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How much should I save up to invest in a channel?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by Swordude, Jan 30, 2014.

  1. Swordude

    Swordude Regular Member

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    I really want to make the majority of my IM money from YouTube, and I've been trying to do this in dead end ways like PPD videos for cracks and fake album leaks, I just get banned eventually. I'm pretty experienced with video making, I can do PS4 videos, PC gaming, PC tutorials (I'm an IT Technician so I know how to do Windows tutorials), and I've also got an HD webcam and can do decent live videos.

    One thing I had in mind, was creating a cover channel for music, I'd be playing bass and electric guitar, maybe drums eventually. I can do pretty good covers, but I haven't had success getting views in the past. I'm wondering if I saved up enough money, could I purchase views/likes/subs over time as I upload quality videos, and sort of buy my way into an established channel that would start to make money? I've heard buying views isn't the best for this, but I've seen some video SEO services that sounded promising, so I wouldn't be opposed to investing in one of those.

    Right now, I can make up to $100 or more per day from freelance writing, and I'd like to save up some money to invest in a YouTube channel. Any suggestions or help would really be appreciated.

    Thanks!
     
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    negligence Regular Member

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    It seems as though you have a particular skill set that might be much more marketable as a service than you realize until you figure out the key to your own success. Have you considered offering to record transcripts on Fiverr, or possibly opening up a service thread here on BHW? If you can turn out enough videos per day, you could possibly do what you're doing already but for other people!
     
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    Tommy Lawrence Senior Member

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    Make high quality videos. You can then advertise/promote your videos using adwords to give them the initial push they need. A daily budget of $10 gets you around 250- 1000 views per day.
     
  4. Swordude

    Swordude Regular Member

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    Hey thanks for the input, I plan on making a service thread once I become Jr. VIP, for video and writing services. I haven't had much luck with Fiverr, but then again I've never really put too much effort into it. Even so, I'd still ultimately like to make videos that interest me, and that I'll really enjoy making.