Starting and growing a YouTube channel takes a lot of time, effort, patience, and often money. As you are required to create good, compelling videos, and capturing audience time is the most important thing. If you’re lucky, something will go viral and will end up on peoples’ related videos and recommended videos for months. Else you can opt any of the two methods for promotion.
The first is to set-up campaign of extreme social and growth-hack-style of casual marketing. Yes I am talking about social media posts, blog post, mailing and Facebook page posts though these promotional methods are good and successful for many but if you really want to reach a huge audience it will take a long time and efforts to reach any such goal.
The other method is to spend some money.You have to spend money to make money; A little investment can go a long way towards kick starting the popularity you need to become self-sufficient. You won’t have a positive return on investment, at least not right away, but you’ll certainly get the subscribers, viewers, and engagement you need.
Here is a list of some possible services you may like and can pay to get you some exposure on your videos. Some of them are well known where as some are little less so, and some you might never have heard some of them before. I have sorted out few categories for easy browsing.
Social Media Ad Networks
There are a lot of different social networks, but some of them don’t really work with YouTube unless you have a specific type and quality of content.
For instance, LinkedIn ads may not really work for video content unless its heavily focused on business, marketing, or job search content. If you are, well, you’re good to go, and you can consider this a free entry on the list.
Some Traditional Ad Networks