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Thumbnails, titles, descriptions, and tags

Learn why these elements are essential to growing an audience
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Copyright takedown notice vs Content ID claim

Digital rights management and your responsibilities and obligations as a YouTube creator
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YouTube Premieres

Transform your next upload into an exciting release moment
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Monetizing gaming videos

Understand how YouTube policies and guidelines are applied to gaming videos
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Are your videos advertiser-friendly?

Learn which content can run ads, limited ads, or no ads
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How to get more YouTube subscribers

More subscribers means more watch time
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The YouTube Algorithm

How to optimize your videos for discovery
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How to earn from live streaming

Connect with your viewer in real-time and earn more
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Improve your channel using audience retention

Know when your viewers interest is sustained or when they stop watching your video
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Repetitious content monetization policy

Understanding this policy to avoid demonetization
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Reused content monetization policy

Understanding this policy to avoid demonetization
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How to get a custom channel URL

Direct your audience to your channel homepage with a custom URL
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Enable non-skippable video ads on your uploads and earn more

Here's how you can make non-skippable ads available on your videos
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What happens if you get a Community Guidelines strike on YouTube?

YouTube's Community Guidelines and why you should not violate them
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How do you get copyright strikes on YouTube?

Things you need to know and do about copyright strikes
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Earn more revenue on YouTube by turning on personalized ads — here's how

You can make the ads you see more useful or get ads that are specific to you
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How to be successful on YouTube

Here's a few tips from our partner creators
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How to access Epidemic Sound

Access tens of thousands of tracks and sound effects
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