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YouTube Question Should I keep posting?

Theory Guitar

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Hey guys, so I recently posted asking about these reaction videos I was doing. I was averaging 13k per video and I was really excited. A few people said that I probably wasn't hurting my audience by making these videos so I continued to make the videos. In the last two week I decided to not post them for a while and see if I was really growing my audience or not. Now I am averaging about 85 views a day and about 100-150 views per video. What does everyone think? should I keep posting the reaction videos or not??
 

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Hey guys, so I recently posted asking about these reaction videos I was doing. I was averaging 13k per video and I was really excited. A few people said that I probably wasn't hurting my audience by making these videos so I continued to make the videos. In the last two week I decided to not post them for a while and see if I was really growing my audience or not. Now I am averaging about 85 views a day and about 100-150 views per video. What does everyone think? should I keep posting the reaction videos or not??
The algorithm is not punishing you, this is simply the audience reaction. I think it is good to experiment and this is something obviously worked but maybe doesn't work as a common type of video. In this circumstance I would continue doing them, but less often. Maybe once a month or once every 90 days.
 
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Theory Guitar

Theory Guitar

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The algorithm is not punishing you, this is simply the audience reaction. I think it is good to experiment and this is something obviously worked but maybe doesn't work as a common type of video. In this circumstance I would continue doing them, but less often. Maybe once a month or once every 90 days.
Ok thats probably what I will do. I am still experimenting I want to get a solid base of subs and not be the guys who has 10k subs and is still getting 100 views per video.
 

MattCommand1

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Hey guys, so I recently posted asking about these reaction videos I was doing. I was averaging 13k per video and I was really excited. A few people said that I probably wasn't hurting my audience by making these videos so I continued to make the videos. In the last two week I decided to not post them for a while and see if I was really growing my audience or not. Now I am averaging about 85 views a day and about 100-150 views per video. What does everyone think? should I keep posting the reaction videos or not??
I am very milestone-driven but simultaneously I temper myself of certain inclinations. One important milestone is for me to finally cross over and become a YPP member. In my situation, I will cross 4,000 hours late this month but my number of subscribers is lagging far behind.

It was unclear to me if you will soon meet the 4,000 hours since you have far more subscribers than you need for YPP. To me, you have come this far, cross over into YPP and then do your refinements.

But having said all that, I too, have a bit of a dilemma also. The videos that have done well for me are outliers and not necessarily the core avatar I am targeting. I am constantly experimenting with different things to see what happens. Sometimes they come out stinkers, other times I get surprised.
 

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Well, do you want to do the reaction videos? If you enjoy making them, and they're doing well, then I would say keep on doing it. If not, then start experimenting like Stanley said.

If eventually you find that reaction videos are the only things that do well for your channel now, and you don't want to do them anymore. Then I would watch this video by Nate from Channel Makers. He talks about getting into a content rut when only one type of content works for you and he'll give you ways to fix it.
 

Durgaprasadbau T

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Just I have doubt, Don't you receive copyright strike for reaction videos? So many youtubers using trailers, music videos and other copyrighted content in Reaction videos.
 

FunEditor

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From my experience reaction videos have been doing very well, they can even generate millions of views, you just have to be careful about the copyright stuff.