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How to grow your audience: top tips for music-making YouTubers

When we recently travelled to Thomann for the second annual Gearhead University, we managed to track down a few YouTubers to ask them some real hard-hitting questions.

During our interrogations, we probed for some of their top tips for anyone starting out as a vlogger, or just wanting to grow an audience for their own channels.

Here is some sage advice from a few of your favourites including JayLeonardJ, That Pedal Show, Pete Cottrell, Phillip McKnight and Produce Like A Pro.

Simon Arblaster

I take care of the reviews on MusicRadar and Future Music magazine, though can sometimes be spotted in front of a camera talking little sense in the presence of real musicians. For the past 30 years, I have been unable to decide on which instrument to master, so haven't bothered. Currently, a lover of all things high-gain in the guitar stakes and never one to resist churning out sub-standard funky breaks, the likes of which you'll never hear.