August 3, 2017

YouTube is the 2nd largest search engine on the whole internet and roughly brings in around 22 billion monthly visits, with the average length of the session duration being just under 40 minutes. However, like every over the website on the internet, YouTube has been a goldmine for advertisements and sponsors making some independent YouTube channels millions. If you are either a marketer or content creator wanting to gain more views, likes, subscribers and comments in the aim to make you money, it will take time, effort and most of all fun whilst making the videos. Here are some tips on how to gain more YouTube views.

On the internet, using keywords is one of the most important things you can do for your post, video and even website to get out there more. Using words in your titles, descriptions and tags will push your video out more due to people searching these words. Appearing higher in the search rankings should happen if you are consistent with using keywords and get views due to this technique. You can check keywords on the keyword planner and select YouTube search on the far right, this will gain you organic views by simply informing your viewers what the video is about.

It is a well-known fact that out there in the YouTube world, that thumbnails are a key step you need to take for your YouTube video to get more views. You will need a professional or good-looking thumbnail to appeal to your audience. Getting a designer or designing your own thumbnails would be a lot more appealing to the audience due to the thumbnail being specifically designed for your video, this will be better than using an image from Google due to the fact it wouldn’t look as professional.

Using trends and viral crazes to your advantage on YouTube can work a treat for getting you views. Piggybacking videos that are gaining a lot of views is a great way to get you views, for example reacting to people do videos with millions of views is a great way to get a positive response from their viewers and even that certain content creator. It can be sometimes difficult to tie your videos in with some certain trends, but if you can find a clever way to do it then you should go for it, it can boost views, likes, subscriptions and comments.

Joining an active community of other content creators that create similar videos to your own is a great idea if you want to promote your videos with people who create content alike yours, you can do sub for sub, like for like, comment for comment or even give each other shout outs in videos. Another great way to interact with other people in the community would be to collaborate with creators and make videos for each of your channels so you can share audiences.

YouTube is an ever-growing site and the pace it is growing at doesn’t look likely to slow down, if you are a budding content creator or just a marketer then now is the time to get your YouTube channel going so you can capitalise on the huge audience YouTube rakes in a month. I hope after reading this blog your YouTube channel takes off a that your views increase if they do please be sure to comment on what tip worked best for you!

Limitless Digital – SEO Specialist