How to Start a Successful YouTube Channel [Infographic]

Capturing Leads from Live Video

How to Start a Successful YouTube Channel [Infographic]

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

Dana Kilroy

Dana Sullivan Kilroy is ShortStack's Director of Communications and Social Media Marketing. Before joining the ShortStack team she was a writer whose work appeared in publications and sites including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Inc. and many other lifestyle publications. Reach her on Twitter @dsullyk. Read more articles by Dana Kilroy.