You might be surprised by this, but the half-life of a YouTube video is only six days! This means that, on average, a YouTube video will have received 50 percent of its views in the first six days on the site. After 20 days, that video will have gotten 75 percent of its views. The lifespan for an average YouTube video has become so short that it's practically stagnant after a month. So how exactly do you work your way around that? How do you squeeze out every last drop of potential views and listens to your music on YouTube? Here are a few tips on how to stretch out your song's lifespan on YouTube so that it can get maximum traction and publicity.