Creator's Tip

How to Leverage YouTube Statistics Tracking Tools: Interview with Socialblade [Creator's Tip #42]

How to Leverage YouTube Statistics Tracking Tools: Interview with Socialblade [Creators Tip #42]

For this week's Creator's Tip we're going to be taking a look at how third-party statistics tracking & measurement tools for YouTube can help you improve your content and marketing strategies. We interviewed Jason Urgo, who runs socialblade.com, a free tool for tracking YouTube stats. Jason offers ...

How-to Tips for Using Video Content to Improve Your Company's Blog [Creator's Tip #41]

We posted just the other day an article about why businesses should be doing video blogging. Today, on this week on Creator's Tip episode, we're going to be discussing tips for how to get started using video to improve your blog, with help from Nathan ...

YouTube Advertiser Playbook Review & Video "Cliff Notes" [Creator's Tip #38]

As most of you know, YouTube recently launched several new video advertising products as well as some new tools and resources that are aimed at helping businesses jump into the world of online video marketing.  As part of this, they released an e-book called the "YouTube Advertiser ...

Does it Make Sense to Create Multiple YouTube Channels? [Creator's Tip #37]

On today’s Creator’s Tip video, we address the question of whether it makes sense to create multiple YouTube channels or house all videos under a single YouTube channel. We recently received an email from a ReelSEO subscriber with the following question around if : “...I have ...

How to Change Your YouTube Channel's Main Featured Video [Creator's Tip #36]

How to Change Your YouTube Channels Main Featured Video [Creators Tip #36]

Last week, we offered up two Creator’s Tips videos that answer some common questions we’ve gotten from you and both tips have to do with the new YouTube channel design. 1) How do I change the featured video on my YouTube channel? Go to the edit button. ...

How to Connect with Key Video Influencers in a Social World [Creator's Tip #35]

This week we talk about how to seed your videos to influencers in your niche. How do you get people who have an audience notice your content and help you spread the word about it? We talk about how to initiate contact, build relationships with ...

Four Tips To Get To Know Your Target Video Audience [Producer Tips #33]

Four Tips To Get To Know Your Target Video Audience [Producer Tips #33]

In creating video content it is essential to know your video audience.  Being aware of who your audience is will not only help you in deciding what kind of content to create, but also the tone the videos should have and whether what you are ...

Optimizing YouTube Tags - Best Practices for Tagging Your Videos: Reel Producer Tips #31

Optimizing YouTube Tags   Best Practices for Tagging Your Videos: Reel Producer Tips #31

Is it better to use a single tag for your videos or to use a lot of tags and litter the tag field with as many keywords as you can that are relevant to your video? One of our readers asked us that question in ...

How To Create Custom YouTube Thumbnail Images For Non-Partners - Creator Tip #27

How To Create Custom YouTube Thumbnail Images For Non Partners   Creator Tip #27

The ability to upload a custom thumbnail image for your videos is a feature limited only to YouTube Partners. However, this little YouTube hack will show you how you can get your own custom thumbnail for your video even if you are not a partner. ...

What's The Best Time To Publish Videos On YouTube? The Reel Web Creator Tip

Whats The Best Time To Publish Videos On YouTube? The Reel Web Creator Tip

Although different content may have a different audience on YouTube and thus the best day and time to publish your video may vary, here's what I've found to be the best time to publish videos to YouTube for channels I've been a part of in ...

How To Maintain A Consistent Video Posting Schedule - The Reel Web Creator Tip #24

How To Maintain A Consistent Video Posting Schedule   The Reel Web Creator Tip #24

We all know it's important that we upload video content on a regular basis because it helps us build momentum, increases our videos' ranking in search, and keeps our audience engaged. But sometimes keeping up with a regular schedule is just too difficult because our ...

4 YouTube Tips For ReelSEO Subscribers - The Reel Web Creator TIp #23

4 YouTube Tips For ReelSEO Subscribers   The Reel Web Creator TIp #23

This week I dug through the channels of over 3,000 YouTube subscribers to ReelSEO and identified a few common mistakes that being made that could help you all improve your videos and presence on YouTube. I also picked out a few of my favorite channels ...

Add Links And Chapters To YouTube Videos - The Reel Web Creator Tip #22

Add Links And Chapters To YouTube Videos   The Reel Web Creator Tip #22

There are several services that let you customize the YouTube player's embed code and the actual YouTube player itself. This week for our Creator's Tip we give you a look at five such services, all varying in levels of complexity and different options that they ...

How To Make Interactive Videos With YouTube Annotations - [Creator Tip #21]

How To Make Interactive Videos With YouTube Annotations   [Creator Tip #21]

This week we answer a viewer's question about how to make your videos interactive with pop-up videos, subscription links, clickable videos and such. First, create your video with whatever text, image, or video clip you want to be clickable in your video. Then, after it's ...

5 Tips For Optimizing Videos For Mobile Viewers - Reel Video Producer Tips #20

5 Tips For Optimizing Videos For Mobile Viewers   Reel Video Producer Tips #20

With more and more people viewing videos on their mobile devices, it's becoming more and more important for video producers to ensure that their content is optimized for mobile viewing. Not just in how the videos are formatted, the bitrate it uses, or the video ...