VidCon is almost here! The seventh annual meet-up of YouTube creators and fans takes place in late June in Anaheim, California, and if you haven’t already started planning your trip, you’re a sucker. They’ve already announced the lineup of featured creators!
Being a featured creator means you’ve made it to the big(ish) time. With 172 — mostly white, almost aggressively nonthreatening — vlog personalities on the slate, how might a YouTuber distinguish themselves? Here’s how to make yourself stand out.
Wear glasses with thick frames: 34 YouTubers
Look off to the side like something really interesting is happening: 26 YouTubers
Raise an eyebrow: 20 YouTubers
Put your hand on your head: 17 YouTubers
Smirk: 10 YouTubers
Look surprised: 8 YouTubers
Do something with your hands: 6 YouTubers
String instrument: 4 YouTubers
Stick your tongue out in a wacky way: 2 YouTubers