YouTube Secrets

YouTube Secrets

YouTube Secrets

Its essential for your business that you learn certain YouTube secrets to optimize your page and really get the best of what this service has to offer.  With over 3 billion views every day, you won’t want to miss out on this marketing gold mine.  Not only will we reveal some of the best YouTube secrets, but we also wanted to provide you with some fun YouTube tools for your use.

YouTube Secrets | 10 Tips and Tricks

How to Share Your YouTube Actions with Other Social Sites

If you want your page to really go viral, then you should definitely share your YouTube actions with your other social media sites, thats why this YouTube secret is essential.  Its easy enough too, all you have to do is click on your username in the top right corner, then click “Settings,” and then “Sharing.”  Now you have the capability to share your uploads, comments, favorites or likes.

How to Change the Size and Resolution of Videos

Some videos just aren’t good enough resolution for fullscreen.  Thats okay, now YouTube allows you to change the size of its videos for better resolution.  You can either choose the mid-size icon at the bottom right of your video or hit the resolution count (360p, 480p, etc.) also on the bottom right.  If you want your videos to always play HD when in fullscreen mode, go to “Playback Setup” under “Settings.”

How to Save Videos to Watch Later

Let’s say you’re spying out the competition in your niche and you want to save some inspiring videos to a list for later, now you can do that with this YouTube secret.  All you need to do is click the “+” icon on the bottom right corner of your video and click the “Watch Later” button.  These videos can later be found by accessing your “Video Manager” page under your username.

How to Manage Your History

Let’s say you may have forgotten to save one of those inspiring videos, no worry, now you can easily view your viewing history under the “Video Manager” page.  Just click “My Viewing History” and you will see your recently viewed videos.  From there you can add videos to your “Favorites” or “Watch Later.”  Not to mention you can delete videos that you shouldn’t have been viewing at work in the first place.

How to Use YouTube Keyword Shortcuts

Here is a list of simple YouTube secrets in the form of keyword shortcuts:

  • Spacebar – Plays and pauses videos
  • Left and Right Arrows – Rewind and fast forward
  • Home and End – Takes you to the beginning and end of your video

How to Use YouTube’s Leanback Feature

Here Mashable explains YouTube’s Leanback feature in their YouTube secrets article:

YouTube’s “Leanback” functionality was introduced to make it easier to browse content on connected TVs, but there’s no reason you can’t use it on your computer.

You can seamlessly browse your playlists as well as recommendations and featured videos. In addition, you can browse channels and enjoy instant search.

The best thing of all is Leanback’s chic, dark looks — it’s a much better looking way of browsing than the traditional site.

YouTube’s “Leanback” functionality was introduced to make it easier to browse content on connected TVs, but there’s no reason you can’t use it on your computer.

You can seamlessly browse your playlists as well as recommendations and featured videos. In addition, you can browse channels and enjoy instant search.

The best thing of all is Leanback’s chic, dark looks — it’s a much better looking way of browsing than the traditional site.

http://mashable.com/2012/01/12/youtube-tips-tricks/

How to Get Better at YouTube Search

These are some essential YouTube secrets to get better at search.  Use “INTITLE:term” to make sure that what you’re searching for is also in the title.  Adding “HD” or “3D” will make sure that these types of videos show up in a search.  If you want to find really recent content then make sure that you type “today,” “this week,” or “this month.”  “Long” and “short” searches for videos longer than 2 hours and shorter than 4 minutes.

YouTube Secrets | Final Note

These YouTube secrets will definitely help you to be a savvy YouTube user as well as know how to optimize and configure your business page to its full capabilities.  If you know any additional YouTube secrets, let us know!

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