Learn how to succeed on YouTube

The real secrets of building a $1,000,000+ business on YouTube.  Instructed by TechLead (900K+ subscribers).



What is YouTube Backstage?

[ April 2021 ] Hi, welcome! Backstage is a community for all of the behind-the-scenes strategies of a YouTube channel.  My name is TechLead (Patrick Shyu), and I've been "lucky" to have built a successful 7-figure YouTube channel (techlead). I don't believe in "luck" - this success can be replicated (with some work and determination of course).

As an ex-Google, ex-Facebook engineer, I'll teach you not only how I grew a popular YouTube channel, but how I turned it into a real business.  Join our community of fellow YouTubers in this journey.










Learn to build an online business.

This is about more than just YouTube - it's about building businesses.

I've wanted to create this program for a long time, because my best advice is: 

"Do what I do." I will show you exactly how.

Over the past few years, I've been fully-immersed in the the social-media industry.  I've learned a lot about growing a YouTube channel and turning it into a career.

I believe I can save you much time & effort. I'm sharing everything I know. Nothing held back.  If you have a question, just ask in our group.

Learn YouTube growth strategies & secrets

I'll explain exactly how I achieved 75,000,000+ views by creating popular viral videos utilizing smart techniques that anyone can replicate.  You'll gain all of my insights on how to "go viral."

I've created over 10+ viral videos, each with over 1,000,000 views.  You'll learn all of my insights on marketing & growth, as well as from our community.

You wanted a side-hustle?  Passive income? This is it.

The fact is, YouTubers are entrepreneurs, and running a YouTube channel is more like running a business.  This is how online business is done today. Influence is a key pillar of success in the digital age. 

You wanted to escape the 9-to-5?

You wanted to live life on your terms?

This is one of the best opportunities right now.



50+ Video Sessions

Over 5 hours of real strategic content on fundamentals, audio/video gear, tactics, monetization, editing, and business.

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Top Instructor

"If you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there."  TechLead has achieved 70,000,000+ views on YouTube.

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What is YouTube Backstage?

Learn how I built a popular YouTube channel and 7-figure business.




(Over 70+ Episodes, 6+ Hours)

+ Access to private Facebook community on YouTube growth & business.

- Welcome to YouTube Backstage
- How I got started on YouTube
- How much money can you make on YouTube?
- Is it too late to get started?
- The mindset for a successful YouTube career
- How much time will this take?
- How to choose a niche for success
- Finding your voice
- Coming up with popular video topic ideas
- Should you script your videos?
- Publishing a video for more views
- What if I can't speak well?
- Why most YouTubers fail
Gear & Equipment
- Which audio microphone I recommend
- How to get perfect audio?
- Configuring audio gear
- How to get perfect image quality?
- How much to invest in gear?
- Does your backdrop matter?
- Photography crash course
Editing Videos
- How I edit my videos
- Sample editing workflow
- Getting started with Premiere Pro
- Tips for B-roll footage
- Should you hire an editor?
Growth Strategies
- Stage presence and avoiding the "webcam look"
- Why genuinity is your secret weapon
- What genuinity is not
- The wild west of YouTube
- What is the "Visual Essay" style
- What is consistency and why it matters
- Why YouTube is not what you think it is
- How you make your content stronger
- What makes a video viral?
- Reverse-engineering virality
- How does the Algorithm work?
- YouTube channel optimizations
YouTube Tactics
- Should you do collabs?
- Should you livestream?
- Should you upload daily?
- Strategizing on social media
- Analyzing analytics
- Dealing with haters
- Why subscribers aren't important
- Scaling out your YouTube business
- Understanding copyright on YouTube
- Pivoting content
- Don't teach, share
- Importance of role models
- When to sell?
Business & Monetization
- Monetization streams of income
- Additional monetization strategies
- How to set up a small business
- How to work with sponsors
- What's the deal with online courses?
- YouTube online marketing strategy
- Getting started with online courses
- Email marketing strategy
- Crash course in online courses
- All the services that I use
- Is this passive income?
- Putting it all together
- Behind-the-scenes of a real-world video
- YouTube Checklist
- Taking Action
(+ access to all future content...)

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