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How To Grow Your Youtube Channel

In this third in our series on marketing shortcuts and ‘How to’ guides, I have a look at how to grow your YouTube channel. How do you get yourself up on the YouTube rankings without having to produce daily videos, play guessing tag games, find high-ranking titles and descriptions?

IF you are interested to learn how to do this, keep on reading. Below I have a look at two great tools that have helped me.

1. TubeBuddy

TubeBuddy is a browser extension that helps you to optimise your YouTube channel effortlessly. It saves you time so you can spend it on creating more content and get to all the other things needing your attention.

TubeBuddy works with both Chrome and Firefox. Even Opera can be used with an extra extension. As TubeBuddy is an extension, you can use it straight from your own YouTube account. Various great tools are available, these include:

Bulk Processing

  • Bulk copy cards
  • Copy end screens
  • Bulk delete scenes
  • Thumbnail overlays
  • Bulk update end screen
  • Update playlists

Video SEO to grow your YouTube channel

  • Auto translator
  • Best practice audit
  • Captions service
  • Insta suggest
  • Keyword rank checker
  • Tag lists
  • Tag sorter
  • Keyword explorer
  • Search rankings

For more on these great features, visit TubeBuddy. There is even a skill for Alexa. So you can, in fact, check in with Alexa on how your subscriber account is doing, how your most recent video is doing or even what the latest YouTube industry news is!

2. Keywords everywhere

If you aren’t familiar with Keywords Everywhere was a freemium browser addon that is available for both Chrome and Firefox. Unfortunately, this is now paid since 1 October 2019

Once installed, it displays the search volume for keywords right in Google’s search bar. 

Why use this? There are so many reasons why this extension can help you optimise and grow your YouTube content.

Below I look at a few reasons for using this to grow your YouTube channel:

  1. Time Saver – You can quickly get the search volume for any keyword by going directly to Google and typing it in. This tool directly displays the search volume for that keyword in the Google Autocomplete section, as well as lists additional keywords. It also displays the cost-per-click (CPC) of the keyword and competition data. If you want to see more keyword ideas, just hit search, sit back and relax!
  2. Additional keyword suggestion – Once you search for a keyword in Google, it will also display Related Keywords on the right-hand side of the search results. These are the phrases that people often search for in addition to the keyword you typed in. If you scroll all the way to the bottom of the search results, you’ll find even more keyword suggestions. It also displays the search volume for the keywords, so you don’t have to go and research them yourself.
  3. Available in Multiple platforms – this tool can be used on Google, Bing, Youtube, etc
  4. Download keywords in Pdf, CSV or Excel – Once you find your list of keywords, you can export them into any of these formats. This saves you from typing keywords one by one!
  5. Staring favourite keywords – This feature is available in the Google Search function. As you star the keywords you want, the tool will compile them into a list for later. Once you are finished with your keyword research, you can go to the extension icon at the top of your browser, click on “My favourite keywords”, and it will take you to your list of favourite keywords which you can edit and export them into a file.
  6. IT IS FREE!

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1 thought on “How To Grow Your Youtube Channel”

  1. Thanks for this informative post. I totally agree that SEO is not just limited to Google, but you need to do SEO for the video by incorporating keywords in the video title and description. SEO not only rank your videos high in Youtube Search Result Page but also helps in gaining viewers, subscribers and grow youtube channel.

    Focus on creating unique, engaging and valuable content for the audience. Content should educate and entertain the audience, Without good content, You cannot grow the youtube channel, No matter how many tips you take on the board. Use Google trends to follow the trending topic and create content on them.

    The thumbnail is still very relevant, which is why you must focus on creating an interesting and engaging thumbnail to get YouTube subscribers fast. Never put a thumbnail of something that doesn’t feature in your video.

    Collaborate with fellow YouTubers. The idea is to utilize the audience of another YouTuber to get more viewers to your channel and possibly subscribers. Look for channels in your niche and reach out for a collaboration. By mere mention of your channel on theirs, you could get many of their followers to subscribe to your channel and even watch content.

    Increase your subscribers, The more subscriber you’ll have, the more your channel would grow. If you are new on Youtube then getting subscribers may be an intense activity for You. You can buy youtube subscribers to give a quick headstart to your channel. when it comes to increasing subscribers, ( is the best company by far. They provide real, genuine subscribers, and also offer a money-back guarantee. I have had great experience with them.

    Embed your videos in Q&A sites like Reddit, Sharing your content in niche communities, Paid Campaigns, Sponsored your content and outreach to different nich bloggers and ask them to include your videos in their relevant posts are some other strategies that can be used to grow youtube channel.

    I really enjoyed reading your post. It’s informative, interesting and I have certainly learned a thing or two. Thanks


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