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 (opens in new tab), That Pedal Show (opens in new tab), Pete Cottrell (opens in new tab), Phillip McKnight (opens in new tab) and Produce Like A Pro (opens in new tab).

Simon Arblaster
Video Producer & Reviews Editor

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.