Among the conditions YouTube has placed on content creators for them to get approved and start making money through their channels is to get at least 1000 subscribers. For many YouTubers, getting the first 1000 subscribers is the hardest thing, some take even 2-5 years to achieve this target. Other conditions include, getting 4000 watch hours and to ensure that the channel is 12 months old. It’s because of the 12 months duration, which is a mandatory requirement that we have decided to educate you on how to get your 1000 subscribers.
Add a YouTube Subscribe Button to Your Videos
By adding a YouTube subscribe button to your videos it makes it easy for the viewers to subscribe especially if the videos are good.
Ask your viewers to subscribe
It’s also allowed to ask your viewers to subscribe to your channel. You should do this towards the end of your video.
Share your content on social media
Social media is a powerful tool which you can use to share the content. Share on groups and pages and request them to subscribe. Facebook, Instagram, Telegram, Twitter and TikTok are some of the platforms to use.
Post videos regularly
Don’t just post one video today, wait for one month and drop another one, again wait for 3 months to drop another. In order to grow faster, make sure the channel is busy, if possible post videos daily.
Place a YouTube Subscribe Link in Video Descriptions
Each video should contain subscribe link. This will make it easier for your viewers to subscribe before leaving the channel.
Collaborate with other YouTubers
Collaborate with other YouTubers and content creators. Encourage them to share your channel link on their videos. You can also share their links on your channel.
Create videos which your audience love
Content is king. One of the reasons why most people struggle to get YouTube subscribers is because they have low quality videos. Those videos which don’t excite the audience. Someone will not find any reason to subscribe to your channel. Make sure your videos are good, they excite your audience.
Good content will result to organic growth of a channel. You may be surprised when it takes a month to get 1000 subscribers.
Take YouTube Keywords, Thumbnails, and Video Titles Seriously
By taking keywords, thumbnails and video titles seriously, you’ll enable search engines to suggest your videos. The content will also rank higher than content from your competitors, hence faster rate of subscription.
Promote Your Channel on the YouTube Community Tab
This is something you should consider. YouTube community tab will naturally market your channel for free. Other members in YouTube will easily find your videos and subscribe to your channel.
Conclude your videos by informing your viewers what you are working on next
While create your videos, always conclude by informing your audience to subscribe to your channel. There are people who may not subscribe if they aren’t reminded.
Remember as a content creator, your focus should not be on making money but creating content that people love. If your content is unique, highly educative, entertaining and informative, you’ll find it easy to grow. Always focus on content creation, the rest will naturally come.