Looking for new ways to interact with your YouTube subscribers?
Have you heard of the YouTube Community tab?
The Community tab allows creators to post updates, create polls, share GIFs, and interact with followers and visitors.
In this article, you will learn how to use the YouTube Channel Community tab to engage with subscribers, inspire new content, and promote your business .
How to use the YouTube Community tab to attract subscribers by Kristi Hines on hebergementwebs.com.
What is the Community tab?
L ' Community tab replaces Chat tab, which was an optional chat room for YouTube channels . To find out if you have the new Communa tabute, visit your channel and look under your channel illustration . If you have the Community tab, you will see it instead of the Discussion tab.
The main difference between the new Community tab and the old Discussion tab correspond to the posting features. The Discussion tab allowed creators, subscribers and visitors to post only text-based status updates and responses based on the channel's discussion settings.
The Community tab gives broadcasts a Facebook page-like experience in which creators can post various types of status updates - text, images, links and GIFs . Subscribers and channel visitors can like posts and reply (text only).
If the Community tab is empty, it will display the following message:
The Community tab unfolds from aedge to select YouTube channels (both verified and unverified) with over 10,000 subscribers. As with most social networks, the feature will likely roll out to major brands, advertisers and active YouTube creators first, and then everyone.
To find inspiration for your own community posts, follow community posts from the channels you follow subscribe to by going to their Community tab or viewing the Subions tab of the YouTube application.
Once you have access to the new Community tab of the YouTube channel, you can use it to reach audiences in the following ways. Note that the "highlighted " messages in the examples are community messages.naute which you access by clicking on the timestamp of the message. These are not posts that were highlighted by the YouTube creator.
# 1: Showcase your Community tab in a video
Since YouTube subscribers and visitors expect a video from your channel, better present the Community tab of your channel with a video.
To add a link to your Community tab in the deion of the video , open the tab and copy the URL from the address bar of your browser. Share the video on your Community tab to make sure new visitors to that tab know what they can do to interact with your channel.
# 2: Encourage users toenable notifications
In addition to helping your YouTube audience learn about your Community tab, use a video or community post (or both) to notify subscribers how to be informed of the last activity of your string . Explain to them that they should click on the bell icon to the right of the button they are using to subscribe.
# 3: State the purpose of Your Community tab
The first post on your Community tab is a great place to welcome your YouTube audience and let them know your intentions . YouTube suggests creed creation as a way to create a strong community through this onglet.
# 4: Market your products
You can market products to channel subscribers and visitors in the Community tab. Post a status update in the tab with an image of your product and a link to the product's sales page . Consider creating a special landing page on your website for your channel subscribers and offer an exclusive discount only to YouTube visitors to measure results.
# 5: Promote your latest video
Just posted a new YouTube video to your channel? Promote it by sharing a link to the video on your Community tab. YouTube will add the thumbnail, title, number of views and age of your video to the update as part of the link preview.
# 6: Offer a preview of your video
Another way to promote a video on your tabCommunity is to give subscribers a preview or teaser that piques their interest and makes them want to click on your video link. Each video in your channel should have plenty of preview and teaser options for multiple community posts. Don't forget to promote past popular videos to new audiences as well!
# 7: Poll viewers on your video
Does your video talk about two or more things or ideas? Find out what your followers and your visitors like it the most about it by posting a poll in your Community tab.
# 8: Host a Q&A session
Interact with channel subscribers and visitors by hosting a Q&A session in the 'Community tab. If you plan to answer questions for a specified period of time, promote e Questionsand responses in advance on your Community tab to maximize participation. You can also leave the Q&A open by answering as many questions as you receive, depending on the popularity of your channel.
# 9: Get inspiration for your next video
A Another great way to use polls from your Community tab is to find out what your subscribers and channel visitors want to see next. Use polls to gauge interest in general and for specific topics for your next YouTube videos.
# 10: Sharing Relevant GIFs and Memes
Most audiences have specific GIFs and memes that they can relate to. You can now share these images as community posts to further entertain channel subscribers.
# 11 : Rally your communitynaute
Do you need help from your YouTube audience? Use a community message to direct your followers 'attention to a particular topic or entice them to complete a specific task , such as helping you win a specific prize to your sector by vote ing.
YouTube's Community tab allows creators to engage with subscribers and visitors to their channel beyond just video. Use this tab as you would on your Facebook page wall: post status updates, ask questions, encourage visitors to ask questions, poll your fans and more.
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