PART 4: How Does the YouTube Algorithm Work in 2018 (True Engagement)

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PART 4: How Does the YouTube Algorithm Work in 2018 and The Key to Get Your Videos More Suggested on YouTube! A/B Testing, Average View Duration, and Triggering True Engagement.

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  1. Steven Dumala says

    +DerralEves I’ve heard this before that those spikes in your video come from people rewinding and watching, but I want to know if it also could be because they are skipping forward in the video . So you have a drop off but then the spike represents where they continue to watch.

  2. The Adventure Vlog says

    I have a question.
    At what subscriber count should you consider having merchandise representing your channel for sale?

  3. screen5 says

    Awesome.. OK back to work. Hey! Who took my keyboard?

  4. GT 77 says

    am i the only one who rewinded the video and watched a part of it again and again multiple times

  5. ChillYourMind says

    Hey Derral & everyone reading!,
    Thank you so much for these videos, they are incredible! Very helpful.
    I got a quick question that I can't really find the reply in your videos, and that is: Livestreams/Radio (a 24/7 radio livestream on Youtube).
    I run a 24/7 livestream for more than a year almost 2 years, and it's one of the biggest music livestreams on youtube right now, up to 100k views a day on it peaks!
    Now i'm wondering, ..The livestream is pulling INSANE watch time and retention and everything, and youtube is pushing it hard! Does that means youtube wont push my other videos anymore Because I have a livestream and will it only push videos that are similiar to my livestream one because that kind of vids give me the most watchtime etc etc ?
    I can barely get any video 'viral' recently and I'm starting to worry its bcus of the livestream.
    Should i disable it ….or what? :/
    Thank you.
    Every comment helps.

  6. Acoustic Vlog says

    If you sub me then I will sub for you in the shortest time

  7. Aquatic Parrot says

    Thanks Derral for this vital info I will definitely be using it on this channel

  8. Dmak TV says

    Hey Derral can you please give me a tip or some help? Your the YouTube guru. I have a video that has been monetized and has 1.5 mil views. Yet I have not been paid for it. I feel robbed. I sent YouTube a email, what else should I do? I feel I'm not getting compensated for the views and ads that were running while they did run, they put restrictions on my video but that wasnt until it already had 1.4 mil views.

  9. FredSpecialTelevision says

    Thanks Derral I have done this little Secret to a couple of my videos over the last couple days and it has worked getting more views. It will be on my check list for now on.

  10. Expert4x says

    Derral, You are my HERO. Many Thanks. I have a big mailing list and 700 videos. I started referring them to a video-in-a-playlist rather than just a video, and my viewership DOUBLED in 2 weeks. Everything is up since focusing on and cleaning my Playlists. One Small 30-second tip – big results. Worth all the hours of watching your videos. Thanks again!!

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  12. Power Wheels Australia says

    Hi Derral.. I’m taking my family from Australia to LA and it’s around the same time as the vidcom conference. I’d like to get a day pass for the Thursday,but can only find a full conference tix.Can you pm a email or contact to make this happen.. it’s the day Nic and Brian are doing the panel and I want my son to check out what Stephen and carter have to say about the YouTube game.. this will be great for him and me to.

  13. Ms Meehnia says

    Should we not edit meta data at all once the video is uploaded ??

  14. Bina Tec says

    Thank U derral,I have been struggling to get views on my new YouTube channel, but since I met your channel, I have been experiencing some growth, thanks a bunch sir ♥️

  15. Raul J. Gomez says

    Nice! Coming from Cody Wanners channel from yalls colab! Definitely gonna try this one!

  16. Player X says

    I subscribed your Channel can you help me by subscribeing

  17. kin yasser says

    I have one question usually before I click the video there's a pic just like your videos , so how can I do that ? Hope you understand well

  18. Cyber Times LLC says

    Derral, I am going to mention you with a link to your channel in my latest video on Best Times to Publish Your video with a very short clip. Hope it's okay.

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