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TubeBuddy Suggestion YouTube Playlist

Dr Pixel Plays

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That would be great! But it should be quite similar to ranking videos, I guess.

You need a keyword to rank for, a compelling title, write a description with keywords, and choose a good playlist thumbnail.

But I guess the YouTube tools aren't quite built for this. You don't get analytics for your playlists, and it's usually hard to rank with playlists. TubeBuddy would have to add a lot of stuff, but it would definitely be cool.
 

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The playlist feature for YouTube is supposedly still in the works as it's based on studio classic, so there won't be any work done to it until it's all over to new studio. But if new studio works better with playlists (the current method is already lacking on classic, I'd love to see some tolls for playlists as well.
 

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That would be great! But it should be quite similar to ranking videos, I guess.

You need a keyword to rank for, a compelling title, write a description with keywords, and choose a good playlist thumbnail.

But I guess the YouTube tools aren't quite built for this. You don't get analytics for your playlists, and it's usually hard to rank with playlists. TubeBuddy would have to add a lot of stuff, but it would definitely be cool.
Actually no quite the opposite the same SEO principals apply to playlist that they do for videos. Find a keyword you can perform well in. Make it searchable and compelling. Use the playlist description and include the target keyword organically. The "tags" are the videos you have in it themselves, and that's going to help you rank based on the strength of them, so this actually works well with our Keyword explorer. It's up to the creator as always to implement them the most accurate way with their playlist, but they do support the playlist structure already :)
 

Dr Pixel Plays

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Actually no quite the opposite the same SEO principals apply to playlist that they do for videos. Find a keyword you can perform well in. Make it searchable and compelling. Use the playlist description and include the target keyword organically. The "tags" are the videos you have in it themselves, and that's going to help you rank based on the strength of them, so this actually works well with our Keyword explorer. It's up to the creator as always to implement them the most accurate way with their playlist, but they do support the playlist structure already :)
That's what I meant. Doing the SEO for playlists is quite similar to doing SEO for videos.

(The only problem I see is that you don't get analytics or data for your playlists. I can hardly see how well a playlist is performing.)

Well, now that I searched for it, there are analytics, but you need to click on traffic sources and then again on playlists. But you don't have all the analytics you have for videos.
 

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That's what I meant. Doing the SEO for playlists is quite similar to doing SEO for videos.

(The only problem I see is that you don't get analytics or data for your playlists. I can hardly see how well a playlist is performing.)

Well, now that I searched for it, there are analytics, but you need to click on traffic sources and then again on playlists. But you don't have all the analytics you have for videos.
Sadly that's something I know is for what is called a "Series Playlist" but that's very limited, and only to some channels so it DOES exist, but not widely.