Friday Video – Why YouTube Views Get Stuck at 301 Views

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The Friday video this week comes from Numberphile who talks to Ted Hamilton from YouTube and gets a brilliant explanation for why YouTube videos get stuck on 301 views. Perhaps you’ve experienced this 301 views issue with your videos or seen it on other people’s. Either way Numberphile gives you…

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How the Rich Snippets Algorithm Update Affects Video Marketers

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The past few months have been an interesting time for video in the search results, with Google making changes to it’s algorithm that have had a massive effect on the way these video results are handled. All these changes impact the handling of rich snippets, and change the way that…

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How to Restore a Deleted YouTube Account

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In this post we’re going to look at how to recover your YouTube account once you have deleted it. Just a quick point on terminology before we get into this post. There is a difference between a YouTube account being deleted and terminated. A deleted account is something that you…

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Why You Need to Be Using Video Testimonials on Your Site

If you’ve got a website, one of the most important areas to measure is your conversion rate. This is the percentage of people that come to your site and carry out a desired action - whether it be a purchase, filling in a contact form, or signing up to the…

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Where to Find Royalty Free Music for Your Videos

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So you’re in need of some great music to make your videos stand out, but there’s a problem -  you’re not a musician, and you don’t have a big budget to invest. Well don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. In this post we’re going to look at some great places…

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How Does the YouTube Algorithm Work?

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In this week’s post we’re going to be looking at how the YouTube algorithm works to sort the results you see when using their search engine. Obviously there won’t be any specifics or hard computer science in this post as the actual algorithm is a very closely guarded secret. However,…

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How to Add Subtitles to YouTube Videos

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Closed captions, or subtitles are great ways to get your video in front of a wider audience. Without these captions deaf people or people who can’t speak the video’s language can’t get the full benefit of your video, and almost certainly wouldn’t watch it without subtitles. If you don’t know,…

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How to Write a Perfect Video Title

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The title of your video is important. It’s important for searchers and search engines. Along with your thumbnail it is one of the only things a person on YouTube will use to decide whether to watch your video. And before YouTube has any information from users it uses your title…

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What is Watch Time and Why Does It Matter?

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What is Watch Time? Watch time is the main metric that YouTube’s algorithm uses when deciding on how high it should rank your videos. This is both the length of time people spend watching your video and the length of time people spend on YouTube after watching it. Why Watch…

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Top 5 YouTube SEO Myths

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There's a wealth of information out there about what you should be doing to optimise your video for YouTube’s search rankings. It can be a challenge just trying to read through all this information and apply it to your videos, but to make matters worse, not all of it is…

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