YouTube Creator Studio Overview | Tech Help for Churches

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The YouTube creator studio has a ton of options to optimize and measure your videos. Here’s the list I put together.

Total views
Add widget

Widget area:
Latest videos
What’s new

Video manager:
live events
shows (like playlists with more options; also harder to use)
copyright notices

Comments —Published | Held for review | Likely spam
Fan Funding
Contribute subtitles and CC
Community settings (Blacklists and comment rules)
Credits (Videos you’ve been credited in)

Status and features (all the features you’re allowed to use)
Upload defaults (the set of things you always want to start with)
Featured content: Featured video (to drive traffic to that video) | Channel ad (a video to advertise the channel)
Branding: Branding watermark (or bug) on all videos.
Advanced: Advertisements | Adwords for video account | Associated website (the website you want linked to this account) | Channel recommendations (allow my channel to be recommended) | Subscriber counts (show these or don’t) | Google analytics id, etc.

Audio library
Video editor

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If you use the internet, social media, or new media to advance your church’s mission, this show is 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.