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Call for abstract for 3rd National Adolescent Reproductive Health Summit



The National Population Council and Marie Stopes Ghana, in collaboration with state and civil society partners will organize the National ARHR Summit in
May 2021. The summit will, among other things, review progress on the implementation of ASRHR policies and programmes, build consensus and seek domestic support for ASRHR programing in the country.

Categories Include:

• Adolescent SRHR investment and financing
• Reproductive Health Education for Young People
• Gender based violence,child marriage,sexual abuse
• ASRHR Advocacy
• SRHR Policies
• The Media and ASRHR
• Innovations and digital Platforms

The abstract should not be more than 500 words, summarizing introduction/problem statement, objectives, methodology, results (or expected results), and conclusion.

Participants may indicate their interest in the summit by completing this online application form: .Priority in selection will be given to young applicants (15-24yrs), individuals who submitted unsuccessful abstracts and applicants who show evidence of experience in population management and/or ASRHR. Deadline for online application is 16th May 2021.

1.0 Background and Context

Ghana’s population is young, 37.2% of the population is under 15 years of age and 47.3% is under 20yrs.[1]Adolescents (10-19yrs) make-up a sizable proportion of Ghana’s population and is projected to grow considerably as the 0-14 years cohort grows into adolescence. According to the 2010 population census, Ghana had 4,935,531 adolescents aged 10-19 (approx. 22.4% of general population), and this is projected to increase by 33% to 8.0 million in 2030 (with 3.9 ml girls).


Over the past few years, Ghana has continued to improve on a multitude of development indicators. The country has officially reached lower middle-income status, making it an exception among its neighbours. However, the situation has not progressed at the same pace for all Ghanaians, with inequality still stark. Significant gaps remain in access to quality maternal health and family planning services, which is pertinent in a country where maternal mortality remains the second most common cause of death among women in Ghana.  The most recent Ghana Maternal Health Survey (2017, published 2018) showed that two-thirds of deaths related to maternal causes were direct maternal deaths (67%), with the most frequent cause being obstetric hemorrhage (30%) and hypertensive disorders (14%).  Even with Ghana’s relatively liberal legislation on abortion, only 11% of the women surveyed for the Ghana Maternal Health Survey knew that the procedure is legal in Ghana.


Like most of the reproductive health indicators, the state of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) in Ghana is far from ideal; high adolescent birth rates and unsafe abortions continue to be issues of social and public health concern. As the second decade of life, the period of adolescence is marked by profound changes in the biological, emotional and cognitive makeup of an individual. These changes have a direct impact on the health of the adolescent as they influence their choices and behaviors. Adolescents are therefore more likely to engage in adverse behaviors which affect the quality of their health, wellbeing and overall development.


The 2014 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) reports a 14.2% national teenage pregnancy rate, up from 13% in 2008, with wide regional variations. Whilst the Greater Accra region recorded 8.3% adolescent birth rate, Volta, Brong Ahafo and Central regions recorded 22.1%, 21.3% and 21.3% respectively (DHS 2014); as against 10% teenage pregnancy rate across sub-Saharan Africa and 1.5% in high income countries (Telegraph 2019). Data from the Ministry of Education’s Education Management Information System further shows the unfortunate trend of teenage pregnancy rates in this country; 6,607 pregnancies were recorded from upper primary – SHS in the 2017/2018 academic year alone and about 7,293 pregnancies in the 2018/2019 academic years.


Although data on adolescent mortalities are scanty and not readily available, a 2011 autopsy study revealed that 75% of maternal mortalities among adolescents aged 15-19yrs in Accra were due to unsafe abortion (Ohene et al, 2011)[2]. Quite expectedly, unmet need for contraception amongst adolescent girls is highest at 50.7%. (DHS 2014).Government’s support for ASRHR has been minimal, irregular, and subsumed under broader health focus, making it difficult to access the little earmarked for youth SRHR[3]. ASRHR therefore remains hugely under-funded at both the policy and operational levels.


1.1 Meaningful Youth Involvement

Many social, economic, cultural, and religious factors inhibit access to SRHR information and services, including safe abortion, for adolescents in Ghana. Whiles patriarchy and high incidence of poverty in some parts of Ghana, with women disproportionately affected, limits general decision-making abilities of women in Ghana, the situation for adolescent girls is further worsened by an ageism culture where young people’s opinions are largely disregarded.

Beyond these, the omission and/or inadequate attention given to key SRHR topics in the educational curricula for basic and second cycle institutions; religious and socio-cultural barriers to SRHR communication to, from and among young people; bottlenecks in access to services; and the limited or near exclusion of young people themselves from the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of adolescent/youth SRHR programmes greatly contributes to the ASRHR outcomes for the country. Young people also typically have inadequate opportunities to participate in the dissemination of information concerning them, and which are beneficial to them, largely as a result of limited local and national SRHR platforms, such as adolescent SRHR summits, which could provide them avenues to meaningfully participate in ASRHR.

2.0 ASRHR Summit

The National Population Council and Marie Stopes Ghana, in collaboration with state and civil society partners will organize the National ARHR Summit in

May 2021. The summit will, among other things, review progress on the implementation of ASRHR policies and programmes, build consensus and seek domestic support for ASRHR programing in the country.


This summit is a follow-up on  the 2nd National Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) Summit, organized by The National Population Council, Marie Stopes Ghana and state and civil society partners, on the 29th -30th of August 2018, at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra.,At the Summit, it there was consensus for the establishment of a biennial national SRHR platform for stakeholders, including young people themselves, to engage on how ASRHR can be effectively implemented to help achieve desired health outcomes.


  • Proposed Theme: Road to SDG: advancing priorities in |arh FOR THE NEXT DECADE
  • Date: May 25 -26, 2021
  • Time: 08:00am -3:30pm each day

2.1 Objectives

  • To understand why adolescent SRHR has not attracted the needed national / political attention
  • To advance advocacy for Reproductive Health Education and Services for Young People
  • To provide platforms for partners to share knowledge and lessons on the implementation of ASRHR across the country, especially amidst covid, to help improve SRHR policy, programming, and advocacy.
  • To promote young peoples’ ideas and innovations in advocacy and programming for ASRHR.
  • To explore sustainable financing for adolescent SRHR, critical cost benefit analysis and advance advocacy for increased government funding for ASRHR.

3.0 Abstract Submissions

In pursuit of the above objectives, abstracts will be invited from interested individuals particularly young people and organizations for oral presentations. The presentations will cover executed/ongoing research or project initiative(s) carried out by the applicant/organization/ Best practices to advance ASRHR in Ghana.

3.1 Oral Presentations

These presentations would be delivered during joint and/or concurrent panel sessions. For each session, speakers would first be invited to make their initial submissions. This would be followed by moderated discussions and questions/inputs from the audience. Topics to be covered include:

  1. Adolescent SRHR investment and financing: This session will explore sustainable ways of financing ASRHR with linkages to socio-economic development. Abstracts and presentations must explore government’s role in ASRHR financing and its relationship with the concept of demographic dividend.
  2. Reproductive Health Education for Young People – This session will look at RHE and its usefulness in the Ghanaian context, history and way forward. Abstracts and presentations must center on evidence –based strengths and weakness of RHE implementation, and how best we can approach it as a nation.
  3. Gender-based violence, Child marriage, Sexual abuse: This session will focus on prevailing challenges of SGBV and their relationship with ASRHR. Abstracts and presentations must focus on recent trends and data, as well as recommendations for sustainable solutions.
  4. ASRHR Advocacy: Effective political engagement to ignite better action; this session will address the question; how can young people advocate, campaign and build coalitions for SRHR. Abstracts and presentations must focus on evidence –based approaches to advocacy, addressing how adolescents can get resources, mobilize, and connect with other young leaders to form networks to campaign for SRHR issues in the country, community, school or organization.


  1. SRHR Policies – This session will explore global and national policies and its relations with ASRHR in the context of the SDGs and AU Agenda 2063.



  1. The Media and ASRHR: This session will examine the role of the media in promoting ASRHR. Speakers will share knowledge on adolescent centered media programmes and how they affect young people. Abstracts addressing media engagement in ASRHR programming and advocacy are welcomed for this session.


  1. Innovations and Digital Platforms: This session will showcase the role of new technologies/innovations like Telemedicine and social media in advancing ASRHR, especially amidst COVID-19, as well as how young people utilize these mediums to network for advocacy and also hold duty bearers accountable. Abstracts addressing any of these priority issues shall be considered for the session.


3.2 Participation

The summit will be a hybrid event for about 300 participants. Meals, summit brochures, T-Shirts and ID Tags for physical participants will be provided. Successful speakers outside Accra will be provided with accommodation, transport subsidy and meals for the duration of the summit. Participants outside Accra will join virtually.

3.3 Application Process

A call for abstracts on any of the above themes is opened from the 16th of April 2021. Applicants are expected to submit their abstracts to . The abstract should not be more than 500 words, summarizing introduction/problem statement, objectives, methodology, results (or expected results), and conclusion.Deadline for submission of entries is 30th April 2021.

3.4 Registration for Summit

Participants may indicate their interest in the summit by completing an online application form. Priority in selection will be given to young applicants (15-24yrs), individuals who submitted unsuccessful abstracts and applicants who show evidence of experience in population management and/or ASRHR.  Deadline for online application is  7th May 2021.


3.5 Further Information


For questions about the summit logistics, including participation, sponsorship, and exhibition contact: or 0800208585; Hardcopy applications can also be dropped at the NPC secretariat.


[1] Ghana Statistical Service (2012): 2010 Population and Housing Census.

[2]Ohene SA, Tettey Y, Kumoji R. Cause of death among Ghanaian adolescents in Accra using autopsy data. BMC Research Notes. 2011; 12(4):353

[3] Ghana Health  Service (2016): Draft ADRH REVIEW report: Bottleneck Analysis.


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Enjoy Exciting Deals and Offers this October from HUAWEI



Huawei is offering you amazing deals when you buy any of these Huawei products. Buy a Y5p, Band 6, Freebuds 4i or a Watch Fit and enjoy instant gifts ranging from Mini Portable fans, Huawei Pens, Stainless Steel Bottles and Gift Boxes.

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Keeping track of your heart rate is one of the best things you can do for your fitness and health as you go by your daily activities. The TruSeen™ 4.0 heart rate monitoring technology on the Huawei Band 6 uses an optical lens and AI-based data processing to accurately monitor your heart rate 24 hours a day. Be alerted instantly when your heart rate drops below or rises above safe levels. With just GHS 359 you can still maintain a healthy lifestyle on a budget with Huawei Band 6.

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Going about our daily activities at our various workplaces can be stressful. HUAWEI TruRelax™ technology and all-day stress tracking algorithm can effectively monitor your stress levels to see if you are feeling tense. Try to follow the suggested guided breathing exercises to release your stress when you are stressed out.

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How a young, underprivileged boy from Asamankese is changing the narrative with Electric Cars in Ghana



From the humble streets of Asamankese in the Eastern region of Ghana, not many would have predicted that George (Jorge) Appiah will one day grow to become a colossus in engineering in Africa to the extent of creating significant change not only in the lives of family members, but also several others through job creation.

The story of the technopreneur, as he chooses to call himself, is one of determination, perseverance and hope.

“I didn’t get the best of privileges in terms of access to necessities like electricity. I had to grow up without electricity. Had to learn with candles and lanterns to study …My first encounter with a computer was at Pope Johns and it was quite an experience. At the end though I ended up being one of the top IT guys even though I had never seen a computer before,” he said to Kwabena Kyenkyenhene Boateng on the business edition of 21 minutes with KKB.

After enduring several years of hardship, including a lack of access to electricity for a significant part of his childhood, Jorge decided to pursue a career in engineering, all in a bid to provide electricity for his grandmother.

“I was committed to being an electrical engineer because of my experience – I was committed in finding a sustainable solution that one day I will be providing electricity to my grandmum, because of that I felt like the field of engineering would give me that better opportunity to do so,” he said.

In following that passion and commitment, Jorge and some colleagues of his at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology ended up piloting a number of ideas including the building of space balloons, drones, etc. at a time when many were grappling with the transition from black and white televisions to colour televisions in the West African country, Ghana.

“We built some space balloons to fly satellites into space taking data, we built our first drone in 2013 when people in Ghana didn’t even know what a drone was. We were just innovating for fun. It got to a point we realized that we had to take the innovations to the market because anytime we went for exhibitions, we were only taking fans [and no money]. It had gotten to the point where people from the community were graduating and needed jobs and other things so we started Kumasi Hive.”

With a background in wind energy, biofuel and biogas, it wouldn’t be long for Jorge to get the needed funding from the mastercard foundation to start an assembly plant in Ghana. The focus was to assemble bicycles, motorbikes and even cars powered by electricity – and he’s doing this with a workforce of which 90% are women.

Watch the full story of Jorge Appiah in this interview with Kwabena Kyenkyenhene Boateng on 21 minutes with KKB.

The Business edition of 21 minutes with KKB is produced in partnership with MTN Business and First National Bank Ghana and aims to tell the inspiring stories of agents of change in Ghana today.

Source: Kwabena Kyenkyenhene Boateng | 21 minutes with KKB

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How Long Is A Football Pitch – 7 Interesting Facts About Pitches



You play the beautiful game, you watch the beautiful game, you bet on the beautiful game, but do you know the ins and outs of the pitch of the beautiful game? Listen, there’s no shame in not knowing. We spent many years, none the wiser to the specifics and quirky facts surrounding the playing surface of football. We are here to give you 7 interesting facts about pitches and find out burning questions like just how long is a football pitch?


Fact 1 – How long is a football pitch?

Let’s start off with something more people should know but something a lot of people do not. The dimensions of the pitch. FIFA allows different sizes with touchlines to be within 90-120m long and goal lines to be within 45-90m wide. The different size can be used by teams to play varying styles of the game and is an interesting tactical advantage for some teams, something to consider when you are sticking a wager on Betfair’s latest offer.


Fact 2 – You don’t have to play on grass

Whilst traditionally football is played on grass, a lot of lower level teams are now adopting the use of highly technological artificial grass to save the groundskeeper bill. Artificial grass is also used in climates where it can be really hard to maintain grass. The things that are necessary are for the grass, real or artificial, to be green and to comply with the FIFA Quality Concept for Football Turf.


Fact 3 – Penalty box ‘D’

Whilst many know that the penalty box in football is for the designated area of where a goalkeeper can handle the ball and where if a foul occurs, the team gets a penalty, but what is the ‘D’ attached to the box for? This addition to the box is actually an extension to the exclusion zone of opposition players when one team is taking a penalty kick.


4- Goal dimensions – ideal for next time you are utilising some BTTS betting tips

Whilst the pitch sizes can differ from arena to arena, the goal dimensions must be the same wherever you go. This means the goal posts must be 8 yards apart and the crossbar must be 8ft from the ground. This standardised size is necessary but a net at the back of the goal is not.


Fact 5 – There hasn’t always been crossbars

Since the start of the game and from its humble roots, there has always been goalposts to signify where the goals were. But it wasn’t until 1875 that crossbars were added to the game. Before this a string was tied between the goalposts!


6- Field or pitch?

We are talking about football pitches. Sometimes, they can get referred to as fields (Americans, raise your hands). This is plainly wrong and when it comes to football the playing arenas are almost always known as pitches.


7- Sandygate

The oldest known actual football pitch and ground is found in Northern England in Sheffield. Built and opened in 1806, the Sandygate hosted the world’s first inter-club match inj 1860 between Hallam Fc and Sheffield FC. An unsuspecting home of football, admittedly.

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Glitz Africa’s Beauty Forum ’21 discusses beauty aesthetics, influencers & production



Glitz Africa organized the second edition of the Beauty Forum, a side event of the annual Glitz Africa Fashion Week; a platform to engage beauty experts, entrepreneurs, influencers and enthusiasts to discuss all things beauty. It took place on Wednesday, October 20 at The Underbridge, East Legon.

It took off with a message from the keynote speaker, Ms Dzigbordi Dosoo, the certified high-performance coach.

The first panel was moderated by the forum host, Miss Gina Nipah, a plus size model and owner of Hapin Hair Lounge. The speakers on the panel discussing ‘The crave for beauty aesthetics, does it really work?’ included Trudy Arnold (CEO, Studio 7 Beauty Lounge), Jahara M Osman (Founder, Premier Aesthetic Clinic), Siran Mahama (CEO, Reviv Ghana), Emily Bodom (CEO, Enhance by EB) and Tish Tagoe (CEO, Luxury Beauty Spa).

They discussed both surgical and non-surgical beauty procedures, the likely complications and safety measures they take.

The second panel discussed the topic, ‘Building brand relationships with influencer marketing’ with Founder of LXHR Solutions, Lexy O. Boahene as moderator. The speakers included; Chris Kata (TV host/Entrepreneur), Larley Lartey (Digital Creator/Creative Director) and Maame Gyamfua Yeboah (Co-founder, Oh My Hair).

The ladies discussed the era of influencer marketing, what they consider before coming on board as influencers and brands look out for in choosing influencers among other issues.

The last panel was moderated by the Co-founder of Polish’d Nails and Beauty Bar, Nana Amobi Chambers on the topic, ‘From sourcing to distribution – Exploring the process of beauty production’ with Akosua Opoku (Owner, Beautymarked – a skincare and makeup retail) and Ernest Ekuma (Managing Director, Tree of Life).

Adeline Asante Antwi, a manager at Garnier did a short presentation on some of their products and offered some freebies to the guests. Zeepay also did a presentation on their products.

Some of the guests included Sacha Okoh (CEO, SO Aesthetics), Vanessa Gyan (media personality and entrepreneur), Ramona McDermott (fashion influencer) among others.

Partners of the Forum included MAC Cosmetics, Zeepay and Garnier.

Food partners which included The Salad Bar, Omama Chocolate, Sunny Snacks and Lizgyei Drinks provided refreshment to the guests.

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Full Winners Ghana Events Awards2021: Outstanding stakeholders awarded to boost morale in creative industry



Full Winners Ghana Events Awards2021

Ghana Events Awards(GEA), a creative industry player has awarded over 20 of its members in the creative art sector to boost their morale and encourage them work assiduously to make the industry a lucrative job for the upcoming artists.


The host and co-host, Jay foley and Roselyn Felli both of Joy Prime television at multimedia were very magnificent and hilarious as they are on top of the game throughout the ceremony giving the audience and invited guests the pleasure needed to enjoy the awards night at Movenpic Hotel in Accra.

Also at the 4th GEA night, citations and plaques were presented to winners in various categories like Best MC of the year, Best Disc Jockey (DJ) player of the year, Best Event Planner of the year, Best Event of the year among others.


Speaking to journalists, the Chief Executive of GEA, Kelvin Kenneth was delighted and expressed his appreciation to the Board of Directors and all stakeholders who were involved in making the event possible and successful.


He explained that the nomination and selection of winners in the various categories is based on lots of considerations from the public, Board members and the economy which includes good lightening system, sound system, stage and the environment in which the event was held or occasioned.

” the public, Board members and other economic issues were considered and other issues factored in during the nomination and selection of Best possible winners in the various categories”, he said.


Mr. Kenneth added that his next option is to focus on how to improve and extend the awards ceremony to other African countries, adding that, this will even place Ghana on the limelight and also enhance the creative industry across the African continent.


He therefore called for unity among the industry players in the creative arts in order to fight a common course or agenda for the benefit of the upcoming artists.

The founder of Jandel Limited who own the overall Best award in the creative industry, Afia Moro advised her colleagues to have a passionate feeling for the creative art rather than seeking for money, stating that, your passion for the job will let you earn good money at the end.


She tasked all stakeholders in the creative art industry to be innovative and creative through learning in order to enable them reinvent new things and bring new ideas to the table which can be a tool to remain in business even in this era of the pandemic.


“try to be driven by passion whiles you try to earn good money and also educate yourselve and be in track by using the advance technologies like the internet and social media that will make us in the creative industry be at par with our competitors in the outside world”, she added.


She further outlined some challenges like failure to recognize the industry by government, division among members, failure to be paid the right amount among others that are facing the industry and wished they can be addressed as soon as possible to drive them forward.


” we lack so many things and when it comes to certain things, government fail to recognize us like the sharing of the stimulus packages during the COVID-19 era, most of our members who also placed in their request were sidelined and never get anything”, she said.

But she was grateful and optimistic that the challenges will be addressed due to government’s establishment of the creative art alongside the tourism sector, adding, we can voice out our grievances at that department to be addressed by the appropriate authorities.


Also, the Best Master of Ceremony (MC) winner from multimedia, Andy Dosty appealed to government to include the industry in the distribution of the stimulus package or offer some of the members some loans that will cushion them since the pandemic have already caused a huge damage to the industry and things are difficult for most of the members in the industry in Ghana.


He also praised the award planners and stakeholders for making the event successful because according to him, there has been an improvement in this year’s ceremony and very optimistic the previous award ceremonies will be greater.


” am considering and wished stakeholders will come together and put their resources together to ensure a massive awards ceremony in the next occasion “, he noted.


The winners of the various categories are as follows:



























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5 Ways To Increase Watch Time on Your YouTube Channel



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One of the key players in the YouTube Algorithm is watch time. When you increase your average watch time, YouTube will reward you by promoting your channel through both natural search and in recommended videos. This ultimately leads to more exposure for your channel. This article will dive into 5 different ways you can get more watch time on your video.

1. Start a Youtube Series Playlist

A series playlist allows you to compile similar videos into one convenient location. This tool not only makes your channel more user friendly and easier to navigate, but by placing similar videos into one convenient location, you are encouraging users to continue watching.

This is the age of binge watching and if people see one video they enjoy, they’re likely to stick around and watch the next. Organizing your videos into a series playlist puts them into a loop where one video plays automatically after another, thus having your viewer hooked and reaching for the popcorn while they spend more time watching your videos.

You can create a playlist from existing videos on your channel or create videos specifically for a series or themed playlist. Aim for quality over quantity and don’t upload more than 10 videos in a series. This is a win-win as your watch time increases and your viewers get to see more of what they love from your channel.

2. Incorporate Youtube Chapters in Your Videos

Youtube Chapters allows you to add descriptions to individual segments of your video and break it up into more digestible pieces. The more information you can provide to the viewer, the better. This helps users find exactly what they’re looking for in your content and they’ll be more likely to watch the entirety of your video since they can clearly read what each segment contains.

Chapters can be automatically or custom created. We recommend custom creating your video chapters so you have more control over how the titles read for each segment and use keywords to further optimize your content. If you choose to use automatic chapters, always read over them to make sure they are relevant and complimentary to your video.

3. Choose an Engaging Title

Your video title should accurately reflect what a viewer will expect from your video. This is important to build trust with your viewers and prevent drop-off. Summing up your video into one irresistibly enticing line may seem a bit challenging but follow these tips help you out:


  • Keep it under 70 characters
  • Include keywords that match your topic and will naturally increase your search rank
  • Use all caps on certain buzz words within your title and add a call to action
  • Write your title in the same tone and voice you use in your videos


4. Create A Complimentary Thumbnail to Support Your Title

A good title deserves an equally good thumbnail to go with it. Youtube will help you choose one out of a variety of shots, but we recommend making your own for an extra personalized touch. There are tons of professional design softwares you can use that are free, our most recent favorites are Snappa and Canva.

To create a good thumbnail, stick to your branding. This includes everything from font, colors, tone of voice in text and everything in between that defines who you are as a brand. Make sure your branding shines in a clean and simple design that doesn’t overwhelm the viewer. Find a relevant and eye-catching photo that will stop users in their tracks as they scroll. A good thumbnail makes the viewer excited for what they’re about to watch!

5. Track Your Progress Using Youtube Analytics

Tracking your progress on Youtube Analytics helps you gain insights about what is working to increase watch time and also what isn’t. Try new things to see what works. Learning what doesn’t work is just as important as learning what does. Be diligent and create a system for tracking your analytics and how you will use that information on your channel.

To access your insights, log in to Youtube Studio and click on “analytics.” Once you’re in, you can view everything from your watch time of subscribers vs non-subscribers to how certain impressions led to more watch time.

Watch time is an important element of the YouTube algorithm and influences how your video will be listed. Use these tips to get more watch time and have more of your content appreciated!

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