Crossed 1000 Subscribers and 4000 watch hours

90+ videos, 6 months and I have reached the 1000 subscribers and 4000 watch hours. To be very frank, I was not just aiming to reach this milestone, but to work on improving every next video from the lessons learned, feedback from my friends and visitors.

My channel focuses on Travel, Food and Destinations. Traveling being part of my job, my passion, it does not really pinch me from any sides. I have made notable changes in the way I travel, planning and evening started thinking about the kind of shots that I should take to keep my visitor watching my videos.

I have tried to improve my editing, trying to make my videos which has better audience retentions

3 Ways to make money from YouTube

Making money from YouTube

What are things that I did to reach 1000 Subscribers and 4000 watch hours?

I have explained in details on my post on reaching 500 subscribers. My advice to all the new YouTubers who are trying to reach this milestone is just to keep working hard, listen to your viewers and keep improving your videos. Watch your videos and keep editing till you feel that everything is fine.


Monetizing my Channel from YouTube – YPP

I am still on the evaluation stage. I understand that there is a big backlog and I would take may be another month more to get the results.

To get your channel approved for the YPP (YouTube Partner Program), you should make sure that

  • Your channel complies with all the creators guidelines
  • Your channel has valuable content
  • You do not violate any copyright
  • You have uploaded only original videos and so on…

Will keep you all posted on my YouTube experiences as a YouTuber

Further to reaching 1000 subscribers and 4000 watch hours

This is just a start, if you are doing this just for money, I don’t think this would work. You should have more of a passion rather than just a money making way.

Further Readings

  1. How I reached 500 Subscribers organically? YouTube Channel
  2. Some FAQ’s Related to YouTube Channels
  3. Tips to Increase Audience Retention above 50%

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