Kick Your YouTube Views Into High Gear: Video Analytics [VIDEO How-Tos]

by Gail Gardner
Once you start creating videos, keeping an eye on the statistics you can find in various analytics solutions can ensure your videos improve over time. Let’s look at how to find those stats and how to use them to make better videos that get more views. Audience Retention The most important stat to look at first is audience retention.Read the full article

Getting Started with YouTube Analytics

YouTube Analytics gives you a better understanding of your audience. Find out who watches, what they watch, where they're from and more. These insights let you interact with your viewers in a smarter way, and even help reach new audiences. Learn more at youtube.com/advertise


5 Tips for Increasing Audience Retention

Audience retention is an important analytic on YouTube that lets you know how long your viewers are watching your video. It's closely related to "watch time," with measure how much time viewers are spending on your videos. What is a good audience retention score and how do you increase it? I share 5 tips that will help you increase your audience retention and thus influence your watch time stats. These tips will help you keep viewers on your videos longer, increase their engagement with you, and affect your video's SEO overall. SUBMIT YOUR VIDEO QUESTION 1. No music nor sound effects. 2. No text nor logos. 3. Keep it brief. 4. Include your name and channel URL in the "message" field. 5. Upload your video here: https://videocreators.wetransfer.com On Video Creators we discuss how to leverage YouTube as a social platform and use it to build an audience. 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/the-secret-to-building-your-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 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://gplus.to/videocreators Tim Schmoyer's personal accounts -- http://gplus.to/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/user/reelseo Family Vlogs: http://www.youtube.com/user/godrox