Simple strategy to get 4000 hours watch time and 1000 subscribers on YouTube
When it comes to make easy money, people always look at the Google Adsense. Google Adsense/Adwords has already captured more than 90% market share in online advertising. Big advertisers looks at the Adsense as the most trusted ad publisher program. To maintain this trust, Google always try to implement new policies and guidelines. YouTube monetisation using Adsense has put YouTube to a new height.
Previously, publishers needed total 10000 views on his/her YouTube channel to initiate monetisation. Now, new publishers need to have total 4000 hours watch time and 1000 subscribers on channel. Current publishers has to compile with these conditions before February 20 to regain their monetisation.
Here, I am going to explain some mind blowing strategy to get 1000 subscribers and 4000 hours watch time. Read this article till end.
Use Short Titles for Videos
When you put a long title to the video and hope to get more viewers to the video, you are completely wrong. Viewers can't read long title in their YouTube app so, they decide to skip that specific video and move on to the another. We need to think in a viewers perspective while giving the title. Title should not be very small or very long, also do not put special character like (@, ?, |, _, ]) in the title which will affect your video in search result.
Use Eye Catching Thumbnails
Compulsory add a custom thumbnail to your video which attracts more viewers when your video shows in suggestions. Text on thumbnail should be large and decorative, i advice to use Photoshop to make thumbnails and apply gradient and pattern effect to the text. Graphics on the thumbnail should be colourful and meaningful. It should not be irrelevant to the topic of the video. It's not difficult to make thumbnail in Photoshop, you can get tutorial on making thumbnail easily on YouTube.
Create a Long Length Videos
If you think getting 4000 hours watch time is difficult then you are wrong ! Just use some brain ! making video lengthy and unique will get more hours watch time. Make sure you use end screen and annotations which divert viewers attentions toward your another videos. It is a proven fact that YouTube algorithm prefer video with run time around 10 min and promote it in suggestions.
Divert Viewers Attention Toward Comments
Even though your video is not attractive and viewer will not watch it till the end, you can get watch time from viewers by diverting their attention toward your comments. At the start of your video say something which will convey viewers to read comments on your video.
Use Adwords to Promote Video
If you are willing to pay some money to promote your YouTube channel then Adword is the best platform for you. Remember that, Adword is a advertiser platform and Adsense is a publisher platform. When you promote your video through Adword, viewers on the YouTube see you video as a ad on another video. It will increase your views, watch time and subscribers for sure.
Reply to Viewers Comments
Make a habit of replying your subscribers comments and solve there problems. It will create positive vibe among subscribers and chances of returning viewers increases. Try to reply all comments and appreciate their subscription to your channel. Psychologically, replying to comments will force viewers to remember your and your channel's name.
Tips for New YouTubers
If you are new on YouTube and wants to start a new channel, then don't lose your hope after seeing a new partner program rule. To gain subscriber from nil, upload unique and quality video regularly and don't keep track of your subscribers at initial days. It will increase eventually.
There is no shortcut to get 4000 hours watch time and 1000 subscribers. Only your hard work can achieve it. :)
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