The decline of decent baking channels

Discussion in 'Baker Banter' started by Becky, Jan 2, 2019.

  1. Becky

    Becky Well-Known Member

    Mar 26, 2013
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    I watch baking videos on YouTube, and one of my favourites is How To Cook That by Ann Reardon. She clearly puts a lot of time and effort into her recipes, but she posted a video recently saying that channels such as hers are declining due to the rising popularity of low-quality videos from content farms such as 'So Yummy'.

    It's really sad that it's coming to this :(

    Becky, Jan 2, 2019
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  2. Becky

    Matthew21 Member

    Nov 25, 2018
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    I understand where she's coming from, but I feel that stuff like So Yummy has it's place, at least as a form of potential inspiration for people to try things, design wise at least.
    Matthew21, Jan 26, 2019
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  3. Becky

    retired baker Well-Known Member

    Jan 12, 2020
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    Northern Maine .
    She doesn't understand, thats very typical, someone calls themself a chef and its obvious they have never spent 5 minutes in a commercial setting. The get 3 million subscribers.

    A video of a trained professional gets 12 views.

    my definition of youtube baking videos is people trying to teach what they cant do to people who wouldn't know the difference....Maybe I should go to home depot, buy some pipes and start teaching how to do plumbing.
    Maybe next month I'll be an electrician.
    retired baker, Jan 15, 2020
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