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Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
Remember that as YouTube is a social media site, Knox's social media guidelines apply here in addition to these guidelines.
Make sure that the video you plan to upload is good quality. If you have any text in the video, please make sure there are NO mistakes in the grammar, spelling, etc.
Give your video a short, concise title that explains what the video contains.
Put the video in the most accurate YouTube video category (usually Education or Athletics will suffice).
Be sure to include a short description in the video, noting what is happening in the video, along with where and when.
Tag your video with search terms that will allow your video to be easily found and also draw in audiences.
Don't put quotes around the tags. If you make one of the tags "Knox College" that means if someone searches Knox without College, your video won't show up.
Be sure to always include the following tags: Knox College liberal arts education midwest Galesburg Illinois
Try to include tags that will help people find the video without knowing the specific terms. For example, someone looking for Flunk Day videos who only remembers it as a party at Knox may search "Knox" "party" "students" and "tradition." These are all fitting tags that you could include.
Once you have uploaded the video, be sure to put it into one of the playlists on the channel, based on the content of the video. These are the current playlists on the Knox YouTube channel:
You can add a single video to multiple playlists, if you feel a video belongs in more than one of these playlists.
For further help with using YouTube, consult their help page.
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