It’s true, YouTube fan channels exist and they do so because they can be highly successful with millions of subscribers and views.
This is definitely not a new concept by any means, but you may have never even realized that you can do something like this.
You can do this in almost any niche too! It’s totally scaleable…
So what are these YouTube fan channels and how do they work?
You take small video clips of your favorite subject that you want to build a YouTube fan channel around and compile them into a video with a run length of about 10 minutes.
Then use software like Viddyoze to create a cool intro and outro as well as some sort of transition segment and put them all together in your favorite video editing software (I use Windows Movie Maker).
After you’ve created your video, next you’ll want to create a great thumbnail that will get people’s attention and get them to click on your video.
But don’t forget your video title, it’s important as well…
When you have all of that figured out you’re now ready to upload your video to your channel.
Be sure to include all relevant tags related to your video, channel, and niche.
In your description you’ll want to give credit where credit is due. That means if you’re borrowing small video clips from different channels/users then you’ll want to credit them in your description for that particular video.
All of this falls under YouTube’s fair use policy. So although this seems like it would be violating copyright laws, it’s actually not as long as your taking small segments and creating your own videos from them.
One of the best ways to ensure success is to publish a new video on a regular basis, whether you’re putting out a new video once per week or once per day either way just be consistent so your viewers/subscribers can count on your channel to publish new content on time.
You’ll see your channel grow substantially faster if you post as much as you can, so once per day is the preferred schedule.
If you have a brand new channel with zero subscribers/views then you’ll want to do some research in your niche and emulate what others are doing.
Don’t reinvent the wheel, see what’s trending and what’s had a lot of views and then try to replicate it. Just don’t copy it verbatim!
This way you’re piggy backing off of other successful videos/channels and ultimately gives you the best chance at success as well.
YouTube fan channels work extremely well for the gaming niche, but can also work for sports, poker, and even for celebrities.
BTW, you can create as many YouTube channels as you’d like through one Gmail account by simply going to https://www.youtube.com/channel_switcher.
In the comments section below, let me know if you decide to give this a try and how it’s working out for you.