29 Jan '15, 12pm
How to Hack YouTube Video Titles to Get More Views [#TubeTalk #57]
Don't be deceptive: Deceptive titles can get you a community guidelines strike or a low watch time , both of which can harm your account and search engine ranking. Experiment with titles now and later: The title field is not permanent. Feel free to change it multiple times during the life of the video as different keywords trend. Take Advantage of Current Events: If it's January, and you're doing a video about snacks, try calling it Superbowl snacks (if copyright permits). Keep in mind title character limits: YouTube titles can be 100 characters, but YouTube search shows just 70 characters, and Google search shows only 55 characters, including spaces. Keep it short. Try ALL CAPS, some CAPS, and special characters: Experiment with variations with capitalization to find out what gets you the most views. Special characters can also be included in titles. Study Magazine Headli...