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What is best video length for youtube and vimeo?

Discussion in 'Video Production' started by collegeguys4, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. collegeguys4

    collegeguys4 Junior Member

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    What would be the ideal video length for a target audience of a parent verse a child?
     
  2. wpsoul

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    3-5 minutes, but can be more for tutorials
     
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  3. collegeguys4

    collegeguys4 Junior Member

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    Thanks, I was thinking it might be in the 5 min range, but I was not sure.
     
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    Jaytizel Regular Member

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    Shorter videos with full of important info :=)
     
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    I usually create videos within a 5 mints range.That always bring me the results.
     
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    hiq33005 Newbie

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    I honestly prefer 1-2 minute videos that are extremely well made than 5+ minute videos filled with information but delivered in a chore-like fashion. Often, I get the best results on social media with 15-30 second videos as well. Because of the shifting nature of our attention spans, I definitely recommend no more than 2.5 minutes of solid content.
     
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    Under 3 minutes. Actually under 1 minute is perfect if possible. This will keep them sitting through the entire video and youtube really likes that.
     
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    It depends on the quality and presentation of video. Many times I become bore from very informative videos due to it's bad presentation and many times a useless video entertains us more because of presentation. You can use 4-6 minutes for a formal video.