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Pikes Peak Region Gone Viral

In 2023 we turned our attention seriously to content creation, hiring a full-time Videographer and a full-time Digital Ads Manager, bringing our small but mighty team to four. The result has been absolutely mind blowing.

We saw steady growth on all of our social media channels throughout the year, and then in August, one piece of content caught fire and our YouTube channel went from 8K to 12.5K in 24 hours and by the end of August, we’d hit 100K. On January 5, 2024, our channel passed 1M subscribers.

Our organization has been around since 1973 and we’ve had an active YouTube channel since 2015. For over 50 years, we’ve been a small 501(c)6, completely reliant on membership dues as our means of income. Our budget is tiny. Our staff is very . . . efficient. This moment in our history is unprecedented.

Here are a few of the pieces of content responsible for our speedy growth:

Top Videos

The Ultimate Guide to Garden of the Gods

  68,386 views

How My Parents Got to School

875,089 views         11,500 views            715 views

Pikes Peak Through the Seasons Timelapse

    7,550 views          43,300 views          1,316 views

Riding the Sunrise Train up Pikes Peak

  605,713 views      587,000 views      135,300 views

Trash the Trash with Bigfoot

  29,662 views           3,668 views           451 views

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