Niche Channel Guide
Are you feeling lost or overwhelmed in creating a profitable YouTube channel? Creating videos doesn’t have to feel like such a chore. In this article and the accompanying videos, I’ll share some tips and tricks that have worked for me and my clients to build a profitable channel without spending every waking moment planning, shooting, and editing YouTube videos.
The Powerful Way to Harness YouTube
The most powerful way to build a profitable channel is to build a niche channel. But what exactly is a niche channel? A niche channel is a library of related binge-worthy YouTube videos that attract new viewers while serving your existing audience through YouTube’s algorithms. Your channel automatically grows and generates revenue, whether you upload consistently or not.
Grow Your Channel Without Spending Forever On It
Creating videos takes a ton of time… we all know this! And it’s one of the biggest barriers to getting started on YouTube to begin with. There are three main ways to reduce the actual time it takes you to create videos that still grow your channel and revenue.
Simplify Your Process
Instead of saying, “I don’t have time to create a video this week, so I’m just not going to do it,” ask yourself, “What video could I create with the time that I do have this week?” When you don’t have time to make dinner, what do you do? You either make something simple or you get takeout. You don’t just not eat, right?
Do you have a proven, repeatable process for creating videos? Or are you trying to do something completely new every time? Do you have an editing template where all you have to do is drop in your clips, make a few edits, and then export? Or are you starting from scratch each time?
Slow Down to Speed Up
If you’re still learning how to plan, shoot, and/or edit videos, just do the basics that you do know how to do, and then you can learn and improve as you go little by little. Inside Social Video Pro’s “30 Days to a Thriving YouTube Channel” program, we break down every step of the video creation process step by step so that you can simplify, create shortcuts, and learn as you go.
Monetizing Your Niche Channel
But what is this whole monetizing thing? Do I just start creating videos in my niche, and YouTube will start sending me money? If you have less than 1000 subscribers, then being monetized can feel really far away. So how do you know if your niche channel or your video topic ideas are going to be profitable?
Take the Niche Clarity Quiz
Take the niche clarity quiz and discover whether your niche channel idea is even going to work on YouTube and if it’ll actually be profitable and how you’ll be able to monetize your niche channel:
Now you know that building a niche channel is the most powerful way to build a profitable channel on YouTube. But how do you actually build a niche channel without just throwing videos out there and seeing what sticks? Let’s continue…
Build a Niche Channel on YouTube
If you’re someone who has been struggling to gain traction on your YouTube channel, you might feel like you’ve exhausted all your ideas and don’t know where to turn next. But don’t give up just yet!
The Power of a Niche Channel
As I’ve mentioned previously, building a niche channel is one of the most powerful ways to create a profitable channel on YouTube. But what exactly is a niche channel, and how do you create one?
A niche channel is a space for your audience where you create videos around a specific niche. It’s not just about creating videos on a specific niche; instead, it’s about creating a channel covering all the topics around your niche. By doing this, you’re answering all the questions people have about your niche and establishing yourself as the go-to person for all the topics around your niche. This is where the power of a niche channel lies!
The Spiderweb Effect
When YouTube’s algorithm pegs a viewer as being interested in a topic, YouTube does everything in its power to get that viewer to watch more videos on that topic. Therefore, creating a spiderweb effect on your channel can make the algorithm work in your favor so that every video you post helps you build and grow that niche channel.
Making the spider web effect happen on your channel is a key component to making the niche channel concept work for your channel.
How to Create a Niche Channel
Now that you know what a niche channel is and the importance of the spiderweb effect let’s look at the steps to create one:
- Brainstorm Breakthrough Worksheet: Start by coming up with tons of topics around your niche. You can use the brainstorm breakthrough worksheet available in the Social Video Pro 30 days to a thriving YouTube channel course.
- The Cake Factor: Decide which topics are viable to grow your channel and which ones aren’t using the cake factor, which is also available in the Social Video Pro course.
- Be Specific: Try specificity when your video topics and titles are specific to a topic or an audience or a concept, then YouTube knows what your videos are about.
Building a niche channel is not just for new channels; you can use these tips on an existing channel to make it profitable.
Creating a niche channel is the most powerful way to build a profitable channel on YouTube. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can build a niche channel fast and see new subscribers and revenue coming in consistently. Ready to start implementing these tips today? Keep reading to discover which niche channel strategy to start with…
Which Niche Channel Strategy is right for you?
If you’re like me, you want to create a profitable YouTube channel without spending all day thinking about it. The good news is that building a niche channel is the most powerful way to do just that.
Save Me Series Strategy
The Save Me series is perfect for new creators or those looking to grow their email list. When people need help with something, they turn to Google and YouTube, so you want to make sure your content shows up when they search… hence: “Save Me” series. This is the perfect strategy to get started on creating the “spider web effect” and building out your niche channel.
Rabbit Hold Strategy
On the other hand, the Rabbit Hole strategy involves creating multiple related videos around a specific topic. This strategy creates a “spiderweb effect” where viewers will consume all of your content because it’s all related and relevant to their interests. You can do this when you’re just starting out or start doing it with an existing channel.
Using the Cake Factor Method for Golden Ticket Ideas
It’s not just about coming up with one-off video topics, but creating videos that will grow your channel. Use the brainstorm breakthrough worksheet to come up with tons of ideas around your niche and use the cake factor method for deciding which ones are the golden tickets.
We cover this extensively inside 30 Days to a Thriving YouTube Channel!
The Block Script Formula for Planning, Shooting, and Editing
Before you hit record, you need to have a plan. Use the block script formula to plan what you need to say and shoot. When you have a detailed repeatable plan for your videos, you’re no longer in “I’ll figure it out” mode for every single video. The BFF method, which stands for Basic, Fine-Tune, and Fancy, is an editing process that simplifies the editing process and saves you time.
If you haven’t already noticed, building a niche channel on YouTube is about simplicity not perfection.
Can you imagine if you had a friend out there in a lake struggling to stay above water? And before you threw them a life vest, you’re like, hang on, let me make sure it looks professional…? I mean, that might be a little bit of an over dramatization! But Why else are you creating videos for YouTube, if not to show up for people who need to hear what you have to say when you spend hours or days or weeks holding back on publishing your videos because they they’re just not good enough or maybe not professional or perfect enough because you’re focused on adding animated graphics and lower thirds and sound effects instead of just piecing together a simple edit?
Yes, of course, you want to look legit, you want to look good in your videos, but you don’t want to spend 20 hours doing it for a single video or else you’re not going to do it. And that’s going to leave the people that you want to help hanging.
Now if you’re looking for a complete editing guide walking you step by step through the entire BFF method for editing your YouTube videos, we have that inside of a Social Video Pro 2.0. You can follow the proven process for editing your YouTube videos even if you’re a total beginner, and you’ll get my sneaky trick for cutting your editing time in half.
Analyzing and Revising as You Go
To be successful on YouTube, it’s crucial to analyze and revise as you go. YouTube gives us an incredible amount of data in the Creator Studio, and if you know what you’re looking for, you can read it like a crystal ball. You can see what you need to improve on your future videos to get more views and traction.
So if you have spent the time to read this article and watch the videos, and you don’t end up taking action on your channel with your next video, then I haven’t done my job. So if you want my entire 30 day process for building a profitable YouTube channel, without spending every waking moment planning, shooting and editing videos, and I invite you to join me inside of Social Video Pro 2.0.
You can go through the program at your own pace because I simply hand you my own step by step processes. Systems, checklists, templates… my entire workflow for creating a profitable YouTube channel so that you’re not left figuring it out on your own and you’re no longer stuck… like swimming in place or spinning your wheels!
VPS 2.0 covers everything from strategy and SEO, to planning and thumbnails, to shooting, editing and publishing. Plus the Analyze and Revise (the crystal ball that you need to read the data on your channel and tweak things as you go) and how to infuse multiple revenue streams so that you can be profitable as your channel grows.
Instead of a year from now, or two or three years down the road the students I have worked with through this same process have told me that it’s easy to follow and that my teaching is relatable. So like I said, Social Video Pro 2.0 is here for you to jump into NOW because if there is a one thing that I want you to do right now is to take some action on your channel even with your very next video because YouTube truly is the most powerful platform to reach the people that you want to reach. And stepping into the thriving video creator mentality of purposefully building a library of binge-worthy, related videos (a niche channel). When you do that you’ll be unstoppable on YouTube!
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