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Three Tips on Branding Yourself

One thing that I've been learning this week has been about branding. A brand is a powerful symbol that defines who you are as an individual. A brand is in every single thing that you ever produce. As a Youtuber, most people stick with themselves as the brand and concept and thus it is critical that you "Brand yourself". As such it's important to be aware of your content, being the best that it can be with what you have, but also that you, as the brand, are able to connect with other people.

I've been struggling a lot with these two concepts, not so much my content but especially my branding and presentation. My content is alright, but there is definitely room for improvement.

But anyway I want to be talking about the branding yourself as I've been learning a lot about it and I'd like to share some tips. These tips I believe are crucial to growing a channel and are things that I'm learning through my mentor and I'll be applying as well.

Tip #1 - Aim f…

Five Tips For Marketing On Youtube

Marketing is something that interests me a lot as I've said before, but my views on it are different to the average person. This post will serve as a few pointers when marketing on youtube, outside of what the typical advice you'll find on most videos when you search "How to grow a Youtube channel" on Youtube. In fact I'll be talking more on a mindset side of things with these tips. But before we delve into the tips I want to share...

My Thoughts on Marketing
It might've shined through in my reviews that I'm not very uptight about optimizing your marketing strategy. Even in my own videos I don't get that much on my case about it. Like I've said before SEO (Search Engine Optimization), using effective tags and having a good description isn't everything. They help, but they aren't everything when it comes to a video on Youtube.
At the same time, I do believe having some basic understanding and making an attempt at it, even if you don't rank…

Omnisek Channel Review

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Omnisek has been on Youtube for quite some time, but didn't start posting videos regularly until 5 months ago. Omniseks provides a combination of gaming and vlogging and is passionate about helping other people. He is part of a community called team filthy that also strives to help other people. Here’s the video that I saw when I first dropped onto his channel.


Equipment Used
2 monitors  1ms response time Samsung's keyboard  blackwidow mouse  mamba Razer chroma mouse pad  pc is hand build (Logitech camera 920, maybe i5, 3570k Intel processor, z77 stock mobo 8 gb of ram ssd)
The Grading Channel Look



When I first went to Omnisek's channel I was once again greeted by loud music to catch my attention. Looking at the opening I’d say the intro is very typical for most gamers introductions. It’s still is a good opening, however there isn’t anything too distinct that sets him apart as far as an intro goes. Loud music, moving camera. If you've seen …