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Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel

Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel: Here, we’ll discuss some unknown facts about the YouTube channel.

If you want to save your time & to get more views & subscribers then you must know the tips to grow your YouTube channel.

Here, I’ll discuss these tips under these heads-

  • Publishing Frequency
  • Publishing Time
  • Keywords
  • Community Settings
    • Moderators
    • Approved Users
    • Hidden Users
    • Blocked Words
    • Block Links
    • Comments On Your New Videos
    • Comments On Your Discussions Tab
    • Messages In Your Live Chat
  • Comments And Ratings
  • License
  • Video Language
  • Audio Library
  • Custom URL
  • Super Chat 
  • External Annotations
  • Don’t Change
  • Schedule Your Video
  • Channel Memberships
  • Content ID Claim
  • Custom Thumbnails
  • Unlisted, Private And Public Videos
  • Monetization
  • Enable Live Streaming
    • Simple
      • Webcam
      • Mobile
    • Customized
      • Encoder Streaming
  • Engagement
  • Channel Recommendations
  • Subscriber Counts
  • Longer Videos
  • Advertisement
  • Share On The Different-Different Social Media Platforms
  • Promote Through Comments
  • Use Call To Action

Publishing Frequency (Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel):

Frequency means how many videos are you publishing in a day/week/month/year.

Write on your channel art and/or in the description (channel) about the publishing frequency so that your audience knows it.

If possible for you then increase your publishing frequency without compromising with your video quality to make more money.

Publishing Time (Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel):

Except frequency, publishing time is also a very necessary component to get success on YouTube.

We know that everyone has limited time. If you fixed your time to publish the video/videos then your audience will manage your time to see the video/videos.

Together with the frequency write your timing to publish the video/videos on your channel art and/or in your channel description.

Timing is also a very necessary component to get more views on your YouTube videos & to get more subscribers on your YouTube channel.

For India, the best time to publish the video/videos is around 8:00 am (Time to go for office), 1:30 pm (Launch time), 5:00 pm (Time to leave office) & 9:00 pm ( Time for dinner).

If you publish your video/videos on these times then chances for getting more views & subscribers are very high.

Similarly, you can also choose the timing/timings for the other countries also.

You can also use the “Analytics Feature” of YouTube to find out the best time to publish your video/videos.

Note: I’ll discuss “Analytics Feature” of YouTube in detail in a coming article.

Keywords (Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel):

You can also use the keywords at different-different places of your YouTube channel except in the videos. These are:

  • Channel (Description)
  • Playlists (Description)
  • Advanced (Channel Keywords) (Write the keywords separated by double colon inverted commas)

By using the keywords in these places you can also increase your searchability on YouTube.

Community Settings (Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel):

Here, I’ll discuss “Community Settings” under these heads-

  • Moderators
  • Approved Users
  • Hidden Users
  • Blocked Words
  • Block Links
  • Comments On Your New Videos
  • Comments On Your Discussions Tab
  • Messages In Your Live Chat

Moderators:

Moderators can remove comments, which will appear in your held for review page, and can also moderate your live stream chat.

You can add any person as a moderator simply by pasting the moderator’s channel URL in the given box.

Approved Users:

To approve users, use the flag menu on the comments page.

Hidden Users:

Comments and live chat messages from these users won’t show up. To hide the users, use the flag menu on the comments page or the 3-dot menu of the live chat messages.

Blocked Words:

Comments closely matching to these words will be held for review.

Live chat messages matching to these words will be blocked.

You can write these words separated by the commas in the given box.

Block Links:

New comments with hashtags and URLs will be held for review. Live chat messages with URLs will be blocked. (You, moderators, and approved users can still post links.)

If you click on “Block Links” box then you can do the above things.

Comments On Your New Videos:

You have four options in the “Comments On Your New Videos”. These are:

  • Allow all comments
  • Hold potentially inappropriate comments for review [ BETA ]
  • Hold all comments for review
  • Disable comments

You can activate any one of them simply by clicking in the given box.

Comments On Your Discussions Tab:

In this also you have four options. These are:

  • Allow all comments
  • Hold potentially inappropriate comments for review [ BETA ]
  • Hold all comments for review
  • Disable comments

Here also, you can activate any one of them simply by clicking in the given box.

Messages In Your Live Chat:

You can hold potentially inappropriate chat messages for review in live chat simply by clicking in the given box.

You can see all the above things in the image given below.

Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel

Comments And Ratings (Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel):

Here, you can:

  • Allow all comments
  • Allow all except potentially inappropriate comments
  • Approve

Here, you can choose any one of them simply by clicking in the given box.

Users can view ratings of the videos simply by clicking in the given box.

You can see all these things below.

Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel

License (Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel):

You have two option under “License”. These are:

  • Standard YouTube License
  • Creative Commons – Attribution

If you choose “Standard YouTube License” then only your videos will appear in the suggested videos otherwise not. You can see these things below.

Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel

Video Language (Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel):

You must choose “Video Language” to allow “Community Contributions”.

“Community Contributions” allow viewers to contribute translated titles, descriptions and subtitles/CC.

This lets YouTube users contribute translations to your videos so you reach more viewers in more languages. 

You can see these things in the image given below.

Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel

Audio Library (Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel):

You can also use music to increase engagement. But most of the platforms are paid means if you want to use the music then first pay & then use.

But YouTube provides the free music & the sound effects for your YouTube videos.

You can see it below.

Audio Library

Custom URL (Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel):

Custom URL looks like youtube.com/yourcustomname or youtube.com/c/yourcustomname.

To create a “Custom URL” for your YouTube channel, your YouTube channel needs to:

  • have 100 or more subscribers
  • be at least 30 days old
  • have an uploaded photo as channel icon
  • have uploaded channel art

Super Chat (Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel):

“Super Chat” is also the one way to monetize your YouTube channel through the “YouTube Partner Program”. This feature lets your viewers purchase chat messages, and in some cases, pin them to the top of a chat feed.

To be eligible for “Super Chat”, you must have to meet these requirements:

  • Your YouTube channel must be monetized.
  • Your YouTube channel must have over 1,000 subscribers.
  • You must have over 18 years old.
  • You must have to be located in one of the available locations.

External Annotations (Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel):

You can increase your audience engagement by using the “External Annotations” feature. These are:

  • Add video “Thumbnails”
  • Add “End Screens” in your YouTube videos
  • Add “Cards” in your YouTube videos
  • Link your “Associated Website” in your YouTube videos
  • Add a “Branding Watermark” in your YouTube videos

Don’t Change (Tips To Grow Your YouTube Channel):

Don’t change the title, description, tags, thumbnail etc. after uploading the videos on YouTube because it also affects the ranking of your YouTube video means these things decrease the ranking of your videos on YouTube.

Schedule Your Video (For Same Use As Above):

Consistency is also very necessary on YouTube in publishing the videos.

You can maintain it only by using the “Schedule” feature of YouTube.

That’s why always schedule your video/videos on YouTube before the actual time to publish your video/videos on YouTube.

Channel Memberships (For Same Use As Above):

“Channel Memberships” allow viewers to join your YouTube channel through monthly recurring payments and get perks (Only members) like badges, emoji, and other goods you offer.

To be considered for “Channel Memberships” (On the main YouTube site and app), you must have to meet the following requirements:

  • Your channel must have more than 30,000 subscribers.
    • Gaming channels must have more than 1,000 subscribers.
  • Your channel must be in the “YouTube Partner Program”.
  • You must be over 18 years old.
  • You must be located in one of the available locations.
  • You (and your MCN, if applicable) must have agreed to and are complying with YouTube’s “Terms and Policies” (including the applicable “Commerce Product Addendum”)
  • You must have zero active strikes.

Content ID Claim (For Same Use As Above):

If you get a “Content ID Claim” on your YouTube video that you believe is wrong, you can dispute the claim. When you dispute a “Content ID Claim”, the copyright owner will be notified and they’ll have 30 days to respond.

You can dispute a “Content ID Claim” if you believe the system misidentified your YouTube video, or if you have all the rights to use that copyright-protected content.

Custom Thumbnails (For Same Use As Above):

YouTube video “Thumbnails” let viewers see a quick snapshot of your video’s content (Which they’re browsing on YouTube).

After your video is finished uploading, you can choose a thumbnail from your YouTube video (Generates YouTube automatically, from three different-different locations of your YouTube video) or upload your own thumbnail.

Unlisted, Private And Public Videos (For Same Use As Above):

You must know the differences among these videos if you have a YouTube channel/ YouTube channels. These are:

Feature Unlisted Private Public
Can share URL Yes No Yes
Can be added to a channel section Yes No Yes

Shows up in search, related videos and recommendations
No No Yes

Posted on your channel
No No Yes

Shows in subscriber feed
No No Yes

Can be commented on
Yes No Yes

Monetization (For Same Use As Above):

If you want to join the “YouTube Partner Program” then you must have to fulfil the following requirements:

  1. You must follow all the “YouTube Partner Program” policies.
  2. You must live in a country or region where the “YouTube Partner Program” is available.
  3. You must have more than 4,000 public watch hours in the last 12 months.
  4. You must have more than 1,000 subscribers.
  5. You must have a linked AdSense account.

Enable Live Streaming (For Same Use As Above):

YouTube “Live Streaming” is an easy way to reach your audience in real-time. It will help you to manage your live stream and interact with viewers in real-time.

There are few ways through which you can live stream on YouTube.

Simple:

These options are great for beginners, or if you want to quickly go live.

Webcam:

Live streaming via webcam is an easy way to go live without the need of an encoder. You can start live streaming from your laptop/desktop via webcam.

Mobile:

Streaming on mobile lets you stream from YouTube app.

Note: You need to have at least 1,000 subscribers if you want to live stream on mobile.

Customized:

Ideal for more advanced live streams.

Encoder Streaming: 

Encoders allow you to capture content, including your desktop, camera, microphone and more, and send it to “YouTube Live” to be streamed to all your fans.

Encoder streaming is best for live streams that broadcast your gameplay, use external audio/video hardware, involve multiple cameras, etc. 

Engagement (For Same Use As Above):

Engagement also helps you to get more views & subscribers. These are of different-different types.

  • Do comments on others channel
  • Reply to comments on your channel
  • Pinned a comment in your YouTube videos
  • Do live streaming on your channel mainly for Q & A
  • Put giveaway on your channel
  • Do meet up
  • Use closed captions (CC) /subtitles
  • Use end screens & cards feature in your videos
  • Use music in your videos
  • Use call to action in your videos

Channel Recommendations (For Same Use As Above):

You must use the “Channel Recommendation” feature to get more views & subscribers. In “Channel Recommendation”, two options are given. These are:

  • Allow your channel to appear in others “Channel Recommendations”.
  • Do not allow your channel to appear in others “Channel Recommendations”.

Click on the first option to allow your channel to appear in others “Channel Recommendations” to get more views & subscribers.

After this, click on ‘Save” button to save it. You can see it below.

Channel recommendations

Subscriber Counts (For Same Use As Above):

We know that everyone starts from zero subscribers.

Initially to get subscribers is a very difficult task.

Due to human psychology, If you have zero subscriber or less number of subscribers then anyone doesn’t want to subscribe your channel.

That’s why here I’ll discuss how to hide your “Subscriber Counts”?

For this, click on:

Creator studio> Channel> Advanced> Not to display> Save

You can see it in the image given below.

Subscriber Counts

Longer Videos (For Same Use As Above):

By default, you can upload videos that are up to 15 minutes long. 


If you have live streaming access, long uploads are enabled by default.

To upload longer videos, verify your YouTube channel (Google account) with the following steps:

  1. On your computer, go to https://www.youtube.com/verify.
  2. You can choose an option to receive a verification code (Text message on a mobile phone or an automated voice call).
  3. Once you’ve verified your YouTube channel (Google account), you can upload videos that are longer than 15 minutes.

Make sure you’re using an up-to-date version of your browser to upload files greater than 20GB.

The maximum file size you can upload is 128GB or 12 hours, whichever is less.

Advertisement (For Same Use As Above):

Nowadays, competition is very high on YouTube as compared to 1 or 2 years back.

If you want to get success in the little time on YouTube then you can use the “Advertisement” feature of YouTube.

You can advertise your video/videos on YouTube by using Google Adwords.

You can also use other social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram etc. to advertise your YouTube video.

But Google Adwords is the best way to advertise your video/videos because both (YouTube & Google Adwords) are the products of Google.

Share On The Different-Different Social Media Platforms (For Same Use As Above):

Share your YouTube video on other social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Linkedin, Quora etc. to get more views & subscribers.

You would get more views & subscribers because active peoples on these platforms are in very large number.

You can also use these platforms for the advertisement of your YouTube video.

Promote Through Comments (For Same Use As Above):

You can also promote your channel through the comments on the different-different channels (not your).

If you are promoting your channel through the comments on the different-different channels then always try to write the different-different comments on the different-different channels.

But you must include your channel URL or #your channel name (without space) in these comments.

This way, you can promote your channel through the comments.

Call To Action (For Same Use As Above):

To get more views & subscribers, you can also use the “Call To Action” in your videos. These are of different-different types.

  • Please subscribe to my YouTube channel to see my videos earliest.
  • If you have any doubt then please let me know in the comments.
  • Please like this video.

Above points are known as “Call To Action”.

Use multiple “Call To Action” in one video.

These are the best tips to grow your YouTube channel.

If you have any doubt/suggestion then please let me know in the comments.

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Author: Sunil Kumar

Hi, I’m Sunil Kumar, a professional blogger and digital marketer. I believe in enjoying life rather than working just to survive. I always dreamed big, strived for greatness and deeply cared about people.

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