It's not rocket science, it's YouTube! It works if you work it, you know? If this is what you love doing and you're not afraid to do a little hard work and invest in your craft and content, you too can have a great YouTube experience. We're not guaranteeing you'll be the next big thing, but, we guarantee if you do these things, you might have a better chance to enjoy your channel and your life as a YouTuber!
DON'T go leaving those ugly "Sub4Sub" requests, "check out my channel" request or neglect to watch the video you're spamming on. Engage and really watch their video! Make relevant comments and connect with other community members. Or wonder why you get spam filtered, reported and blocked by other channels.
YouTube isn't about breaking the bank, but, Lord knows there's a HUGE difference between crummy lighting and decent lighting. If you can't afford the big stuff, hit up the basics. Work within your budget and look up great DIY YouTube channels for great ideas and tutorials! Here's the list of gear we use!*
You can do your channel a great deal of benefit by watching other successful YouTubers. We have spent tons of time watching tutorials, lectures and keynote speaking engagements that have happened over the last couple of years. Go to our YouTube channel and check out our recommended channels section, for some great inspiration.
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