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How to Measure Success on YouTube

Uploading to YouTube can be a daunting task, you never quite know if your video was a hit or not. What results should you be getting? How do you judge if your content was well-received?

In this article I'm going to suggest a few metrics I use when uploading a video and tools that you may find useful to measure success on YouTube. Each channel is different so tailor my method to your needs.


What is Tumblr?

Tumblr is a blogging-social networking platform, a fairly decent one (despite it's reputation) with some unique features worth exploring.

You can even use a Tumblr blog as a cheap, feature-rich website.


Pretend you are the lead detective on a hit new show, “CSI: Terrible Stuff on the Internet.” In the first episode, you set up one of those crazy walls plastered with headlines and headshots, looking for hidden connections between everything awful that’s been happening online recently.


Japanese inventor shatters expectations with self healing glass

TOKYO - A Japanese researcher has developed -- by accident-- a new type of glass that can be repaired simply by pressing it back together after it cracks.

The discovery opens the way for super-durable glass that could triple the lifespan of everyday products like car windows, construction materials, fish tanks and even toilet seats.


Thousands of websites are quietly fighting ad blocking

Websites aren't always conspicuous in their attempts to combat ad blockers. Researchers from the University of Iowa and UC Riverside have learned that 30.5 percent of the top 10,000 websites have measures to thwart ad blocking, and they're frequently using methods you wouldn't likely notice. Many use scripts to introduce 'bait' content that sets off ad blockers, prompting the site to relaunch ads in a way that blockers might not catch.


A PC’s best friend to recording PC games with little or no performance hit is what everyone wants. Shadowplay from Nvidia is one way to do so.


Identifying What PC Hardware You Have

One of the main things about PC Gaming is wondering if a particular game can run with your system. "Can it run Crysis?" used to be one such question.


4 Things To Check If Your Channel Isn’t Growing

A lot of YouTubers are struggling to get more subscribers and views. But if you check these four things in YouTube Analytics, you can find out exactly why your channel isn't growing. And that gives you the control you need to actually fix the issues!