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I think I'm going back to Youtube....
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I haven't used Youtube much lately other than uploading (hosting) videos. When they changed the minimum requirements for their monetization it hurt my YouTube strategy quite a bit. I had multiple niche channels. In total they far surpassed YouTube's minimal requirements and they all used the same Google Adsense account, so Google knew they were all me.

And they seemed to make a shift to wanting "stars". I don't want to be onscreen, let alone a "star". I just want to make helpful and interesting videos...and have some benefit for doing so. Their ranking algo also seemed to favor longer videos.

But YouTube's recent addition of Shorts has me motivated to focus more on YouTube again. Shorts fit my own personality better and I like making quick, short videos. I'm not sure how it will go, but I'm excited about this new format.
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Do you have any links to what YouTube is looking for? I'm getting back into it myself after being very inconsistent the last few years.
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(01-31-2021, 11:04 PM)tresero Wrote: Do you have any links to what YouTube is looking for? I'm getting back into it myself after being very inconsistent the last few years.

I started a thread in the Stampede sub-forum as an intro to YouTube shorts:
[SHORT CONTENT] YouTube Shorts

I'll continue to post on that thread and others in the future...

My guess is that keyword relevancy will be important when a Short is first uploaded, then user engagement analytics will become more important as YouTube gets more usage data.
 
Quote:I'm getting back into it myself after being very inconsistent the last few years. 

PS. Are you getting back into YouTube because of Shorts or just because?
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