I think this depends on each person and their lifestyle.
I don't think recording in bulk is necessary when you have a lot of time, and can pretty much record at anytime they want (what a luxury!). But with school, work and what not, I guess its better to record as much as you can, while you...
This pretty much.
It doesnt matter how you avoid copy right strikes, the idea is "not" to use material under other person`s right. There are literally shit ton of free stuff you can use, image or music.
I dont think having a small channel is any way related to not doing any commentary (how did you come up with this? just curious).
So go with it! Commentary is something necessary to personalize your channel, to show what kind of person you are to viewers. You can do something else, like...
This is something I also agree. While views, comments and subs can be a +moral factor, most of the time it demotivates people in my opinion. I absolutely understand your feeling of "Damn, he`s doing better than me. I'm I doing anything wrong?" But YouTube is so random, you cant really get clear...
Like, come on dude. THIS is going to be your brand, its suppose to be fun naming your channel by your self.
If its really that hard, type in random word and translate it into German. It usually sounds...
Same here. Used to do giveaways quite frequently.
Even if you dont play the old "sub to enter" trick, you still get decent views and subs from those giveaways.
It took me painfully long 1 year to get rid of those "Do giveaway! gimmi freebies!" kiddos though.
It makes sense that you`ll get less traction during late December though, everybody is busy spending time with their friends and family.
December is also the month that has best CPM though wink wink :makeup: