Sadly people won't stop watching. But I'm sure this isn't about making money for him. It's about the attention. I used a calculator I found that estimates payments per video views and even his most popular video (ironically not a WDW one) only generates $261. So he's not getting rich on this. And to touch on his apparent retirement of sorts....He'll be back. Guys like him can't stay away from the attention.The problem is that when anyone watches one of his videos, he makes money off the adds You Tube sells. Boycott his videos and he will stop making them. Disney and every other locations he has put up on You Tube should also sue You Tube to make them remove these videos. They are an attractive nuisance and will cause others to be injured. You Tube is as much to blame as fools who make the videos.
Actually it's less than that. Youtube gets a cut and so does Uncle Sam.I used a calculator I found that estimates payments per video views and even his most popular video (ironically not a WDW one) only generates $261. .
You're absolutely correct. I intended to say that was before Youtube gets its cut. I sort of forgot that partActually it's less than that. Youtube gets a cut and so does Uncle Sam.
In comparison my son, who is partnered with Youtube, his channel had just over 1.5 million views in December and his take home looks to be just a couple thousand dollars. Not bad for a 10 year old. Don't know if an adult could live on it...
Since the Swan and Dolphin are owned by Marriott International, Inc. and not Disney (Marriott leases the land), I suspect they Marriott and/or Disney treated the issue with more urgency than Disney typically has. Maybe in the form of a written threat or even actual charges. This is just a theory, but something (likely threatening) had to occur for said urbexer to suddenly put the breaks on his hobby.The property owner either contacted him -- or else fellow urbexers railed into him for blowing the location as he showed exactly how he did it and that's a big no-no in the urbex community.
I know I said I was abandoning this thread (turning off notifications after this post), but yes this is where the rumor started. It did NOT come from a normal CM however, and it was NOT a message from December. This was investigations.
Hurrayyyy! You are back!I don’t think I ever claimed to be one. I also believe that your explanation of being an insider is not only extremely flawed, but also doesn’t align with Dave Ensign, who I don’t believe has ever proven himself as an insider before. But whatever, you guys can play your little game of speculation here. I’ll just abandon this thread knowing the facts
I’m well aware of what I said before and also of what I responded to your previous statement with. This thread is dead and should stay that way until actual new developments happenHurrayyyy! You are back!
You may not have you the word all, but saying you will "abandon this thread knowing the facts" is really no different.
Classic threads rarely die (see KatieBug or Flower and Garden from 2004), and this my dear friend has many of the ingredients to garner classic thread status.I’m well aware of what I said before and also of what I responded to your previous statement with. This thread is dead and should stay that way until actual new developments happen