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How to: Add a Youtube Subscribe Button to Your Videos

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Things should always be straightforward. When it comes to driving potential candidates to subscribe to your company YouTube, it really should never take more than a click. Many of us have struggled with ‘Subscribe to Our Channel’ annotations and awkward links back to homepages in place of an actual subscribe button; just think of all the valuable subscribers who are lost in these processes!

So follow our simple six step guide below and learn how to add a ‘one click’ subscribe button to your YouTube videos.

How to Add a YouTube Subscribe Button to Your Videos:

1. Sign in to YouTube Studio.
2. From the left menu, select Settings.
3. Select Channel and then Branding.
4. Select Choose image and choose which subscribe button image you’d like to use as your
branding watermark (either make your own or get one on Google Images).
5. Select the display time for the branding watermark:
a. End of video: The branding watermark will show for the last 15 seconds of the video.
b. Custom start time: The branding watermark will begin showing at a time you
c. Entire video: The branding watermark will show throughout the entire video.
6. Save changes.

And that’s it! Viewers can now subscribe to your channel with a single click!

YouTube can be great as a tool to improve your employer brand, which in turn affects your candidate attraction ability. Find out how else you can improve candidate attraction here.

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