Distorted Reality?

Started Jul 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Distorted Reality?
Jul 19, 2013

Interesting that here if you mention 'how bad things are' in the profession you get flamed for it, called a bad marketer, accused of not changing with the times (as in changing professions?)

Yet on forums where the majority of the participants are full time pros - you have to be vetted to be a member - the 'reality' there is a very sharply declining industry. Not blaming newbies, just the facts.

Sure, some are doing fine, but 90% are not. And they have seen those speakers of the past few years spouting 'marketing, style, change'  close their studios too.

Just hard at times to find the 'real' reality. If each of us have such a very different perspective on the market and industry can there be any concensus on what works to make one a success? If not, then it's what, just random luck that you find a style, market, message and lack of competition that enables one to make a living?

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