7 Painful Truths EVERY Small YouTube Creator Needs To Hear

These are seven painful truths you really need to learn as a YouTuber. You’ll progress faster if you do. Give them some thought so you can move forward with more success than you thought possible. Read ahead for our tips or watch the following video for more info: #1: YouTube’s Algorithm is NOT Responsible for the Failure of Your Low-quality Content Sorry, but poor-quality content will not gain traction no matter how hard YouTube pushes it. 99% of the time, if a video flops, there’s a legitimate reason why. Many creators attribute their video’s underperformance to YouTube’s algorithm without fully examining the analytics. The truth usually lies deeper in the data. Read The YouTube Algorithm Explained: Top 5 Things You NEED to Know to understand how the algorithm really works. #2: Content is Queen, and Thumbnails are King The best content in the world will always be held back by a poor title or thumbnail. Just like the tastiest food in the world won’t be eaten if it looks unappealing. Now, this is not giving you permission to make a garbage video and make a banger title and thumbnail for it. That’s not going to work. But don’t think that… Continue reading 7 Painful Truths EVERY Small YouTube Creator Needs To Hear

Why YouTube Success is all About Audience and Community

it’s vital to understand that your community and audience are everything if you want to succeed on YouTube.  Your community is the larger group of viewers who are interested in your content and follow you on the platform. Viewers who watch and interact with your videos comprise your audience. Here are some reasons why growing your community and audience on YouTube is the key to success: #1 The core of your channel is your audience. Your channel won’t have any viewers or active users if there isn’t an audience. The success of your channel depends on developing and retaining a dedicated following. #2 Your audience aids in your growth and expansion into new markets. When people appreciate and share your content, new viewers are introduced to your channel, further growing your following. This is why it’s crucial to concentrate on producing top-notch content that connects with your audience and motivates them to participate and share your videos. #3 Viewers who connect with you and your channel and are interested in your material make up your community. You should establish a personal connection with your audience and foster a sense of belonging and participation by creating a strong community. #4 You… Continue reading Why YouTube Success is all About Audience and Community

Trend Transcenders: 6 YouTube Creators That Have Stood the Test of Time

Every creator dreams of massive success. Sensations like “Gangnam Style” and the “It’s Corn” song are prime examples of how going viral on YouTube leads to a flood of new views and attention, which can give creators a serious boost. Yet while some creators one hit wonders find their fame fleeting, others manage to stick around in the public eye.  So what do creators who have lasted more than a decade on YouTube have in common? They’ve outlived internet trends and cultural shifts, and demonstrated the necessary business savvy to extend their brands to mediums beyond YouTube. Here’s how six creators have stayed relevant for the long haul. 1. Schmoyoho The “It’s Corn” song was inescapable online this summer. But you might not know that the audio used in several million short-form videos was created by longtime YouTubers the Gregory Brothers, who joined the platform with their channel Schmoyoho in 2006. The band is on a mission “to create a cosmic dance party that brings world peace to all.” They’ve made a name for themselves across the web with goofy songs (what they call “songify”-ing) made from  serious audio clips including presidential debates and news interviews. You might recall “BED… Continue reading Trend Transcenders: 6 YouTube Creators That Have Stood the Test of Time