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The Secret to Getting 10M+ Views on YouTube Shorts
October 31, 2023

In episode #2596, We delve into the secret of achieving over 10 million views on YouTube Shorts. We draw inspiration from an interview with 18-year-old YouTuber Jenny Hoyos, who excels at storytelling and creating mass-market content. We emphasize the significance of every second in a video, the necessity for engaging hooks and closing statements, and the value of addressing topics with a broad appeal. Furthermore, we shed light on the effectiveness of withholding answers until the end and the optimal video length for YouTube Shorts.


  • (00:00) Today’s topic: The Secret to Getting 10M+ Views on YouTube Shorts
  • (00:37) Discussing an interview with an 18-year-old girl who gets millions of views
  • (01:14) Importance of storytelling and editing in creating successful YouTube shorts
  • (02:06) Choosing mass consumer topics and using clickbait to attract views
  • (03:10) The idea and total addressable market are crucial for success
  • (03:51) Using shorts to drive traffic to other platforms for conversions
  • (04:38) Dragging out the answer to keep viewers engaged throughout the short
  • (05:21) Making shorts around 34 seconds in length
  • (05:56) Retention doesn’t matter as much as the percentage of people swiping away
  • (06:17) That’s it for today! Don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

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