1 Neat Trick to Make Your YouTube Videos More Professional

Reach more summer camp families

Professional videos have a number of things in common: video quality, audio quality (*the #1 thing to worry about), preparation, and good editing.   Many of these things we can emulate in our camp videos.   With each video we put up we should strive to get a little bit better.

One other thing they have in common is that they have a "sting" at the beginning of each video.  This is a simple, quick "station identifier" that let's everyone know what channel and company the video belongs to.  

YouTube makes this easy

There is a new feature in YouTube that will allow you to add a < 3 second sting to each video. It can be done individually or to all videos on your channel.  It's FREE!

Check out the images below.   I'll show you how to set it up.

Click to the Video Manager - you will find this link at the top right of your YouTube page when you are signed in.

Click to the Video Manager - you will find this link at the top right of your YouTube page when you are signed in.

Open your Channel Settings - they will have appeared in your left column after clicking Channel Settings

Open your Channel Settings - they will have appeared in your left column after clicking Channel Settings

Then click InVideo Programming

Then click InVideo Programming

Click on Branding Intro. Then link this to your < 3 second intro video.   You can make your Intro Video Unlisted and it won't show up in your channel.

Click on Branding Intro. Then link this to your < 3 second intro video.   You can make your Intro Video Unlisted and it won't show up in your channel.

Bonus Branding Tips

Don't forget to upload your Branding Watermark and pick your Featured Playlist to round-out all of YouTubes In-Video branding!

Don't forget to upload your Branding Watermark and pick your Featured Playlist to round-out all of YouTubes In-Video branding!