The crucial is maintaining a good content and ofc the consistency. Creativity and Innovation also plays an important role. I guess these are the foundations of gaining more views.Good information you got here. Perhaps I would also look into creating videos around a niche that remains popular over time, and rank your video on keywords with 1k+/mo. searches. This means your video and channel accumulates more organic traffic over time, without having to do any heavy lifting.
That's just my two cents. And yes, a lot of YouTubers are successful by following these two (broad) topics:
At the end, if you provide valuable and genuine content, that keeps people on YouTube's platform for longer, YouTube will help you promote/recommend your videos.
- Getting people to click on your video (result), typically with an impressive thumbnail.
- Keep people watching (retention rate), this is really important these days.