How I Started My Gaming Channel – Inside the Mind of xS4vAgExGaming

By xS4vAgExGaming, for Edwardsturm.com. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65x4DlbbGzE I've had a lot of channels during my 8 years being on YouTube. I originally started on the platform because I wanted to see what I could create and then share my videos. Recording video has always been fun for me and YouTube gave me a great outlet for expressing myself. I…

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The Reddit Test

How do you know if you have a generally entertaining piece of content on your hands? How can you measure that entertainment level? I call it the Reddit test. If you don’t know what Reddit is, check it out now. It’s basically a filter for good content. Content that's entertaining gets voted up, and content that's…

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Promotion Techniques That Don’t Scale

A creator’s attempt at repeatedly promoting content that nobody cares about will damage his/her reputation and take time and mental energy away from what really matters: creating content that people actually respond to. Promoting a piece of content should only be used to get the initial spark needed to take off. Messaging people on Twitter…

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Content Creation in Music

I am not a music producer. I’m an artist… a video producer, an editor, a graphic designer, a writer, and an idea creator. However, I don’t make music, so take this essay as you may. I have many musician friends and have listened to interviews from many musical greats, so I can say with a…

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