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Does anyone have Tips for Youtube?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by darthpeppa, Jan 5, 2017.

  1. darthpeppa

    darthpeppa Newbie

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    Hey everyone,

    I've recently started a Youtube Channel, and I'm pretty clueless about how to grow it. I've been making political videos (Removed at OP's Request). I've been using fake views and likes, (I recently learned about retention views and switched to that, thats how noob I am).

    Does anyone have any tips as to how to grow quickly? Thank you so much.

    -Darthpeppa
     
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    I rarely see channels grow fast in the political niche. The quickest channel I've seen grow this past year was 179L. It took them about 18 months to get a decent following. But the owner of that channel is executing far better than you are.

    Your channel I don't see growing at all. Your content is weak. You're not branding, positioning, editing, doing anything that well. And your name "Freedom Speaks" sounds like 1000 other spammy political channels I've seen that wind up going nowhere cause you have no strong, coherent vision of why or what you're doing.

    Not to say what 179L is doing is perfect. But you only need to watch 4-5 videos to see why their channel is growing.

    1) They put a decent amount of time into finding unique & engaging content.
    2) They use humor in their videos.
    3) They use background music (10/10 on this) to exaggerate emotional impact.
    4) They do clever editing, weaving 2 opposing themes / voices together to make their opposing party look like idiots.
    5) What I said in 4, they do that really well.

    And another thing they do which is really basic... they don't upload "filler" videos like you are. You're clearly uploading shit just for the sake of just uploading shit. Like that Megyn Kelly video... there are 100 ways you could've quickly edited that video to make Megyn Kelly look like an idiot. This way you're weaving ALL your videos into an overarching theme or commentary. But you didn't do that. You didn't add any creative commentary at all. Nothing. And you gotta ask yourself "why the fuck would videos like this retain anyone?" WHY?

    They won't.

    The best advice I can give is make EVERY video a mic drop moment. What you're doing right now... people are gonna come across your videos and forget your channel seconds after leaving. That's death in marketing. You should know that. You're marching towards a cliff with your current strategy.
     
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  4. darthpeppa

    darthpeppa Newbie

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    Thanks for the honest advice. The reason I have been using this model is because it seems like that is what these two channels are doing:
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0gpKXl_5bgd9OvgZPa7JEg
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKzI8uTXAXjVgohgACHPz7Q/videos

    I know 1791L does a great job, though it seems like up until recently he didn't do as much commentary (He made his channel 9 months ago). I like the idea of mic drop moments, and it seems like these two channels are doing that more so than others. I'm going two directions it seems (News and Mic Drop), and it may be better to stick to one.

    What are your thoughts on these channels and how they've grown a decent amount just in the past few months?

    Thanks again for your advice.
     
  5. Gloria Parker

    Gloria Parker Power Member

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    Your review is really an honest review. Can you give me some advice for game niche channel.
     
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    I used to post a lot of videos on YouTube, but then I stopped. However, I know from experience that giveaways almost always get you followers. Even giving away something small should get you some followers.
     
  7. Mr Cracker

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    First rule about YouTube, don't share your niche on public forums (hint: *click edit*) haters will flag because they can, others may copy your shit.

    My advise would be buy a domain and drive traffic to it, you have control then. With YT they can remove your videos at any time.

    I like being in control, ask my other half.
     
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