YouTube Suggested Shorts Feature

Suggested Shorts

the #1 YouTube Shorts ideas AI tool

Looking for YouTube Shorts ideas? TubeBuddy AI Suggested Shorts is here to help.

create killer YouTube Shorts by tapping your long-form library

Your long-form video library is a goldmine of YouTube Shorts ideas. TubeBuddy’s YouTube Suggested Shorts helps you mine it with just a click.

Suggested Shorts identifies the most engaging parts of your YouTube videos using proprietary AI and helps you turn those insights into killer YouTube Shorts ideas and videos.

repurpose your best moments into must-watch YouTube Shorts

Do you struggle to predict what will pop on YouTube Shorts? Or perhaps you’re trying to figure out how YouTube Shorts fit into your larger YouTube content strategy? TubeBuddy's Suggested Shorts can help.

Suggested Shorts uses TubeBuddy AI to identify your most compelling content and turns it into powerful YouTube Shorts ideas and inspiration.

Clip the highest performing segments from your long-form videos or use the insights to come up with new YouTube Shorts ideas that resonate with your audience.

optimize your Shorts for peak performance

Get expert advice to enhance your titles, descriptions, and tags, ensuring your YouTube Shorts are set up for success.

Suggested Shorts works for every type of content, in every language, and in every country where YouTube is available.

The insights TubeBuddy Suggested Shorts uses are based on your content and how viewers respond to it. In other words, these aren’t just YouTube Shorts ideas, they’re YouTube Shorts ideas tailored to your content, your channel, and your audience.

create proven YouTube Shorts with Suggested Shorts

here's how Suggested Shorts works

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how to access feature

Play Video

step 1

While in YouTube Studio, select Content from the menu list.

Play Video

step 2

Select the video you would like to analyze.

Play Video

step 3

Select Suggested Shorts from the TubeBuddy pullout menu.

Play Video

step 4

Sit back and relax as our AI goes to work identifying the most engaging part of your video.

step 1

Select content from the YouTube Studio dashboard.

step 2

Select the video you would like to analyze.

step 3

Select Suggested Shorts from the TubeBuddy pullout menu

step 4

Sit back and relax as our AI goes to work identifying the most engaging part of your video.

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frequently asked questions

What is TubeBuddy Suggested Shorts?

TubeBuddy's Suggested Shorts is a tool that helps YouTube creators capitalize on Shorts, a new content type up to 60 seconds long and optimized for mobile viewing.

How does TubeBuddy Suggested Shorts work?

Suggested Shorts uses AI to analyze your existing YouTube content and suggest a list of potential YouTube Shorts ideas based on your video's most engaging moments. The tool can also provide insights and data on optimizing your shorts for maximum impact and visibility, including tips on titles, descriptions, and tags.

Can TubeBuddy Suggested Shorts help me grow my YouTube channel?

Yeah… like everything we do, that’s kind of the point.

By using TubeBuddy's Suggested Shorts, you can create engaging Shorts that reach a larger audience and increase your channel's visibility. Additionally, Shorts are a relatively new and less saturated format on the platform, meaning there may be less competition and more opportunities for growth than traditional videos.

Is TubeBuddy Suggested Shorts free?

Yes, but use is limited on free licenses. TubeBuddy Free users can mine Suggested Shorts for five YouTube Shorts ideas before hitting a paywall. TubeBuddy Pro and TubeBuddy Legend users get more access to Suggested Shorts and 70+ more TubeBuddy YouTube optimization tools.

Can I use TubeBuddy Suggested Shorts for any language or country?

Yes, TubeBuddy's Suggested Shorts is designed to work with all languages and countries where YouTube and YouTube Shorts are available.

How accurate is the data provided by TubeBuddy Suggested Shorts?

The data provided by Suggested Shorts is based on TubeBuddy's own proprietary algorithms and analysis, informed by data pulled in from the YouTube API. The data and analysis are good, but we can’t guarantee your Shorts will go viral.

The advantage is that, unlike other creators who are just guessing about what content will work as a YouTube Shorts idea, Suggested Shorts are based on content your audience already likes. This makes your Shorts more likely to engage your audience, leading to higher exposure, traffic, and views to your channel.

Can I use TubeBuddy Suggested Shorts for any type of content?

Yes. You can use Suggested Shorts for content in any category, including gaming, beauty, music, and more.

That said, the tool is most effective for channels that already have a long-form content catalog to mine.

Can I use YouTube Shorts ideas on other platforms?

Yes. TubeBuddy Suggested Shorts makes recommendations based on your videos and your channel analytics, but you can absolutely use those ideas on TikTok, Instagram, or anywhere else you post.

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