I grew a faceless YouTube channel to 300,000+ subscribers — What I’ve learned
A few years ago, I did a thing.
I started a faceless YouTube channel and within about one year it grew to 300,000+ subscribers. I was shocked at the tremendous growth the channel was experiencing.
During that time, I dedicated a couple of hours a week to managing the channel, including uploading new content, editing videos, writing keyword-rich video descriptions, and designing thumbnails.
I was also fielding offers daily as prospective advertisers reached out wanting to buy space on my channel/videos.
It’s been a few years since I launched that channel.
Here’s what I learned from it all.
I Started a Faceless YouTube Channel —One Year Later
About a year ago I started a faceless YouTube channel. I was no stranger to YouTube but despite my best efforts, growth…
5 Lessons Learned from Growing a Faceless YouTube Channel to 300K+ Subs in a Year
As I look back, here are some things I’ve learned about the entire experience and overall thoughts on faceless YouTube.
1. YouTube is hard
It’s not easy to launch and grow a faceless YouTube channel.
Sure, anybody can do it but, that doesn’t mean it’s easy.
From researching a competitive niche to filming content, editing videos, doing keyword research, and more. It can be a full-time job in itself!
Over time I got better and got faster at the entire process.
It got easier eventually but, I still don’t ever consider it easy, now that I look back on it.
Spoiler alert: I no longer run the channel (more on this below)
2. Everybody does not succeed in faceless YouTube
I hear people talk about uploading rain videos or other faceless ideas to explode their channel.