Promoting Your Youtube Channel

There’s no better time than now to figure out how to promote your YouTube channel.

With the current situation at hand, being on lockdown and what not, take the time to ensure that you understand how youtube works and how to make it work for you.

Use one of your videos and try to incorporate the step by step procedures put in the guide


  • YouTube is the 2nd largest search engine in the world.

  • It is a powerful music discovery tools and the first place many talent buyers, festival bookers, and other industry professionals will look when they’re considering your music for an opportunity.

  • If your music is not on youtube, it simply does not exist.

This guide is a small read to help you with the following;

•Optimize your channel and videos

•Build your following on YouTube

•Increase video engagement

•Better understand YouTube revenue streams

•Create more compelling video content without going broke

At a quick glance.....

How can you optimize your youtube channel;

Tip; Take your time and slowly read through the guide while taking notes. Try to practice with your own videos, where it seems hard, google it or send me an email and I will be happy to assist.

  • Choose a good title; A good title helps viewers know they’re in the right place and makes it easy for them to find your videos.

  • List relevant tags; Enter any keywords that are associated with your video, subject matter, or featured artist. Good tags can boost your ranking in YouTube search results.

  • Write a good video description; Your video description helps power YouTube’s search function

  • Put your video in a playlist; Add your video to a playlist and, whenever you share the video, embed the “share with playlist starting from current video” code. That way if a viewer clicks “next,” you can lead them to another one of your videos.

YouTube is one of the most powerful outlets for promoting music. It can also be a fantastic platform to show your personality and creativity, limited only by the time, skill, and energy you put into it. Hopefully, this guide gives you a good foundation to build upon.

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