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Youtube 2016 - help my friend escape the 9 to 5 grind

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by kristur, Feb 26, 2016.

  1. kristur

    kristur Newbie

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    Hey guys and gals

    So I've been pestering my friend for some time, drop the dayjob and put your energy towards something that at least is yours. He's smart but also responsible, father of two, mortgage - you know the deal.

    Long story short, he launched a Kickstarter and while I'm by no means an expert, I thought I would be involved in planning and execution, but only when it had been live for 5 days, without much traction, was I notified. So the product is cool but after some poking around, I came to the conclusion we'd have to go big. I think we're onto something, he's gonna do a custom product which ties in with a US presidential candidate which likes to refer to himself in the 3rd person ... and he's doing a making of video, which I'm hoping we can push hard on the 'Tube.

    At the same time this is a learning curve for me, I have minimal experience - have a few channels which I've never spent a lot of time on. But I want to give it a damn good try.
    So I figured I'd try and reach out to the experts. I've set the goal of making the youtube charts (gotta think big!), and I'm working on my action plan. Promo-wise I'm looking at fb groups, reddit, digg, stumble, delicious, reaching out to a selected media list. I know I'm missing out, so would love some input here.

    Are there any tools or services which I should look into for speeding things up? There is a bit of budget to play with.
    Hope to hear back and hope you have a great weekend!
     
  2. darkreaction

    darkreaction Registered Member

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    You mean BlackHat-type methods like VPN, proxy, etc?
     
  3. kristur

    kristur Newbie

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    Well, not ruling anything out - but I'm hoping the video will actually be 'shareworthy' so I guess we'd try 'route 1' first. As in just try and post all over the place and see what that does. But still, think he/we would consider pretty much anything ;)
     
  4. carl2300

    carl2300 Registered Member

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    I know lots of people making 5 - 10M views a month using bots and they never get banned . Dont ask me how i have no idea how they do it. Search online forums maybe you will find some luck.
     
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    nanavlad Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Don't waste your time with this guy
    He is a know it all, and will only use you, after he fails.
     
  6. TehVigilant

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    lol???how is that even possible, do they get the money also from those bots?
     
  7. Crackardo

    Crackardo Newbie

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    Man I doubt it too but you do see some weird videos getting into the trending tab. Google knows, they always know.