Just like a Hollywood movie has a trailer that gives everyone a little taste of what going to show in the main event… such is the case of a Channel Trailer video on YouTube as well.
Not that I am comparing our Polymer Clay Tutor Channel on YouTube to a multimillion dollar movie production… but the purpose is the same.
If you have visited YouTube lately, you will have noticed that there is a new look to the place. It’s called YouTube One Channel, and most YouTube publishers have switched over to the new design.
Basically, with all the different devices that people were watching YouTube on, they needed a layout design that would function well and still look good if you watched it on your computer, smart phone, tablet or even a great big smart TV.
So everyone who had a YouTube Channel (a collection of videos they had uploaded to YouTube) was asked to switch over to the new One Channel design.
This meant creating a new banner that could be shrunk or stretched to fit any device. Doug put in a nice close-up of one of my Faux Labradorite Pendants.
There are also nicely organized sections, where videos can be divided into groups of a similar theme. You will see when you visit our YouTube Channel that we have all our videos divided out into the following sections to make it easier for you to find what you want to watch:
- Recent Uploads (New videos get added every week)
- Popular Uploads (The videos that have the most views)
- PcT Test Lab (What Works and What Doesn’t with Polymer Clay)
- PcT Studio Tips (Simple and Quick, Ideas and Tricks)
- PcT Mini Tutes (More Than Just a Tip, Less Than a Full Tutorial)
- Polymer Clay Tutorials (Intro Clips for Paid Lessons)
- PcT Product Demos (Showing You How To Use It Properly)
- PcT Roadtrips (Coming to a Town Near You)
And finally, with these new changes, the creators of YouTube gave us the opportunity to add our own little trailer video that tells everyone about our channel; Who we are; What our videos are about; and Why you might want to subscribe to the channel. A little commercial if you will.
It is important to us that we have as many subscribers to our channel as possible… because more subscribers means more views… which lets YouTube know that the content must be good… which means they will show our PcT videos more often when other search for specific polymer clay topics.
Now, Doug and I have been working on our Polymer Clay Tutor Channel and making all the upgrades. We added the banner art, sectioned off our videos, and made this little trailer video. Have a look…
Wasn’t that fun! Man I sure had to talk fast, which meant I also needed to talk with my hands. LOL I hope that I was able to convince you that you need to subscribe!
Not every video that goes onto YouTube from us, is guaranteed to be posted here on the blog. So if you don’t want to miss anything, you have got to subscribe!
Now on the topic of subscribing. You will need an account at YouTube to Subscribe to our Channel. It is free and super easy to do. Many of you probably already have an account.
Then, when you press the Subscribe Button at our Polymer Clay Tutor Channel, what you will get is all the new content that we post. Never missing out again!
And just to clear things up, since several of you have asked, it is free to subscribe to our YouTube Channel. It’s not the same thing as subscribing to our paid tutorials… which also means… just because you are a subscribing member to the paid PcT Tutorials, that doesn’t mean you are automatically subscribed to our YouTube Channel. They are separate things altogether.
In addition, pressing that Like (or thumbs up) Button, also doesn’t mean you are subscribed to our channel. If you are not a teen, then you may or may not already know these things, so I just thought I’d point them out. Forgive me for rambling.
So, in conclusion… please head on over to YouTube and Subscribe to our channel. While you’re there, make sure to like the videos if you have learned anything from them, and do leave some comments.
Everything we put on YouTube is free and the only way we can keep giving you all this extra value, is if you participate. Without your support, we will not be able to continue sharing as much as we do. And you won’t want us to stop providing all this valuable content would you?
Question of the Day:
Have you been getting value from our freebie YouTube videos up until now? If so, please do post a comment below to let others know how have they have helped you?
And don’t forget to LIKE and COMMENT over at YouTube as well… here is a direct link to the trailer video: Polymer Clay Tutor YouTube Channel Overview
Looking forward to hearing from you!