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  • Magnum Stache
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Youtube Advice?
« on: August 03, 2017, 12:36:18 PM »
So I've recently decided to get more into Nail Art.  I have always liked interacting on web forums and for awhile kept a blog, but just haven't been doing the blog thing anymore. So I thought I'd add nail videos to my youtube channel.

Now, I don't have illusions I'm going to make a living on this; but it might be nice to monetize it eventually.

So here is my dilemma. I have a decades old, unfocused, youtube channel that has well more than the 10,000 requisite views for monetization.

Can I just add my new videos to that channel and build a "brand" from here?

Or should I keep that as a random stuff/skating/quilting/whatever channel and start a new one that is solely focused on nails if I want to consider it a "brand"?


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Re: Youtube Advice?
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2017, 12:43:54 PM »
I would definitely start an entirely new channel.
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Re: Youtube Advice?
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2017, 08:28:28 AM »
If you are wanting to make a serious go off it and make it a big focus, definitely make a specific channel just for this.


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Re: Youtube Advice?
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2017, 08:53:58 AM »
Definitely monetization, but make sure to keep it standard, and provide benefits for your viewers every couple of milestones (i.e 1 million subscribers face reveal, e.t.c)
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Re: Youtube Advice?
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2017, 08:59:45 AM »
Thanks. I guess I'm going to be looking at a new channel.  Which means I have a long way to go before I can monetize at all. 

I wish I had realized I could monetize my old channel ages ago.  Since doing it last month I've made a whole dollar!  But I had the 10,000 view minimum on that one a LONG time ago. 


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Re: Youtube Advice?
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2017, 07:11:32 AM »
Definitely, you should grow up with this.


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Re: Youtube Advice?
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2017, 08:31:55 AM »
Why wouldn't you just build atop your existing platform?  Why start from scratch if you don't need to?
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