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HOW TO GET 6000 SUBSCRIBERS IN LESS THAN 2 YEARS – #STARTCREATINGPODCAST EP 003

HOW TO GET 6000 SUBSCRIBERS IN LESS THAN 2 YEARS // I uploaded my first YouTube Tutorial video to YouTube in July 2017. In less than 2 years I have been able to grow my channel in a brand new niche from 0 subscribers to over 6300, and today I share with you my thoughts on how. In this weeks podcast I share with you my tips on How To Get 6000 Subscribers on YouTube in Less Than 2 Years.

You can find the main #podcast page here – https://anchor.fm/startcreatingpodcast

But also available on….
Apple iTunes Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/start-creating-podcast/id1464387178?uo=4
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Breaker – https://www.breaker.audio/start-creating-podcast
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RadioRepublic – https://radiopublic.com/start-creating-podcast-WR91Xw
Stitcher – https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/anchor-podcasts/start-creating-podcast

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SOCIAL MEDIA TIPS & TRICKS VIDEO YOUTUBE

Why Subscriber Counts Do Not Matter

Why Subscriber Counts Do Not Matter // Every small youtuber seems to be focused on YouTube Subscriber Counts, How To Get More Subscribers on YouTube and numbers numbers numbers. I am here to tell you that Subscriber Count Does Not Matter, you want engaged loyal subscribers, not masses of zombie viewers. You want comments, likes, shares and a community… not a silent unengaged audience of non people. How many subscribers in this PewDiePie vs TSeries fight will actually be watching in 12 months time?

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SEO SOCIAL MEDIA TIPS & TRICKS VIDEO YOUTUBE

How To Snowball Growth On YouTube – YouTube Snowball Effect

How To Snowball Growth On YouTube — YouTube Snowball Effect // The YouTube Snowball Effect that offers rapid YouTube channel growth fast is something that you can use to trigger growth on YouTube. To grow on YouTube you have to be consistent and willing to experiment with your content until something sticks, then you replicate that video and make relevant, related content.

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SUGGESTED PLAYLISTS
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▶️ Top YouTube Hacks — https://goo.gl/uB89Ap
✅ How To Get More Subscribers — https://goo.gl/7MVKPp
▶️ How To Optimise and Tag Your Videos — https://goo.gl/Tg9rd2
✅ How To Get More Views — https://goo.gl/AELTtm

IMPORTANT LINKS
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✅ FREE YOUTUBE TIPS eBOOK/PDF — https://goo.gl/E1LC43
▶️ SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT — http://amzn.to/2sBAs2Q
✅ TUBEBUDDY — www.alanspicer.com/tubebuddy
🔴 LOOKING FOR 1on1 COACHING? — https://goo.gl/ibQuk9

MY YOUTUBE SET UP
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▶️ LIGHTING & BACK DROPS — https://amzn.to/2Hzr3N5
✅ DAYLIGHT WHITE 5500K BULBS — https://amzn.to/2r1F0fO
▶️ 64GB MEMORY CARD — https://amzn.to/2I0YucB
✅ LOGITECH C920 1080P WEBCAM — https://amzn.to/2HyfvKi
▶️ RING LIGHT — https://amzn.to/2r61lsS
✅ BUDGET CAMERA — CANON 1300D — https://amzn.to/2r0YuBV
▶️ DREAM CAMERA — NIKON D3300 — https://amzn.to/2HZ9hnv
🔴 SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT — http://amzn.to/2sBAs2Q

NEED HELP GET IN TOUCH — Alan@HD1WebDesign.com

We can grow together, We can learn together… Start Creating!

► THANKS FOR WATCHING PLEASE REMEMBER TO LIKE, COMMENT, SHARE AND SUBSCRIBE — https://goo.gl/oeZvZr ◄

Note — Some of my links will be affiliate marketing links. These links do not affect the price of the products or services referred to but may offer commissions that are used to help me to fund the free YouTube video tutorials on this channel — thank you for your support.

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Why YOU Are Getting VIEWS But NOT Subscribers – Get More Subscribers on YouTube

Why YOU Are Getting VIEWS But NOT Subscribers — Get More Subscribers on YouTube // How To Get More Subscribers on YouTube in 2018. You may have the views but they don’t seem to be converting. Getting subscribers is always a balancing act of being entertaining enough to hook them and useful enough in their life to keep you and subscribe.

Many people ask me how to increase YouTube views but for some small youtubers its not views they find hard but trying to get those viewers to stick around and how to get YouTube subscribers in the first place.

How To Get More YouTube Subscribers from Views

1 — ARE YOUR VIDEOS CONSISTENT? — Do you talk about similar topics and have the same style or format of videos? It’s is good to have a consistent look and feel to your content. If you mix it up too much or throw up wildly different videos it could confuse your audience.

2 — WHAT NORMALLY GETS YOU YOUR SUBSCRIBERS? — Dive into your YouTube analytics to investigate what gets you your YouTube subscribers. There is normally a pattern on what type of videos give you views and what YouTube videos get your more subscribers. Now you know what they want to subscribe to, make more of those videos. NICHE down into that type of content to establish a channel theme.

3 — WHERE ARE THE VIEWS COMING FROM? — Dive into your analytics and try and see where you get your views from. Is it a certain playlist, a website or some search terms. Try and make a video that you know from point #2 it more likely to convert subscribers and make it about the thing that gets you views.

4 — STAND OUT, INJECT MORE OF YOURSELF INTO THE VIDEOS — Personality is what makes everyone unique on YouTube. If your videos are just list videos with voice overs or game play footage with minimal interaction then viewers might watch the video but not feel a personal connection enough to subscribe. Engage with your audience and be more YOU in the videos.

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YOUTUBE TIPS & YOUTUBER SUPPORT GROUP — https://www.facebook.com/groups/1887378077953745/

► SUBSCRIBE FOR REGULAR YOUTUBE TIPS & TRICKS — https://goo.gl/oeZvZr ◄

SUGGESTED PLAYLISTS
=============================
▶️ Top YouTube Hacks — https://goo.gl/uB89Ap
✅ How To Get More Subscribers — https://goo.gl/7MVKPp
▶️ How To Optimise and Tag Your Videos — https://goo.gl/Tg9rd2
✅ How To Get More Views — https://goo.gl/AELTtm

IMPORTANT LINKS
=============================
✅ FREE YOUTUBE TIPS eBOOK/PDF — https://goo.gl/E1LC43
▶️ SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT — http://amzn.to/2sBAs2Q
✅ TUBEBUDDY — www.alanspicer.com/tubebuddy
🔴 LOOKING FOR 1on1 COACHING? — https://goo.gl/ibQuk9

MY YOUTUBE SET UP
=============================
▶️ LIGHTING & BACK DROPS — https://amzn.to/2Hzr3N5
✅ DAYLIGHT WHITE 5500K BULBS — https://amzn.to/2r1F0fO
▶️ 64GB MEMORY CARD — https://amzn.to/2I0YucB
✅ LOGITECH C920 1080P WEBCAM — https://amzn.to/2HyfvKi
▶️ RING LIGHT — https://amzn.to/2r61lsS
✅ BUDGET CAMERA — CANON 1300D — https://amzn.to/2r0YuBV
▶️ DREAM CAMERA — NIKON D3300 — https://amzn.to/2HZ9hnv
🔴 SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT — http://amzn.to/2sBAs2Q

NEED HELP GET IN TOUCH — Alan@HD1WebDesign.com

We can grow together, We can learn together… Start Creating!

► THANKS FOR WATCHING PLEASE REMEMBER TO LIKE, COMMENT, SHARE AND SUBSCRIBE — https://goo.gl/oeZvZr ◄

Note — Some of my links will be affiliate marketing links. These links do not affect the price of the products or services referred to but may offer commissions that are used to help me to fund the free YouTube video tutorials on this channel — thank you for your support.

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How To Get Your First 100 YouTube Subscribers

How To Get Your First 100 YouTube Subscribers // Get Your First 100 Subscribers on YouTube and build your audience base. You first 100 YouTube Subscribers are normally the hardest to get. Getting the initial 100 subscribers means you have to get more than just your friends to subscribe to your channel and to grow that core base can take time.

How To Get Your First 100 YouTube Subscribers

1 — PICK YOUR NICHE — When you choose what your videos are about you know how to attack the topic.

2 — GET AN OKAY CAMERA — You don’t have to spend a hundreds on a camera and microphone. Just make sure they can see and hear you properly.

3 — BRANDING — Make a good header banner and thumbnail template.

4 — VIDEO SEO — Make sure you are optimising your videos. Titles, Descriptions and Tags.

5 — CREATE REGULAR VIDEOS — Aim for 2–3 videos a week and upload on set days. The more content you upload the faster you will get better and more.

6 — HUNT OUT TRENDS — Trending topics is a way to extend your reach into things that people are searching for. If you can twist a trending topic into a video you make, or a news topic, then you might grab some new fresh eyes and new subscribers.

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▶️ YouTube Tips 2018 Playlist — Kickstart your YouTube Channel in 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbBZyPIsG-k&list=PL09mwoOn57VRPECEJr_77vWzbTyzps58p

▶️ 10 MUST SEE Tutorials for New YouTubers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NETFLYKZ7Eg&list=PL09mwoOn57VRenAaRqFwtWZJKbEYNcVhZ

▶️ How To Get More Subscribers in 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZn7BMXfN3Y&list=PL09mwoOn57VR68oJH8vVKK38t-ymTIVoc

✅ FREE YOUTUBE TIPS eBOOK/PDF — https://goo.gl/E1LC43
▶️ Suggested YouTube Equipment — http://amzn.to/2sBAs2Q
▶️ Rank Better & More Views with TubeBuddy — www.alanspicer.com/tubebuddy
🔴 Want to go Pro? Need my help? Try YouTube Coaching! — https://goo.gl/ibQuk9

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Alan Spicer YouTube Tips Channel — YouTube Tricks, YouTube Tips & YouTube Hacks to Help Grow Your YouTube Channel. I make YouTube Training Tutorials based on my personal experience on How To Increase YouTube Views, How To Gain YouTube Subscribers and How To Grow A YouTube Brand Online.

I have been on YouTube since 2013 growing an Entertainment and News Channel, MrHairyBrit. Within that time I have made many mistakes but have also learnt many YouTube Hacks that I want to share with you to help you Rank Your YouTube Videos On YouTube, Grow Your YouTube Channel and Get Your Brand Noticed On YouTube.

I also have a background in Social Media Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, and Web Design & Development.

We can grow together, We can learn together… Start Creating!

NEED HELP GET IN TOUCH — Alan@HD1WebDesign.com

► THANKS FOR WATCHING PLEASE REMEMBER TO LIKE, COMMENT, SHARE AND SUBSCRIBE — https://goo.gl/oeZvZr ◄

Note — Some of my links will be affiliate marketing links. These links do not affect the price of the products or services referred to but may offer commissions that are used to help me to fund the free YouTube video tutorials on this channel — thank you for your support.

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How To Get YouTube Subscribers — How To Convert Viewers Into Subscribers

How To Get YouTube Subscribers // Getting subscribers or converting views into subscribers as a new YouTuber can be hard. How To Get More YouTube Subscribers is a question I am asked every day but it’s more about how to get people to subscribe when they are watching your videos. Get YouTube Subscribers by doing some simple tips in all of your videos.

1 — ASK THEM — You need to ask people to subscribe to your channel to remind them to become a new YouTube subscriber

2 — HELP PEOPLE — Lead with value and answer their questions. Teach them something or solve a problem for them.

3 — FOCUS ON A NICHE — Drill down into what you are doing and get specific. Are you doing science? Drill down deep into a specific science eg Biology, Chemistry or Physics and then get more niched. Build up that reputation.

4 — ENGAGE WITH PEOPLE — Reply you comments. Ask them questions… keep the conversations going!

5 — COMMENT ON VIDEOS — Go out into the world of YouTube and star conversations on OTHER YOUTUBERS channels. DO NOT SPAM!

6 — SHARE YOUR VIDEOS — You need to spread your videos around the internet to build your spider web of influence!

YOUTUBE TIPS — FACEBOOK SUPPORT COMMUNITY GROUP — https://www.facebook.com/groups/1887378077953745/

► SUBSCRIBE FOR REGULAR YOUTUBE TIPS & TRICKS — https://goo.gl/oeZvZr ◄

▶️ YouTube Tips 2018 Playlist — Kickstart your YouTube Channel in 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbBZyPIsG-k&list=PL09mwoOn57VRPECEJr_77vWzbTyzps58p

▶️ 10 MUST SEE Tutorials for New YouTubers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NETFLYKZ7Eg&list=PL09mwoOn57VRenAaRqFwtWZJKbEYNcVhZ

▶️ How To Get More Subscribers in 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZn7BMXfN3Y&list=PL09mwoOn57VR68oJH8vVKK38t-ymTIVoc

✅ FREE YOUTUBE TIPS eBOOK/PDF — https://goo.gl/E1LC43
▶️ Suggested YouTube Equipment — http://amzn.to/2sBAs2Q
▶️ Rank Better & More Views with TubeBuddy — www.alanspicer.com/tubebuddy
🔴 Want to go Pro? Need my help? Try YouTube Coaching! — https://goo.gl/ibQuk9

#YouTubeTips #YouTubeTutorials #Tutorials #YouTuber #YouTube #FAQs #Subscribers #TubeBuddy #YouTuberProblems #StartCreating

Alan Spicer YouTube Tips Channel — YouTube Tricks, YouTube Tips & YouTube Hacks to Help Grow Your YouTube Channel. I make YouTube Training Tutorials based on my personal experience on How To Increase YouTube Views, How To Gain YouTube Subscribers and How To Grow A YouTube Brand Online.

I have been on YouTube since 2013 growing an Entertainment and News Channel, MrHairyBrit. Within that time I have made many mistakes but have also learnt many YouTube Hacks that I want to share with you to help you Rank Your YouTube Videos On YouTube, Grow Your YouTube Channel and Get Your Brand Noticed On YouTube.

I also have a background in Social Media Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, and Web Design & Development.

We can grow together, We can learn together… Start Creating!

NEED HELP GET IN TOUCH — Alan@HD1WebDesign.com

► THANKS FOR WATCHING PLEASE REMEMBER TO LIKE, COMMENT, SHARE AND SUBSCRIBE — https://goo.gl/oeZvZr ◄

Note — Some of my links will be affiliate marketing links. These links do not affect the price of the products or services referred to but may offer commissions that are used to help me to fund the free YouTube video tutorials on this channel — thank you for your support.

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How To Make A Youtube Subscribe Link 2018

How To Make A Youtube Subscribe Link 2018

Create YouTube Auto Subscriber Link can help you convert viewers into more subscribers quickly. Make it easier for viewers to subscribe by making a YouTube Channel Subscribe Link that you can share on social media and add to your channel page links.

How To Create Quick YouTube Subscribe Link
1 — Find your YouTube Channel Link or Channel ID — It should looks something like https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkhh_JEXUpT9mAJHOATkIeg or https://www.youtube.com/channel/AlanSpicer
2 — Add ?sub_confirmation=1 to the end of the link
3 — Goto a URL shortener like goo.gl and copy paste the link
4 — BINGO — Time to share and grow your subscribers!

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▶️ YouTube Tips 2018 Playlist — Kickstart your YouTube Channel in 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbBZyPIsG-k&list=PL09mwoOn57VRPECEJr_77vWzbTyzps58p

▶️ 10 MUST SEE Tutorials for New YouTubers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NETFLYKZ7Eg&list=PL09mwoOn57VRenAaRqFwtWZJKbEYNcVhZ

▶️ How To Get More Subscribers in 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZn7BMXfN3Y&list=PL09mwoOn57VR68oJH8vVKK38t-ymTIVoc

✅ FREE YOUTUBE TIPS eBOOK/PDF — https://goo.gl/E1LC43
▶️ Suggested YouTube Equipment — http://amzn.to/2sBAs2Q
▶️ Rank Better & More Views with TubeBuddy — https://goo.gl/PS2RMn
🔴 Want to go Pro? Need my help? Try YouTube Coaching! — https://goo.gl/ibQuk9

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Get More YouTube Subscribers in 2018


Get more subscribers on YouTube in 2018 these YouTube Tips. YouTube can be a fickle beast as it all down to getting YouTube views, getting subscribers and growing your YouTube Channel. 2018 YouTube Tips and Tricks can help you do this by focusing on the basics.
1 – YouTube Tips for 2018 – Channel Watermark is a very underused feature that adds an icon to the bottom of all your videos with a mouseover prompt to subscribe.
2 – Get More YouTube Subscribers in 2018 – Use the Feature Content function to funnel people into your newest video and playlists.
3 – YouTube Tricks 2018 – Channel Banner links on your YouTube channel page is a great place to put your auto subscribe link. Make it easy for them to find ways to subscribe to you.
4 – YouTube Hacks 2018 – YouTube Series Playlists can help boost your YouTube Watch Time and audience retention in 2018.
5 – YouTube Tips – Default Upload Templates make it easier and faster to upload new videos with affiliate links and social media links
6 – BEST YOUTUBE TIPS – USE TUBE BUDDY TO RANK HARDER AND FASTER! – Its FREE and can help you improve your ranking fast! – https://goo.gl/PS2RMn
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Why YOU Are LOSING Subscribers


Everyone asks Why Am I Losing Subscribers! There are many reasons why you are losing subscribers but I have boiled it down into 3 reasons you are losing youtube subscribers – and no its not the YouTube Subscriber Glitch
1 – The YouTube Subscriber Purge – This is when YouTube removes all inactive, spam, bot and dead accounts
2 – Content Change – Over the life of a YouTube channel the content will change and evolve and people might choose to subscribe or unsubscribe due to that change.
3 – Audience Change – Over time youtube subscribers grow up and this may mean they no longer watch your videos as they dont help them anymore. Or they grow up and your content is more what they want to watch and subscribe.
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▶️ Suggested YouTube Equipment – http://amzn.to/2sBAs2Q
▶️ Rank Better & More Views with TubeBuddy – https://goo.gl/PS2RMn
? Want to go Pro? Need my help? Try YouTube Coaching! – https://goo.gl/ibQuk9
 

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Should YOU Buy YouTube Subscribers? – Buying YouTube Subscribers


Buying YouTube Subscribers? Should i Buy Subscribers? Should YOU Buy YouTube Subs? Buying YouTube subscribers can gets you a better YouTube count but can HURT your YouTube Channel and leave you asking How To Grow A YouTube Channel.
How To Buy YouTube Subscribers is a bad questions to ask as you should be asking How To Get YouTuber Subscribers or How To Get More YouTube Subscribers.
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▶️ Suggested YouTube Equipment – http://amzn.to/2sBAs2Q
▶️ Rank Better & More Views with TubeBuddy – https://goo.gl/PS2RMn
? Want to go Pro? Need my help? Try YouTube Coaching! – https://goo.gl/ibQuk9
 

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Should I Sub 4 Sub? How Sub4Sub Can HURT Your YouTube Channel

Sub 4 Sub? Should I Sub4Sub?

Getting YouTube Subscribers can be hard when starting out and people always ask How To Get YouTube Subscribers. But begging for subs, buying subscribers and trading subscribers in Sub 4 Sub could be hurting your channel and may even get your YouTube Channel banned.
It can be hard to find that motivation to start making YouTube videos. You can take months to find the right camera, test your microphone, decide on what content you want to make and then finally muster up the courage to record and upload that first video. Only to then get hit with that frustration and sinking feeling that all that hard work might not get seen because you only have 3 subscribers, and this is where you seek out ways to buy subscribers or trading them in Sub 4 Sub groups or websites.
Sub 4 Sub means Subscriber for Subscriber and its the practice of promise to subscribe to someone else’s channel in return for getting them to subscribe back to you. This can seem like an easy way to get YouTube subscribers but what you are actually getting in inactive sub 4 sub subscribers that are very unlikely to watch your content or engage with your videos at all. This can harm your youtube channel as YouTube monitors video view velocity when a video if first published. If YouTube doesn’t think the video has enough views compared to the channels subscriber base within the first 48 hours it can negatively affect your videos ranking in search and suggested videos.
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5 Unknown YouTube Tips And Tricks

Secret Unknown YouTube Tips & Features

YouTube for most people is the the aggregator of fail compilations, the disseminator of cat related humour and a beacon for everything viral. Killing time on YouTube is the most productive way to be unproductive, but there’s so much more to it than salacious thumbnails and unrelated debates about political theory in the comments section, there is also hidden unknown youtube tips and tricks

Aside from a few easter eggs to please medium-core trekkies and Star Wars fans, there are some genuinely useful hacks that can enhance your YouTube viewing experience ten-fold. I mean, if you’re prepared to sign away three hours of your life by watching late-nineties wrestling videos, then you should do it in style, right?

Ever heard of YouTube Leanback? Or how about turning any video into a GIF? No? Then there’s so much more to show you. Here’s a run-down of my top five YouTube hacks:

1. Make any YouTube Video into a GIF

You can turn any video into a GIF by simply adding “gif” just after the “www.” in the URL. For example “www.gifyoutube.com/watchx

Once you type that in, you’ll be taken to a simple gif making tool page that lets you cut out a section of the video and export it.

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Select the point at which you want to start the gif and then select how long it lasts, and you’re done. You’ve made a gif in a matter of minutes.

2.  YouTube Disco Your YouTube Videos

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You already knew that you can use YouTube to stream music, but did you know it can be a DJ too? YouTube Disco automatically puts together a playlist of songs from your prefered genre or artist.

Go to www.youtube.com/disco and enter any artist, song, or genre and YouTube will populate a playlist of the most watched/popular videos from your search.

You can also set it to play the current top hits and it will tell what videos are most popular at the moment.

3. Slow Motion YouTube Videos

There are a couple of ways to slow down a YouTube video, with the simplest way being to hold down the spacebar during a video. This cause the video to rapidly play and pause, which creates a budget slow motion effect.

If, however, you want some more advanced controls, head to www.youtubeslow.com and enter your video’s URL into the specified field. You can then either speed up, slow down, play on repeat or set a loop.

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4. YouTube Leanback – YouTube and Chill

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YouTube Leanback is the friendlier version of YouTube on the big screen. If you’ve ever tried to watch videos on the normal desktop version of YouTube on your TV, you’ll know it’s a pain. Entering characters into the search field with your TV is just not practical, and you need to get right up close to the screen to see what’s going on.

This is where YouTube Leanback comes in. It’s a simplified YouTube UI that only requires use of the arrow keys to control. Also, if you have a smart TV, you can connect your phone or tablet to control what’s on the screen – and you don’t even have to be on the same Wi-Fi connection to do it.

Anyone in the room, providing they’ve gone through the verification process, can connect to the YouTube page and chuck videos into the communal playlist.

All you need to do is go to www.youtube.com/leanback and begin flicking through the availble sub sections of videos. To pair up your phone or tablet, go to www.youtube.com/pair on your mobile device and follow the instructions.

5. Google Video Quality Report

Buffering. Endless, rage inducing, buffering. But whose fault is it? Well, it’s your throttling, lacklustre ISP, according to Google.

Google’s YouTube Video Quality Report was launched earlier this year to help consumers understand why their videos take so long to load and can’t be streamed in the best quality. Some childlike illustrations show you how video makes its way to your screen, but don’t let the welcoming graphics fool you. This is video report is a shaming exercise, designed to embarrass ISPs for providing little bandwidth.

The report, which isn’t available everywhere, will tell you how good your connection is in the area and which ISPs are offering the most YouTube friendly internet speeds. This is done via a verification system, which labels each ISP as either ‘HD verified’ or not.

Check it out here (as I said, it may not be available in your area) and see if your connection can sustain 20 minutes of 1080p footage.

https://www.google.co.uk/get/videoqualityreport/

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