Stick to your style, be yourself, no matter how much publicity you get, you will get alot of hate, people will know.
Building your fanbase around yourself is what a proper Youtube channel consists off, just lighten up your mood a little, record when you are happy, but don't do anything fake...
OBS is a good recording software, however I now use Shadowplay, as the file size is small, the quality of the video is very high, and you can shadow record the past 20 minutes of your game if you were not recording. ^^
Another good option that alot of PC gamers use is Dxtory.
There's nothing wrong in asking for an outro, however you should concentrate more on building a fan/viewer base, once you become more popular you can concentrate on all the channel details like all the famous Youtubers have. Just a friendly tip, as on my other channel (3 years back), with a...
FRAPS is terrible for recording.
Good recording programmes are:
Record your gameplay in either of them, and record your voice separately on "Audacity", just sync everything up in your editing software after you're done. :)
What do you mean by "professional", I know artists that actually work as graphics designers, they charge Â£100 for a whole pack.
Can you display a few links to some of your "professional" art please, because people would want to see the quality/style of your work before actually adding you. :P
I'm Force V and I am currently looking for a "professional YouTube collaboration", by this I mean, GOOD microphone, a VOICE that is NOT squeaky, and someone who actually enjoys recording videos. ^^
I'm a PC gamer, you can add me on Steam & Skype.