What’s the point in uploading videos on YouTube if they are not getting the kind of recognition you actually deserve? Well, chances are that you are missing out on some of the best tips and tricks of the trade. Remember, creating or uploading a video through your YouTube channel is only half the battle. The remaining half is how you can get more and more views to those videos so you can fulfill your ultimate goals.
Not to worry, given below are some of the most useful ways that you can use to drive plenty of traffic and get tons of views to your YouTube videos. So, let’s get started!
If you know who your target audience is, you should also be cognizant of their specific requirements. Once you know what they want, you can start to create videos that are compelling and interesting to them.
Here are some ideas that will be of interest to your audience –
Product reviews and demonstrations
Customer stories and testimonials
Business/ industry reports
Unless your video topics are really useful, interesting and attention-grabbing, it will be tough to get tons of views.
In one of my last posts, I walked you through the basic steps to start a YouTube channel of your own. But don’t let your video channel go stale after you’ve created it. If you want to get the maximum out of your YouTube marketing efforts, you should always keep your channel updated. Frequent updation (i.e. more video uploads) will increase your channel’s visibility and bring more views for your videos.
Search optimization is one of the basic things that you need to do to get more YouTube videos. Appropriate optimization is a vital requirement both for your YouTube channel and the videos that you upload.
Make sure you give a short and easy-to-remember username to your channel. Use some of your most important keywords when you add tags. The title of the channel should also be descriptive. Your channel profile should be informative as well as keyword-rich. Likewise, you should optimize the videos that you upload. Title, tag and description sections of your videos give you an excellent opportunity to optimize and increase search visibility.
When it comes to getting more views to your YouTube videos, creating playlists can work wonders. A playlist is actually a collection of videos that will play in a series, one after another.
The biggest benefit of creating playlists is that it allows you to organize all of your YouTube videos according to specific themes or subjects. This is a good practice to follow from the user’s point of view. The second benefit is that your playlists are indexed separately by Google. That increases search visibility as well!
After all, YouTube is a social networking platform. Around 100 million people perform some kind of social activity on this network every week. These activities may include ‘liking’ videos, ‘sharing’ them with others and ‘commenting’ on videos that catch your attention. To achieve success with your YouTube channel, one of the most important recommendations is to become an active member of this community.
If you want to make the most of your YouTube video marketing, you should always remember to comment on other users’ videos. You should subscribe to those video channels that you like. You should follow other YouTube channel owners. Such activities will help you attract the attention of more YouTubers, connect with more video makers (in the form of subscribers and fans) leverage better opportunities for collaborations in the near future.
Do you have more tips in mind? Please go ahead, and share them in the comment section below.