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How to Increase YouTube Watch Time by Linking to Playlists [Creator's Tip #96]

How to Increase YouTube Watch Time by Linking to Playlists [Creators Tip #96]

YouTube changed their algorithm not long ago to emphasize watch time, which simply means keeping viewers watching videos as long as possible. It means your videos start getting favored where YouTube pushes videos. Linking to playlists is one way this can get accomplished.

Fenway Sports Management’s YouTube Channels: ‘162 Chances to Restore the Faith’

Fenway Sports Management’s YouTube Channels: ‘162 Chances to Restore the Faith’

There are quite a few important steps a YouTube sports channel should take when uploading content. For instance, did you know that sports are a global phenomenon and should be maximized for overseas viewing? And that there should never be an off-season? Part 2 of the series.

YouTube Mix Suggestion Attempts to Get You Hooked Even More on YouTube

YouTube Mix Suggestion Attempts to Get You Hooked Even More on YouTube

YouTube Mix is a new experimental video discovery option on YouTube that shows up on the right-side suggestion box column. Now, YouTube is generating playlists of all those videos you click through one-by-one and streamlining the process.

HOW TO: Use Annotations to Increase YouTube Views, Rankings, and More [Creator's Tip #74]

HOW TO: Use Annotations to Increase YouTube Views, Rankings, and More [Creators Tip #74]

On this week's Creator's Tip, we collaborated with Matt Ballek of VidiSEO to share with you some of the top reasons why you should be utilizing annotations regularly in your videos and to show you several tips and tricks to use YouTube's annotations effectively to increase video views, subscribers, and rankings.

Teacher's Extra Credit - 10 Steps to Create Your Educational Channel on YouTube : The EDU Playbook

Teachers Extra Credit   10 Steps to Create Your Educational Channel on YouTube : The EDU Playbook

YouTube recently released a new playbook, the YouTube EDU Playbook Guide.  They are beginning to narrow down their playbooks into more specific areas.  The last one was for brands, and it was a sort of mini-Creator Playbook.  All playbooks are going to take pages from ...

YouTube Wishlist - Who Else Wants YouTube to Launch These New Features? [Reel Web #55]

YouTube Wishlist   Who Else Wants YouTube to Launch These New Features? [Reel Web #55]

This week on the Reel Web, we once again give a quick update on some of the new features launched in the past week at YouTube.  We also discuss some recent chatter around whether or not video creators should jump ship from YouTube. Finally, we discuss several ...

Custom YouTube Thumbs Finally Roll Out, Mood-Based Video Recommendations, & More [The Reel Web #54]

Custom YouTube Thumbs Finally Roll Out, Mood Based Video Recommendations, & More [The Reel Web #54]

This week on the Reel Web we look at the updates YouTube has made in the past week including the roll-out (finally) of custom thumbnails for all monetized users, some experimenting with mood-based video recommendations, their new politics destination channel and more.  Additionally, we cover ...

Custom YouTube Thumbnails for All, Rewards, and More HUGE Features Coming to YouTube [Reel Web #46]

Custom YouTube Thumbnails for All, Rewards, and More HUGE Features Coming to YouTube [Reel Web #46]

This week on Reel Web, we take a look at a lot of real exciting changes and updates coming to YouTube, many of which were announced only at Vidcon last week.  We have been talking to a lot of YouTube people and we sat in on some ...

E3, Live Streaming Gamers, YouTube Playlists, Vimeo Music, and More [The Reel Web #42]

E3, Live Streaming Gamers, YouTube Playlists, Vimeo Music, and More [The Reel Web #42]

This week on The Reel Web, we take a look at some new statistics for online video viewing which show a drastic change in consumption of long-form video. We also discuss changes Youtube is making to its playlists and embeds, recent enhancements by Vimeo to ...

YouTube Auto-Generated Channels Appearing Everywhere, Including YouTube Search Results

YouTube Auto Generated Channels Appearing Everywhere, Including YouTube Search Results

Nearly a year ago, YouTube rolled out their “auto-generated channels,” which are channels created to curate content based on relevant topics. Think of them as YouTube-created playlists. When they first appeared, auto-generated channels were strictly limited to the “Top YouTube Collections” tab and intended for ...

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