The Entrepreneur Forum | Startups | Entrepreneurship | Starting a Business | Motivation | Success

WEB/DIGITAL Need help picking red pill or blue pill. Am I adding any value compared to the competition? (demo)

Remove ads while supporting the Unscripted philosophy...become an INSIDER.

Fr33zerPop

Contributor
Jan 14, 2020
29
29
18
Portland, Oregon, USA
Being an amateur musician and an animator, I wanted to get into the space of creating beat visualizers and lyric videos for musicians by creating my own designs.
This ground is already being well covered by some slick automated sites.
I'm looking for free ideas on finding my niche/value add, or help with deciding to walk (or hopefully pivot) away.
Thanks for you input!

Value I bring:
-- I'm a skilled animator and can create unique content, but am looking for a way to Fastlane and move beyond bespoke freelancing
-- I can deploy a basic product Ecom site (Webflow) for no additional cost (only my time)

Hurdles:
-- I need to at least prove the initial concept with little or no financial investment (read: spouse!)
-- The competition is automated. I would need to invest in creating this just to compete at the same level.
-- Because I'm manually processing this, I'd have a hard time competing on price.


If you'd like to comment directly on this idea, here are some links:

Competition:

My initial layout (Please comment on the business idea, not the fine tuning of the site layout. It's still roughed in there.)
 

Don't like ads? Remove them while supporting the forum. Subscribe.

Digamma

Gold Contributor
Read Millionaire Fastlane
Speedway Pass
Nov 13, 2014
825
2,404
560
Make sales. If you make sales, you'll figure the rest out. If you don't, you'll move on.

Identify your value add. Is it the customization? Do they care?

I don't know. You don't know. Other users here don't know.

Only the market knows.

So make up your offer and go for it.

You're just procrastinating by making the website cute.

Find indie artists with a decent following but terrible videos.

Make them a cool video based on their brand for their best song.

Email them and see if they will buy it at a super discounted price...

Focus on what the better video will do for them (people want to share cool looking videos, they are more likely to like it because, to the human brain, good looking = good quality, and that helps with the YouTube algorithm, and so on and so forth...)

If they buy see if they'll buy the video for the other songs.

Action, not doubt.
 

Lyinx

Bronze Contributor
FASTLANE INSIDER
I've Read UNSCRIPTED
Speedway Pass
Oct 28, 2019
358
433
194
Lancaster County, PA
run it through the cents formula :)
 

Sponsored Offers

  • Sticky
MARKETPLACE Fox Web School "Legend" Group Coaching Program 2020
If anyone has any more questions about joining before the end of this year hit me up via PM or...
  • Sticky
MARKETPLACE Lex DeVille's - Advanced Freelance Udemy Courses!
If you read the last message then you know I'm removing my courses from Udemy next month. You...
  • Sticky
MARKETPLACE You Are One Call Away From Living Your Dream Life - LightHouse’s Accountability Program ⚡
This program helped me to triple my revenue over 7 months while also moving to a new city in the...
  • Sticky
MARKETPLACE Grow Your Business With a Book (An Unorthodox Marketing Strategy That Built One of the Largest...
PS. what do you think about the idea of setting up live Busking experiences on Air BNB? I could...
  • Sticky
FEATURED! Introducing... WEALTH EXPO$ED, A Short Story By MJ DeMarco
Hi Mj, I just bought it. And reading it. I think is a great idea to write using the stories to...
  • Sticky
MARKETPLACE Kill Bigger Incubator
@Kak Thanks for the reply. Whats interesting is that I have an idea that's been cooking which...



Forum Sponsor

sponsor

New Topics

Fastlane Insiders

View the forum AD FREE.
Private, unindexed content
Detailed process/execution threads
Monthly conference calls with doers
Ideas needing execution, more!

Join Fastlane Insiders.

Top Bottom