By Kelsey Johnson August 16, 2022
AJ Hoge of The Easy English Present began sending auto newsletters to announce his new movies. Just a few weeks later, he seen twice the viewership on his latest video.
AJ Hoge teaches English to 1.73 million subscribers on YouTube and thru his podcast.
After utilizing AWeber for 15 years for automating his paid course and selling his ebook, he determined to attempt AWeber’s new function, Auto Publication.
He was excited by Auto Publication as a result of he needed to let his e mail subscribers find out about his new movies someplace aside from on YouTube itself, the place it may be laborious to interrupt via the noise of thousands and thousands of different movies.
Plus, he needed a method to develop his e mail checklist and maintain his subscribers engaged, with out including one other activity to his to-do checklist.
So he arrange an Auto Publication. Right here’s the way it went:
How AJ doubled his YouTube views
AJ arrange a sign-up web page, in his AWeber account, the place anybody on YouTube may decide in to obtain his weekly e-newsletter.
He arrange an automated marketing campaign to ship an e mail each Wednesday along with his latest YouTube and podcast episodes. (He additionally set these emails to reach at a selected time for every subscriber, no matter which timezone they’re in.)
He launched all of his current subscribers to his new weekly e mail bulletins:
He promoted his Auto Publication on YouTube:
From 35K to 73K views on only one video
Inside two weeks, AJ was seeing extra views on his new movies. Much more views.
His earlier new movies had been averaging 35-45K views, however after sending auto newsletters, his new video has over 73K views (and rising).
There are a couple of causes Auto Publication could have boosted this video’s views a lot:
- The e-mail sends subscribers on to his YouTube channel to observe the video
- Having an e mail from AJ of their inboxes reminds his subscribers about his channel, prompting them to hunt out his latest movies all through the week
- As a result of his new video obtained so many views proper after he launched it on YouTube (due to Auto Publication), YouTube’s algorithm could have been triggered to favor his content material in beneficial sections and search outcomes
Extra YouTube views results in extra e mail subscriber, which ends up in extra YouTube views. It’s a flywheel of progress that may assist any content material creator thrive.
Plus, AJ’s e mail checklist is rising rapidly. He has seen nearly 6,000 new subscribers enroll since he arrange the auto e-newsletter touchdown web page only a few weeks in the past.
And the most effective half? AJ saved tons of time by automating these emails as a substitute of sending them out manually. Now he can e mail common new content material to subscribers with none further work. His emails will be going out at the same time as he’s recording a brand new video, or spending time along with his household.
Three steps to develop your YouTube views and e mail checklist with Auto Publication
1. Publish a web page the place individuals can join your Auto Publication.
Copy the template beneath or select one from AWeber’s touchdown web page template gallery to start out creating your web page. Replace any textual content or pictures if you need.
Then click on into the shape and add a novel new tag underneath “kind submission” (not one you already use). E.g. “wednesday-youtube-newsletter”.
Click on “Save and exit” then publish the web page.
2. Arrange Auto Publication to ship when you’ve new content material (instantly or on a weekly/month-to-month foundation)
In your AWeber menu on the left, click on on “Automations” -> “Campaigns.”
Select “Create a marketing campaign” then “YouTube e-newsletter” (or “Weblog e-newsletter”). Then give your new marketing campaign a reputation.
Set your marketing campaign to start out when a tag is added. Use the precise tag you added to your touchdown web page kind above.
Add your YouTube channel URL to the Feed URL subject (e.g. youtube.com/aweber). AWeber will replace it with the precise feed as proven beneath. Set the frequency to “Hourly,” “Weekly,” “Month-to-month,” or “Yearly.”
Click on into the message itself to edit it. Click on on the instance feed so as to add your YouTube URL. Alter any feed settings for the variety of movies, format, and so on.
Add your brand and textual content at this level, too.
Preview and check to see what it appears to be like like, then click on “Save and exit” then “Activate Marketing campaign.”
3. Promote your sign-up web page to your present YouTube viewers and on social media
Add your sign-up web page to your social media bio, advertise in posts, movies, and tales, and be sure you embrace a hyperlink to it in your YouTube homepage, “about” web page, video descriptions, and finish screens when you use them.
Bonus: You probably have an current checklist of e mail subscribers, ship your weekly digest to them, too. Simply add the identical tag out of your touchdown web page and marketing campaign to any subscribers you need to obtain these emails after you activate the marketing campaign. (They received’t obtain it when you add the tag earlier than activating the marketing campaign.)
Need to get the identical outcomes that AJ obtained from his Auto Publication?
Prepared for extra YouTube views, extra e mail subscribers, and extra free time? Create an Auto Publication right this moment, accessible on all AWeber plans. Join a free account right this moment. Need assistance together with your auto e-newsletter? Contact our assist crew.