The race to 1000 challenge I started with Tom martin from https://www.youtube.com/user/FAQTubeO… Up to 265 subscribers which may not be huge but it’s an arrow going up after being stagnant for years. 🙂 Its been a slow progress as I chart the subscriber rate to my channel https://www.youtube.com/user/watzzupsport, I would like to think some of the content we have there is interesting yet it is not obviously something that attracts a lot of viewers. I have found that by committing to a schedule of publishing it was a great learning lesson of itself for editing and the technical aspects of […]
Audience retention tips As part of the 1000 subscriber challenge I am working on I have been working through analytics and the audience retention and session time reports. The idea is to learn what is trigger in the content that keep viewers engaged or what gets them to drop off and adjust the delivery of content to the insights learned. Tom Martin over at https://www.youtube.com/user/FAQTubeOfficial reminded me that analytics should be a good strating place for content creators to track how the veiwers are reacting to your content. With more and more search and entertainment being conducted through mobile search […]
Race to 1000 subscribers challenge update 2 It was not the best week by way of subscriber count, though it has been a good month in the product creation side. I kept a consistant upload schedule and had a keyword string I am working on. The more I explore the role of analytics in the content creation and audience retention process the interesting the data is. Not that I understand how it all works seamlessly. Shout out to Brian Johnson https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZbvKhLl-I7UomMugaO24fw He is putting out some great content on getting traction as a new channel
Audience retention is now king and making sure that your video gets watched and watched all the way through. Watch Time At this present time it is the number one ranking factor affecting your video and the success of the other videos on your channel. Session Time affects the rank and surfacing of individual videos as well as on a channel-wide level Tom Martin has great tips over at http://www.faqtube.tv/youtube-video-optimization/ With more and more search and entertainment being conducted through mobile search and streaming video marketing messages need to have and be video friendly and relevant to consumer demands.