Creating a Channel
As a Google signed-in user you can log into the platform to create a channel where you will publish your personal videos. Assign a channel name to add a relevant title, description, and tags that will make an impact on the search. All options are given in settings as you upload the video so besides the meta add suitable subtitles, assign a playlist and mention the location. Psst! do not forget to add music for greater engagement. You can do this in the content section using the editor. This is where you can add the end screen or card to encourage viewers to view more of your videos through YouTube suggestions.
Thus you have to optimize the channel for best results. Before we proceed, add your photo to the dashboard, it will be easy to recognize and will be effective. Add a description to the channel about us page including relevant search terms important for your niche.
Before uploading edit your videos using software and remove unwanted disturbances and footage. There are several free and paid software available for this purpose. You can edit and add free music within the system itself with no attribution required. Click on Content and then on the editor to trim, add music, and end screen.
Titles for each video should be descriptive and include keywords in the beginning and this applies to the description and tags as well. New users will need some time spent on the platform and get familiarized with the options available believe me they are user-friendly with no technical knowledge required. Americans watch YouTube the most in spite of having a lower number of users as compared to India with a base of 225 million.
Upload videos and optimize them and then choose a trailer for new users or prospective users to be, it should point to your channel niche, add another to promote subscriptions, or for retention, not to say these should be your best. Generally, the retention video should be your latest one.
The trailer should be anywhere from 30 seconds to a minute and this is where you will request viewers to push the button for a subscription. The aim is to upload a large number of videos and get high traffic for marketing purposes as well as for monetization. The latter invites passionate indulgence for personal revenue generation.
In spite of all the on-page optimization central to success is the content that your videos carry. Make high-resolution quality videos ranging from 1280 pixels to 4 K.
In how-to and tutorial, videos use software to add transcription and music if needed.
Safe for Kids Or Not Safe
While uploading the video besides keywords and location mention it is meant for kids or not. If you tick on for kids you will not get the end screen, card, and comment option. The circulation might be limited somewhat as well. Instead, place it as not for kids and in the age restriction include them besides those over eighteen. While doing this be sure that there is nothing in the video that can be objectional for viewership for those below 18.
Apart from high engagement signals like increased watch time, comments, likes, and channel engagement SEO link building also work. Hire an SEO professional if you can for promotion. Post your channel and featured videos on social media on networking sites and blogs. Use email and SMS marketing to promote your channel or videos. Aim at a very high level of engagement and thus subscribers.