Online video has exploded in the last decade. As a result, the competition on YouTube has become very intense.
Strong channels rise to the top, while weaker channels struggle to attract an audience. The difference between success and failure can often come down to a few critical strategies that experienced YouTubers use more consistently than beginners.
The substance of your content will always be the #1 factor in your YouTube success, but that is only one of many things to consider when building your channel.
Good videos alone are not enough if you do not follow best practices on YouTube. This includes your channel art, your titles, description, tags, and configuration of YouTube options that many channels fail to take full advantage of.
Vlogging Guides shows us how to optimize every aspect of a YouTube channel in the infographic below.