Creator’s Block – Push Through and Crush It

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Are you struggling to find topics for your videos or, even worse, are you full of ideas that you feel like don’t align with your channel? Strategy paralysis, much? Me too! What do I mean by strategy paralysis? It’s pretty simple. You have an idea about what your channel should be focused on…a niche, if […]

Grow Your Channel with Collabs

grow you channel with collabs

As you know, I run a YouTube channel and this blog to help creators like yourself grow their YouTube channels. One of the best ways to do that is to collaborate with other creators. I’m going to show you 5 ways to set up collaborations to help you get more exposure and ultimately, to grow […]

How to Light a YouTube Video

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One of the most immediate ways to improve your YouTube video quality is through lighting. It’s easier than you might think. In this article, I’m going to show you a simple way to set up your lights. Make sure to check out the video for visuals. I turn off each light to show you the […]

Verify Your YouTube Account to Unlock These Features

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One of the first things you want to do after you create a YouTube channel is verify your YouTube account. This unlocks some key additional features, and I’m going to show you what a simple process this is. Ready? Let’s jump right into it. Verify Your YouTube Account Go to YouTube.com/verify. Select your country from […]

How to Get 1000 Subscribers on YouTube for Free

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Trying to hit that 1000-subscriber mark on YouTube can be an absolute grind. Trust me, I know. When you’re just starting out, that can be daunting, but I’m going to tell you how to get 1000 subscribers on YouTube for free. If you are serious about YouTube, then you know that 1000 subscribers is part […]

Are They Stealing Your Content!?!

are they stealing your content

Red alert!!! Enterprising and aspiring, yet lazy wannabe YouTubers may be stealing your content! Okay, it’s probably not that serious, but you don’t want people stealing your content and reuploading it as their own. Even so, this is a copyright infringement, so those other videos need to be removed. If you’re in the YouTube Partner […]

Tutorial – How to Install TubeBuddy and Use It to Grow Your Channel

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If you haven’t heard of TubeBuddy, you’re going to want to check out this post because it’s an indispensable tool for YouTube creators. At its most basic, it’s a fancy browser plugin in that has some really useful features to help you grow your YouTube channel. So, whether you’ve heard of TubeBuddy or not, I’ve […]

Setting Up YouTube Upload Defaults

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Upload defaults are one of those things you’re happy YouTube has as a creator. It just makes life easier. What are upload defaults? This is a section in YouTube Studio where you can set up aspects of your uploads to be defaulted. For example, you can set up the Standard YouTube License and put all […]

YouTube Tools the Pros Use

youtube tools the pros use

I’ve been at this YouTube thing for a while now and I’ve become familiar with a few tools that have been essential to my growth. Once you gain momentum on this platform, you want to make sure it doesn’t stop. One way to do that is to invest in software to help with your efforts. […]

7 Ways You Can Make Money on YouTube

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I don’t have to tell you that YouTube is a phenomenal platform. On one hand, you have an amazing creative outlet, and on the other you have a one-stop resource to learn almost anything. I believe in it so much that I’ve built a brand around telling others how they can benefit from it like […]