Oleksiy has worked with more than 45 blogger and brand YouTube channels since 2016. He has trained teams of big brands such as Citrus, Beeline Kazakhstan, AVON, and Deloitte to work with corporate YouTube channels. Oleksiy is a co-founder and creative director of YOPTA creative agency, which provides comprehensive video content creation and YouTube channel development services to brands.
Presentation topic: "How to effectively develop a YouTube channel to expand the audience and popularize the media brand."
Female — 53%
Male — 47%
14-25 — 25%
26-35 — 31%
36-45 — 24%
46+ — 20%
• Introduction: with organic and advertising traffic
• Recognition: subscription to the channel and social media
• Trust: from regularly receiving useful or interesting information
• Interest: in goods/services or personality
• Sales: revenue from monetization or lead generation
• Loyalty: from existing customers/audience
The team required to run YouTube:
A producer working on the project full-time, a camera operator, an editor (can be a camera operator), a manager, a target analyst.
1. Interest the viewer (first contact with the content)
- Content your target audience finds interesting
- The cover helps people decide which video to click on - encouraging them to choose your product over other recommended ones
- Appropriate publication
- Proper communication: emphasize communicating with the viewer.
Channels providing information differ from those that engage in a conversation with the viewer
2. Capture attention (keep the viewer hooked on the video)
- Captivating first 15 seconds
- Appropriate plot and storytelling
- Usefulness/emotional appeal are key factors
- High-quality shooting and sound
- Charisma of presenters/nothing to annoy the viewer. Sometimes the reason a channel does not take off is that people do not like the presenter
3. Redirect to the channel (show what else you have)
- Final screensavers
- Comments with pinned videos
- Videos and playlists in the description
- Playlist creation: structured according to the topic with a variety to choose from
- Mention all these in the story/interaction with the viewer
4. Prop up attention (make sure that the viewer does not forget about you)
- Regular publications- Adding new sections
- Management of other social media
- Use of all platform tools (stories, Shorts, community)
- Incentives for interaction (viewer content, bell (notification of new videos), reposts)
! All the above points may seem obvious, but it turns out few people actually use them.
• Lack of unique value content
• Video metadata not optimized for search
• Long videos at the start
• Non-unique covers for each video
• No clear publication schedule
• Artificial views
• Copyright violations
An especially common mistake TV channels make is to publish ready-made pre-recorded content on YouTube, expecting that someone will find it interesting. You need to make unique content or, at least, adapt what you already have.
• WOW-contentYour main content should stand out as something sensational so that you can compete with others on YouTube. You should try presenting information in an unconventional way, with "cliffhangers", starting with the title and cover. Answer the following questions: What emotions does this content evoke? Do you want to share it?Wow-content should constitute the majority — about 70%. This category can include live broadcasts, which have already gained popularity on the platform.
• DocumentariesThey sound expensive, but there is no need to make them very often. You can also create a documentary from archived materials using open sources with voice-over text without ever leaving the editing studio. You can involve opinion leaders to draw more attention.
• Search contentThese are short videos answering particular questions. Look through the services your viewers are Googling and meet their search needs accordingly. These video responses will gradually help you increase views and support your channel even when you are not posting anything.
YouTube monetization options:
• Monetization from Google
Connecting to Google Ads
Third-party goods and services
Subscriptions or donations
• Content translation
For other markets to earn from Google Ads
• Info products
Consultations and training
• Lead generation
For your products: merch, paid subscription