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Why bother with a post grad? Are they even worth it? Have your say! 26-10-2016
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    Just curious.

    Based on my experience as an observer:

    1) Follow a new trend of videos that are gaining rapid popularity. Get some good video editing skills and a mic, and milk the living hell out of that fad. I vaguely remember around 2014? Top tens got some steep popularity, especially with Matthew Santoro's top 50 facts; it wasn't long until he got pass the million mark. If you come too late, then you will be obscured by the sea of popularity.

    2) Be mentioned by another popular Youtuber. If you need anymore examples, VSauce 3 already amassed 300,000 subs after just one video.

    3) Be associated by a famous YouTuber... *cough* Jean from Podtaku *cough*

    4) Become one of the first Youtube creators for whatever specified content. Gigguk has been alive since the infancy of YouTube and has worked real hard to make quality anime reviews. He wasn't expecting the surge in fame, but it was due to the rising popularity of SAO that a new wave of anime fans started subscribing to him, because of his witty style of anime reviewing. Most anime reviews were rather analytical, so Gigguk just stands out so much from the crowd. There is a low demand for analytical reviews from new anime fans, hence his rise to the top. Or just google Arkada.
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