How I Got 10,000 Subscribers in 7 Days on a New YouTube Channel

TLDR The video documents the journey of starting a new YouTube channel and gaining 10,000 subscribers in 7 days through trial and error, including making meme videos, trying clickbait, and finally finding success with Lego stop motion animation and clickbait content.

Key insights

  • The challenge of gaining 10,000 subscribers in 7 days on a new YouTube channel.
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    Experimenting with different types of content, including meme videos, clickbait, and Lego stop motion animation.
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    The struggle and frustration of not seeing progress initially, leading to trying different approaches.
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    The breakthrough with clickbait and Lego stop motion animation videos that led to rapid growth.
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    The importance of documenting the journey and engaging with the audience for continued growth.
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    The value of persistence and not giving up, even when facing challenges.
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    The impact of leveraging trending topics and content styles to attract viewers and subscribers.

Q&A

  • What were the different types of content the creator experimented with?

    The creator experimented with meme videos, clickbait content, PNG tuber approach, YouTube kids content, and Lego stop motion animation.

  • What was the turning point that led to rapid growth in subscribers?

    The turning point was when one of the clickbait videos started gaining traction, leading to the creator making more clickbait content and valuable Lego stop motion animation videos, which resulted in rapid growth.

  • How did the creator feel during the challenge?

    The creator initially felt frustrated and discouraged when the initial content types did not yield results. However, the creator persisted and eventually felt excited and hopeful as the channel started growing rapidly.

  • What was the key takeaway from the challenge?

    The key takeaway was the importance of persistence, trying different approaches, and leveraging trending topics and content styles to attract viewers and subscribers.

  • What did the creator encourage the viewers to do at the end of the video?

    The creator encouraged the viewers to watch the full series documenting the journey and subscribe for more content.

Timestamped Summary

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    00:00
    Introduction to the challenge of gaining 10,000 subscribers in 7 days on a new YouTube channel.
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    01:20
    Experimenting with meme videos and realizing they were not effective.
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    02:45
    Trying the PNG tuber approach and seeing some improvement, but still not making significant progress.
  • 📰
    03:55
    Attempting clickbait videos to attract viewers, including exposing popular YouTubers, but not seeing immediate results.
  • 🔄
    04:50
    Switching to a different approach inspired by Justin Y's commenting strategy, but facing challenges.
  • 😞
    05:40
    Feeling discouraged and losing hope as the challenge progresses.
  • 👶
    06:30
    Creating YouTube kids content out of desperation, still struggling to gain subscribers.
  • 🚀
    07:20
    One of the clickbait videos starts gaining traction, leading to making more clickbait content.
  • 🎥
    08:40
    Posting valuable Lego stop motion animation videos and witnessing rapid growth.
  • 📈
    09:50
    The explosion of growth on day seven and the anticipation of reaching 10,000 subscribers.
  • 🔗
    10:45
    Encouraging viewers to watch the full series documenting the journey and subscribe for more content.
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