As an avid YouTuber, I understand the ins-and-outs of how to make a YouTube channel pop. But before you can focus on that, it’s important to understand how to market yourself with a channel trailer. A channel trailer is the first impression a YouTube channel will make on its viewers, so it’s critical to make a catchy one.
There are five factors that a good channel trailer must include to grab attention and subscribers:
It’s also important to keep the trailer under two minutes to make it more digestible and further engage your YouTube audience. In order to script your video and keep it within that time, here is a short, sample script that I recommend using:
“Hi! I’m [introduce yourself]. Welcome to my YouTube channel. I’m an [entrepreneur, gamer, blogger, makeup expert, etc.] and on my channel I’ll be posting videos about [fashion, blogging, etc.] every [Tuesday, Wednesday, week, etc.] Be sure to subscribe for new content and comment below to introduce yourself.”
Next, there’s a few things you’ll need to get the right footage for your channel trailer:
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