YouTube is the second largest search engine and continuously changing. Previous years ago YouTube was dominated by funny cat videos and dogs on skateboards.
Today YouTube is an awesome platform for marketers to promote anything. I will share some best strategies about how to start a successful youtube channel and the best tips to help you grow your youtube channel.
Bookmark and follow the proven and effective tips from the lists:
1. Create compelling content that you are passionate about your topics.
2. Encourage your viewers to subscribe and click the bell icon for updated notification.
3. Create playlists including the best keywords to keep people watching. Playlists work so well and help to increase the targeted subscriber base.
4. Promote other videos with end screens and cards to increase views & subscribers.
5. Add a watermark to your all videos. When a viewer hovers their mouse over a watermark, it prompts them to subscribe.
6. Make sure your videos are embedding enabled and try to embed your videos on other websites. Embed video surely help to boost up ranking videos.
7. Promote your videos on other social channels like a Facebook page, group, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, Twist, Reddit, Quora, etc.
8. Focus on increasing video “watch time”. YouTube always prefer quality. The higher ranking your videos will be, the more time people spend watching them.
9. Optimize your video titles including the main keyword, write engaging video descriptions, and placing the best keywords as tags.
10. Make stunning and eye-catching custom video thumbnails to increase clicks on your videos.
10. Optimize your whole channel such as add channel description in the about section, add all external and social links, and mention all competitive keywords in your channel.
11. Create an eye-catching youtube trailer featuring your best content.
12. Publish your videos at the best time and main the sequence of timing that people like to watch your videos.
13. Check always which going viral or trending on YouTube. Focus on these topics to grab huge viewers and subscribers to grow your channel fast.
14. Collaborate with other creators and brands to drive targeted people from your relevant channels.
15. Regularly publish your YouTube content to social media to get instant traffic with trending hashtags.
16. Go live streaming and try to focus on the question-answer sessions to reach potential target audiences.
17. Post about giveaways and promotions with the links embedded in your video description.
18. Find out your niche related forums or communities to share your videos, and drive a lot of traffic & increase your trusts.
19. Write engaging comments on other relevant and recent videos to click your channel and get cash traffic from those channels by sharing your best tips.
20. Re-optimize your old/existing videos that are not performing well. Add new click-bait title, write impressive and SEO friendly video description, add relevant and best keywords as tags.