It's simple, really.

People just want creators to be giving away their time and energy without compensation. Entirely unsponsored, not catering to algorithmic ad revenue, and without selling any personal or commercial wares.

They also expect your presentation quality to rival a Hollywood production.

Absolutely simple, really.


This was (hopefully obviously) sarcastic.

If you enjoy a creator who is giving away their time and energy, and suddenly you see them adding a sponsor, maybe chill out?

It takes me 10 hours to do a 10 minute video, and I don't have much to do in the way of animation or set management. You can bet I'd be open to getting compensation for those 10+ hours each video.

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@vkc Screw the haters, we all gotta eat. Keep doing good stuff.

@gamingonlinux You too! Food is useful and they aren't just giving it out.

@vkc It's okay, according to some people we can eat with EXPOSURE 🌈

@vkc Really don't understand why everyone outside of the creation bubble thinks it's easy and there's unlimited cash available for doing it. Content Creators are people too ! Got to make money by including a sponsorship from time to time as food and shelter is expensive and won't go down in price anytime soon.

@vkc hence why I bought a years membership on Patreon for you. I only support two creators, mainly because of the underlying quality of their content.

@flexsite well thank you for that, and I very much appreciate it!!

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