Looking to boost your YouTube channel's subscriber count? Joining WhatsApp groups focused on subscriber exchange (sub4sub) might seem appealing. These groups promise quick growth, but there are downsides. The subscribers you gain may be inactive or uninterested in your content, hurting your channel's engagement metrics.

This strategy can also violate YouTube's Community Guidelines. A better approach? Focus on creating high-quality content, engaging with your viewers in the comments, and collaborating with other YouTubers. While slower, this builds a loyal subscriber base genuinely interested in your work.