I made a birthday video for a friend almost two years ago, and it just hit 1 million views.
Since there’s so much material on YouTube, most videos seem to «die out» and get very few new views after a couple of months. However if you look at the views chart for this one, you can see that it has been a steady growth since I uploaded it. So it seems that if you want a million views on a video, then calling it Happy Birthday is a good thing. After all, it’s probably one of the top general search terms on both Google and YouTube. (That’s an estimated guess)
Oh, and by the way, I am currently editing my new short The Science of Blowjobs and Throbbing Hearts. Hopefully I’ll have it done next month, and then ready for an online release this fall.