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YouTube Algorithm: YouTube employees answer your questions (part 1)

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YouTube Algorithm: YouTube employees answer your questions! (part 1)

Grow views on your YouTube channel by learning about how YouTube search and recommendations work in this interview with a YouTube product manager. Decoding the algorithm: How does YouTube decide which videos and channels appear in suggested videos, homepage recommendations, search, and trending? What factors influence video ranking?

Today I'm talking to Todd from our Search and Discovery team. Tune in next week to see the rest of the conversation!


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YouTube Employees Reveal: YouTube Algorithm Secrets

YouTube Employees Reveal YouTube Algorithm Secrets

In early February of 2019, a handful of Google employees that work on the YouTube 'Search and Discovery' Team held what's called an AMA (ask me anything). They answered questions related to how the YouTube algorithm suggests videos in 2019, what YouTubers should focus on and how to generally increase views the views to your videos. This video here, covers the questions and answers. Hope you find this helpful, below I have linked to the original document / YouTube AMA.

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YouTube Algorithm Questions Explained by YouTube Employees (Part 3)

We're back with part 3 of our interview with YouTube Product Manager, Todd, on search and discovery.

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A YouTube Employee Shares Tips for Getting Discovered

If you want to learn how to grow your YouTube channel, get more views, more subscribers, and be discovered on YouTube overall, one of the best sources you can go to is YouTube themselves. In this video a YouTube employee researches the questions you submitted about ranking on YouTube, video SEO, discoverability, and other video optimization questions and gets official answers for you from YouTube. We discuss questions like:

- How to rank your videos if you're not getting a lot of watch time.
- How to write titles, thumbnails, video descriptions, and tags.
- If likes on YouTube work like up-votes for your video.
- How does live streaming affect your channel's performance in the YouTube algorithm?
- The ideal length for a YouTube video: short or long?
- And more!

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YouTube Algorithm Questions Explained by YouTube Employees (Part 2)

In part 2 of our interview with YouTube Product Manager, Todd, we'll discuss how to think about your content strategy to optimize search results and audience retention.

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Understanding the YouTube Algorithm

This video is part of a free HubSpot Academy course on YouTube Marketing. Learn more:

What is the YouTube algorithm and how can you take advantage of it?

The goals of YouTube's search and discovery system are twofold:
1. Help viewers find the videos they want to watch
2. Maximize long-term viewer engagement and satisfaction

YouTube primarily wants to serve up the most relevant, personalized videos to their users. By helping users find the videos they are most likely to watch and enjoy, YouTube can keep their users on their site as long as possible and keep them returning.

The YouTube algorithm takes into account:
1. Which videos each user watches
2. What they don't watch
3. How much time they spend watching each video
4. Their likes and dislikes
5. When they mark a video not interested in

Learn more about the YouTube algorithm and how to apply that understanding to your YouTube channel strategy in this video and in the full course:
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YouTube Algorithm - MYTH! Longer Videos Rank on YouTube

It's a myth! When it comes to the YouTube Algorithm in 2018, what wins the day is watch time minutes per IMPRESSION. In this video, I cover a white paper released by a Google engineer that addresses the YouTube algorithm and suggested videos.
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YouTube Algorithm Updates Explained and 7 Hacks to Increase Views

The latest YouTube algorithm updates explained and 7 hacks to increase views. Go to for video notes, related content, tips, and helpful resources mentioned.

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YouTube Algorithm to Dominate Suggested Video Views

YOUTUBE ALGORITHM 2018 TO DOMINATE SUGGESTED VIDEO VIEWS

When you understand how the YouTube algorithm works in 2018, it's easier to rank your videos in both search and suggested locations on YouTube.

In this video, I share how the algorithm measures watch time. Which is not available in YouTube analytics, but it's a driving force in which videos get selected to show in suggested.

YouTube algorithm updates happen all the time, some impact few creators, others impact a great deal of creators. However, in this youtube algorithm explained video I share what you need to know to get more views to your videos.

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200+ YouTube Algorithm Changes! Just give up?

YouTube rolls outs around 200-300 changes to their algorithm every year. That's a lot of changes, most of which we'll never know about. It's impossible to keep up with all the new tweaks and tests the YouTube search and discovery team is making, so should we just give up on trying to optimize videos for SEO? Maybe, but we should probably focus on YouTube's goal for the algorithm and create content that help them accomplish that goal. The better we do that the better our videos can perform. That's a much better strategy than worrying about tags, keywords, and everything that many creators spend their time doing.

Here's a look into YouTube's testing process before a change rolls out:

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Channel Memberships, Studio Beta Features, and Manual Claiming Improvements!

Hello Insiders! Back with another update on Studio Beta features, Channel Memberships launches and a new requirement for manual claiming!

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MYTHBUSTING #1: Are Tags Important? Which matters more: upload time or publish time?
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MYTHBUSTING #3: Do vacations kill your YouTube channel?

Hello Insiders! We're back with another mythbusting session with Todd. Check it out and leave your comments and questions below!

Questions / MYTHS covered today:
(0:08): Do you need to publish 3 videos per week or even daily to grow?
(1:25): What happens when I go on vacation and can't post as often as I usually do?
(2:20): What happens when some of my videos underperform? Will my future videos be hurt?
(3:36): Should I delete my older videos?

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How The YouTube Algorithm Works ??? - Science FACTion Show

How does Youtube Work ? - Have you ever wonder how does Youtube work? we all enjoy the platform but what is going on behind the front page? Find out more about the programming and how it affects channels and videos on Youtube works here.


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**UPDATED** Even MORE clarity around Ads Friendly Guidelines

Hello Insiders! Today we're back with Conor who's going to deep dive into our monetization policies and give us more info about what can be monetized on YT and what can't. None of our policies are changing, we're just giving more info to help clarify our existing policies.

As a reminder- there are Community Guidelines, and Ads Friendly Guidelines. Community Guidelines outline what is allowed on YouTube and Ads Friendly Guidelines outline what content can earn advertiser revenue. Content must be compliant with both Community Guidelines and Ads Friendly Guidelines to stay on YT and monetize. 

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YouTube Algorithm Changes Are Crushing Creators

YouTube Algorithm Changes Are Poised to Crush Creators in 2019 and 2020

In this, youtube algorithm explained video, I share how small insignificant changes are actually impacting the platform in a big way. Furthermore, I share what you need to focus on to crack suggested video views and grow your channel. This YouTube algorithm stuff can be scary. Trying to grow a channel in 2019, really tough. However, if I can do it. You can too and furthermore, YouTube is being more transparent with the release of CTR data in YouTube studio. However, that means, smart and savvy YouTubes will be leveraging this data to push their clicks, views and watch time. You need to do the same, check out the video linked below to learn more about CTR and split testing your video thumbnails. No, YouTube is not broken, but it certainly is a challenge when it comes to growing.



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Unlocking The YOUTUBE Algorithm Mystery | Tiege Hanley VLOG 107



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Unlocking the YouTube Algorithm Mystery | VLOG 107

Every single minute, over 400 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube!
How does YouTube manage this massive content? By utilizing an algorithm, YouTube automates video selections that appear to each viewer (1) when searching and (2) in each section of the site. What exactly does this mean and how the heck does it work?!?!

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The YouTube Algorithm
The YouTube algorithm is the computerized configuration that establishes which videos are shown when a viewer logs onto YouTube. In other words, visitors are shown what the algorithm **thinks** they want to see – just like how Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram operate. The algorithm affects where the videos emerge on the home page, in search results, in suggested videos feed, in trending videos feed, beneath subscriptions, and via notifications.

Aaron says the algorithm is all about the audience. Ultimately, YouTube wants the viewer to stay on YouTube and watch multiple videos. Therefore, every viewer’s home page is different, even if they’re subscribed to the same channel as other viewers. More specifically, each viewer’s channel is customized to their viewing interests, habits, viewing patterns, and history. Every day YouTube is changing and tweaking aspects to increase the viewer’s time on YouTube so they can make more money with advertisements.

YouTube states,
“The goals of YouTube’s search and discovery system are twofold: help viewers find the videos they want to watch, and maximize long-term viewer engagement and satisfaction.”

The Evolution of the Algorithm
YouTube’s original algorithm was driven by clicks – videos with more clicks garnered higher rankings. The fallacy was that the click wasn’t based on the amount of time the video was viewed (“watch time”). Further, clickbait compounded the problems. As a result, in 2012 the algorithm became driven by engagement which focuses on how viewers interact with the video. YouTube’s Artificial Intelligence “learns from over 80 billion bits of feedback from the audience daily to understand how to serve the right videos to the right viewers at the right time.” That feedback includes:

• what the viewer watches
• what the viewer doesn’t watch
• time spent watching a video
• time spent watching videos per session
• likes / dislikes allocated.

Focusing on Engagement
Why should a content creator focus on engagement? When a video is published and then a large audience watches it, the video is subsequently recommended by YouTube to other viewers who have previously watched the content creator. If the video doesn’t earn views upon publishing, the video won’t get recommended by YouTube. Bottom line, YouTube wants to see engagement so they make more money via advertising.

YouTube Tells All!
Want to read more about YouTube's architecture that decides which videos are shown to a viewer? Click this bad boy!

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Cross Functional Collaboration is a team composed of members with various expertise working together for a common organizational goal. Many times, the collaboration is simply a group from different departments across a business solving a specific challenge. But for Tiege Hanley, the collaboration includes members outside the organization which includes contracted agencies.

All five agencies, with which Tiege Hanley has recently contracted, had a conference call together. The agencies said that they haven’t had an opportunity to connect with the other agencies of a project in this manner. The meeting was a optimal way to get everyone on the same page. Each agency impacts not only Tiege Hanley but each other as well. Tiege Hanley feels good with the team they now have entering into 2018 although they are still looking for a few key people.

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How To Grow with 0 Views and 0 Subscribers

If you have a brand new YouTube channel with absolutely no views and no subscribers, getting a little bit of traction can be frustrating. Here's a few tips on how to get your channel's first viewers and subscribers. With some effort and valuable video content, your channel should begin to grow and, before you know it, your videos will grow to thousands of views!

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