How to drive more views to my channel and increase audience retention.

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by PeacePigeon, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. PeacePigeon

    PeacePigeon Newbie

    Jan 21, 2014
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    Hello guys, any suggestions on how to drive more awareness on my channel and increase retention?

    My channel basically deals with messed up stuff in my country being filmed down, and also me playing music covers/originals.

    Previously I have a video that went viral, nearly hit 500k views, made it on various news agencies in where im from, and i could hit $90/day maximum just from that video, but now the video has sorta died down, and other videos aint garnering much views as i wanted to be, despite using sensational headlines, annotations on other of my videos to link to the ones i want to promote, and embedding them on various forums/social media. The overall trend of views is going down south, and me uploading more videos isnt really helping things either as views on them hit 10k tops, but average at most 1k.

    Im considering buying views, having tried using scripts like Vagex etc before, but would prefer a mix of white/blackhat, any ideas I can follow to drive more views to my channel and increase audience retention? So i can drive more real audience engagement on my actual content like my music covers/originals.
  2. Tommy Lawrence

    Tommy Lawrence Senior Member

    Nov 20, 2013
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    Online marketing
    New York
    This is a risky time to buy views, especially if you have a good quality channel as you say. It can lead to disciplinary action against your account, including removing your video or suspending your account.
    Long-term success on YouTube is based on creating great content and engaging with fans. If you're looking for ways to grow your audience, check out the great tips in the YouTube Creator Playbook.