Stop YouTube Auto-play, Optimal Video Length, Parasocial YouTube Relationships [TubeTalk #25]

by Dane Golden

The Psychological Influence you have on Fans. Be Careful!

Building an audience on YouTube will bring some loyal fans. That's great, but you should know that those fans often come with some psychological traits, mostly in how you, as the YouTuber, influence and affect three key areas in your fan's psychological development. Social scientists refer to the relationship between a celebrity and his fans as a parasocial relationship. Today we look at the general conclusions of some research in this area and talk about what it means for us as creators who are developing a fan base on our YouTube channels. Wikipedia on parasocial interaction http://bit.ly/1laX5gs On Video Creators we discuss how to leverage YouTube as a social platform and use it to build an audience, spread our message, and change lives. If you're a YouTuber or an online video creator, we'd love to have you subscribe and join us! SUBSCRIBE! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=videocreatorstv FREE EBOOK: "The Secret to Building your YouTube Audience" http://videocreators.com/resources/secret-building-youtube-audience/ THERE'S MORE GOODNESS FOR YOU HERE YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/videocreatorstv Website: http://videocreators.com iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/videocreators.com-youtube/id649667452 T-Shirts: http://videocreators.com/resources/video-creators-t-shirts/ SCHEDULE -- Tuesdays: YouTube and Online Video News -- http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvxDZJe1lbabcEjD8qZWIDv-pyBXz1snW -- Wednesdays: YouTube Tips, Tricks, Advice and Ideas -- http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvxDZJe1lbaaEfLsIhbhQpoJRCcAyi4MC -- Thursdays: Questions & Answers -- http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvxDZJe1lbabPKJuXL3PTeP3fPQrEaGSz -- Monthly: Google+ Hangouts -- http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvxDZJe1lbabxmw1Hrktw1BOE64QgNd_G LET'S CONNECT! VideoCreatorTV's accounts -- http://www.facebook.com/videocreators -- http://www.google.com/+videocreators -- http://videocreators.tumblr.com -- http://www.pinterest.com/videocreators/ -- http://www.linkedin.com/company/video-creators Tim Schmoyer's personal accounts -- http://www.google.com/+timschmoyer -- http://www.facebook.com/timschmoyer -- http://twitter.com/timschmoyer -- http://instagram.com/timschmoyer OTHER CHANNELS I'M A PART OF ReelSEO: http://www.youtube.com/reelseo Family Vlogs: http://www.youtube.com/schmovies

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