Tube Labs Podcast - A Podcast For YouTube Creators About Growing A YouTube Channel
By Rosh Sillars
YouTube Creator Education: This show supports creators to operate and grow a YouTube channel. YouTube is not easy. Anyone who takes on the challenge to grow a YouTube channel needs support, insight and the latest information.
I'm Rosh Sillars, the host. I interview YouTube experts, YouTubers and share my experience from uploading over 1000 videos to YouTube during my over 12 years on the platform. I support creators and businesses to grow their YouTube channels. I experiment, watch and learn what works and what does not work on YouTube. Here, I share what we learn with you. How To YouTube.
We hear a lot about consistency as it relates to YouTube. Is it really important for your YouTube channel? In this show I share my ideas about consistency and honestly, it's not everything you think it is and it's not just about publishing. If you wish to share your ideas about YouTube head on over to thetubeblog.com.
Your banner, profile image, thumbnails, video art, play a role in the success of your channel. How much of a role and what should you consider when developing your channel art is what we will explore in this show.
6 common Mistakes YouTubers make that you should try to avoid. These mistakes are common because they are easy to make. Hopefully, by hearing these ideas you will correct them if you are making such mistakes. Any one of these mistakes can prevent your channel from growing.
There are often three steps or phases YouTubers go through to get their channels to grow. The goal is for YouTube to be the biggest generator of growth for their YouTube channel. In this show, we explore the three phases of YouTube traffic sources
What should you consider before you create and launch your next video? There is an obvious list, and maybe a few things you've not thought about doing. Planning before creation can give you an advantage compared to filming and praying for your video to work.
The Tube Blog: http://www.thetubeblog.com
What do you do after you launch your YouTube video? Do you just let it ride? should you promote it, how about analyzing data from your audience. In this show, I share some thoughts about making the best use of your time after you hand off your video to YouTube.
What is the niche of your YouTube channel? As YouTube becomes more popular, and more people start YouTube channels, it's important to be able to stick out from the crowd. You need to be unique and different - Find your niche.
Jessica Hatch of the husband (Jamie Hatch) and wife YouTube duo Gone to the Snow Dogs visits the Tube Labs Podcast. Jessica and Jamie created their YouTube channel in 2009. They share their love of Siberian Huskies and feature their dogs on their channels. Gone to the Snow Dogs now has over 1 Million subscribers on YouTube.
Their mission is to show you what life with your dogs can be like! From Traveling with your Dogs, Camping with your Dogs, Making DIY Dog Treats, Dog Training Tips and advice, and other dog adventures and Dog videos, they help you share a better life with your dog!
On the show, Jessica shares her experience, insight, and journey on YouTube.
Gone To The Snow Dogs: https://www.youtube.com/user/GoneToTheSnowDogs
I unlisted 687 videos from my channel! Why? In this show, I explore why it might and might not be a good idea to unlist your videos. This is just the beginning of my experiment for Tube Labs. I'll keep you up today, but first, listen to my thought and explanation.
YouTube is not the easiest social media. However, when it works, it works big. This is the allure of the video platform. However, there may be a time to call it quits. When is that and what are your considerations?
In this show, I chat with Desiree Martinez about repurposing your content to help grow your YouTube channel, social media, and the all-important email list.
Find out more about Desiree Martinez at https://mrsdesireerose.com
This show is a question and answer show. We talk about how to attract viewers, how to get more comfortable in front of the camera, planning YouTube content, important YouTube metrics, having multiple niches, the hot topic of the YouTube algorithm glitch.
A new YouTube metric changes the direction you view your analytics. It's very powerful and insightful. You can compare videos and gain insight as to how to approach your next video based on side-by-side comparisons from the first 24 hours after your YouTube video is launched.
If you would like to see a video on the metric check it out here https://youtu.be/h2i-RwKA_gg
YouTube has a lot of tools to help you grow a channel. Some tools are available during upload, some are analytics related, and many tools are helpful, but forgotten about. It's easy to forget to implement them because there are so many options and opportunities. We sometimes prioritize which YouTube tools we want to take advantage of for channel growth.
Affiliate link: Powerful YouTube Growth Tool Tubebuddy: https://www.tubebuddy.com/roshphoto
Gwen Miller is a digital video strategist. She shares her experience and insight into how to grow a YouTube channel. She dives into helpful insights as it pertains to your subscribers and what metrics you should consider before your next video.
Sometimes we need to restart our YouTube channel. What we are doing is not working, so it's time to face a different direction. What are some of the things we need to consider when we restart. What are the secrets to restarting?
What YouTube Channel Should You consider creating in 2021? There are many approaches to help you decide on a YouTube channel topic. In this show, I will explore the options and share some new channel tips.
There are many ways to make money on YouTube. Dan Currier shares how he makes money on YouTube and how you can do the same using a variety of approaches and revenue sources.
Creator Fundamentals YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7N_5RzZa-Pf3ZnPxk0Ownw
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This is a big topic. It's important to consider what your next video will be about. Will your audience care about this video? Should you listen to your audience and where can you get ideas to create new videos?
There are many items to consider when you start a YouTube channel. If I were to begin working on a channel for 2021 these are the things I would consider. It's more than equipment and there is one thing you must do or it will not happen.
2021 is around the corner and many people want to start a YouTube channel or are planning on how to grow their current channel. Understanding Analytics can play an important role. How will you use them in 2021?
Everyone seems to want success on YouTube, but what is YouTube success? In this show, I share my thoughts about my YouTube channel's success and failures. We also explore different types of YouTube success.
YouTube is more than AdSense and Amazon affiliate links. There are many ways to make money using the platform. In this show, I dig a little deeper to offer ideas that can help make more money on YouTube.
Shelly visits the Tube Labs podcast to support you to grow your YouTube channel and improve your editing skills. We cover her YouTube journey and insights into how to improve your videos.
Shelly's course is found here imoviemadeeasy.com use the code tubelabspodcast to get $10 off!
Check out her YouTube channel
Where do you find video ideas? In this show, we explore ways to find new video topics for your YouTube channel. There are many options, but which is right for you and what is the best way to decide if a video is right for your channel?
What live on Mondays 11am EST http://rosh.video
I do you grow your YouTube audience. What should you consider in the process of making your next video? Do you have a narrow Niche or are you a variety channel? Plus, currently, we are going live on Monday at 11 am via YouTube http://rosh.video. Join Us? and ask questions!
It's one of the toughest things to decide when you create a YouTube channel. What is the topic or what should you focus on in your niche? In this show, I share a few ideas about what to consider when you develop the topic of your YouTube channel.
Do you run video ads on other platforms or on YouTube, yet still want better results? In this show, Dane Golden drops by with his VidTarget tool. The tool is designed to help prevent you from spending your YouTube budget on ads which don’t drive results. The goal is to drive high-quality YouTube ads that transform into solid leads and sales, through VidTarget’s hyper-targeted YouTube video placements
More information at https://vidtarget.io
Last show I talked about the little things, in this show, I'm talking about the big picture, the big stuff that helps a channel grow and what I've learned from my recent experiences.
Erika Vieira is the host of the YouTube power hour. Erika's goal for the Youtube Power Hour podcast is to share the incredible YouTube success stories of women all over the world. She inspires you to take action and get closer to your dreams of YouTube success.
Most of her career as a YouTube strategist is behind the scenes as a YouTube personal branding coach and creator of The Zero to influence youTube Bootcamp. There, she has helped over 400 women leverage their unique talents, personalities and interests with the YouTube algorithm helping them grow tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands of subscribers. You can find more information at Erikavieira.net/bootcamp
Words are an important part of our YouTube videos. We use them in thumbnails, titles, descriptions and in our videos. Are you thinking about your words and how to use them to get the clicks and make better videos?
Your YouTube thumbnail is an important piece of your success combination on YouTube. It's important to test different ideas and to keep improving your ideas to earn the clicks. In this show, I explore different elements you can consider in your thumbnails to improve your CTR and help YouTube grow your channel.
Podcast with Jeremy Vest https://anchor.fm/dashboard/episode/e5o7dv
Jules has collected memorabilia, books, toys, comics, videogames, etc for over 35 years. During that time, he's amassed a sizeable collection. YouTube is his way of sharing that collection with you. To date, UK YouTuber Jules Burt has over 3000 subscribers. In this show, he shares his journey.
Check out his channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/julesburtuk
Growing a YouTube channel requires strategy. Planning and development can be a big part of the success of your channel. Some YouTubers are lucky and grow immediately. If you are not one of those YouTubers, then consider some different growth strategy options I share in this show.
Matt Gielen of Little Monster Media Co. shares his insight into what it takes to grow a YouTube channel.
Little Monster Media Co. was founded in August of 2016. They have quickly become the premier consulting, paid media, and production agency for media brands. Their clients include major media brands such as Condé Nast, CBS, Fandango/NBCu, BBC, WME|IMG, Pocket.Watch, Good Mythical Morning, and Watchmojo.
Little Monster YouTube Channel
Do you know about the 5 T's of YouTube? I bet you know a few of them if you are trying to grow a YouTube Channel. It's important to consider the 5 T's when you develop your next video. Once you get the 5T's down, it's also important to not forget the 2 V's too. It may all seem mysterious, but I clarify in this show so you can apply these ideas to your next video.
Randy Risling shares his YouTube journey. He and his brother have grown their snowmobiling channel to almost 5000 subscribers in their first season. Maybe you will hear a few clues to help you grow your YouTube channel. BTW There is a good reason why they call their channel digit 9, I bet you will never guess the reason!?
Check out Digit 9: https://www.youtube.com/c/DIGIT9
Is there a best time to publish a video? Is consistency really important or is there a secret publishing schedule. How do you know when to upload and release a video to your specific audience. We dive into these topics in this episode.
For creative entrepreneurs: http://www.roshsillars.com
Insight from Renee Teeley
When you have a good workflow for your video production it can make creating YouTube videos much easier. When you upload more and higher quality videos to your YouTube channel, it gives you a chance to grow faster. Renee Teeley shares her knowledge about video production and some helpful apps to make your video creation process run smoother.
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This is the second podcast in the two-part series about what it takes to be a successful YouTuber. In the first show, I share a number of factors, but I didn't address the work involved to produce videos and be a success. This show tackles the hard work issue, along with some helpful tips.
More at http://www.thetubeblog.com/
Success on YouTube takes many forms. In this episode, I explore what it takes to become successful on YouTube. What are the considerations and the common factors you may find on other successful channels?
Understanding traffic sources is an important part of growing your YouTube channel. Knowing what sources provide the best quality visitors can help you make better decisions as to which sources and topics to double down on for future YouTube growth.
You may be considering going in a new direction with an old or current YouTube channel. How should you approach what to do next? In this show, I share some tips as to how to come up with new ideas and what to focus that matters when restarting your YouTube channel.
My apologies, some of you may have only received part of the show in the first day, this is now fixed.
More information at http://www.thetubeblog.com/
This is an exciting show with Nico Kamenzky Of MorningFa.me. Nico created a new visual tool to help you understand YouTube suggested videos better. Suggested views are the largest source of video views on YouTube. Knowing how to approach suggested videos can give you an edge and help you grow your YouTube Channel.
Jeff Eatley has a passion for photography and YouTube. As he eyes 1000 subscribers, Jeff shares his story about developing the channel and his plan moving forward. Check out Jeff's channel here. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCShnCqsrX8DATel9YsCnhXQ
In this show, I share important YouTube metrics which can help you grow your YouTube channel. Every once in awhile it's nice to have a YouTube statistics and metric review.
More information at http://www.thetubeblog.com/
I put a call out to YouTubers how have recently crossed 1000 subscribers. Arthur Guy raised his had and shares how he got to his first 1000 subscribers on YouTube. The first 1000 subscribers often seem like the hardest, Arthur shares interesting tips which helped get him over the finish line.
Check out his channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJbvMRPW-tk-W-K3vAUHbvw
More information at thetubeblog.com
In this show, I share an interesting story about some of my new YouTube subscribers and views. Also how to approach situations when you earn a lot of new views.
Brian G. Johnson/Daniel Batal video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PH5zdr8SXQo
Little Monster video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsBLoCXkp50
More information at http://www.thetubeblog.com/
Andrew likes to say if I Kan you Kan too. He's a filmmaker who tells stories and shares insight about growing your channel with the Tubebuddy app. We have a fun and insightful conversation about his journey and how to grow your YouTube channel.
You can find more information about Andrew on his YouTube channel:
More about Tubebuddy - here.
It's important for you to know how to serve your YouTube audience. It all starts with the audience, however, once identified, how do you serve them? That is what I talk about in this solo show.
Hosted at the http://www.thetubeblog.com
Tolis Dokianos is a YouTube and Video Marketing Expert. He's a citizen of the world and speaks 7 languages.
Currently, he's based in Zurich Switzerland, and is the founder of APEX Video Marketing.
He's managed multi-million dollar marketing and advertising campaigns, and has 10+ years’ experience in automotive. He’s worked at Ford Motor Company, and has run YouTube ad campaigns for Audi and VW in Switzerland.
He’s an accomplished public speaker and trainer, has been invited to MasterChef and voted best chef by his wife!
If you know your YouTube audience you have an advantage. I know you think you might know your audience, but do you really? Your true audiences is most likely more specific than you think it needs to be. Once you know who your audience is, you can do a better job of understanding what to service them for success on YouTube.
We had some excellent guests in 2019 on the Tube Labs Podcast. This is the 2019 wrap up show with some of the best YouTube wisdom shared by our guests. If you want to hear more from a specific creator, check out the links below.
All shows at The Tube Blog:
Nico Kamenzky: https://anchor.fm/tubelabs/episodes/Powerful-YouTube-Algorithm-Insights---Nico-Kamenzky-Of-MorningFa-me-e4pa9k
Dan Currier: https://anchor.fm/tubelabs/episodes/YouTube-Is-Not-Complicated--but-Its---Interview-with-Dan-Currier-e4tdl5
Owen Video: https://anchor.fm/tubelabs/episodes/Insights-From-Owen-Video---Business-YouTubers-Should-Have-A-Different-Approach-To-YouTube-e51hi0
Daniel Batal: https://anchor.fm/tubelabs/episodes/Daniel-Batal-Dodging-Tornados-And-Blowing-Up-YouTube-e52g89
Brian G. Johnson: https://anchor.fm/tubelabs/episodes/Brian-G--Johnson---What-Is-The-Suckiest-Part-Of-Your-Last-Video-e5dpp7
Jeremy Vest: https://anchor.fm/tubelabs/episodes/Jeremy-Vest---Your-Youtube-Thumbnail-Tune-up-e5o7dv
Joseph Cristina: https://anchor.fm/tubelabs/episodes/How-Joseph-Cristina-Uses-Trends-To-Grow-His-YouTube-Channel-e887a8
Dane Golden: https://anchor.fm/tubelabs/episodes/Dane-Golden-Is-Talking-About-YOU-e8uc5f
Herman Drost: https://anchor.fm/tubelabs/episodes/How-YouTube-Playlists-Can-Drive-More-Traffic---With-Guest-Herman-Drost-e9i9er
It's nearing the end of 2019 and it's time to ask some questions related to your YouTube channel. In this show, I ask some questions you might want to consider moving forward. I share my experience and how I've handled these questions as I prepare for 2020.
Share your thoughts at http://thetubeblog.com.
The 70/50 rule is a combination of concepts which YouTubers use to understand how well their audience appreciates the videos they create. When you understand the 70/50 rule, it can help you make better videos.
Share your thoughts at http://www.thetubeblog.com/
You can see a video on the 70/50 here https://youtu.be/4U9n-Mj0_VU
The best way to improve your videos is to learn from your last video. What worked, what did not work? Why did your poorly viewed videos not get shared? Why does YouTube promote some of your videos over others? In many cases, you can figure out why.
More information at http://thetubeblog.com/
I receive questions about what should you focus on when reviewing YouTube Studio Analytics. What should you care about and why. In this podcast, I dig into YouTube Studio to help you understand what you might want to pay attention to, to help grow your channel.
Ask questions or leave a comment at http://tubelabs.com
In this podcast, I share the questions I ask before I begin to record my video. These questions help me create better videos, improve the success of my channel and plan future videos.
Tube Labs is hosted at the thetubeblog.com
Video marketing specialist Dane Golden visits the Tube Labs podcast. He explains the importance of the word you in your videos.
Dane Golden is a YouTube marketing and video expert. His home base for his blog and video marketing consulting is https://vidiup.tv. Dane specializes in digital marketing strategy for companies who wish to drive sales with YouTube and Facebook video using a content marketing approach.
Tube Labs is hosted at the thetubeblog.com
In this solo show, I share insight into the basics of YouTube success. I also respond to some news and articles related to YouTube. I'm also happy to share my experience with #teamtrees.
The Tube Labs podcast is hosted at http://thetubeblog.com/
I've known Joseph Cristina for over a decade and he has excellent information to share. Currently, his YouTube channel is growing at a fast pace and he is using trends in his niche to do it. We have a great conversation about growing his channel, including the wins and struggles.
You can check out his channel here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4DRUh4X4lNz22WBbmkdiQQ
The tube labs podcast is hosted at TheTubeBlog.com
Rosh Sillars Agency is found at http://agency.roshsillars.com
I had the opportunity to travel to Los Angeles to VidSummit. It was an awesome experience, everything I expected and more. A few of the people I had the opportunity to meet were Brian G. Johnson, Nick Nimmin, Dee Nimmin, Jeremy Vest, Matt Gielen, Daniel Batel, Nico Kamenszky and many others. Not to mention all the many presenters sharing their wisdom. In this podcast I'm sharing some of my take-a-ways and some insight from the presenters. If you want more information about VidSummit (not an affiliate link) https://vidsummit.com.
The first minute of your video can mean success or failure. Especially for longer videos. How do you keep people engaged with your videos? Do you ramble on with introductions and information about yourself or do you get right into the topic.
I'm headed to vid summit this week, I hope to see you there.
Jeremy Vest shares how you can improve your YouTube thumbnails. Thumbnails are often the first introduction to your video. A good thumbnail can increase your click-through rate, which can lead to YouTube promoting your video to more prospective viewers. Jeremy has a ten-point checklist you might find helpful. Follow this link http://bit.ly/2ItXNtS
Jeremy is responsible for all inbound marketing for vidIQ including SEO, PPC, Blog, Email, Automation, Tracking, Conversion Science, and Content Marketing. He is also the co-founder of Video Marketing World.
YouTube suggesting your videos is one of the fastest ways for your YouTube videos to earn views. A viral video is often a suggested video because YouTube has up to 2 billion people to recommend your video to, which is most likely a few more people than on your email list :-) . Find more information about growing a YouTube channel on the thetubeblog.com.
Tube Labs Podcast is hosted by Rosh Sillars
Brian G. Johnson shares his YouTube story and how he has grown his channel. Everybody begins their YouTube journey from zero. Less than 3% of YouTube channels gain more than 10,000 subscribers. However, in a one-year period, Brian G Johnson gained 10,623 subscribers and drove over half a million video views. Today he is about to hit 100,000 a couple years later. Brian presents many concepts which can help you grow your YouTube channel now.
What happens when your YouTube channel stops growing or plateau's. What can you do to kickstart your channel again? What should you consider changing or improving to get traction again? The Tube Labs podcast is hosted at http://thetubeblog.com.
Daniel Batal joins me on the Tube labs podcast to talk about how he has grown his YouTube channel, his experience on the platform and how he supports other YouTubers to grow their channels. http://www.thetubeblog.com/daniel-batal-dodging-tornados-and-blowing-up-youtube-podcast-013/
Owen Video shares powerful insight into some of the best approaches business YouTubers should take when they consider YouTube as part of their business. Owen offers useful tips to make YouTube work for your business . He also addresses how to work through the ups and downs of running a YouTube channel.
We all know YouTube is hard, yet, there are ways to approach YouTube to give you a better chance at success, Dan Currier shares his insight. Dan also share the exciting news about the upcoming People of video conference in Albany New York May 2-3, 2020 https://peopleofvideo.com/
How do you increase your audience retention? What are the techniques, strategies and concepts which can keep your audience watching your video longer? In this video, I share dependable ways to increase your YouTube audience retention
Nico Kamenzky shares insight about the YouTube algorithms and how you might approach them when you develop your YouTube channel. We dive into various approaches to growing a channel, such as evergreen content and trending videos. Nico is the creator of YouTube tool morningfa.me. You can find his YouTube Morningfame YouTube channel here. You can sign up for morningfa.me here (not affiliate).
In this show, I share what is working on Youtube such as all the buzz about Jennelle Eliana and why I like Mr Beast. We dive in to these two YouTuber. I also talk about new options for copyright claims on YouTube with the latest YouTube editing tools.
Are subscribers more than a vanity metric? Does hitting the subscribe button really mean anything or is there more to it. We explore subscribers to your YouTube channel and the latest YouTube announcements from VidCon.
This is a common YouTube question. How much does it cost to start a YouTube channel. There is something many people don't think about, however, the barrier to start a YouTube channel is very low for most people. Here is what you need to know about starting your YouTube channel.