How To Promote Your YouTube Video For Free

Music videos on Youtube get hundreds of millions of views. People get discovered, signed, and promoted just by having a popular video. Sometimes there’s no formula for a viral hit and you’ll have to put in some work for that view count. Here are some of the best and FREE ways to promote your music videos.

Use Trending/Relevant Hashtags


Look through Facebook and Twitter to find trending topics and hashtags. Post your video and a small blurb before including the hashtag (try to stay relevant). This way your content has a higher chance of being seen by millions.

It’s also important to tag your video on YouTube so that it is more likely to show up on the “related videos” section. Anyone could be browsing around and find your video based on your tags.

Include Your Video In A Playlist

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Slipping your video into a playlist is a great way to get discovered. Make a dance compilation with Katy Perry, Chris Brown, and yourself to get an extra boost in views. Make sure your video fits the theme or genre and is something people want to search for that month.

Collaborate With Others

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Collaborating on YouTube can mean a lot of things. Reach out to people who have a decent following. Offer your music to be used in their video as long as they include a link to yours. Or better yet, be in each other’s videos for that extra fan crossover. However you want to collaborate so make sure to be genuine and never spam.

Answer Questions With A Video

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Did you just read a great article on budgeting music videos and think yours is a great example? Try commenting your thoughts on the article and include your music video. As long as your videos are relevant, people will be more inclined to check it out.

Try these methods to increase your YouTube video views.

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Kathy Nguyen is a digital artist, aspiring entertainment professional, and lover of live music. You can find her tweeting her playlists, youtube-ing documentaries, and getting lost in your neighborhood.