How many of you use YouTube daily? Well, YouTube is probably the second most visited site on my list just after Google. Even YouTube has been considered as second largest search engine next to Google. As per Alexa report, YouTube even beats some popular search engines like Yahoo, Bing, Baidu, etc. You may think how a video sharing site is so much popular? Is it as important as we use Google or Yahoo for information search? Does really YouTube has that potential to solve user's problem or provide data that users are looking for?
YouTube was founded by three former Paypal employees- Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim. It is one of the brilliant decisions made by Google to buy YouTube for 1.65 billion dollars. YouTube is growing very fast. If you consider India, YouTube views/users have been increased tremendously because of Mukesh Ambani's Jio. As Jio provided almost 6-7 months free unlimited internet to all users. People take advantage of it. Jio crossed 100 million customers within three months. I went to a Google Adsense seminar last year in Kolkata. A presentation has been shown to us, that the probable numbers of YouTube users and internet users at present and by 2020. I am damn sure that Jio's growth has a significant impact on their statistics.
Now let me answer all the previous questions. YouTube is so popular cause people finds an easier way to get the solution of their problem from videos. It is as much important as google or yahoo in terms of solving our queries. Suppose you want to know the best smartphones of 2017 under 120000 rupees. Here are the results. Look at the second video. This video has been published by popular Indian gadget reviewer GeekyRanjit. He is one of the highest paid YouTubers in India with 57K subscribers.
This is not a big deal I know, but I mentioned this for another reason. You may ask how many common people of India knows English well to understand his review? Well, for that reason regional language video/non-English videos have been made a lot. Even GeekyRanjit has another YouTube channel in the Hindi language in the same niche, gadget review. So as well as he can help the global visitors by his original YouTube channel. In the say way, he helps those Indians who do not understand fluent English at all. So from these videos, you can get the information what you needed. If you need some good recipes, you will get those too here.
Even you can see them what have to be used after what. It's far better than a recipe book. Check this video, so that you can understand how YouTube videos make a preparation so easy. If you love spaghetti, then you can definitely try this. Sorry for sharing a recipe video in a tech article, but trust me, spaghetti is yummy! :P
YouTube makes some people too much famous. Everyone knows Justin Bieber. Justin Bieber was basically a cover singer who started with a Chris brown's song "with you". At that time he was probably 11 or 12. his mum opened a YouTube channel for him and uploaded some of his cover songs, those made him super famous overnight. And he got Grammy in 2016. He also has been selected as the Vevo's top artist of 2016 with the maximum numbers of YouTube views on his channel. There are so many singers who have been famous from YouTube like Vidya Vox, Shirley Setia, Sanam Puri, Luciana Zogbi, Megan Nicole. Even there is a song named "Let It Go". The original singer is James Bay, and Megan covered it. I listen to the cover version more over the original James Bay version. Austin Mahone was a cover singer. As I gave the example of Justin Bieber, so this is the power of YouTube. Now after Jio, all telecom providers in India have been forced to lower their data pack price. Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, Aircel, BSNL all have to reduce the price to keep pace with Jio. Even broadband providers have to decrease the price. For example, I used 750 rupees package for 1.5 Mbps speed with unlimited data. From this month, I have shifted to 570 rupees package for 5 Mbps speed with unlimited data. So can you feel the condition of the telecom market in India? Now data pack is very very cheap, and it will be affordable for almost all Indians, as you know India is not a rich country like United States, Canada, UK, or Australia. So when then get the cheap unlimited package, it's normal to watch videos on YouTube. I have some friends who have reputed YouTube channels, and they said, their views has been increased a lot. So for Jio, YouTubers get an advantage.
This is an excellent prediction about YouTube growth by 2010. Take a look. Have you ever heard about the comedy YouTube channel "BB Ki Vines"? It has been created by Bhuvan Bam, who is currently the highest paid YouTuber with 30-40 lakh rupees monthly income!!! If you think to start your own YouTube channel like him and make money from it then here is an awesome step by step guidance written by Iftekhar Ahmed. Well, no more today. If you have any questions related this post, feel free to ask me. Just do drop a comment below and I'll surely reply. If you want to get all the latest updates of my blog, kindly subscribe from the right-hand side subscription box. If you really like my article, then you can share it with your friends via social networks like Twitter, Google Plus, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. Take Care. Have a nice day.