20 Best YouTube

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EP Creative

Munich, Germany

Making Creators' Visions Come to Life.

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Ethan Alfrey

United States

Social Media and Community Specialist

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Mia Salas

Lawrence Township, NJ, USA

Social and Digital Media for Startups

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Sílvia Pinho

Lisbon, Portugal

Social media strategy & content for FUN brands!

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Carmel Kundai Makaya


I'll help you clarify and share your story online.

Recommended 4x
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Alex C.


Elevate Your Brand with Expert Video Edits 🌟

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Celia Mesa

Barcelona, Spain

Bringing Brands to Life with Humanized Content ✨

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Renea Dominique

Dallas, TX, USA

Social Media Strategist For Brands & Businesses

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Mariela Merino

United States

Social Media Management & Content Creator

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Quinn Foster

Lafayette, LA, USA

Impactful Journalist & Copy Editor to the Rescue

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Pradyumn Pandey

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Video Editing & Thumbnail design for social media

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Mario Busto

Miami, FL, USA

Expert Video Editing and Cinematic Storytelling

Recommended 9x
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Chesapeake, VA, USA

Positioning Your Brand to Occupy & Dominate

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Alejandra Tello

Barcelona, Spain

Video Marketing Specialist & UGC Creator

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Awais Khan

Phase 1 Pakistan Town, Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan

Crafting Visual Stories | Skilled Video Editor 🎬

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Nairobi, Kenya

Experienced Video Editor & Brand Strategist 💡

Recommended 6x
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Samantha Taylor

Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

Social Strategist + Creative ✨

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Aliyah Abdon

Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines

Social Media Video Editor & Strategist

Recommended 4x
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Leandro Oliveira

Co. Meath, Ireland

Social media marketer boosting brands 🚀

Common projects for YouTube experts

Creating and managing a YouTube channel.

Improving the SEO of a YouTube channel.

Creating engaging YouTube content.

Developing a subscriber growth strategy.

Monitoring and reporting on channel performance.

Creating YouTube ads.

Tips for working with and hiring YouTube experts

Define your project goals

Before hiring a YouTube expert on Contra, have a clear understanding of what you want them to achieve. Whether it's increasing your channel's subscriber base, improving video engagement, or enhancing your channel's SEO, set clear and measurable goals.

Review their portfolio

Check their previous work to understand their style and capability. Look at the YouTube channels they have previously managed and how successful those channels are.

Understand their skills

A good YouTube expert should have skills such as SEO, content creation, and knowledge of YouTube's algorithm. Make sure they are proficient in these areas.

Maintain regular communication

Communication is key to the success of your project. Ensure that they are responsive and regularly update you on the project's progress. Use Contra's platform for all your communication and feedback.

How to hire YouTube experts

Define your needs

Identify your requirements before starting the hiring process. Whether you need help with content creation, SEO, or channel management, having clear goals will help you find the right expert.

Post a detailed job

Include information about your project, the skills required, and your expectations in your job post. This will help attract qualified YouTube experts.

Review applications

Review the applications and shortlist candidates based on their experience, skills, and previous work. Contra's platform allows you to easily compare candidates.

Conduct interviews

Interviewing candidates can give you a better understanding of their skills and how they can help your project. Use this opportunity to ask about their experience, approach to work, and how they handle challenges.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right YouTube expert, make an offer through Contra. Clear communication about payment terms, project deadlines, and expectations can help prevent misunderstandings later on.

3 questions to ask when interviewing YouTube experts

1. Can you share some examples of YouTube channels you've managed and what growth they saw during your management?

2. What is your approach to SEO for YouTube and how have you successfully implemented it in the past?

3. How do you approach content creation for YouTube and can you provide examples of engaging content you've created?

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Frequently asked

A freelance YouTube expert helps businesses and individuals optimize their YouTube channels. They can create and manage content, improve SEO, develop growth strategies, and provide performance reports.

A freelance YouTube expert helps businesses and individuals optimize their YouTube channels. They can create and manage content, improve SEO, develop growth strategies, and provide performance reports.

Hiring a YouTube expert on Contra allows you to access top freelance talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their portfolio, collaborate efficiently and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

YouTube experts use a variety of tools such as YouTube Analytics for monitoring channel performance, keyword research tools for SEO, and video editing software for content creation.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. YouTube experts who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of YouTube experts and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require a YouTube expert often include creating and managing a YouTube channel, developing a subscriber growth strategy, improving SEO, and monitoring and reporting on channel performance.

The cost of hiring a YouTube expert on Contra can vary based on their level of experience and the scope of your project. However, rates typically start at $25 per hour.

YouTube experts are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Contra holds the funds for each milestone in escrow and releases it after you approve the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

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