September 16, 2020

50,000 Subscribers

Florin Pop @florinpop17

Today I want to share with you a small (big) achievement! 🤩

🔥 50,000 subscribers on my YouTube channel! 🔥

I started posting on YouTube in November 2019 and the target for 2020 was (and still is) to reach: 100,000 subscribers. (50% remaining) 😊

Since I started I have posted a total of 105 videos and made 139 Live Streams.

Although I had a great start with 20,000 subscribers in about 6 months, in June-August I slowed down a bit, only reaching the 30,000 mark in these 3 months (it was probably because I didn't continue to upload so many videos as I was before).

But everything changed recently when 3 videos (and a shoutout) brought me 20,000 subscribers in about 2 weeks.

They were 3 coding challenges:

  • 10 JavaScript Projects in 10 Hours
  • 10 JavaScript Projects in 1 Hour
  • 10 Websites - From Design to HTML/CSS

It seems that the mysterious YouTube Algorithm liked these types of videos and decided to promote them significantly.

In fact, the first video reached almost 200,000 views (a total record on the channel!).

It has been a crazy journey so far, but the show must go on! Still 50% left to achieve the goal for 2020! 😁

  1. 6

    Wow 50k subscribers on YouTube is a big deal - congrats!!

  2. 3

    Wow 50k subscribers is one hell of an achievement. Congratulations and best wishes for that 100k mark.

    1. 1

      Thank you! Hope will get there! ☺️

  3. 3

    Hey Florin, how did you build up your initial twitter presence?

    1. 1

      Consistency. I post daily, multiple times.

  4. 3

    Congratz on 50k subs milestone. Now its gonna go faster to 100k

    1. 1

      Hope you are right! 😄

  5. 3

    I love watching your twitch streams and your tweets are 🔥

    Soon you will reach 100K 🙂

  6. 3

    Wow. Your audience building skills are impressive!

    1. 2

      Long time subscriber of Florin's, can confirm I have learnt a lot in his streams and videos

      1. 1

        Happy to hear that buddy! ☺️

  7. 2

    You have some quality content!
    I have subscribed to your YT after this post :D

  8. 2

    Wow! That's a huge achievement! Congrats!

    Just wondering, do you monetize you audience somehow?

    1. 1

      Thank you! Yes, I do... Mostly Ads.

  9. 1

    The YouTube algorithm is definitely working, you were a suggested video for me this week for the exact video you mentioned!

    I was one of the 20,000 new subscribers. Keep it up, looking forward to more videos!

  10. 1

    Keep up the good work, Florin.

  11. 1

    Congrats for this milestone.. Keep up the good work and all the best.

    Amol Chavan | Side Hustle Blogger & Founder of Growthfunda

  12. 1

    Congrats Florin! That's super inspiring growth for such a comparatively recent start.

    I'm also thinking of live streaming coding on YouTube - any specific tips you'd give re: discovery or just making the stream interesting for people?

  13. 1

    That's great news. Congratulations!!

  14. 1

    Congratulations! That is a major accomplishment. It looks like you are on track to hit 100k this year.

    It's great to see hard work paying off like this. Thanks for sharing.

  15. 1

    Congrats! Your channel was recommended to me by youtube yesterday!!

  16. 1

    Incredibly inspiring! Well done!

  17. 1

    Congratulations Florin, I also started at the same time but now with the 500+ subs, which is also great given I haven't really spent time.

    Would you like to share what worked for you, apart from those crazy challenge videos? I know you went from 30K to 50K in two weeks which kind of crazy but that's what happens when Youtube's massive algorithms find you.

    What is your average watch duration and what is the watch duration on those challenge videos?

    P.S. - How do you create such kind of text based post here? I only see option to share links and here is the link to our youtube channel - https://bit.ly/2H20FjD

  18. 1

    Woohoo! Congratulations! 🥳

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