Q: Why did the hipster burn his lips?
A: Because he was drinking coffee way before it was cool.
Being as cool as a flat white-wielding hipster may not be essential to your YouTube success but keeping up with what’s trending on YouTube is.
The reason? Timely and topical content gets searched for more often and as we know, more searches equals more views.
The good news is, you don’t have to be a trendsetter to find success on YouTube because it can be near impossible to achieve a viral hit.
Instead you just need to have your ear to the ground so that when someone else’s clip does go viral or sets a trend, you can take advantage of the swell of interest and search traffic that it creates. (I’ll go into more detail on how to create trend-friendly content in my next post)
It sounds simple, but with so much content flooding YouTube, it can be hard to see the wood from the trees with regards to trends.
And so today I’m going to share with you some amazing free resources that I always use to ensure I know what’s trending and what’s about to blow up:
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