How to Schedule YouTube Videos: A Quick Step-by-Step Guide
Creating great content on YouTube is enough of a challenge without the time it takes to publish and promote your videos. The good news is you can schedule YouTube videos on the platform itself or with a social media management platform like Hootsuite.
For time-strapped social marketers, one of the key benefits of choosing the latter option is that you can then promote your video across other social networks with just a few clicks.
This guide will teach you how to schedule YouTube videos using Hootsuite and then save time promoting on other social channels.
How to schedule YouTube videos
Watch the video or read the step-by-step instructions below to learn how to schedule and publish YouTube videos using Hootsuite.
How to edit scheduled YouTube videos in Hootsuite
5 tips for scheduling YouTube videos
1. Include a descriptive video title
This is important because it’s the first thing your audience sees when they find your video—and it’s great for SEO too. You want to grab your audience’s attention while also taking keywords into consideration. Here’s how to create a great video title:
Here are examples of both a good and not-so-good video titles to help you out:
2. Write clear and succinct video descriptions and tags
When writing video descriptions and tags, you need to keep things clear and concise. YouTube’s algorithm takes both into account when it selects videos for search results—so your search rank is informed by how clear you are. Here are some tips:
3. Promote and share your videos across other social networks
Here’s the easiest way to do it using Hootsuite:
Now site back and watch your YouTube views and subscriber count soar.
4. Engage your audience
Scheduling video content with Hootsuite makes it easier to monitor comments and engage with subscribers—which in turn builds a loyal YouTube audience for your brand. You can even create a Comments Stream for each specific video. And Hootsuite’s YouTube Search Stream makes it even easier for you to discover and amplify relevant YouTube content across multiple networks.
5. Track video performance to optimize your YouTube strategy
For a better way to identify your top performing videos and get additional data points, add the YouTube Analytics app to your Hootsuite dashboard from the App Directory. You have two App options to choose from:
Grow your YouTube audience faster with Hootsuite. It’s simple to manage and schedule YouTube videos as well as quickly publish your videos to Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter—all from one dashboard. Try it free today.
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December 12, 2017 at 03:55PM