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YouTube is a tool that is important when it comes to marketing your business. With over two billion active users worldwide, using YouTube for marketing will allow you to potentially reach a larger audience outside of other forms of social media such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Here are some tips on how you can use YouTube as part of your marketing strategy. 
Marketing on YouTube can drive a lot of traffic for your business. It only takes one video to start getting views for your channel to grow and evolve, and you’ll start reaching out to potential new audiences because of it. Making sure you promote your business at the end of your videos, and let people know where they are able to find you online, such as your social media channels and your website. Link your YouTube channel on your website and promote it across your other platforms to get an already engaged audience to help you grow your channel in its early stages. YouTube’s large number of users may also see you reach out into a more worldwide audience too, and give you analytics that you may be able to use in future to globally grow your business. 
Research has shown that 85% of businesses now use video as a marketing tool, with 92% of marketers agreeing that it is an important part of their marketing strategy. From this data you need to be considering your options going forward. So, here are 5 reasons why you should be publishing video content on your social media platforms. 
Grab Their Attention 
Generations are changing and having a picture or a piece of long form text as a creative won’t grab their attention anymore on social media. Whereas, video is a fantastic way to hook your audience, as video content holds the viewers’ attention 5x longer than an image or piece of text. 
Video allows you to be concise and capture the viewers' interest in the first few seconds. It’s important to make sure that in the first split second of your campaign, you can attract people’s attention and make them stop scrolling through their feed to pay attention to your brand. This lies in your ability to condense information down into easily digestible snippets of content that is  
YouTube has become a great place for businesses to market their services and content aside from the traditional forms of written social media. However, getting started can seem daunting, especially when many of your competitors are likely to have already optimised their YouTube channels into successful outlets for them to promote themselves. It is possible for you to become one of the leading channels in your industry if you follow all the correct steps and knowledge that's already out there. Follow the tips and tricks in this blog and you’ll begin to see your YouTube Channel flourish. 
Firstly, you have to create the content. A great way to get started is to plan what you’re going to talk about, and how. What are the current trending topics in your industry? Finding out what’s currently doing well within your industry means that the title and thumbnail become slightly less important as they’re only small elements to your video – the most important part and what people really want to see is the main content. Make sure your content is concise, understandable and planned out. Don’t just turn the camera on and record – this can lead to you forgetting what your line of thought may be or going off  
YouTube is an online video sharing and social media platform owned by Google. Over the years, YouTube has become an extremely big video streaming platform and is guaranteed to find a group of people who will become your followers and customers, due to a large number of users. 
It is the second most visited website, with more than one billion monthly users who collectively watch more than one billion hours of videos each day. 
Using YouTube for your business's marketing can be a cost-effective way to grow it, if used regularly. 
To grow your channel, views, subscribers and engagement you need to optimise your YouTube channel first, here are a few tips to help… 
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