Get Popular On YouTube Through Mediocre Content

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If you ever release a video on [YouTube]( your main goal is probably to get millions of views. In most cases great videos get thousands of views, but if you actually create a mediocre video that others want to respond to you can get millions of views.
YouTube Tetris
The image above shows that the [Tetris video]( got over 2 million views and more importantly 18 responses. The video was so mediocre that it became popular because others wanted to show how they could play Tetris on the piano better than this person.
So what did we learn from this? If you create something that sucks so much that makes others want to respond to it, you can do well on YouTube.

Neil Patel
Neil Patel is the co-founder of KISSmetrics, an analytics provider that helps companies make better business decisions. Neil also blogs about marketing and entrepreneurship at... Read Full Bio
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