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Intro or no intro?

captainzurple

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In my experience, I've always seen intros taken negatively. I've never had an intro myself, but most of the community finds it as "annoying", "too-soon-advertising", etc. Maybe instead of having an intro, find your own personal lingo you can say at the beginning of each video that's unique to you. Outros are always cool too, so you can promote your content at the end. People generally receive that much better since they can simply click off of the video if they don't want to watch it.
 

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I prefer to have 5 - 10 seconds intro and 20 seconds outro as well on my videos. In the beginning, I didn't use these but after a month, I realize that I need to add some creativities for my contents. So I think you should add it to give it more appealing looks for your audiences
 
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I think an intro is an important part of your brand. Viewers come to associate the intro with your channel and it helps it stand out.
 

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I think an intro is an important part of your brand. Viewers come to associate the intro with your channel and it helps it stand out.

I dont think so. I feel like I dont need an into and I have a retention rate greater than 60 - 70% on most my videos. in all honesty, I usually skip intros from other channels causing me to skip around. Then again, I am kind of different vs other channels but tons of huge names never use intros. just a basic introduction at most and that is it
 

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My instructional screencasts usually have a 8 seconds long intro showing my logo and the video title.
During the intro a part of the final result (my videos are about music creation) plays.
 
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