Automating YouTube tasks with TubeBuddy | Tech Help for Churches

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On today’s Tech Help for Churches, Automating YouTube tasks with TubeBuddy

If you have a YouTube channel, there’s a lot you need to do to get it found. Try using TubeBuddy to make it easier.

You may have notice that my YouTube videos end with an image that seems perfect for adding a youtube annotation to send people to other videos. You might have also noticed that until recently, almost none of my videos actually had the annotations.

Adding them isn’t hard, but it is time consuming. I wanted to do it, but on the list of things that I needed to do, it fell dead last.

A little over a week ago, one of the people behind TubeBuddy contacted me and asked me to take a look at their product.

I’m amazed at what this thing can do.

First, you can copy and paste annotations and cards. That’s not it, though.

You can export your followers, contact them en masse, set up default video templates, create thumbnails, and copy tags.

I can’t believe all it does and they seem to be adding more. You really ought to take a look at it and see if it’s right for you.

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Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div.

Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div. has been a tech volunteer with Lexington City Church (formerly Quest Community Church) in Lexington, KY since 2000 and is the founder of, llc. He became part of the technology in ministry team when his church’s attendance was around 200 in one Sunday service and has witnessed it’s growth to a peak of 5,200 average weekly attendance in one Saturday service, four Sunday services in one online and two physical campuses. He literally wrote the book on podcasting in churches, twitter in churches, & servant-hearted volunteering, as well as writing various articles for publications like “Church Production” and “Technologies for Worship” magazines. He has thousands of members of his ProPresenter Users' Group on Facebook and thousands of subscribers to his YouTube channel.