By Sarita Ramirez
Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.
One of the biggest things I’ve learned in my life, and as I continue in this career path of media, is that we are not invisible, no matter how many times we feel it.
It’s easy to feel disappointed, whether it’s from low-views on your YouTube channel or not enough likes on Instagram or Facebook. It is also hard to remember that you’re part of a community that branches from people’s ability to communicate overseas–digitally!
We are at an age where everything we post is live and available for the world to see! As a “new” YouTube Vlogger, I’ve been pretty down on myself about how low-views my videos have attracted. (Check out my channel here: http://bit.ly/1hmNUpY)
But, they’ve been seen. They’ve been a topic on people’s minds. We all share these experiences that we want to scream out to each other in the world. Why not talk about it? Why not scream it? At the end of the day, it’s not about the number of views of which people saw it. It’s about the impact you’ve made on a viewer’s perspective. A positive comment from a viewer is worth more than 1000 views– and I haven’t reached that number yet!
That’s the postitive way of thinking that should be infectious. Unfortunately, we grow up thinking in numbers and in values.
Value yourselves because as always, we stand together
– Sarita Ramirez
Check Out Sarita’s Work:
Hosting: T.H.E. and OUTmusic Freedom of Expression = Music Equality Video Series, Episode 1
Founder: New Femme On The Block
Co-Founder: Movies á La Queer
Audio Producer: My Lesbian Radio