How To Premiere A Video On YouTube? [in 2022]

A great feature on YouTube is the YouTube Premiere feature that lets you and your viewers watch a new YouTube video together in real time. It is a great way to engage your YouTube audience and give your new video an engagement boost.

In this YouTube tutorial, we are going to explain how to premiere a video on YouTube and share some best practices related to YouTube Premiere feature so you can get the most out of your YouTube premieres.

How To Premiere A Video On YouTube?

Here is how to premiere a video on YouTube:

  1. Upload the video as you would normally do
  2. On the Visibility tab, select ‘Set as Instant Premiere’ Or ‘Set as Premiere’premiere a video on youtube

As you might already know there are two types of Premieres on YouTube:

  • Instant Premiere: The Premiere starts immediately after you have published the video
  • Scheduled Premiere: The Premiere is scheduled at a specified date and time

If you want to learn more about the difference, the benefits of an Instant Premiere vs a scheduled Premiere, check out this post:

  • What is an Instant Premiere and how does it work?

How to set an Instant premiere on YouTube?

So if you want to set a video as an Instant premiere:

  1. Open YouTube Studio
  2. Click on the ‘Create’ button and upload the video.
  3. Set up everything as you would normally (title, descriptions, etc).
  4. On the Visibility tab, select ‘Pubic’.premiere a video on youtube
  5. Check the box ‘Set as Instant Premiere’

When you click on the ‘Publish’ button, the Premiere will start immediately and you and your subscribers can watch the video at the same time and live chat as well.

How to schedule a premiere on YouTube?

If you want to schedule a YouTube video premiere:

  1. Open YouTube Studio
  2. Click on the ‘Create’ button and upload the video.
  3. Set up everything as you would do normally (title, descriptions, etc).
  4. On the Visibility tab, select ‘Schedule.
  5. Check the box ‘Set as Instant Premiere’
  6. Specify the scheduled time and date
  7. Check the box ‘Set as Premiere’.

With this, the YouTube video will have a watch page, so you can share the URL and promote the video before the premiere. You can also start chatting with your subscribers and fans in the live chat.

How to customize a YouTube countdown?

As you can see, you can also customize the YouTube premiere if you decide to do a scheduled premiere.

If you want to customize the Scheduled video premiere:

  1. Click on the ‘Set up Premiere’ button.
  2. Select a Countdown theme
  3. You can also specify the countdown length.customize youtube scheduled premiere and countdown
  4. Then click on ‘Save’.

Tips for successful YouTube video premieres

To get the most out of your YouTube premieres, here are some tips to be successful with Video Premieres:

  • schedule the YooTube video premiere so people can make themselves free for the premiere
  • share the scheduled YouTube video premiere on your social media channels.
  • start the conversation on the YouTube premiere live chat
  • engage with your fans during the premier

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