Before you create your first video you want to make certain your YouTube channel is setup appropriately. Your channel should be easy to navigate and aesthetically pleasing. This is important because if your video is of high quality and contains relevant information the viewer may want to visit your channel.
The number one reason businesses on YouTube fail is lack of planning. They randomly name videos, fail to study the markets and competition. In the second part of this course we will teach you things like how to correctly name your videos and discover how your competition is using its keywords.
In this lecture I'll walk you through adding YouTube channel Art.
In this lecture I'll walk you through adding a YouTube Channel Icon.
It is very important to verify your YouTube channel. By verifying your channel you unlock many important features such as external annotations, ability to upload customized thumbnails and upload longer videos.
If you have any problems, click the appropriate link for explanatory step-by-step articles and videos. If you already have a channel you can use this as an auditing tool for optimization.
Before uploading your YouTube video you want to make certain your video SEO research is complete. You want things such as the title, tags and the description ready so you can optimize it upon upload. When the research is complete before uploading the video it’s less likely that you will miss anything.
By adding subtitles and closed captioning you make it easier for people with hearing disabilities or language barriers to view your videos
If you have any problems, click the appropriate link for explanatory step-by-step articles and videos. If you already have YouTube videos on your channel use this as an auditing tool to check the SEO.
Thomas Swisher is the founder and head SEO Consultant of StructuredSEO. I offer a wide variety of SEO services aimed at helping businesses grow their online presence.