How to Start a Successful YouTube Channel [Infographic]

Discover the impressive statistics about YouTube, including its billion users and its reach to the 18-49 year old demographic.

By Dana Kilroy ・1 min read
Social Media

Do you use YouTube for your business? The following stats should make the platform intriguing for most brands.

• YouTube has more than a billion users.

• YouTube reaches more than 18-49 year old users than any cable network in the U.S. ~~> if this is a target demographic for you, this stat should get your attention.

• 80 percent of YouTube viewers are outside the U.S. ~~> it's a great vehicle for reaching an international audience.

• More than 50 percent of videos have been rated or include comments from viewers.

• 100 million people share, like or comment on YouTube every week.

• An auto-shared tweet from YouTube brings in six new YouTube views on average.

• More than 500 tweets per minute contain a YouTube link.

• On mobile, the average YouTube viewing session is now more than 40 minutes (up 50% year over year). At ShortStack we use our YouTube channel primarily for user education. Thanks to We are Top 10 for sharing this infographic.

How to Start a Successful Youtube Channel Infographic

About the author

By Dana Kilroy ・1 min read

Dana Sullivan Kilroy is a communications professional with more than 20 years of experience delivering compelling content. Her work has appeared in national, award-winning publications and sites, including: The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Fast Company, Inc.

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