What are Playlists?
A playlist in YouTube is a list, or group, of videos that plays in order, one video after the other. When one video finishes playing, the next starts automatically so you don’t have to click or search to start playing a new video.
Why are Playlists Important?
- Playlists make it easy to curate your content into different categories.
- It can help increase your Watch time
- It can help your Video SEO
Playlist plays a big role in your channel performance.
Avoid generic playlist titles
Many YouTubers use generic sounding title e.g “Workouts” or “Photoshop tutorial“
Instead, create compelling titles like “How to get a 6 Pack” or “Create outstanding Photoshop layouts“
Support it with a descriptions that outlines why your playlist is worth of watching.
Optimize Your Playlist Keywords
Include keywords in your playlist title and description.
Minimize Your Videos In Each Playlist
If someone sees a playlist with a large number of videos in it, they might not watch all of it.
Instead, try to make around 4 to 7 videos per playlist
Create Outstanding Playlist Thumbnails
YouTube lets you use a thumbnail from a video in that playlist as your playlist thumbnail. Select a thumbnails that represent the whole playlist