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Finding your niche

Discussion in 'Scripts, Script Writing, Video Ideas & Planning' started by Lasersgo, Aug 16, 2017.

  1. Lasersgo
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    I've been having a bit of an identity crisis.

    At first I wanted to make my channel to vlog about my daily life after I moved here to Australia from the USA, but quickly found that once I watched my videos back...I have a boring life haha. Since I spend lots of time at home, I figured I would start reacting to some of the videos I've been watching and giving commentary about things I just find are interesting to me...

    I guess my dilemma is I don't have any idea what my niche is. I like both of the things I listed above (reacting to what's trending/popular and just having a one on one sit down talk in front of the camera about things I am interested in). What do you suggest is the best way to help decide which of these I should focus in on? My channel is only about a month old, so I know I have LOADS of time, but any advice would help!
     
  2. Shah
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    wassup i checked your channel out its good!
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    Welcome to the club! Identity crisis is my middle name. I started off vlogging a little then decided to talk about college football. Since that's only seasonal I really should think of something more long term.
     
  5. Lasersgo
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    I feeeeeeel that pain my friend. Would love to focus on just soccer but I think it's actually TOO broad and people just look down on an American talking soccer.
     
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    My first channel was all over the show for the first year. I eventually went back over the channel and remembered what videos I enjoyed most and what videos my audience enjoyed most and my niche shone through. I rebranded to my niche and deleted the videos that didnt make sense. That channel now has an identity although today I work mostly on another channel which was niche made from day 1. Only because of what I learned from my first channel.
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    I must admit though - there must be something you can do niche wise for a Yank now in Oz?
     
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    you gotta go with your gut instinct man. pretty normal to feel this way since you have a new channel. maybe try a combination of types of videos and see what makes you happy and see what kind of feedback if any you receive from your audience and adjust from there.
     
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    You could make videos comparing the US and Australia. I have seen channels with this kind of topic do pretty well
     
  9. Dave2017
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    I think thats the key here. Se what makes you happy.
    You really should stick to the videos that make you happy or you will have a hard time finding the motivation
     
  10. newage
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    Reacting to videos on the internet - Dime a dozen, no niche there.

    Life in Australia from the perspective of someone from USA - Good niche. Maybe you just need to get out more to shoot interesting videos.
     
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