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Continuously optimizing your library of content to get more views can be a lot of work!

Which is why we are happy to announce that we just launched Bulk SEO. Watch the tutorial and get started already!

 

 

Replying to comments is absolutely critical for growing your subscribers. What happens when you are overwhelmed with too many comments? We’ve created filters that help you find the comments that matter.

YouTube Comment Moderation

You can now filter by:

  • Has Replies
  • Doesn’t have Replies
  • I’ve Replied To
  • I haven’t replied to
  • Contains Question(s)
  • Contains Profanity
  • Contains Positive Words (positive sentiment)
  • Contain Negative Words (negative sentiment)
  • Subscriber Name
  • Search YouTube Comments By Keyword

And you can mix these filters as well:

YouTube Comment Filters with vidIQ

For instance, you can find all positive questions being asked and make sure those questions get answered, oh so nicely. 🙂

This is all available right now with our chrome extension.

It’s not an easy task to grow your views and subscribers organically and it has been a privilege guiding you in the quest for video marketing success. We’re thankful that you’ve helped vidIQ grow to over 10k active weekly users since launching vidIQ Vision at VidCon last year:

vidIQ_Growth

In celebration of your support, we have added Velocity, our trending indicator, to the vidIQ Vision Chrome extension for all users.

No longer will you have to rely on total views and upload date to get a gauge on how fast a video is trending…

Budweiser_Super_Bowl_XLVIII_Commercial_--__Puppy_Love__-_YouTube

 

This would be like looking at your cars odometer to gauge its speed…

YouTube Odometer

With an average of 22M+ Views Per Hour (VPH) occurring on YouTube (numbers reported by Nielson), it’s important to understand where those views are being spent in real-time.

 

When you load a video, now you’ll be able to see its Velocity in Views Per Hour (VPH):vphcut

 

To give you an idea of how fast videos typically move:
100-200k VPH is what the top 5 videos on YouTube are speeding along at
250k VPH – peak of Caitlen Heller Twerking spoof
650k VPH – PSY Gangnam Style during peak
750k VPH – Budweiser Up for Whatever Commercial (day of Superbowl)
1.2M VPH – Budweiser Puppy Love (day of Superbowl)

If it’s trending in a specific country we’ll also display the video’s per country ranking:

trending

 

To explore the top videos from a specific category, or country, take a look at the Velocity Section for daily as well as real-time stats:

Top Velocity Videos

We’ve been using this tool internally for the last few weeks and hope you’ll like the sixth sense it gives you when working on YouTube.  If you don’t have it installed, you can get started here.

Thanks again for your support and if you have any feedback on this release, please don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments!

As a global brand, managing your YouTube presence along with your Facebook and Twitter endeavors is no easy task – especially with a fragmented array of tools and a large social media team. That’s why we built the vidIQ app for HootSuite – we make managing your YouTube presence as easy for brands as Twitter and Facebook, and help bridge the gap between your video marketing and social media team. And we’re making it available to HootSuite’s 8+ million users.

Already a HootSuite user and using vidIQ Premium? Use this link to Install the vidIQ app for HootSuite now!

Not a vidIQ Premium user? Request a Demo and find out what all the buzz is about.

Here’s the scoop: If you’re a vidIQ Premium user you’ll now be able to access our best of breed YouTube management suite directly in the HootSuite dashboard. You’ll be able to:

Monitor every mention of your YouTube videos on Twitter!

  • 90% of Tweets that contains URLs to your YouTube videos don’t mention your brand name or Twitter handle. These are valuable conversations about your brand that you’re missing out on. We find them all!

Increase your volume of tags 10x across your entire YouTube library in less than 10 minutes

  • YouTube is the 2nd largest search engine in the world, and 58% of YouTube viewers watch your video because of Search and Related Videos, making SEO very important. We deliver high quality tags in bulk on a weekly basis.

Respond to YouTube comments from any of your YouTube channels

  • Engaging with your viewers via YouTube comments is proven to increase engagement and views by 4x. We take the tedium out of YouTube comment moderation and response with powerful moderation tools.

Upload YouTube videos at the best time of day

  • Don’t treat YouTube like dropbox – just like Twitter and Facebook, there is a best time to upload your videos. We find it.

Gain actionable insights into your YouTube campaigns and see how your videos are being shared across Facebook and Twitter.

  • Views and Subscribers are only part of the story. We show you how your videos are performing across Twitter and Facebook so you can optimize for success.

With vidIQ for HootSuite, vidIQ Premium users now have a powerful YouTube tool to add to your social media management arsenal – Install it today!

As we covered in our new Chrome extension announcement last week, success on YouTube is about more than just views. Helping YouTube creators understand what factors contribute to their channel’s success is our #1 priority at vidIQ, which is why today we’re announcing a complete revamp of our analytics suite. Our new customizable Advanced Analytics dashboard helps YouTube creators answer the question: “What are the top things driving watch time on my channel?”

Here are some of the many new features:

YouTube Engagement Analytics Graph

Provides an at-a-glance understanding of YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter engagement data all in one location.

Best Time of Day To Post By Day

We break down the best time of day to post to YouTube for every day of the week, ensuring your channel’s programming schedule is set up to maximize engagement.

Top YouTube Viewer Sources By Watch Time

Drill down into your YouTube watch time metrics by source, including top YouTube and Google search keywords driving watch time, Embed URL watch time metrics, and watch time by country.

YouTube Audience Demographics

Understand the demographic makeup of your YouTube audience by gender, geographic location, and more.

If you haven’t already given vidIQ a spin, get started and start growing your audience!

As we all know success on YouTube is about more than just views. There’s a lot of confusion about what metrics YouTube marketers should be paying attention to, so we developed vidIQ Vision to eliminate that confusion. Just install our Chrome extension and we provide you with key insights into what the top creators are doing to drive growth, increase engagement, and create viral content.

How It Works

So for every video you view on YouTube (not just yours) you’ll now see the vidIQ Vision “widget” that ranks every video with vidIQ’s proprietary Score as well as shows you Key Performance Indicators, including:

  • vidIQ Score: Helps judge the likelihood of a video being promoted in Related Videos, Search, and Recommended Videos.

  • Average Watch Time: You’re now able to see Watch Time not just for your own videos but for any video you’re looking at.

  • Facebook Likes/Shares/Comments: See how many times someone on Facebook has Liked, Shared or included your video’s URL in a comment.

  • Tweets: See how many times someone has included your video’s URL in a Tweet, as well as the actual tweets themselves.

  • Words Per Minute: WPM shows you how many words per minute a video has. According to our dataset (from 8k+ channels) the most successful videos have higher WPM (~220). In other words, the faster you talk & the more jump cuts you add the more engagement + views you’ll get (surprising, I know!). This would explain why Jenna Marbles talks so fast (people have short attention spans!).

  • Tags: YouTube recently started hiding video tags. We surface them. This is extremely valuable for brands (if I’m Pepsi I probably want to see what Coca Cola is tagging their videos with).

  • Description Link Count: We tell you the best number of links to add.

  • Description Word Count: We tell you whether your description is too short or just right.

Chrome users can install vidIQ Vision for free by visiting www.vidiq.com/vision

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Engaging with your YouTube commenters is proven to increase your views by 4X – which is why we encourage all of our brands and creators to embrace the YouTube comments section rather than fear it. Our YouTube comment moderation tool provides brands with enterprise level audience insight and control over interactions occurring around their videos – and today we’re making it even better.

With YouTube Comment Search, vidIQ users now have a powerful search tool that allows them to easily decrease comment spam, reduce illicit comments, or perform viewer sentiment analysis.

Combined with the ability to sort commenters by reputation, reply to comments from any of your YouTube channels, and unearth a viewer’s comment history, you now have a powerful arsenal of YouTube management tools at your fingertips.

If you haven’t already given vidIQ a spin, get started and start growing your audience!

It may come as a surprise, but 58% of YouTube viewers discover a video because of Search and Related videos. In other words, SEO must be part of your YouTube marketing strategy. While we already offer incredible tools to help optimize your videos’ tags, we get questions all the time asking how to title YouTube videos to help them go viral. Today we’re happy to announce our YouTube Title Recommendations tool, which makes optimizing your video titles easy.

With vidIQ’s Title Recommendations tool you’ll receive a list of the best relevant keywords to add to your videos based on YouTube search trends, search volume, and metadata analysis. These keywords are recommended on an ongoing basis, every week – as search trends change, your titles will never become outdated.

Use vidIQ to optimize the titles of your YouTube videos for SEO

Improving the SEO of your YouTube videos has never been easier. Get started with vidIQ and start growing your audience!

One of the most important things you can do to grow your YouTube audience is to improve your understanding of how your viewers are interacting with your content. That’s why today we’re announcing a valuable addition to our Analytics Dashboard: YouTube Trends. YouTube Trends will help you stay focused on what matters and quickly understand how your channel is doing at a single glance. YouTube Trends reveals weekly and monthly insights into:

  • Views: Changes to your channel’s Views
  • Total Watch Time: Changes to your channel’s Total Watch-Time
  • Average Watch Time: Changes to your channel’s Average Watch Time
  • Google Search Volume: Total Google Search Volume for your channel
  • YouTube Search Volume: Total YouTube Search Volume for your channel
  • Related Videos Search Volume: Total times your videos appeared in YouTube Related Search

YouTube Trends reveals Views: Changes to your channel’s Views. Total Watch Time: Changes to your channel’s Total Watch-Time. Average Watch Time: Changes to your channel’s Average Watch Time. Google Search Volume: Total Google Search Volume for your channel. YouTube Search Volume: Total YouTube Search Volume for your channel. Related Videos Search Volume: Total number of times your videos have appeared in YouTube Related Search

In addition to YouTube Trends, we’ve also made changes to our YouTube Comment Moderation tool. YouTube creators love that we provide tools that allow them to easily moderate their YouTube comments, see a viewers’ comment history, and reply to comments from any of their channels. Today, we’re making our YouTube Comment Moderation tool even better by allowing creators to download a video’s YouTube comments to a CSV, allowing you to perform sentiment analysis, search through comments manually, and create custom charts.

vidIQ allows you to download your YouTube comments to a CSV export

Every day we’re making growing your YouTube audience and increasing your views and subscribers easier. Sign up for vidIQ and grow your audience today!

At vidIQ, we’re constantly on the prowl for ways we can improve our product and help you grow your YouTube audience. That’s why today we’re announcing that we’ve made some impressive improvements to two of our most popular features: YouTube Actionable Analytics and YouTube SEO.

Export Your YouTube Analytics

Our YouTube analytics tool provides incredible insight into how your viewers are consuming and engaging with your videos across Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. YouTube creators love our insights so much, they requested that we allow them to export our data so they can perform their own analysis on it; so today we’re announcing YouTube CSV Export! Simply click the “Download data as CSV” button on the Video Dashboard and slice and dice our data to your heart’s desire!

Per Video YouTube SEO

We can’t stress enough how critical SEO is to your success on YouTube. vidIQ’s YouTube SEO tool takes the tedium out of tagging and enables you to choose the best tags for your video, increasing your visibility within YouTube’s Search and Recommended Videos. One request from our users was that while they love our channel-wide tag recommendations, they’d really love the ability to optimize the last video they uploaded for SEO on a video-by-video basis. So as of today, you’ll be able improve your video’s SEO in the video detail pane and see video specific tag recommendations in one convenient location.

Find the best tags for your YouTube video automatically with vidIQ YouTube SEO

Growing your YouTube audience and increasing your views and subscribers has never been easier. Sign up for vidIQ and grow your audience today!