Blogging Podcast, Social Media, Traffic Generation

156 Five Youtube Marketing Strategies I’m Implementing

By Leslie Samuel

Youtube – it's a beast.

In fact, it's a HUGE part of how I've been able to build my Biology Blog.

Here's the problem – since becoming a University Professor, I haven't had much time to make Youtube Videos. Ok, I think a better way of saying it is that I chose to spend my time doing other things.

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Well, it's time to get back to using Youtube, making videos, and increasing my Youtube Footprint, but in doing so, I want to make sure I'm getting the most out of what I'm doing there.

In today's episode, that's exactly what I deal with, and I share FIVE things I'll be doing to have as much of an impact as possible.



Some people just love being able to read along with interviews, or they might just prefer to skip the audio completely and just read through the transcript. Hey, if that’s what floats your boat, it is all good. Here’s the transcript just for you :)

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About The Podcast

Learning With Leslie

Learning With Leslie is a podcast dedicated to helping you build a business around a blog. No, not one of those blogs that will fall by the wayside when Google has a mood swing, but one that will thrive no matter what gets thrown at it.

I share tips and strategies that I’ve learnt building blogs since 2008 and interview experts who are knowledgable about various aspects of blogging so that we can learn from their experiences.

If you’re a blogger, thinking about becoming a blogger (pun intended) or are not even sure if blogging is right for you, go ahead and tune in to see what this blogging thing is all about.

  1. Hi Leslie; i find it hard to believe that i’m th first to comment. this is maxwell the blind bloggr. I hadve ben doing youtube videos and now hangouts so am starting to record more videos. I appreciate your suggestions and wonder if you have any specific ones for increasing subscribers. thanks and have fun at the conference, max

  2. Hi Leslie, what an awesome episode. I love the idea that you were up late at night trying to keep quiet before flying out to your conference. In this episode you mention that you check with of your youtube subscribers are not in your g+ circles and that you try and engage with them. How are you able to discover this. I have only found a list of my subscribers and I can open up their g+ profiles, if they have one, one by one, but I was wondering if there is a better way.

    1. Hi James, You can find it by going to your Youtube Settings, then clicking on Community, then Fans. From there you can add them to your circles. All the best!

    2. Hi Leslie, thanks for your response. I couldn’t find anything official on YouTube but apparently one needs 5000 subscribers before they enable that functionality. I will keep at it and again, I really enjoyed this episode. Can’t wait for the next one!

    3. Very interesting article, a new knowledge for me. I’m new here, thank you for sharing knowledge.

  3. thanks for sharing this Leslie! I started looking at my youtube vidoes – and YES! I am getting a good amount of traffic there. Youtube is like an opportunity mine – most people dont know how to make good videos at all!

    Quick question for you: you link to episode 18 in your article, but the link is broken. I had a hard time finding it on your site’s search. can you link me to your previous youtube page?

  4. YouTube is a definite beast when done right! I know it’s tough to keep up on making new content, but go for it… it’s also one of the quickest ways to gain exposure!

  5. Now a day’s social media is an important part of SEO. And YouTube is one of the best social media channels. Thanks for sharing this YouTube marketing strategies.

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