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Using Video Annotations To Your Advantage

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by Noodle101, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. Noodle101

    Noodle101 Newbie

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    Hey everyone.

    Recently I've been experimenting with annotations to try and convert the traffic I'm getting out of videos that have been copyright claimed to ones where I can monetize them. I came across a video the other day that had 4 annotations covering the screen with each annotation linking to another video.

    I decided to give it a try with a few of my videos. This is how it looks like:
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    I used VidIQ to copy this set up to a few more of my videos and after the first day this was my result:

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    As you can see the clicks shot up and I gained nearly 700 extra video views in a day. If I'm able to get 1000 views per day I'll be earning an extra $30+ a month (but this highly depends on if they view an advert before clicking off the tab etc).

    I realise this may have been posted already as it's quite an old method but I thought I'd share anyway!
     
  2. HoneyHelper

    HoneyHelper Supreme Member

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    It's an old tactic buddy~!
    It sometimes works sometimes not!
    thanks for sharing anyway~!
     
  3. tangento

    tangento Junior Member

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    People rarely click links or annotations they also have to be watching from a computer to see a layover annotation you got extremely lucky.
     
  4. tobiasr

    tobiasr Registered Member

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    Cards usually work better.

    Also if the video is monetized by someone else, their annotations can be shown and not yours.
     
  5. fluxo27

    fluxo27 Junior Member

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    I wouldnt do it you can get your video flagged because if that.