empty channels, people like me are not verified yet so I am not about to make money here anytime soon.
  • Doge69 reply Shortest version why: They hate it here.
  • Iannis_Hour reply Big Youtubers come here and take all the place.... I have a video on that topic where i say that If they come to vidme , Vidme is gonna turn into VidThem because they take all the space for small creators , Just look what happend when computing forever came there , nobody else has 10K followers or even 9K on vidme except him !OK i like his content and i like good content in general but they are going to make vidme the new youtube (in the bad way) it will be youtube exactly with all the big creators just with other name :/
  • Aaronshy reply As long as it's not Joey Trashbag No Talent Salads getting defended or Killer Keeeeemstaaaar coming here I'm fine. I was glad Rob Dyke and BreezyButt/Kuledud3 and Xycron switched to Vidme along with IHE. We need more like that. We do however need less of Joey Trashbag No Talent Salads and we definitely don't want Keemstar or Glassjoe here. Keemstar cause lets face it he is not a good person period and Glassjoe who quit YouTube long ago because he hates other peoples stuff but make low talent animations. I accept the talented and the deep down good but if it's a straight up hater or someone who literally has no talent we don't need them. I want people like Jontron and Pewds and Mr. Creepypasta and others that try hard.
  • n0dy88 reply I post some of my good videos that did well on youtube, but didn't have the correct reach back in the day but are still reliant now. I wont post my first lets play of Limbo.. as it was SHIT! But i also create brand new content for vidme only and then a week later i may post it to youtube. I took a good month off to study my analytics and youtube trends and tried to figure out when and how to properly post. Lets play channels are everywhere.. but to find people who like you for you takes time! I dont think its preschool bullshit, i think people are worried that if alot of money flows into this platform, that it may change into the hole sucking pit that Youtube may turn into. If vidme does change, as long as the people and the community that is build so far doesnt! then BOOM bring on everyone! lets all hop in the pool!
  • MarzieMalfoy reply I've never actually heard anyone actually say that it is a bad thing to make money off your content. But I am under the stance of you never get into this business to make money. You do it for the passion... that being said, making money is fine. It's just a bonus. The real content is what has the passion behind it.
  • boozebgood reply i would have explained it as diversifying your portfolio, you can make money off both but you are right you should focus one at time
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