Subscribers Gained

Date created: Oct 12, 2022  •   Last updated: Oct 12, 2022

What is Subscribers Gained

The Subscribers Gained metric measures the number of new subscribers added to a YouTube channel and helps track your channel's growth over time.

Subscribers Gained Formula

ƒ Count(Channel Subscribers on the last day of the time period) - Count(Channel Subscribers on the first day of the time period)

How to calculate Subscribers Gained

At the beginning of the month, you have 10,000 subscribers to your YouTube channel. You run a marketing campaign to increase your YouTube subscribers, due to which you have 15,000 subscribers at the end of the month. Based on the formula, your Subscribers Gained for this month would be 15,000 - 10,000 which is 5,000 Subscribers Gained.

Start tracking your Subscribers Gained data

Use Klipfolio PowerMetrics, our free analytics tool, to monitor your data. Choose one of the following available services to start tracking your Subscribers Gained instantly.

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How to visualize Subscribers Gained?

The best way to represent your Subscribers Gained is with a line chart or a summary chart. A summary chart can help you compare how many subscribers you gained over two separate periods of time, while a line chart can help you observe fluctuations in Subscribers Gained over time. Take a look at the visualization examples to see how to represent your Subscribers Gained data:

Subscribers Gained visualization examples

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Summary Chart

Here's an example of how to visualize your current Subscribers Gained data in comparison to a previous time period or date range.

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Line Chart

Here's an example of how to visualize your Subscribers Gained data in a line chart over time.
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Measuring Subscribers Gained

More about Subscribers Gained

Subscribers Gained is a growth metric that reflects how many viewers have subscribed to follow your YouTube channel incrementally over periods of time. This metric maps channel growth and can be a good measure of the audience's interest in the content and the channel.

Subscribers Gained is an important metric for the channel because an upwards trend in the metric indicates the growth of the channel and the success of the content strategy overall. Typically, Subscribers Gained is tracked over the following periods: 7 days, 30 days, 90 days, 180 days, and 360 days.

When your Subscribers Gained grows, it means that more viewers subscribe to the channel than a previous period and that your audience is growing. A large subscriber count is beneficial because it increases the chances of your content being viewed and engaged with. However, when Subscribers Gained declines, it can indicate either stagnant channel growth, or that viewers are unsubscribing.

Although benchmarks for Subscribers Gained are difficult to find, the record for Subscribers Gained is 2,898,590 subscribers gained in one day, by a 12-year-old Chilean YouTuber battling brain cancer.

Subscribers Gained Frequently Asked Questions

How do I gain more subscribers on YouTube?

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Here are the top three tips to gain more new subscribers on YouTube:

  1. Post new content regularly and make sure your content is relevant to your audience and is high-quality.
  2. Interact with your audience. Reply as soon as you can to comments, encourage subscribers to comment and share your videos, and use the Community Posts section of YouTube to poll your audience or post behind the scenes pictures.
  3. Actively campaign for new subscribers by encouraging shares, sharing your videos on other social media platforms, and building multi-channel traffic sources to your YouTube channel.

How can I see all my YouTube analytics in a custom view?

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By using a free analytics tool such as Klipfolio PowerMetrics, you can customize your YouTube analytics dashboard, save data history, and view YouTube metrics alongside your other social media metrics. You can also import all your data instantly without spreadsheets or code.

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