What makes a bad YouTube editor?

How to avoid burying your channel

Jump cuts, loud sound effects, and fast pacing is what people tend to describe when you ask them what comprises the different elements of a YouTube edit. Although, generally, it is true that this is the accepted style of editing on the site - a good YouTube editor does more than dangle something shiny in front of the viewer’s face.

The edit is one of the first and most noticeable aspects of a creator’s brand; if the edit is crap, the viewer isn’t going to stick around for too long. The edit has to have its own personality and style that sparks and compliments the energy of the creator, a distinct style that the audience will link to the YouTuber in question.

If the editor isn't able to turn your footage into an engaging narrative, then the viewer will not binge your content.

Over the years, love them or hate them, we’ve seen creators like PewDiePie and Logan Paul evolve their style of content dramatically as they’ve taken on editors specifically focused at developing unique and engaging edits for their videos - and their channels have skyrocketed as a result.

But how exactly do you find an editor that’s able to do this? Well, that’s where we come in.

Here at Replayed we take on a whole range of clients from all sorts of different creative backgrounds. We’ve seen a channel triple its average view count in a matter of months, and Adi Fishman, a Replayed OG, skyrocketed from 170,000 subscribers to over 2 million within a year.

So, if you’re looking to take your channel to the next level, don’t hesitate to get in touch! Hire our team.

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