The Top 5 Mistakes Gaming Channels Make on YouTube [and How to Correct Them]

Gaming is one of the most fiercely competitive verticals on YouTube, so avoid these mistakes and set yourself up for success as a gamer!

Are you thinking of starting a gaming channel on YouTube? Or perhaps you've been gaming for a couple of years but now want to get serious about generating significantly more views and subcribers.

vidIQ's resident online gaming expert Dan Carson is here to help you wherever you are on your YouTube journey. In this week's episode of TubeTalk, he walks us through the most common mistakes YouTubers make when it comes to researching, creating, optimizing ,and publishing gaming content.

While gameplaying or streaming Fortnite, Minecraft, Animal Crossing, and GTA content sounds fun (and it is!), you won't build your channel until you undersatnd what kind of value you bring to your audience.

Only by creating a strategy that sets you apart from the millions of other creators in the space will give you the tools to succeed.

So if you want to start a successful gaming channel like PewDiePie, Markiplier or Game Grumps then take a listen to the podcast and find out what those huge creators are doing right.

For more solid advice around growing a gaming channel on YouTube check out these resources on our blog, or watch the full Playlist on YouTube.

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