The YouTube one-click subscribe link | Tech Help for Churches

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On today’s Tech Help for Churches, The YouTube one-click subscribe link

There’s power in a subscription. When I was a kid, I delivered papers for years. I delivered them mostly to the same people year after year and I used to wonder why. They had cars. They could go buy them, but no, I delivered them for much less than they were sold at the newsstand.

It wasn’t until much later that I learned the power of the subscription.

Today, newspapers are going the way of the dodo, but subscriptions in podcasts and new media are on the rise.

Now, instead of going out to your front porch, you roll over and turn on your smartphone and find the news of the day, new media, etc.

So, how can you get people to subscribe to youtube? Make a link. Here’s mine:

It’s not hard, when you break it down:, then what you want them to do (go to the “subscription_center”) and do what? (?add_user), but which one? (=sempei13 or whichever channel name). It’s just that simple.

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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.