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Can I post the same video on 2 of my channels?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by imaginos, Nov 25, 2013.

  1. imaginos

    imaginos Junior Member

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    Hi guys.
    I made another Youtube channel recently.
    Can I upload a couple of my existing videos from my existing channel onto the new channel?
    I am worried that Google/Youtube might consider it as a spam since I'd have the same video on the 2 of my channels.
    Thanks and cheers!
     
  2. Tommy Lawrence

    Tommy Lawrence Senior Member

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    I would highly advise AGAINST taking such an action. Once Youtube catches up (they always do, sometimes even months later), the duplicate videos will BOTH be removed and BOTH channels will receive a strike
     
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  3. imaginos

    imaginos Junior Member

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    Thank you so much for your clear answer!

     
  4. RushingWind

    RushingWind Elite Member

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    I have my videos uploaded to countless channels with no harm until today. You may perhaps receive a strike or a ban depending on how lucky you are but it wouldn't be immediate. If you can risk the account and the videos and work out an income within the time, then it wouldnt be a problem.

    I haven't had any problem until now. But the guy above me seems to be bent on the fact that YouTube is actively banning accounts for spam. So you should be careful. I never was and my videos are safe.
     
  5. lolseo

    lolseo Power Member

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    Change the video slightly. I.E change the watermark on it, adjust the length, even by just 1 second, the background music etc and you'll be fine.
     
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    Beven Elite Member

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    I've never been banned but I know from experience that YT doesn't like ranking duplicate content well, so I'd advise against it.
     
  7. imaginos

    imaginos Junior Member

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    Thank you for sharing your story!
    Cheers!
     
  8. imaginos

    imaginos Junior Member

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    Thank you for the tip!
    I will take that into consideration.
    Cheers!

     
  9. imaginos

    imaginos Junior Member

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    Thank you for your answer!
    Cheers!

     
  10. rootjazz

    rootjazz Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Add trailer videos (or a trailer image).
    Adjust pitch every so slightly
    Extend video length
     
  11. imaginos

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    Thank you for the tip!
     
  12. vt2011

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    just change it a little bit and it is okay