9 Ways YouTube Studio Can Boost Your Videos
Are you trying to start a YouTube channel? Or have your already started one and are looking to grow it? Either way, you want to put your best foot forward where your audience is concerned. YouTube Studio can help you do just that!
YouTube Studio is how you navigate through all of your uploaded content and your YouTube channel itself. It is broken up into easily navigable sections so that you can organize your channel how you want. Essentially, this is the back end of what people will see when they visit your channel.
Each of these sections and features can help you boost your videos. From what you can add to your videos, to cultivating meaningful engagement, to organizing your channel. YouTube Studio is here to help!
1. Free music and audios
YouTube Studio has a section that provides free music and audios for you to add to your videos. Having background music or additional audios in your videos will make it more engaging.
YouTube knows this-they want to help you grow your watch time and audience. Music is an easy way to showcase your personality in your videos.
Audios and background music are a great way to get your viewers loving your videos and coming back for more.
Subtitles are a great way for your videos to reach a wider audience since it makes your videos more accessible to anyone who is hard of hearing.
But not everyone who uses subtitles is hard of hearing, some people just enjoy them. This will also cater to them-it will be a pro on your channel instead of a reason they do not want to come back.
YouTube Studio will automatically generate subtitles for you. But it is recommended to proofread them and make sure they are correct. You can also upload your own if you do not want to rely on the automation.
3. Going live
Going live on your channel is a great way to engage with your audience, so YouTube provides this feature.
It does take 24 hours to activate your account for streaming capabilities. But once activated, you are able to go live with a click of a button.
From there, you are able to interact with your viewers through the comment section, which you are able to moderate.
4. Featured sections
After creating and uploading the best videos you can, you want your viewers to come back for more. They will be directed to your channel’s homepage-you want to put your best foot forward. In order to do that, you should customize it. YouTube Studio allows you to do just that.
You want your layout to be easy to navigate and visually appealing. One easy way to do so is by having featured sections for specific topics.
5. Channel trailer
Another fantastic way to organize your homepage and welcome your audience to your channel is to have a channel trailer. This will show your viewers what kind of content they will get from you. This is a super easy way to sell your channel to your audience.
If you do not have a channel trailer yet, do not worry! You can also select a featured video to sit in that space until you do.
Once your videos are uploaded, and your channel is organized, you need to see how you are doing. Your channel analytics with tell you exactly how your content is being received and how your audience is engaging with you.
YouTube Studio puts all of that information in an easy to read section. You are then able to take what you learned and tweak your videos or better engagement.
7. Comment section interaction
Another way to increase your engagement is to interact with your comment section. See what your viewers are saying, see where you have been mentioned.
This is a super easy way to make sure your viewers see and connect with the person behind the channel.
8. Comment section filters
In order to have the best engagement possible in your comment section, you need to moderate it. You want to foster an inviting and inclusive environment for your audience to feel welcome in. YouTube Studio makes that easy for you.
They give you the option to add things like moderators. You can also add filters to block certain words or links from being used and shared.
The more welcoming the environment, the more your viewers will want to come back and continue to engage.
Once you have increased your watch hours and engagement, you are able to apply for channel monetization. This is one way to see all of your hard work pay off.
You can also use the money you make from your videos to fund your videos.
- Lighting options
- Updated camera
- Paid audios and music
- Editing software
These additions are not necessarily required for a successful YouTube channel. And there are tons of free or cheap versions available. But investing in updating your equipment will only help you grow even more.
These are some of the ways that YouTube Studio can help you grow your YouTube channel and boost your videos! Try them out today!
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Grace Lopykinski is a blogging intern at LadyBossBlogger. She currently attends the University of Tennessee and is studying business administration and English.