Sometimes the easiest way to learn to do something is to see others do it.
The thing is, youtube traffic can be really easy, you need 3 things primarily:
1) Engaging videos that people really want to watch
2) Tell interested people about them
3) Ask watchers to opt in to your list
That’s it. The thing is, you don’t need lots of seo or trickery – all you need is great content, and get folks to watch your videos. That makes google happy, so they show your video more.
For a couple examples of this in real life from 2 wildly different niches:
And to learn more about how to do it: