6 Best Practices for your YouTube Channel Trailer

YouTube introduced channel trailers with the new One Channel design that rolled out a few weeks ago. Several best practices for how to craft channel trailers that convert non-subscribed viewers into subscribers are emerging. We look at 5 recommendations that YouTube makes plus an additional one that I think is important.

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  1. Craig April 29, 2013 at 2:34 pm - Reply

    Hi, How long does it take for a channel trailer to show up on a new channel. I have no options on my new account to create a trailer yet other accounts do/ PS It is verified also cheers

    • Tim Schmoyer April 29, 2013 at 5:58 pm - Reply

      You can display a channel trailer as soon as the video is published. You just have to go to your channel page and designate that video as the trailer, that’s all. Of course, you have to be using the new One Channel design from YouTube in order to see the trailer feature.

  2. Anna R June 21, 2013 at 6:12 pm - Reply

    Wow! I found your website from google, trying to figure out where to add the video trailer on the YouTube channel, and this a great video, guys. If you didn’t watch it, it is a short video with good information. Thanks Tim. My channel is EraGlow

    • Tim Schmoyer June 21, 2013 at 6:27 pm - Reply

      Thanks, Anna! Glad it was helpful for you! Thanks for the note of encouragement. :)

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