Why Instructables? Reasons to sign up 1

Why Instructables?

Why should you be on the popular DIY and maker-geared website? Looking at this from the perspective of a maker on YouTube is the only way that we can answer this question.

Being a maker or rather, a YouTube maker, the name of the game is traffic. You are always looking to gain more traffic. You work hard to create your project, edit your video and plan out your SEO. You’re also diligent in growing external audiences on social media or other outlets. Instructables, in our opinion, is one of the best ways to do just that.

Instructables is great for growing another audience and for gaining new traffic. It really is a win-win.

Utilizing Instructables

This is part one of a three part series about utilizing Instructables in step with your YouTube channel. We have gathered some insight from a few fellow YouTube makers to get some of their best advice, tips and tricks.

Each video in this series answers a specific question about the relationship between Instructables and YouTube. Part one will touch on reasons why you should look into setting up an Instructables account by answering the question:

Why should a maker on YouTube be utilizing Instructables and what are the short and long term benefits?

Below the video you will find more resources and links where you can find all of the guys that helped out with this episode.

Important Reference Links

Upcoming Contests – http://www.instructables.com/community/List-of-Upcoming-Contests/

This series is broken into three parts each including one question.

Parts in this series

Part One – Why should a maker on YouTube be utilizing Instructables and what are the short and long term benefits?

Part Two – How does someone get started with Instructables? What are some of the best practices?

Part Three – What are some tips, tricks, and advice for doing well on Instructables?

Makers Involved

Bryan Bales 
YouTube Channel

James Jacob 
YouTube Channel

Michael Lawing
YouTube Channel

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