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11 YouTube Tips and Tricks

Youtube Tips and TricksIn this series, we talked about the contents of a great YouTube video. We’ve covered the main ingredients to creating a topic with the potential to go viral: content that’s either entertaining or educational, or both. We also covered the ideal length for a YouTube video.

We’ve talked about a couple of the biggest pitfalls one can make in a YouTube video, namely using copyrighted material or being overly commercial.

Plus, we also talked about setting up your profile properly by creating a memorable name, as well as creating a description that helps others get to know you more.

Finally, we’ve also talked about how to come up with great titles, descriptions and keywords to get your video more visibility.

You now know just about everything you need to know to get started.

YouTube Tips and Tricks

To make it easier, here are a few YouTube tips and tricks to keep in mind:

  1.  Consistency is key.
  2. Work to gain traction over time.
  3. Use keywords so people can find your video when they search.
  4. Make your videos short.  People have short attention spans.
  5. Content matters!  Make it worth people’s time to watch.
  6. Make your channel unique.   What is different from every other person posting on YouTube?
  7. Add humor if possible.
  8. Be yourself.  Don’t try to copy someone else.
  9. Use a subscribe button and call to action.
  10. Cultivate audience engagement.
  11. Upload in HD if possible.

Follow these YouTube tips and tricks and your channel will be a success.  The first few videos may not immediately hit, and it may feel like work. But if you keep putting the work in, eventually the momentum of your community will take off.