Boost Your YouTube Channel with Proven Shorts Hacks

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This article is a summary of a YouTube video "10 YOUTUBE SHORTS HACKS | Unlocking Rapid Growth For Your Channel with Proven Tips & Tricks" by Modern Millie
TLDR Provide tips and strategies for creating successful YouTube shorts, including repurposing content, optimizing titles and keywords, using attention-grabbing thumbnails, and keeping viewers engaged with strong hooks and changing visuals.

Key insights

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    Tip number one: "Start with throwing spaghetti at the wall" by repurposing short form content from other platforms to YouTube shorts to test what works well for your niche and specifically what videos YouTube shorts likes.
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    Putting your call to action in the pinned comments of your YouTube shorts is more effective than putting it in the description, as viewers are more likely to engage with the comments first.
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    Utilize Chrome extensions like tubebuddy or vid IQ to generate title recommendations based on SEO and keywords for your YouTube videos.
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    Choosing a thumbnail for your YouTube shorts can increase the chances of someone clicking on your video and getting more views.
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    Using Google Trends to find out what's trending on YouTube can give creators an advantage in knowing what people are searching for and reverse engineering their videos to fit those topics.
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    Using emojis in your title and thumbnail can help capture your target audience's attention and increase your chances of ranking on the home page and search results.
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    Every five seconds, something visually changing in your video can keep viewers engaged and watching until the end.
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    Starting a video with a question and leading people to the answer visually can help keep viewers' attention and increase watch time.

Q&A

  • What are the top tips for posting successful YouTube shorts?

    — The video provides the top 10 tips for posting successful YouTube shorts, including repurposing content and studying analytics, with a bonus tip at the end.

  • Where should I put my call to action in YouTube shorts?

    — The video suggests putting your call to action in the pinned comments of your YouTube shorts instead of the description to make it more visible and convenient for viewers.

  • Can I use emojis in my YouTube video titles?

    — Yes, using emojis at the beginning of video titles can increase click-through rates and view times, but it should only be done if it relates to the content.

  • Should I create YouTube shorts on my phone or a professional camera?

    — According to the speaker's analytics, casual videos recorded on a phone perform better than professional videos.

  • Is it better to post and schedule YouTube shorts on mobile or desktop?

    — The video suggests creating and saving drafts of Shorts on mobile, but finishing posting on desktop for more capabilities and advantages.

Timestamped Summary

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    Repurpose content and study analytics to create successful YouTube shorts, with the first 30-40 characters of your title being crucial for capturing viewers' attention.
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    01:45
    Put your call to action in the pinned comments of your YouTube shorts for better visibility and convenience.
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    03:47
    Casual phone-recorded shorts can be successful, so don't let lack of equipment stop you, and finishing the posting process through desktop is key.
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    💻 Optimize your YouTube Shorts by doing keyword research, selecting the proper category, and using appropriate hashtags, and create drafts on mobile but finish posting on desktop for more capabilities.
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    08:48
    Use an attention-grabbing thumbnail and Google Trends to increase your chances of success on YouTube shorts.
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    Keep viewers engaged by starting with a strong hook, changing visuals every 5-7 seconds, and ending with a question.
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    14:42
    Style a specific item by showing the rest of the outfit first, visually changing every few seconds, and keeping the ending short in a fashion video.
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    15:49
    YouTube has a playlist of shorts from different creators and a workbook for those starting a channel.
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