One of the most effective ways to increase your video view count is to have YouTube recommend your videos and promote them on their platform. There are several places on YouTube where your video can be recommended to people that weren’t looking for it, but how does YouTube choose which videos to promote?
Read part 1 of this article here.
YouTube creators often wonder why two videos with the same amount of views can earn drastically different amounts of money. In addition to the ad serving process we outlined in part 1 of this article, there are a number of additional factors that affect your ability to earn advertising revenue from your YouTube videos – so we’ve outlined a few of them below.
In this article, we’ll cover some of the main places YouTube promotes videos and explain how they determine which videos to feature. There are few things we should discuss before diving in. First, it’s important to understand that YouTube values watch time more than views and that the longer a video is watched, the higher it ranks. Second, when we discuss optimization levers, we are referring to the different ways that you – as a content creator and/or channel owner – can optimize your video to increase its chances of being included in YouTube’s featured placements.
There has been a lot of press in the past few weeks about the prominence of video content on Facebook, and many video creators have been asking whether or not they should be uploading videos directly to Facebook. Many people are finding that their videos on Facebook get much higher view counts than the same video on YouTube when they upload it to both platforms. While Facebook is a very important platform, Facebook views and YouTube views are very different so let’s take a closer look at both.
Read part 2 of this article here.
One of the most frequently asked questions from YouTube channel owners is “how much money will I earn per view?” There are a ton of factors that determine whether an ad will be shown on your videos and how much money you’ll earn from that ad impression, so let’s walk through the various steps and factors that affect your YouTube revenue.
Watch time is one of the most important but misunderstood concepts that affect the health of your YouTube channel and videos. While many video creators focus exclusively on their view counts, YouTube prioritizes watch time (and not view counts) when it’s deciding how favorably to treat your video in search results and featured placements across the YouTube platform.
Almost anytime you post a very popular video, you may notice that the view count gets stuck at “301” or “301+” shortly after you release the video. The view count may continue to display that for hours or even a couple of days, which can leave you wondering what’s going on and how many views you’re actually getting.