All You Need To Know About The “Creator On The Rise” Section

Every new YouTuber strives for that one chance to be featured on YouTube’s Trending page. This one opportunity helps grab the attention of thousands of new eyes and is sure to increase subscribers and views overnight. But is it possible to get on that page as a budding YouTuber? 

The ‘Creator on the Rise’ section is specifically designed to boost small channels that have the potential to make it big. Here’s everything you need to know about the ‘Creator on the Rise’ feature.

What Is ‘Creator On The Rise’?

‘Creator on the Rise’ is YouTube’s way to highlight up-and-coming creators on the platform. YouTube’s algorithm and team select a few channels each week as a ‘Creator on the Rise’. The selection solely relies on the various metrics on your channel, such as upload frequency, view count growth, etc. There is no specific application process and creators with atleast 1000 subscribers are automatically eligible to be chosen.

Supported Regions

The ‘Creator on the Rise’ feature on YouTube is currently available in the following regions: United States, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, France, Australia, India, Latin America, Brazil, Middle East, Japan, Indonesia, South Korea, Philippines, Spain, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Mexico, Malaysia and North Africa.

Apart from the ‘Creator on the Rise’ category, the US and Canada have an ‘Artist on the Rise’ category. Japan and the US also have a ‘Gaming Creator on the Rise’ category.

What Happens If Your Channel Is Chosen

If you are selected as a ‘Creator on the Rise’, you will be notified on YouTube as well as via email. YouTube may also feature you on their local social media handles to promote your channel.

Once selected, your channel will get a ‘Creator on the Rise’ badge next to the channel name. The channel will be featured on the Trending page for 24 hours. During this period, you can expect a higher view count on your videos.

How You Can Benefit From The ‘Creator On The Rise’ Feature

Let your audience on other social media platforms know that you’ve been chosen. A dedicated post or tweet can encourage them to repost/retweet it, thus attracting more potential viewers and subscribers. Use this opportunity to the fullest by engaging with new viewers in the comments. 

With a sudden spike in viewers and subscribers, your analytics is also bound to change drastically. Once the 24 hour period is over, take a look at your analytics to gain a better insight into your channel’s engagement.

Being featured on YouTube’s Trending page can attract thousands of potential viewers to your channel. With the ‘Creator on the Rise’ feature, even smaller YouTube channels can get featured on the Trending page. By improving your video quality and upload frequency, you can try to catch YouTube’s eye to get selected for this aspirational section.

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