How long did it take you to get to 100 subscribers?

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Super interesting to hear everyone's replies. I don't know about you but I think it's fantastic that people are working hard on their passion projects. Whether it's working towards 100, 1000 or 100,000! I've been uploading for just over a month and I have 44 subs. Thanks for contributing!
 
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Super interesting to hear everyone's replies. I don't know about you but I think it's fantastic that people are working hard on their passion projects. Whether it's working towards 100, 1000 or 100,000! I've been uploading for just over a month and I have 44 subs. Thanks for contributing!

that seems about right for an average youtuber! I believe it will get easier and time goes on as long as youre consistent. I honestly would focus on views as well. practicing tags and how to be on top search. it comes with time, but i think I am figuring it out for myself and dirtbikes. I am starting to see a pattern on what topics, tags, generes will get the most views. more views = more subs YT also sees your channel is up and rising and will most likely start recommending your videos to other peeps as time goes on. then eventually becomes a snowball effect. subs and views becomes better and grows.

when i first started i got around 40 views in about 2 weeks. 6/7 months in...i get about 100 - 200 views in a few days...its not a lot but its a sure sign of growing, something you should look at as well. hope that helps!
 

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I'm not exactly sure because for the first few years my channel was just for uploading videos of interest for myself and a group of friends. So I was uploading videos for a long time without the goal of reaching other people then my friends.

I uploaded my first video not just intended for my friends 30 October 2015. According to social blade I had 20 subs early December the same year (as far back as social blade goes for my channel) and from that point it took me about 7 months to go from 20-100 subs. It took me about 2 years and 2 months to go from 100 - 1000 subs. From that just 9 months to go from 1000 - 2000.

When I started doing videos with the public in mind I was a lot less serious about YouTube then I am today. I didn't use thumbnails for some time and when I started using thumbnails they where pretty crappy. It was not until late 2017 I started to get a bit more serious about YouTube, trying to get better thumbnails, reading up on stuff, seo, titles, tags descriptions. I have also taken long breaks from YouTube every year where I didn't upload any new videos for months.
 

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Depends on the type of channel but it took me about a month, but it kept growing more after that.
 

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Well i'm at 4 subs and i have been posting for like a month, around that, but since i make like one video a week since i don't have time to make more, i think that is one of my problems, so from the responses i have seen here i think it depends on that, how active you are in the platform will reflect your subscribers, and the topic itself also, a person that is covering "how to make youtube videos" will probably get more attention then a guy posting "how to grow cactus".
 

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It took me about a year, maybe some more. In the beginning it all went very slowly and I didn't know which direction I wanted to go. Two and a half year later I'm at 500 subs.
 
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i haven't even get to a 100 sub yet, so idk about this. i know is very hard to get there.
 
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