How do you keep up with posting videos on YouTube?

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A friend of mine I chatted with over the weekend told me about how he gave up on YouTube after getting burned out.

He literally went into some sort of depression phase and this happened because he had a strong desire to build his YouTube channel fast. He was churning out 2 long videos every single day.

I think that's crazy, because when I started out, it took me an average of 3 days to create my videos, so this meant posting videos daily was close to impossible.

So guys, just wanted to know how you keep up with posting videos on YouTube?

How often do you post and do you get results with your frequency?
#posting #videos #youtube
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  • Profile picture of the author riheard
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    • Profile picture of the author maxdosh
      Originally Posted by riheard View Post

      I understand Creating Videos and posting them regularly is overwhelming. You can't just grow your channel by creating videos; the videos have to be properly optimized to show up at the top of the Youtube search.

      Proper optimization takes time and so I prefer using a video optimization tool. It helps me to find the best keywords, Tags, hashtags, titles, and descriptions for the videos. now I don't have to think about the YouTube SEO and all I can do is get new content ideas.
      Sounds great but with experience that hasn't proven effective. Someone told me how he has posted 77 videos and only gotten 30 views despite using some YouTube tools for SEO etc
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  • The content treadmill is a real problem, even more so on YouTube than on other platforms since the algorithm rewards consistency so heavily.

    I rarely think high-volume posting on YouTube is a necessity - beyond a certain point, there are far better uses of your time when it comes to building an overall brand.

    If you're posting content designed to build followers, there are other things you can be doing outside of YouTube to further strengthen the connection with subscribers.

    If posting informational content targeting search (where it really is a numbers game), there is no harm taking a break as subscribers aren't watching these anyway, and they should receive more consistent views over the long-term. Also, outsourcing is the key to scaling this.

    Anyway, if your friend is convinced that 1/2 the content equals 1/2 the results, I think he'd surprised... nothing wrong with slowing it down and seeing what happens.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jamell
    First of all I post about topics that I like .Secondly I set video posting schedules that aren't going to be inconvenient to my routine .

    I wouldn't focus on the length of videos because value and engagement is more important .

    Sometimes it only takes me 2 minutes to cover a story sometimes it's more and some times it's less .
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  • Profile picture of the author reverseads
    Video creation is one thing, topics and engagement another. As everything else, it takes time. It also require a lot of knowledge and equipment. 2 long videos a day doesn't tell much. Even one video per week can be more than enough, if you find right audience and being consistent for a year.
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  • Profile picture of the author annaalford
    There's no one right way to keep up with posting videos on YouTube. You might try batch recording and editing your videos so that you have a few ready to go at all times, or you might set aside specific days or times for recording and editing. Some people like to post new videos every week, while others may only post once or twice a month. There's really no wrong way to do it, as long as you're consistent with your posting schedule and providing quality content that your viewers will enjoy.
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  • Profile picture of the author chuckholmes
    Slow, steady, and consistent is the way to go. Post 1-2 videos per week and make them count. Spend the rest of your time MARKETING and promoting your content.

    It's like writing a book. Many new authors spend all of their time writing a book, yet they don't spend any time or money promoting it. And then they wonder why their book doesn't sell.

    If you have 20 hours a week for YouTube, set aside 6-7 hours for video production and editing, and the rest of your time for marketing and promotion.

    Just my two cents.
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  • Profile picture of the author AlexBackerZ
    Usually, when people burn out, they take a vacation from work and go to the sea to rest. Basically, the fact that he took a break is a good thing, as he can make more time for his personal life. When I have this kind of thing going on, I get a card from Kif Doctors to buy marijuana legally, and then I smoke it accordingly. I relax that way, let a friend try it too.
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  • Profile picture of the author Artkantos
    Consistency always beats intensity...The guy put itself in an unsustainable position and he burned out. It happened to me too with Twitter, I went berserk mode for 2 months and I definitely got some nice results, but it was unsustainable and I had to leave it for like 1-2 months...I lost a lot of momentum and it was painful so I decided to focus on make it sustainable!

    Some things take time, regardless of what you do, a baby takes 8-9 months, you can't have a baby in 1 month by doing you know what haha
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