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Over the past few years, video has become the most engaging content format online and also the most consumed.
If you’re not doing video marketing, then you should definitely get started by using the most popular video social network online – YouTube.
YouTube videos can drive sales and commissions if you use it well. It’s not as simple though, as signing up for an account and uploading videos.
To learn YouTube video marketing, you could get a course which lays out the process in a structured manner but you can also learn how to master YouTube by following people who have proven themselves in this field.
To help you with that, I went through a bunch of YouTube channels and found some of the best ones where you can learn everything you need to know about starting and growing a YouTube channel successfully.
Here they are – 7 incredible YouTube channels from 7 awesome YouTubers who will teach you their best strategies.
1. Think Media
Think Media Tv is ran by a guy named Sean Cannell and is a very popular brand on YouTube.
The channel has over 650,000 subscribers and some videos have millions of views.
Sean Cannell also has a lifestyle channel with over 85,000 subscribers where he does product reviews and vlogs as well as another channel featuring his video productions with nearly 4000 subscribers. Another channel on this list, Video Influencers, is a collaboration with Benji Travis, another popular YouTuber.
So you can see that Sean is someone who can definitely teach you a thing or two about building a brand on YouTube.
Think Media TV has videos on starting and growing a YouTube channel as well as related information such as reviews for equipment you might need for doing YouTube videos.
As a subscriber, you can learn things like:
- How to punch FEAR in the face and start on YouTube (above)
- The #1 secret to standing out on YouTube
- Best camera and equipment for YouTube beginners
- 6 YouTube growth strategies for getting more views
- How to rank videos on YouTube fast
The tag line for Video Creators TV is “Master YouTube. Spread your message.” This is exactly what Tim Schmoyer will help you achieve when you subscribe to his channel.
And he’s very much the person you want teaching you this.
His Video Creators channel has amassed 427,000 subscribers while his other channel, Schmovies has over 104,000 subscribers.
I found the Video Creators channel while researching a trending YouTube topic and his video was the first result returned in Google’s search results so the guy obviously knows what he’s doing.
One thing I immediately noticed when I went to his channel is that he chose to organize his videos into playlists, which lets you see the different topics he posts about. This works kind of like categories on a website.
His playlists include these topics:
- Recent YouTube “How-To” trainings
- Pro tips for growing your channel’s views and subscribers
- Video SEO tips for ranking videos in search results
- How to make money on YouTube with brand deals
- In-depth and detailed YouTube trainings
Some examples of what you will learn as a subscriber to Tim’s channel are:
- The best way to rank videos #1 in search (above)
- 29 ideas for sparking growth on your YouTube channel
- Thumbnails that get 1 million YouTube subscribers
- The 3 questions you must answer for viewers before they subscribe
- 3 ways to make money with live streaming
Next up is a channel called Video Influencers which is a collaboration between Sean Cannell from Think Media and another popular YouTuber, Benji Travis.
I’ve already told you why Sean Cannell is someone you want to listen to. Benji Travis has also proven himself as well.
The channel art for Video Influencers feature a product called YouTube Secrets which is a course created by Sean and Benji that teaches you their YouTube strategies for growing your following and making money as a video influencer.
While you can check out the course, the videos on this channel can teach you a lot and include interviews with other successful YouTubers and marketers.
Videos you can learn a lot from include:
- How to come up with a YouTube name (above)
- 10 YouTube growth tips for smart entrepreneurs
- How to create raving fans on YouTube – 3 tips
- 3 tips to finding your niche on YouTube
- How to make YouTube your full-time job – 3 tips
4. Nick Nimmin
Nick Nimmin is another YouTuber who is more than qualified to teach you how to make it on YouTube.
His channel, where he encourages you to “subscribe for YouTube and video tips” on his channel art, has over 281,000 subscribers.
He also has another channel called AllOurQuestions where he answers common questions and that has 11,000+ subscribers.
Best way to start my morning, thank you for continuously being so motivating!– Steno hood (YouTube user)
This quote from a commenter echoed my thoughts as I watched one of Nick’s videos.
As a subscriber, you’ll be motivated to take continuous action with your own YouTube channel and learn a lot of stuff in different categories like YouTube tips for beginners, Using YouTube on your phone and different equipment and tools you need.
Here’s a preview of some of what’s available on Nick’s channel.
- Why you should be a YouTuber (Top Reasons) (above)
- How to get views on YouTube with 0 subscribers
- 10 free tools for YouTubers
- 5 tricks to getting more comments on YouTube
- How to be comfortable on camera
Although Channel Notes has just over 61,500 subscribers, Muchelle B has proven that she has what it takes to teach you how to YouTube.
She has another channel that focuses on self-improvement which has 242,000 subscribers.
I love the minimalist design of Channel Notes and Muchelle introduces herself and her intentions with a channel trailer followed by playlists of the video topics you’ll consume.
Practical advice, tips and a monthly review that can help you when evaluating your own channel’s performance are some of the helpful videos you’ll learn from.
Some videos include:
- 9 things to do before starting a YouTube channel (above)
- 20 YouTube channel / niche ideas
- How to make a YouTube banner
- 30 first video ideas
- 5 things you need to do as a new YouTuber
That last one I included because it’s a collaboration video with someone else who is also on this list.
Brian G Johnson is a great internet marketer and I first knew him as the author of a popular internet marketing guide released around the start of the decade called Halloween Super Affiliate.
I was pleasantly surprised to see that he had a successful YouTube channel because that meant that I could follow him again.
His channel has over 48,000 subscribers and he also collaborates with other popular YouTubers.
Of all the channels I’ve mentioned on this list, I think I like his thumbnail designs the best. They’re very catchy.
To help you “stake your claim and amplify your message on YouTube”, you’ll find videos on his channel like:
- Why most YouTubers fail – YouTube channel help (above)
- How to get 100 subscribers by commenting
- How to find trending topics on YouTube
- YouTube hashtags for views?
- Why is it so hard to grow on YouTube?
Trena Little doesn’t have as many subscribers as some of the other users on this list.
However, with just over 6,500 subscribers, she knows enough to teach you how to use YouTube.
Trena does everything right on her channel and has over 300 videos of content for you to learn from.
My favorite thing about this channel though is that you can know exactly when to expect new videos. She publishes a new one every Monday and Wednesday.
Trena’s channel is a great example of how you should be doing YouTube even when you’re now getting started. Like most others on the list, she also has another channel where you can get to know here on a more personal level.
Tips With Trena isn’t just about YouTube. You can learn about online business from her videos which makes this channel more relevant for affiliate marketers like us.
Some of the things you’ll learn from Trena when you subscribe include:
- 5 YouTube video ideas for your business (above)
- 13 YouTube mistakes you must avoid
- When should you post YouTube videos?
- Build your email list with YouTube videos
- 5 video ideas without showing your face
There is seriously no better way to learn about making money on YouTube than to learn from people who have proven that they know how to do YouTube.
The seven channels in this list is a great start and you now have hundreds or even thousands of videos to check out that will teach you how to get started and how to grow a successful channel.
If you know of any other channels that are great for learning about YouTube marketing, please let me know in the comments.
In the mean time, tell me which of these you already know about or which do you look forward to learning from.