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How to Start (and Grow) a Booktube Channel


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Thank you, Katie! I especially loved your comment that you were not sure you had the right personality for Booktube. Obviously you do! I initially hesitated about starting a channel because I am an introvert and not very bubblyโ€”but people have been so supportive of both my relatively quiet style and my nerdy book choices. After having a channel for nearly six months, I am feeling more and more comfortable in front of the cameraโ€”but I am still introverted. Hearing that you slow your videos down makes me realize that I could speed mine up a bit! Thanks again.

by Hannah's Books 1 month ago

This is so helpful! I had never thought about metadata before. Thank you for these tips! It has been a slow start for me and I wish I had seen a video like this before I started my own channel.

by Naomiโ€™s Bookshelf 1 month ago

Katie, yours was the first channel I found and was the catalyst for my love for Booktube! I was...and still am...thrilled with your Classics content...such a perfect fit for me.

Though I don't plan on starting a channel this video was still well worth watching. As a subscriber I feel it's important to leave comments and feedback. I am probably a bit too enthusiastic about it but am a believer in it nonetheless. I'm very appreciative of the time, effort and passion people put into their channels and don't want to take it for granted.

by Wilde for Classics 1 month ago

This is such a wonderful collection of advice! This will be such a perfect video to share with some of the new booktubers who admit to being worried about their lighting issues or reading tastes. Thanks for putting this together! :)

by Remembered Reads 1 month ago

Thanks this was just what I needed. I would like to start a classics book channel so watch this space! May take time as I have a busy family. Have u discussed monetisation?

by JANET SMITH 1 month ago

I have thought about starting a channel. Thank you for this video - so helpful and informative!

by Sherri Harte 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the tips! Iโ€™ve just started a booktube channel and Iโ€™m so grateful to hear your perspective re: starting a channel. It was really fascinating learning about the metadata! Great video.

by Sara's Reading Nook 1 month ago

This was a great video. Thank you for putting the time and thoughtfulness of the material.

by Hardcover Hearts 1 month ago

I also could never upload videos without editing them! it's definitely a lot less pressure.
great tips ^^

by Mary Among Stories 1 month ago

I really enjoyed this. I just started my channel new Subie . also beautiful bookshelves do you have a bookshelf tour video.

by Emilys LittleBookNook 1 month ago

This is great, Katie. Thank you! I definitely need to get better at consistency and I do think you have a great point about keeping videos a certain length. :)

by MadeWithBooks 4 weeks ago

I've been on BookTube a little over 2 years and I found a lot of these tips to be helpful, especially the second half! Thank you!

by TheWordN3rd 1 month ago

This is really helpful. I do need to do some Changes as Iโ€™m in a slump. I love making the videos and obviously the booktube community โค๏ธโค๏ธ

by Novelle Novels 1 month ago

Wonderful tips and suggestions Katie! Thank you for sharing your wealth of knowledge with us!

by tia and all the books 1 month ago

Thank you so much, this was so helpful! ๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒธ

by KookTV 1 week ago

Keep it up! Looking forward for more videos from you, don't stop! Would you like to be YouTube friends? :)

by MrBeast 1 month ago

Amazing and thorough video with lots of good advice! I agree especially with your first point about personality. Another thing I worried about when I started my channel, was how different my personality was in different videos - sometimes I'm a bit more upbeat, sometimes I'm quiet and serious, sometimes I'm very silly. I worried (and still do sometimes) that that comes across as fake, but really every video just captures the mood I'm in on the day I record, and that's fine. You're so right with your advice about choosing a good channel name. I would also add to not call yourself Spinster's Library when you're married because PEOPLE WILL LITERALLY NEVER STOP ASKING ๐Ÿ˜‚
I should probably spend more time on meta-data. Thank you for the shoutout also!

by Spinster's Library 1 month ago

Thank you for the advice, this was an excellent video. I found some of the tips were super helpful for my channel, I particular liked the examples you included about tags, they helped me understand a lot.

by Gunpowder, Fiction & Plot 1 month ago

Hello Katie, when I got Filmora it transformed my Videos and increased my enjoyment of doing BookTube.

by Alan Moreton 1 month ago

I found this video to be really helpful. Iโ€™m still at the stage of deciding whether to start a channel - this has definitely given me food for thought.

by Bookswithkellie 1 month ago

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