How I Would Grow a YouTube Audience to Over 6 Million Followers in 2024


Ali Abdaal explains his key strategies for growing a successful YouTube channel and audience in 2024, leveraging insights from his 6+ years of experience building his own following to over 6 million. He emphasizes defining your niche target audience and value proposition, systematizing and repurposing content across platforms, optimizing packaging with titles/thumbnails, and having patience to persistently publish quality videos over time.

Timestamped Highlights

๐Ÿ’ก Combine niche target audience with value proposition to inform content
๐Ÿ“ˆ Repurpose popular performing content by competitors
๐Ÿ“ Document your process as content instead of trying to be overly creative
๐ŸŽฏ Set input goals you control like weekly value-add videos
๐ŸŽง Use Epidemic Sound for all video/podcast music needs
โฐ Have patience and faith in consistent quality content over 2+ years
๐Ÿค– Systematize and outsource aspects of the content process
๐Ÿ“ˆ Franchise your channel into a systematized content production

Key Insights

Nail your niche target and value proposition to stand out
Optimize thumbnails and titles for clickability and views
Systemize content creation processes to be efficient
Repurpose and distribute content across multiple platforms
Set input goals you control like weekly value-add videos
Commit to 2+ years of persistent high quality content
Build a team to systemize and scale content production
This blog is a summary of a YouTube video "If I Wanted to Grow An Audience in 2024, I'd Do This - YouTube" by Ali Abdaal