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YouTube Views – Absolute Retention & How It All Works

It's been 2 weeks. And I have been toying with the idea of writing this article on YouTube Views. Doing my head in and so I decided, f*ck it Purple Rain, I’m doing it.

Needless to say, this will be an honest post. Heck, most “suppliers” might not even like it, but hey… call me Mr Controversy, why don’t you.

As I’m writing this, I have a headache. A big one. The last few weeks have been stressful. Since being back from my month-long jaunt to the land of the free (USA), I’ve come back with new vigour.

These are directly associated with Claim Social Authority as well as the impression I want to make in this industry. Without going round in circles, let me lay it on you.

Buckle up boys (and girls of course), it’s about to get real up in this mother…

Oh, a little disclaimer here… It might get a bit long. Let’s be real, most of you won’t bother reading this, and hey, that’s your prerogative.

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How to Change your YouTube Channel URL in 2016 – 6 Easy Steps

So in a previous article, I explained how to change your YouTube channel name in a couple of easy steps. From here you can take it a step further and customize your YouTube Channel URL.

Before you jump in and start changing your YouTube Channel URL, you need to be aware that there are some eligibility requirements. To help you out, here they are:

Your account needs to meet these requirements:

  • Be in good standing
  • Have 100 or more subscribers
  • Be at least 30 days old
  • Have an uploaded photo as channel icon
  • Have uploaded channel art
  • You can also qualify for a custom URL that aligns with your web domain by linking and verifying your official webpage with your connected Google+ page

It's a bit of a problem to those who lack patience like me, however once you meet the criteria, changing your YouTube Channel URL is pretty simple.

Here's how you do it.

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High Retention YouTube Views & the BS Surrounding it

If you haven’t lived under a rock for the past 14 months or so, you would most probably have heard about “High Retention YouTube Views“. The questions you should really ask yourself are:

  1. “Do I actually know what High Retention YouTube Views are?”
  2. “Have I actually given this some thought before jumping on the, what’s become quite a large, bandwagon?”
  3. “Where has this beast been derived from?”

Let me break it down for you. Are you sitting down? There IS no such thing as High Retention Youtube Views in the eyes of Google and YouTube my friend. We’ve all been fed a fart and now we’re chewing it as though it’s a piece of gum.

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How to Change your YouTube Channel Name in 2016 – 7 Easy Steps

This will show you how to change your YouTube Channel Name (customise your own channel) URL: e.g

So, this is something I have noticed quite a bit from my clients in the past. They just do not know how to change your YouTube Channel name. If you're anything like me or my clients and you haven't got the faintest of ideas on how to successfully change your YouTube Channel name, you're in luck.

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Why are my YouTube Views stuck at 301?

This will be a very quick and very short post about something that is perfectly normal, you'll be pleased to hear!

When a video hits 301 views, the view counter briefly stops updating. This simply means that YouTube is checking the views to make sure that no foul play is going on.

At times the number 301 catches some YouTubers off guard – for very popular videos, it may appear that the video has more likes than views, however the public views counter just hasnt updated as yet.

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