Guide to YouTube Likes and Dislikes

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:36 By administrator
The thumbs up and thumbs down icons have become synonymous with social media and the millennial generation, so it is something that is going to be very important for you going forward.

There are a few tips you can use to get more likes, such as:

• Post links to your content on social media
• Make good, engaging content
• Write a good video description
• Ensure your thumbnail is eye-catching and relevant
• Use “Call to Actions”

At Tube Spanner, we recommend this ratio:

Guide to YouTube Monetisation

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:25 By administrator
You will need to join the YouTube partner program and meet the requirements to start off. Once you are all set up, YouTube will do a lot of the legwork for you as far as ads go, but there are several ways to earn money through your channel. These are:

• Advertising revenue – This is the most common form meaning you split revenue with YouTube on pre-roll, mid-roll, end-roll and overlay ads.
• Channel memberships – Subscribers opt to pay a monthly membership fee to receive exclusive content and perks

Guide to YouTube Growth

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:23 By administrator
It can be measured by subscriber numbers, views or even income based on your channel, but the key is to not stop focussing on building what you have.
There is no sure-fire way to do this, but some of these tips will absolutely help you:

• Post content consistently
• Build a production workflow and stick to it
• Start your videos with a great hook; give them a reason to want to watch!
• Keep your title and opening credit scene short
• Use cards at the end of your videos
• Edit out pauses and waffling
• Use accurate and bold thumbnails

Guide to YouTube Watch Time

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:22 By administrator
This will give you a good sense of what sort of content people want to watch, as opposed to videos that they abandon half way through (retention rate).
There are a few ways that you can increase your watch time. These are:

• Have great content that engages people and is concise
• Make your title short and interesting
• Write a good video description
• Be energetic
• Use B-roll and graphics
• Create a playlist of your videos
• Add links to other videos in the description

Guide to YouTube Engagement

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:20 By administrator
Videos on YouTube play a major part in that equation and therefore it is essential to be good at engaging with a potential audience, showing off your content. This should be informative and shareable, allowing you to attract a wider and more diverse viewership, as well as retaining your current subscribers.

There are a few steps you can take to boost this area:

• Interact with your audience
• Post content consistently
• Encourage share, likes and commenting
• Start your videos with a great hook; give them a reason to want to watch!

Guide to YouTube Subscribers

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:19 By administrator
The key is to build a subscriber base and keep it moving in a forward direction. It can be a key indicator in allowing you to monitor the health of your channel, allowing you to keep your content on point and relevant to why people subscribed to you in the first place.

There are various different ways you can increase your subscriber base:

• Use playlists
• Use cards at the end of your videos
• Use “Call to Actions”
• Create an eye catching icon
• Use accurate and bold thumbnails
• Reply to comments

Guide to YouTube Retention

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 10:31 By administrator
This is one of the most important reports that you will see and gives you an understanding of the watchability of your channel as well as individual videos. It is a great indicator on if your videos require a change in structure and/or content going forward. Audience retention is the measurement of how long your viewers watched for. So if you have uploaded a 5 minute long video and someone only watches for 1 minute, then you have a 20% retention rate.

There are various different fixes for this, which ultimately comes down to creating great content. We recommend looking at:

Guide to YouTube Video Views

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 10:29 By administrator
YouTube themselves take great care to ensure that views are generated by humans and not computers so that your statistics and views aren’t adversely affected. There are 3 main ways types of view that are ignored:

• Reloaded views – This is when a page is refreshed to instigate an additional view
• Viruses – If a computer looks like software designed to watch YouTube videos
• Auto play – Having a website auto playing your video will not count as a view