September 19 2017
YouTube Cards are nothing but visual tools which appear on the right-hand corner of the video. If you click on the small icon, it will display all the attached cards. It is possible to add up to five cards in a single video. YouTube cards are effective tools for the creation of impressive content on videos. You should use cards in a very effective way so that it is possible to draw views from videos in a very efficient manner. You can generate traffic to your landing pages very easily.
With the help of YouTube Cards, you can perform tasks which you were able to perform with Annotations. Cards will organize the space in a better way. You will generate more views with the help of cards.
Annotations do not work on mobile phones. However, Cards will work on mobile phones as well. Thus, you can capture the larger audience with the help of Cards.
It is possible to engage viewers in a better way with the help of YouTube Cards. You can get the attention of viewers so that they will go through the information.
Cards are a great means of attraction of direct traffic. You can present links to the audience so that they will click them and you will not annoy visitors in this process.
You can find six different kinds of YouTube Cards. They are video cards, channel cards, link cards, donation cards, and poll cards. You can use all these cards at the same time in a video as per your needs.
If you would like to optimize the title of the video, you should edit the same in the video or playlist. If you link a specific video, the linking will be done to the entire playlist. You should ensure that the video which is linked should be the first video so that the linking will be done properly.
The links cards can be optimized by linking the landing page that is relevant to the video on the YouTube Card. In this process, users will be able to figure out the information very easily.
You should optimize the title as well as the ‘call for action’ of the card. Users will understand the events that take place by clicking on the link as required information will be provided. After the completion of the setup page, you can focus on building the YouTube Card. By including the thumbnail image, you can highlight the campaign being promoted.
The YouTube cards should be relevant to the video. The cards should help users to collect useful information so that they can understand the main video without any confusion. You should provide accurate information on Cards. The card icon will be present till the end of the video so that the user can click on it at any time. You can mention about the cards in the video so that users will go for the additional information.
Thus, YouTube Cards can be used to generate more views and traffic.