December 21, 2023

How to Start & Grow Your YouTube Channel as a beginner

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Embarking on the YouTube journey is not just about sharing; it’s a dynamic process of self-improvement, creativity, and connecting with a potential global audience. In this guide, we’ll break down the essential steps to start, create, and grow a YouTube channel, from overcoming the fear of starting to mastering the art of creating engaging content.

Why Start a YouTube Channel?

  • Sharing with the World:

The joy of sharing your interests, knowledge, or creativity with a broader audience is unparalleled.

  • Skill Enhancement:

The process of creating videos allows continuous improvement in skills, from content creation to video editing.

What to Make Videos About?

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No Need to Be Specific.

Start broad, explore your interests, and gradually refine your niche based on what resonates with your audience.

How to talk to the camera?

  1. Get out of your head.
  2. Speak through a smile.
  3. Avoid the British Airway tone.
  4. Let your personality shine through.
  5. Try and add banter, humor, and stories
  6. Do not read from a script
  7. Speak louder
  8. Speak slower and pause more
  9. Play public speaking games.

How to grow youe channel?

  1. Make good video
  2. Focus on quantity (Your first 50 videos are for you, and the next 50 are for the audience), At the beginning stage, Quantity is more important than Quality. You need to get good at it first.
  3. Go after search traffic – You can still provide value for people who are looking for a specific subject. Even if you are not good at it yet

      1. Watch YouTube intentionally – What are the aspects of YouTube channels of others that I like? What are the elements that I can take?

      1. Go for the creator market fit – Digging different sides and see what resonates. When you see the momentum, be persistent.

      1. Do not obsess over analytics

10 tips for aspiring YouTubers

    1. Just do it

    1. think about it in terms of systems

    1. Be patient and consistent

    1. do not worry about what your niche is

    1. Focus on quantity rather than quality

    1. Use your unfair advantages

    1. Stacking the deck in your favor

    1. do not worry about the numbers

    1. Gear doesn’t matter at the start

    1. Do not worry about what other people will say


Starting and growing a YouTube channel is a journey filled with learning, creativity, and self-discovery. Keep these tips in mind, embrace the process, and most importantly, enjoy the adventure. Whether you’re creating content for passion or potential fame, your unique voice has the power to resonate with a global audience. So, grab your camera, hit record, and let your YouTube story unfold!

If you are interested in mastering your YouTube channels, give us a call and see how Upward Consulting can boost your brand. Call Dorin today at 0412811072 or email us at info@upwardconsulting.com.au and get in touch today!