Creator Science
Creator Science
Mar 14, 2023
#141: Sean Cannell – How YouTube is changing and what works in 2023
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Sean Cannell is the founder of Think Media and the author of YouTube Secrets.

Think Media has nearly two and a half million subscribers and their videos have been viewed hundreds of millions of times.

Sean is one of the most respected voices in the world of YouTube, and he says that the game is changing. 

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • What types of videos are doing well on YouTube today
  • What metrics you should be paying attention to
  • Sean’s Perfect Video recipe
  • The video opportunity on social media INCLUDING Twitter

Full transcript and show notes

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YouTube Secrets Book


00:00 - Is it too Late to Start on YouTube?

01:24 - What Video Length Performs Best?

05:01 - How Growing on YouTube Has Changed Recently

10:10 - The Ground Floor Opportunity for Creators

16:05 - Browse Traffic Vs Search Traffic

19:49 - Researching for Video Ideas

24:22 - How the Suggested Algorithm Works

31:22 - Sean’s Recipe for PERFECT Videos

39:08 - Video Opportunities on Twitter

45:06 - Facebook and Instagram Reels



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