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YouTube Creator Goals & Milestones

100 Subscribers

Once at 100 YouTube Subscribers you can apply for a custom URL for your channel! This will keep your current randomly generated username by default, this custom channel name mask over the pre-existing one.

1000 Subscribers

After 1000 Subscribers your channel can start monetizing your original content. Copyright & Monetize guide coming soon!

Creator Awards

  • Silver: When you reach 100,000 subscribers.
  • Gold: When you reach 1,000,000 subscribers.
  • Diamond: When you reach 10,000,000 subscribers.
  • Red Diamond: When you reach 100,000,000 subscribers.

YouTube Comments, Likes, & Views

These on the surface do nothing… but in reality effect the overall algorithm for likely-hood of YouTube itself promoting your video to viewers of similar viewers. Comments & Likes are a small part of getting your content to the play next or on the list of suggested videos to the right. The bigger picture comes down to viewership as a hole. How many views, how long they viewed for, and overall engagement with comments & likes are apart of the larger decision on how viable your content is to promote elsewhere.

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Twitch Categories

Obviously Twitch started on Gaming, but since Amazon purchased the site it’s been branching out more n more. Lets go through some of the other Categories and Sub-Categories.


You can’t select this broad of a category but general VLOG’ing added to Twitch.

  • Animals, Aquarians, & Zoos
  • ASMR
  • Crypto
  • Fitness & Health
  • Just Chatting
  • Politics
  • Pools, Hot tubs, & Beaches
  • Science & Technology
  • Special Events
  • Talk & Podcasts
  • Travel & Outdoors


  • Art
  • Beauty & Body Art
  • Food & Drink
  • Makers & Crafting
  • Software & Game Development


Music is the last WIDE category, they haven’t subset it YET! So you’ll find guitarist, along side singers, with EDM, next to harp players… Its nuts & love it that way. It’s an interesting community kind of like the Art community its BIG and diverse!


  • Chess
  • Games+Demos
  • Retro
  • Stream Raiders
  • VR Chat
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Twitter for Youtubers

Learn how to best share Youtube videos on Twitter. Twitters is littered with bots and automation with their API’s so it’s usually a good way to network with @ n # groups. Unfortunately the Youtube community isn’t super big on Twitter but here’s a couple groups to boost your Tweets!

Example Tweet

Promote your channel in your own voice here!


That’s pretty much it! If you’re looking to grow your Youtube Subscribers via legit means, there ya go!


Stay away from Subs4Subs or anything related to purchasing subs as these go against the Youtube TOS and will get you banned.

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RAM Upgrade

If you’re adding RAM to newer generation computers that use DDR3/DDR4 these RAM’s come at various speeds. If you are added RAM like filling 2x slots and have 2x slots filled, then find the exact RAM type n speed to match. You CANNOT use 2 different RAM speeds. Different sizes are acceptable but not suggested.

To get started shut down your computer, unplug the power cable and hold down the power button for 10 seconds to bleed access power from the MOBO. Remove the towers side door, probably thumb screw but may require a screwdriver.

If you are filling all the RAM slots it won’t matter but there is an order to the RAM stick locations. If you’re adding ram to empty slots you will not need to remove the current memory sticks. There are 2 clips on either side of the RAM press down on the tab to unclip the memory chips that are currently installed. Press each tab on each side and the RAM should move up slightly and unlock, move the stick, and repeat for the remaining memory.

The RAM has more pins on one side than the other so find which way to place your RAM and then set it in evenly then press firmly on each side at the same time until it snaps in place and the tabs on the side push themselves in. Repeat this process for remaining RAM slots & memory chips.

After the RAM is installed, place the side door on the computer tower, replug into power and boot into your computers BIOS. Most MOBO manufactures preconfig the BIOS to AUTO which will automatically read your hardware upon boot. If you’d like to shave time of your restart/boot time then set the RAM speed specifically to the speed you’ve installed… So my computer is running 3466mhz ddr4 but yours may be something like 3200mhz. If you’re not comfortable with BIOS n Overclocking I suggest leaving this to AUTO as move CPU n RAM are good to go outa the box to overclock without 3rd party software n setups.

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CPU Upgrade/Replacement

So you’re upgrading CPU’s, assuming you’ve done you’re homework and found the correct CPU socket type for your motherboard or found an exact replacement lets dive. Turn off your PC, remove power cable & remove the side door. With no power cable plugged in hold down the power button to drain any leftover charge off the MOBO.

After this remove the cooler, there are typically 4 screws around the CPU/Cooler. If you have an AIO liquid cooling unit you may want to detach your radiator from your towers case. Once these 4 screws are removed, remove the CPU cooling block. If you’re going to want to reuse this fan or resell this fan clean the block with rubbing alcohol higher % the better 92-97% suggested.

After the cooling is removed I like to clean the processor now before removing it but you can after if you’d prefer. There is a latch that secures the CPU in place, unlatch and swing open its ‘door’. Once the CPU is exposed and unfastened, remove it by pulling STRAIGHT outwards. CPU/MOBO’s have a male/female system of pins and sockets. To make sure too not damage either, then do NOT pull corner from corner!

Once the old CPU is removed, place the new CPU into the socket. There is typically an arrow to indicate placement orientation. Swing the door and latch the CPU to fasten it into it’s socket.

Next is the dreaded thermal paste… This is easy to mess up because its a goldilocks between too little and too much. The goal is to put enough down when we press the cooler on the thermal paste will spread out across the CPU, without overflowing over the sides. If you put down too much it’ll squeeze out the sides and won’t properly transfer heat. If you put down too little it won’t cover the entire CPU and won’t properly transfer heat evenly. If you have extra thermal paste you can practice by placing the cooling unit and immediately removing it to check how your spread is. Some kits come with a silicon tools to help spread the paste to all corners of the CPU. Put a droplet of thermal paste in the center of the CPU the size of a nickel coin ($0.05).

Re-attach you cooling system and tighten down the 4 screws around the CPU. Tighten like a tire rotating from screw to screw not fully tightening till others are tightened. Make sure the cooling fan is still plugged into your MOBO.

Most MOBO’s are preset to AUTO overclock your CPU, but if you’d like to config specific voltages please enter your BIOS upon launch. Otherwise boot windows, head to you settings, then type about in the search then click ‘About this PC’. You should see you’re new CPU listed here!

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Setup Minecraft (Java Edition) Server on Windows

This guide will go over how to setup a Minecraft (Java Edition) on Windows. If you’re hosting your server on Windows it’s likely you’re hosting this ‘server’ from home. Which means for players to connect you will need to give them your home IP address… This means players should only be friends/family members that you trust. Leaking your IP address can lead to cyber attackers/harassment & changing your IP with your ISP isn’t always easy…

PC Requirements

Hosting a server actually takes a lot of resources as these worlds generated are HUGE so… They suggest at least 4GB of RAM which Windows also requires a minimum of 4GB so a Window’s system would need 8GB to run a small server for 1-10 players. An ethernet connection is also suggested as wifi will cause ping issues n players to rubberband. If you have another computer desktop or laptop, if it has 8+GB of RAM and an ethernet connection you could use this as server and save your main computer the RAM + CPU of running the MC Server.

Windows Check

Obviously this guide is for Windows, and most modern machines run 64bit but lets confirm which version of software you’ll need for this installation process. First go to your Windows Icon on your keyboard or on the bottom-left of your screen on the taskbar. Then click the gear icon for ‘Settings’ then ‘System’ then ‘About’

Now look for the section labeled ‘System Type’ and it should say something like “64-bit operating system, x64-based processor” or “32-bit operating system, x86-based processor”. This will dictate which versions of software for upcoming steps. If it says 64 you’ll download x64 versions and if it says 32 you’ll download x86 versions.

Java JDK vs JRE & Version

Minecraft requires Java version 8 or LATER. Since Java 8 is fairly out-dated by todays standard I’d highly suggest the newest LTS (Long Term Support) version of Java JDK or JRE. So for just the server you can use any version between 8 and 17 (most current) but if you plan on using 3rd party plugins/mods, these may have a very specific version of Java you may need.

JDK stands for Java Developer Kit and JRE stands for Java Runtime Environment. Both run Java applications fine and both run Minecraft fine. If you want to get into coding plugins/mods you for sure want the JDK, if not it still doesn’t hurt to have this if any plugins you may be using might have some sloppy code n depend on JDK vs JRE. So for this example we’ll be snag 64bit version of Java 17 JDK.

Example of Java JDK Installation

Download MC-Java Jar file

Download the latest server version directly from Mojang’s website. We’ll need to move/copy this download so for now just grab the file for now we’ll setup a folder and scripts in the next step.

Setup Folder

Now that we have Java installed and our server.jar file lets make a home for it. We need to make a folder for all this to live in, this can be on your Desktop or anywhere really. I’d suggest anywhere without your User folder so you don’t run into permission problems so places like Program Files/Windows/etc probably aren’t a good home for this. So open File Explorer n navigate to where you want to build your servers home, and right click and select New Folder or Ctrl + Shift + N to create a New Folder. Name it w/e you like: MC Server, Minecraft Server, Sarimoko’s Server, etc. Either copy or move the server.jar file here from the previous step! If you double click this by mistake it will try launching the JAR file. Jar files are compressed applications so Jar for Java is kinda like Exe’s for Windows. It’s better to launch them with a script and without accepting terms the server will not launch yet.

Server Config

Download the following files into the folder in the previous step. This is a file to acknowledge and accept their terms & conditions of use of their software. The other is a script file that specifies how much RAM to dedicate to your server. If you’re using your main computer to ALSO host this game server this script file is CRITICAL to balance the workload between how many connections/players your servers needs, and remaining computer resources for you to play & stream! Right-click and Download from URL the follow 2 files:

Connect to localhost

Before we try testing the server with our friends and connections from outside the network. Fire up Minecraft,

If you’re running the MC Server on the SAME computer as your running the game for the address put:

If you’re running the MC Server on a SEPARATE computer than your running the game off of, you’ll need to find its local IP address. This can easily be found in your router/modem under devices but it should look something like:

Port Forwarding

Most ISP (Internet Service Providers) lockdown your modem as default for security reasons. This means the basic port are open but all others block public (incoming) connections. Most modem/router’s admin panels can be accessed by visiting Click the button below to open your modem/router’s admin panel.

Once you’re logged in, we’re looking for a section called ‘Port Forwarding’ which might be under something like ‘Advanced Settings’ or ‘Networking’ and add a new ruleset. The default port for Minecraft is 25565 so go ahead and use this unless you plan on using custom ports. You must also do the same to your Windows Firewall, please see the video below how to add a rule to your Windows Firewall.

Still Lost?

Feel free to DM on Discord or join my channel The Cord to talk to Sarimoko directly? Think you can do it yourself but just need more info? Click the button below to view the official guide from Mojang themselves!