A Tip for More Video Views on Your YouTube Channel

Today’s episode of “Socially Sorted – in a Minute” has just been posted on YouTube.  And it is all about YouTube – in particular, how to get more video views on your Channel.

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Attract more Video Views and Stand Out from the YouTube Crowd.

The trick is simple and it involves having a Featured Video.   It’s easy and effective.  And it brings with it a number of benefits.

So here it is – watch the video below for simple instructions showing you how to:

(a) set a Featured Video on your YouTube Channel and

(b) set the Featured Video to Autoplay to increase your video views.

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That’s it.  Simple!  Try it out with your channel. The fun of a Featured Video is that it can have many different uses.  You may want to feature a welcome video to the page, or to feature your most recent content.  It is up to you – but it is a great way to showcase information that you feel is relevant to your community.  By having the video on Autoplay, you also get the added advantage of recording an automatic video view when someone comes to your channel, but the best part is that if you plan your content well and keep it interesting and engaging, your viewer will stay and watch.

Have fun with it!

Have you played with the new YouTube format yet?  What do you like about it?

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Donna Moritz

Visual Social Media Strategist at Socially Sorted
Donna is the founder of Socially Sorted, a Top 10 Social Media Blog Winner in 2015 & 2016, and winner of the 2014 Best Australian Blogs Competition (Business Category). Donna helps businesses, bloggers and entrepreneurs use visual social media and content strategy to get more traffic, shares and sales in their business. She is a contributor to Entrepreneur Online and Social Media Examiner and has been featured in Forbes, NBC, Yahoo, the Huffington Pos, Entrepreneur and Problogger.
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