the #1 YouTube competitor analysis tool

Compare your channel against your competitors without leaving YouTube. Uncover critical insights and shape your content strategy for success.

Discover what sets your competitors successful

As a YouTuber, you know how challenging it can be to stand out in a sea of content creators. You’re not just creating videos, you’re competing for attention.

Channelytics lets you compare your competitor’s recent performance against your own. Uncover their winning strategies by checking their views and subscribers’ growth in the last 30 days.

The best part? You can access Channelytics right from your competitor dashboard, simplifying the process of turning competitive analysis into actionable strategies for your channel’s success. Thumbnails will get the most clicks. Combine advanced analytics with AI and watch your Click-Through Rate increase.

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Here’s how Channelytics works

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How to study your competitors on YouTube

Step 1: Visit any competitor’s YouTube page give Channelytics a second to load competitor’s data.

Step 2: Compare your performance and learn what’s working for them.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s Channelytics?

Channelytics is a tool that enables you to analyze and compare your YouTube channel’s performance metrics against competitors’ channels directly on YouTube.

Why do I need it?

Channelytics is like having a roadmap to YouTube’s success. Imagine being able to peek behind the scenes to see the secret behind the success of any channel on YouTube. You’ll see which videos pull in views, how fast their subscribers grow, and even the tags their channels use.

By understanding what works for others, you can tweak your content to target topics that are popular among other creators in your space and elsewhere. Emulate their successful strategies and avoid their mistakes to put your channel on the fast track to YouTube stardom.

What type of data can I find on Channelytics?

When you open the Channelytics tab, you’ll find information about the following metrics:

– Views (total lifetime and in the last 30 days)
– Uploaded videos (total lifetime and in the last 30 days)
– Stats comparison trend graph for views, subscribers, and videos in the last 30 days
– Channel tags

How much does Channelytics cost?

Channelytics is free to all TubeBuddy users. Just create a TubeBuddy account, install the Chrome extension, and compare your site with your competitors.

Will my competition know I’m checking their data on Channelytics?

No. TubeBuddy uses YouTube’s API to get its data. It’s all public data—the viewers, subscribers, and uploads. What Channelytics does is make this information easy to understand and digest. Whether you’re checking up on the competition or gaining inspiration from a favorite creator, they won’t know you’re keeping tabs on them unless you tell them.

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