10 Secrets on YouTube that YouTubers don’t tell you

We usually watch videos on YouTube. The videos come from YouTubers with their hard-working. YouTube has some secrets that YouTubers don’t tell you.

I want to tell you the secrets because I want to let people know how the YouTubers work very hard.

I am Ken, a Chinese junior high student YouTuber. I know the secrets on YouTube.

There are also some secrets on Spotify, Twitch, etc., but I can’t tell you because I don’t use Twitch and I am not a Spotify artist. If one day I found the secrets, I will share them to you.

我们经常在YouTube上观看视频,视频是来自YouTuber和他们的辛苦工作。YouTube有一些YouTuber们不告诉你的一些秘密。

我想要告诉人们YouTube上的秘密,是因为我想让人们知道YouTuber们的辛苦工作室怎么样的。

我是Ken,一名中国初中生YouTuber,我知道YouTube上的一些秘密。

在Spotify和Twitch中也有一些秘密,但是我不敢告诉你,因为我不用Twitch,并且我并不是Spotify艺术家。假如有一天我发现了它们的秘密,我一定会告诉你。

中文标题/Chinese Title:YouTuber不告诉你的10个YouTube上的秘密


What is YouTuber?

First, I am going to explain what is YouTuber.

YouTuber is a person that has his/her YouTube channel, and usually records and posts videos on YouTube.

首先,我将解释什么是YouTuber。

YouTuber是一名拥有YouTube频道,并且经常制作和在YouTube上发视频的人。


1. Subscription Notifications

We can subscribe any YouTube channels and get new videos from their channel we want. Do you know we can turn on the notifications to get new videos in real time?

You just need to tap the bell beside the Subscribe button, it is only available after you subscribed the channel. When you subscribe to a YouTube channel, the red Subscribe button will turn to gray.

我们可以订阅一些YouTube频道以从频道中获取新视频,你知道我们可以打开通知以实时获取新视频吗?

你只需要点击订阅按钮旁边的小铃铛,只有你订阅了频道后才会出现。当你订阅YouTube频道时,红色的订阅按钮会变为灰色。


2. Caption/Subtitles

We often turn on the captions when we watch videos on YouTube to understand the contents easily. There are some secrets about the caption.

我们经常在观看YouTube视频的时候开启字幕来更容易地理解视频内容,这里有一些关于字幕的秘密。

2.1 Caption Language

You can choose the language of the caption (if available), just click Settings icon – Subtitles to change the language.

你可以选择字幕的语言(如果可用),只需点击设置图标 – 字幕来更改语言。

2.2 How does the caption exist?

YouTubers usually type the captions after they uploaded video in multiple languages. If the YouTuber doesn’t type the caption for a period, the YouTube system will add a caption into the video automatically by identifying the voices, it may not accurate.

YouTuber经常在上传完视频后打多个语言的字幕。如果YouTuber在一段时间内没有打字幕,YouTube将会自动识别语音来添加字幕到视频中,这可能会不准确。


3. Clickable Cards and End Screen

YouTubers usually add some clickable cards into the video about links. They also add End Screen at the end of the video that contains video/playlist cards and subscribe button to engage the audience to watch other videos in the channel.

YouTuber们经常会在视频中添加可点击的链接卡片。他们也在视频的结尾处添加包含视频/播放列表和订阅按钮的结束屏幕以鼓励观众观看该频道的其他视频。


4. Let the audience subscribe at the beginning and the end of the video

YouTubers usually let the audience subscribe to the channel at the beginning and the end of the video to get more subscribers in the channel.

They add the red Subscribe button or say ”Please click the red Subscribe button to subscribe!”, ”Make sure you subscribed my YouTube channel.”, etc.

YouTuber们通常会在视频的开头或结尾处让观众订阅频道来获得更多的订阅者。

他们会添加红色的订阅按钮或说“请点击红色的订阅按钮来订阅!”、“确保你订阅了我的YouTube频道。”等。


5. Watch Later List

We can add videos into the Watch Later list when we found a good video and don’t have time, just click the clock button in the video thumbnail.

我们找到但没有时间观看好视频时,可以添加视频到稍后观看列表,只需点击视频缩略图中的时钟按钮。


6. Premiere

There is a new feature on YouTube: Premiere. It can let the YouTuber chat with the audiences before and during the Premiere. The Premiere video must be scheduled but not start immediately after published.

The YouTuber can choose enable or disable the chat replay after the Premiere ends.

However, I seldom make Premiere or Live Streaming in my YouTube channel because of my business schoolwork.

YouTube上有一个新功能:Premiere。它允许YouTuber和观众在Premiere开始前和开始后聊天。Premiere的视频不能直接在发布后开始,必须定时开始。

Premiere结束后,YouTuber可以选择开启或关闭聊天内容重播。

由于我的学习任务非常忙,我很少在YouTube上进行Premiere或直播。


7. Strike and Copyright

7.1 Strike

There are 2 kinds of Strikes on YouTube what can be handed out to the YouTuber that violates YouTube rules or guidelines. They are Copyright Strike and Community Guideline Strike.

Each strike will expire in 90 days after you receive this strike. If the YouTuber got 3 copyright or community guideline strikes, YouTube will permanently shut down the channel.

YouTubers can go to youtube.com/features to view the strikes amount.

YouTube有两种发给违反YouTube规定的人的警告,它们是版权警告和社区准则警告。

每个警告的有效期为从获得之日起90天,如果YouTuber得到3个版权警告或社区准则警告,其频道将会永久封禁。

YouTuber们可以前往youtube.com/features来查看警告数量。

The view of the Strike Amount

Learn more about: Copyright Strike, Community Guideline Strike

7.2 Copyright

YouTube has a strict copyright rules. YouTubers can’t use copyrighted materials unless you bought the copyright. It has an automated system that identifies the copyrighted materials by using Content ID Match technology. Also, the copyright owner can report a copyright infringement.

YouTubers can’t use some musics in a YouTube video, or you need to add a special text into the video descriptions. There is a way to find a music that can be used in the video: go to the YouTube audio library.

YouTube有严格的版权规定,YouTuber们不能使用带有版权的材料,除非购买了其版权。它有一个内容编号匹配技术系统来查找版权内容。版权的所有者也可以举报侵权行为。

YouTuber们不能使用一些音乐来制作YouTube视频,或者需要在视频的介绍中加一些指定的内容。不过这里有一个方法来查找可以用在YouTube视频的音乐:前往YouTube音频库

Learn more about YouTube Copyright


8. Channel Art, Channel Trailer and other elements in the channel page

There are some useful elements in a YouTube channel page, such as Channel Art, Channel Trailer video, etc.

在YouTube频道页面中有一些有用的元素,比如说频道封面、频道介绍视频等。

8.1 Channel Art

Channel Art is the channel cover photo that displays at the top of the channel page. It displays smaller in the phone, tablet and computer than the YouTube TV.

频道封面是显示在频道页面上方的封面照片,它在手机、平板和电脑上比在YouTube电视上小。

8.2 Channel Trailer Video

Channel Trailer video is the video that introduces the whole YouTube channel. It displays in the channel home page only if you are not subscribed to the channel.

频道介绍视频是一个能够介绍整个YouTube频道的视频,它显示在频道的首页中,只有你没有订阅这个频道的情况下才会出现。

8.3 Channel Links

The channel page has a link section which YouTubers can put their website or social media links over there. However, they can display up to 5 website icons over the Channel Art.

YouTube频道页面有一个链接区域,YouTuber们可以将他们的网站或社交媒体链接放在那里。然而,他们也可以显示在频道封面中(最多5个)。

8.4 Featured Channels

The channel page has a sidebar about featured channel, YouTubers can put some channels over there to suggest the audience discover some more good channels.

频道页面有一个有关精选频道的侧边栏,YouTuber们可以把一些喜欢的频道放在那里来建议观众发现更多好频道。


9. Posts and Channel Stories

YouTubers can post some text or images, and create their stories. They will be displayed in the subscriptions feed. It is eligible only if the channel has at least 10,000 subscribers (1,000 for posts).

YouTuber们可以发送文字、图片,以及创建故事。他们将会在订阅列表中出现。只有频道有超过1万个订阅后,才能使用该功能(发帖为1000个订阅)。


10. Embed Videos

Some videos in a webpage are YouTube videos, what can be embedded in webpages. It can let the readers watch the YouTube video easily without go to the YouTube website.

YouTubers can control the video can or can’t be embedded in a website.

网页上的一些视频是可以在网页上嵌入的YouTube视频,它可以让读者在不前往YouTube网页的前提下更容易地观看视频。

YouTuber们可以设置视频能否被网站嵌入。

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Final Notes

I think you can use YouTube better by the secrets and tips.

我希望你可以通过这些秘密和技巧来更好地使用YouTube。

Author: Ken Deng

A Chinese Junior High Student YouTuber from Phoenix City, Guangzhou, China.

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