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Social Media Examiner’s Michael Stelzner helps your business navigate the social jungle with success stories and expert interviews from leading social media marketing pros. Discover how successful businesses employ social media, learn new strategies and tactics, and gain actionable tips to improve your social media marketing. Find show notes at http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/podcast/
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YouTube Community Development: How to Build a Following With YouTube
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Do you createÂ YouTube videos?
Want to increase your audience?
To learn how to create an online community using YouTube, I interview Tim Schmoyer.
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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It's designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.
In this episode I interview Tim Schmoyer, the author of 30 Days to a Better YouTube Channel and The Secret to Building Your YouTube Audience. His site, videocreators.com helps people spread their message via video.
Tim explores how to create a community with YouTube.
You'll discover how to make videos that will engage your viewers and keep them watching.
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YouTube Community Development
How Tim got involved with YouTube
Tim explains how one night in grad school (March 2, 2006), he was bored at home, and decided to check outÂ YouTube. After seeing what was on there, he decided to upload his first video. It was a quick, 30-second video of him talking to theÂ camera. HeÂ had no idea where that first experience would lead.
As thisÂ was pre-Facebook, Tim says he and his girlfriend at the time made videos to show their friends and family what they were up to. They made videos of their dates, engagementÂ andÂ wedding, as well as when they moved, had kids and so on.Â Tim believesÂ they made aboutÂ 1,000 videos just sharing theirÂ story.Â It started as a way to communicate with family and friends. Along the way, other people started watching.
Around 2009, Tim reached out to Mark Robertson, ReelSEO, and YouTube personalityÂ Kevin Nalty, andÂ asked them why certain things did and did not work on YouTube. When they didn't know the answers, Tim decided to figure it out himself. He said he'd report back to them what he learned.
Tim began having conversations with people who were trying to figure out the same things about YouTube and audience growth. That was the start of him turning YouTube into his business.
A while later, Tim reached out to Mark RobertsonÂ again with constructive feedback. Tim told Mark that while he had a great website about video, there