Definitely reaching at 1,000 subscribers is a special milestone for every new YouTuber. There is a need of putting efforts and enough time to reach 1,000 subscribers, which is not an easy task for many of most of them!
While moving towards the target many YouTubers give up somewhere before 1,000 subscribers because of not getting much subscriber count. So, if someone reached at 1,000 subscribers, that means you are one of those who never give up. It shows the potential and the efforts you have putted to get the better results.
Define your videos in a simple and clear way
You should define what you are showing in your video. Using clear Title and detailed description for your video is more beneficial. Viewers want clear and simple information about the video they watch. So, keep the things simple and clear, which make sense about your video.
Upload Videos on a regular basis
Now this is often easier said than done, however you cannot ignore its validity. The most common reason people subscribes to a channel is that they enjoy watching the videos and want to see some more of the videos in the future.
YouTube subscribers, sometimes don’t like channels that don’t upload videos on a regular basis. Particularly in today’s digital world, People want more enjoyment and more entertainment. You need to fulfill the demand of current trend with full enjoyment and knowledge.
Must include an attractive Thumbnail for your Video
Definitely all YouTubers put efforts to make an interesting video, but there is need to understand the value of first impression on your video.
A thumbnail for a YouTube video is important to gain attention of viewers among other videos in similar category. If your video has an attractive and eye catching thumbnail, then it definitely helps to increase views and subscribers on your channel. So, Make sure to put enough efforts into creating thumbnails for your video.
Must use the featured channel trailer option effectively
With the feature of channel trailers offered by YouTube, you can add your channel’s opening or Intro video. Channel trailer helps in keeping the visitors engaged, as it is the first impression of your channel. You must need to careful about adding this featured element, which requires attractiveness for the viewers.
An idle channel trailer somewhere between 30 to 60 seconds. Here you need to catch the audience’s attention towards your videos by presenting an effective trailer about your channel.
With your YouTube’s Channel Reports, you can check the viewers retention rates to see the effectiveness of your featured channel trailer. The channel trailer must not be boring and lengthy.
Must Create Playlists for your Videos
With the use of playlists you can categorize your videos in a better manner, so that viewers can watch similar types of the videos at one place. It is helpful in engaging viewers from one video to another easily. It increases the chances of subscription on your channel.
You can also add a section of created playlists and others on the home page of your channel to gain more attention and to convert your viewers into subscribers.
Use A YouTube Intro & Outro
Using an Intro and Outro in your video make it more entertaining and it also helps in branding of your channel. By including this feature in your videos shows a perfect way of presenting your channel in a professional manner. An attractive intro in your video will ensure that the viewers keep with the rest of the video.
Must Engage with Your Audience regularly
Uploading videos on your channel is not enough to gain more views and subscribers. YouTube is a social media platform, and therefore it demands social interaction to enhance the productivity. There is a need of encouraging comments and discussion with uploading videos.
YouTube always rewards channels which have great engagement, including overall time spent on the channel, watch time, likes and dislikes, and comments. So, always try to respond to every comment you receive on your videos.
Tell your friends and colleagues about new video and ask them to share
Individually, we are connected with at least 100-200 people in our friends circle, where we can reach out when we upload a new video on the channel. You can send messages or emails telling them about the new video uploaded. No need to inform everyone over and over again, but you should inform them about your new video upload.
Whenever you upload a new video on your channel ask your network to share and subscribe directly. You can use a note with asking to share the video with their network. Ask them to spread the video by reaching out to 5-10 people who might find this entertaining and enjoyable. Email and referrals are the best ways to grow subscribers. Connected network is more profitable than sharing a post on Facebook.
Be an active member in existing communities
You must be an active member in the existing communities by putting comments on other’s videos. If you want people to comment on your video, then comment on similar contents as you have.
You can use paid advertising (Google, Facebook)
If you are interested in paid marketing, then you can choose the Facebook and Google Ad campaigns. It is easy to set up Facebook and Google Ad with starting of few hundred bucks, which helps you to grow subscribers on your channel. Keep the target clear to get more view and subscribers to your channel not only on Facebook likes.
Must share on social media platforms
Adding links on your social media profiles is very helpful. Share your every new video upload on these social platforms to get attention of your network on your channel.