YouTube Video Cards give you a great way to add a call to action right inside your video.
By now you probably realize what a powerful marketing tool YouTube can be.
The new YouTube video cards ad another way to get engagement from your audience.
Annotations have been around for quite a while but i always found them clumsy and buggy.
The ease of use and sleek style of the YouTube video cards make them a great addition to your Youtube marketing strategy.
In today’s video I give you a quick 5-minute tutorial on how to set up your first YouTube video card.
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3 Types of YouTube Video Cards
1. Video or Playlist
With this type of card you can link to other YouTube videos or playlists on your channel.
You can also link to the videos and playlists from other people channels.
With the channel card you can link to other people’s channels.
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The link card is the definitely the most useful for a YouTube marketer.
With the link card you can send viewers to one of your approved websites, a merchandise site or fundraising site.
These cards are a great way to set up your call to action to promote products and services and to make sales.
Key Features of the YouTube Video Cards
A really cool feature of the YouTube video cards is that you can place them at any point in your video.
This is fantastic when you are reviewing a product and want to sent people to a link immediately.
Use multiple cards.
You can add up to 5 cards into your video.
This allows you to to have 5 clickable calls to action during a video.
Keep this in mind when creating YouTube videos so you can edit them to take advantage of multiple cards.
Having an eye-catching graphic can make all difference in your YouTube video cards.
The preferred size appears to be 200px x 200px square.
Professional images will really help with your YouTube advertising through cards.
I hope you found some value learning to create YouTube video cards. If you did please like, comment and share.
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