To create a sustainable channel that will continue to grow, you need video ideas and lots of them. Video ideas will help you to create content on a consistent basis that you can feed to your audience, attract a new audience, gain more subscriber, gain more views, gain more watchtime... more of EVERYTHING!
Here are a few tips tricks and tools to make sure you have lots of video ideas so you can grow your channel faster.
Use the YouTube search bar suggestions
YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world with over 2 billion users.
Don't under estimate the power of answering questions people are asking. Use the YouTube search dropdown to see what questions people are asking and focus in on your niche.
After you search for a term on YouTube you will see that vidIQ has a lot of information on the right hand side. Including keyword score, related queries and top search terms.
This helps you understand the universe of keywords around your niche.
You can click on any keyword to launch the explorer to see more details including the current trend of the phrase.
Ask your audience how you can improve and what they would like to see next.
Another great way to get channel ideas is to see what others in your industry are up to using the vidIQ competitors tool.
Rob is our resident video guy. He started out on YouTube in 2012, building up a tech channel to over 100,000 subscribers and 30,000,000 views before joining the vidIQ team. Today he is hard at work sharing everything he has learned on the YouTube platform; educating video creators on how to grow their own channels and turn hobbies into careers - just like Rob did in 2017.