and w/ all due respect, i've not been follwing the thread and didn't read it, but if you're CURRENTLY 'doing your thing' - continue to. But always in life - worry about what you can control, and cover that, and that's it. All else will be great, this includes worrying about the competition. Just do what YOU do.
To a kid lookin' up to me - Life aint nothin' but bitches n money!