Knowing how to find actual search volume and which keywords can bring you traffic when uploading YouTube videos can be tricky. You also need to think about which keywords will convert into revenue for you and what has the best potential for making money with ads. Luckily this is easy, when you know how to find the data before you begin the optimization of the YouTube video.
By investing a little bit ahead of time, you can properly optimize everything from the opening image that causes the most engagement based on a desired reaction, to which keywords will show volume so you can make money off of ads, as well as how to determine which combinations can make your YouTube video go viral and which can generate interest to drive sales and subscribers.
It takes between 15 minutes and an hour to set up the test and you can spend as little or as much as you want to build relevance and enough of a result to build a strong enough focus group and have a solid dataset to verify that your test is accurate. In some cases I’ve had a video start to take off during the test. When this happens I can normally make my money back with ads showing on it. That’s the nice part about having an “earned views” column in the adwords interface for YouTube ads.
So here’s how to do this.