YouTube Search & Discovery: TOP 10 QUESTIONS ANSWERED!

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Hello Insiders! Today we’re back with part 3 of our “How Discovery Works” series. We’re answering 10 frequently asked questions about the algorithm.

Check it out and leave your comments and questions below!

0:00 Intro
0:27 “If one of my videos under-performs, is that going to hurt my channel?”
1:16 “Does changing a video’s title or thumbnail ‘re-rank’ the video in the algorithm?”
1:59 “If I take a break from uploading, will that hurt my channel performance?”
3:28 “My video views are low, but the click-through-rate and average view duration are fine. What’s happening?”
4:15 “Does monetization affect video discovery?”
4:52 “If I upload a video as unlisted and later flip it to public, will that hurt my performance?”
5:12 “Is it better to post videos early in the day vs later at night?”
5:22 “How important are tags?”
6:16 “Does setting my channel location to a specific country help me better reach viewers in that audience?”
6:29 “Do I need to upload daily or at least once a week?”

Creator Well Being- Tips on Taking a Break from Your Channel:
MYTHBUSTING #1: Are Tags Important? Which matters more: upload time or publish time?
Better Video Comparison Features in YouTube Analytics!



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