I'm planning to start a YouTube channel.

I'm just wondering would the duration of the video affect revenue or reach of the video? Does YouTube prefer longer videos or duration doesn't matter and content is what matters even if its a short video?

Can those who had some success with YouTube share some tips? =D

Idris

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jessory Premium
First, it is recommended to shoot a vlogo to introduce what your channel does. For example, you can search for the keyword: Ayun net things on YouTube, this is my channel. It's not very good at the moment, I just started to make youtube.
Second, each video is recommended to be at least 5 minutes, because when you have 1,000 subscriptions and 4000 hours of viewing time, you can apply for profit, that is, you can apply for Adsense for profit.
Third, long videos can increase viewing time.
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Idris10 Premium
What application did you use to create your vlogo?
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jessory Premium
I am learning how to create a vlogo and maybe outsource it.
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TheCatherine Premium
I have found generally across all niches that keeping them under three minutes is really important. If you look at your stats you will still find a lot of people who don't wait to the end of the video even if it's only a minute long. People's attention span is very very short


Maybe later when your channel is optimised you will have more followers who will watch for longer but to start with I would definitely say less than three minutes and probably less than two.


Also keep an eye on your stats they will tell you at what point someone has left your video. If they are leaving before the end either your videos are too long or they are not relevant to your audience
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Idris10 Premium
That's what I thought. I myself don't stay for long on a video unless it really interests me.
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Jmihedji Premium
Hey Idris,
I think the best way to look at your video creation is to provide valuable information your audience can use. Don't worry about how long it takes to make the video, just get the message across and help people. The longer they stay on YouTube and your channel, the better for you. I hope this helps

Best regards,
Jefrey M.
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Idris10 Premium
Thanks Jeffrey!
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Jmihedji Premium
No problem my friend, anytime!
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exgrosteve Premium
Hi can't remember exactly what the research on this says but it was a little under three minutes being the optimal I think. Much depends on the niche.
Steve
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DorianT Premium
Depends on your clientele and topics. In debth informatinals could be upwards of 5minutes if not more. Attention span and the possibility of incorporating ads will have some affect on length. The best advice just push record you'll know when it's enough best of luck.

DT
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Idris10 Premium
Thanks for the input DT!
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DorianT Premium
No problem. Please post a link to your channel when complete. I'd love to check it out.
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