Freelanceverse: YouTube Channel Review

In just a year, Freelanceverse has built a growing community for freelancers/translators...How can their Youtube game be improved? In this video, we reviewed the Youtube channel of Freelanceverse and shared a bunch of suggestions on how to make it better.

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In just a year, Freelanceverse has built a growing community for freelancers/translators…How can their Youtube game be improved?

If you consider YouTube to be an important channel for you and your audience, this series is for you! Together with Anny Chia we’ll do YouTube channel reviews so that everyone in localization can improve and provide more value to their viewers!

In this video, we reviewed the Youtube channel of Freelanceverse and shared a bunch of suggestions on how to make it better.


Andrej Zito 

Hey guys, this is Andrej. Welcome to the latest episode of YouTube Channel Reviews where we have a closer look at your channels and we provide suggestions on how to make it better so that hopefully, you capture more attention and gain better audience and engagement here on this platform. This will be the very first episode that we did based on your suggestions. Remember, you have the option to send us a request at youtube@localizationacademy.com. And if you do that, we’ll have a closer look at your channel and this is how you can get featured in the series. And hopefully, our advice will help you improve your game.

Andrej Zito 

So in this one, the very first person who contacted us was Adrian Probst, who has created this beautiful, amazing channel for the freelancer slash translation community here on YouTube, which is called Freelanceverse. And I can tell you that is going to be a pretty pretty good experience, Adrian has actually a way bigger YouTube channel, then we have here on Localization Academy, but that didn’t stop us from trying to see what could be improved. And Adrian was also part of the livestream when we did the review, so there will be also sort of interaction with him. He provided some answers to what we were sort of thinking of while reviewing his channel. So without further ado, let’s get into the review of Freelanceverse right now. Okay, Freelanceverse. This channel is for aspiring and established freelancers who want to be part of a community. Subscribe for new videos.

Anny Chia 

Great. Yes, like really short and sweet. Talks about what the channel is about and no cut off sentence. So pretty good.

Andrej Zito 

Yeah. What do you think about the logo? Because I think in this case, we cannot compare it with any, any website. I don’t know if he has website. I think his name is Adrian.

Anny Chia 

I can’t really read the text really well, especially with the- not because of the quality. I think it’s because of the design. The dotted lines in the back, kind of make it hard, the text really hard to read for me. Right. So even though it’s got a nice contrast with a dark background, and the white text, because of the design itself, is kind of hard to see. Unless you like stop for maybe five seconds to read it. So it’s not like, it doesn’t pop. And I don’t know why it gives me a police vibe. I think color. Yeah, like I don’t associate that with translation in any way.

Andrej Zito 

So yeah, right. Yeah. Okay. Um, yeah, maybe it could be again, the quality of me sharing with you.

Anny Chia 

I don’t think so. It’s seeing the screen quite clear.

Andrej Zito 

Okay. Yeah. Well, I can, I can, I can read it. But maybe it’s because I already know the

Anny Chia 

Yeah, you already know the text, right?

Andrej Zito 

Yeah, yes. Yeah. Oh. But yeah, you’re right. I’m not sure if the well, I don’t think we ever spend so much time discussing a logo, but the thing behind like that. What is it, hexagon? Hexagon? Yeah. I’m not sure if it will, if it should represent something. Idea if it’s just like a design element, then yeah, then making it maybe slightly grayish to make the white stand out more then yeah, make it better.

Anny Chia 

It would give me more police vibe but yes, it will make it better.

Andrej Zito 

Yeah. Okay, let’s go into the channel. Okay, so first thing that I noticed this banner, top banner? No. Oh, no trailer. Right. True. For, for the, for the new people.

Anny Chia 

Yeah, no featured video or anything, right? Yes, but the first thing I’ve noticed is the top banner.

Andrej Zito 

Yeah.

Anny Chia 

Yeah. It’s so big.

Andrej Zito 

Yeah, new freelancing videos every Monday. Not bad. Yeah. So that that gives you the update frequency, consistency. Yeah. Yeah. Which is which is good. Okay, so he does have a website. Oh, my God. Oh, check it out.

Anny Chia 

Okay, Fringe translations. That’s not the same as Freelanceverse.

Andrej Zito 

Fringe translations.

Anny Chia 

It’s also a complete different color palette. Yes. Design?

Andrej Zito 

Yeah. Oh, Adrian is five years younger than me. Wait, is he the same age as you?

Anny Chia 

No, he’s older but same year. Yeah. Right.

Andrej Zito 

Okay. So yes. Today what we, how to say this, so today what we want to introduce is, we want to give sort of like a rating for some of the areas that we were previously reviewing and giving our feedback on so that we can sort of put a number on what we do. And so one of the areas is definitely the consistency, and I thought that maybe we wouldn’t be able to check it against anything. But now that we know that Adrian has a website, which, like you mentioned, has completely different aesthetics, colors. Yes. So that is one thing that we’ll need to take into consideration. When I’m looking at this thing, um, do we start with branding consistency? And then look at the home?

Anny Chia 

Um sure, why not?

Andrej Zito 

Or should it be the same? Should it be one thing like you mentioned? I’m trying to think. First impression? Actually, no, I’m going to change like the first impression will be related to the branding and consistency. And then what I mean by home, is how you will utilize the home. And by that, I mean two sections here. So let’s start with the first image. But that is a little bit confusing, because first impression could be like, what is the first impression of the channel? Yeah. Maybe I’ll leave it as it was. Okay, so okay, let’s imagine that we didn’t check the website. So okay, let’s, so let’s talk about the first impression. So the first impression, the banner here? Yeah, I think that’s very good. Yep. Right. It’s very big and clear. The colors on the banner are matching the icon channel thing? Yes. Yeah. The only thing that is missing here is the trailer, which I would say it’s like a lower priority think. So by trailer, we mean, you can set up a video that shows here kind of like the bigger thing and I think it even autoplays for people who are not subscribed to your channel, you can set up one that is for people who are subscribed to your channel. But the thing that I’m missing here the most is definitely the sectioning. And what I mean by that is, like I showed it last time. Where’s my channel? What I mean by that is this thing.

Anny Chia 

Playlist. Yep, playlists and sectioning.

Andrej Zito 

Yes, so you can add different sections. Based on your playlist, you can show multiple playlists and so on. So I was thinking about it just before we started streaming. So to me, the Home tab or homepage of your YouTube channel is pretty much like a landing page. So this is from here, this is where you want to communicate what your channel is about. And you want to especially if you have more videos or more types of videos, you can use the different sections which respond to different playlists to give the people an indication of what kind of content you do, because once you look at the videos, unless you have a very distinct thumbnails, then people will not be able to get an idea about the different types of content that you create. I think this is the best way where you can give that information to anyone who’s looking at your channel. So with that being said, I don’t know if you have any other comments.

Anny Chia 

I just wanted to say the first impression, it doesn’t really, I think well, I mean I’m kind of going into the next part but they don’t seem really kind of like cohesive, cohesive because the icon and the banner is like kind of together. But, the rest kind of just see like they are different videos made by different channels. It’s like different. Yeah, it’s like some of them on the first glance is about employed and freelance which is yes, part of this. And then, there’s another one that’s like money and like this icon of chilling up like insurance. So I would think like it’s like a finance channel. But then the next one the medical translation cut at the heart. I don’t know, why would the image makes me feel like it’s like a dating? Oh, for some reason. And then the font, the font for what should be on your CV also is a little bit different. And that gives me off of like a more feminine vibe. Right? And yeah, it’s just like the whole I don’t know how to describe it, but everything seems like a different video. Right? Yeah, different content type.

Andrej Zito 

The only thing that’s connecting them is Adrian. Adrian.

Anny Chia 

Yeah. Well, he’s not. Oh, he’s in the medical translation one. Yeah. Yeah. And the 5000 one. I don’t even know like what that video is about, but I’m guessing it’s about like, him hitting some benchmark. Maybe? On the channel? I don’t know. But just…

Andrej Zito 

Yeah, right. Yeah, yeah. Yeah. Um, yeah, we can talk about the thumbnails in a bit.

Anny Chia 

Later. Yeah. Yeah, but that’s a first impression is just like, I was so clear on the top, but when I scroll down, I’m like, wait, what? What’s the channel about again?

Andrej Zito 

Yeah, right. Right. Yeah. Okay. Yeah, I think that’s a, that’s a, that’s a good point. So 1-5? How would we rate this?

Anny Chia 

I think it’s like a 3.5 for me.

Andrej Zito 

Right. And I was also thinking something like,

Anny Chia 

like 3 or 3.5. Yeah. I think the only thing I like about it is the top banner. The super clear, like, new freelancing videos every Monday. True.

Andrej Zito 

Yes, yes. If I hide this, so this is how, yeah, the normal people see this. Yeah. So I’m bringing back, I can’t bring you back. But, but he definitely is getting views for sure. Yeah. So that’s great. So yeah, so this is how you see it. So yes, this is the first home impression, impression. Yeah, it’s. Yeah, it could be. It could be better. So yeah, I would say, so you say 3.5? I would say, I would say maybe 2 to 3. So we put it as a 3.

Anny Chia 

Yeah, I agree. I think I gave it a point five, just because the top banner was really nice. But yeah. Yeah, maybe. Maybe that’s too much. Yeah. Too much.

Andrej Zito 

If you want to score points by Anny make a…

Anny Chia 

Yeah. Good. Good banners matter. A lot. Thanks. Yeah.

Andrej Zito 

Okay, so that’s one thing. And while we’re at this, we can already sort of like, now that we know the website, we can talk about, let’s say the branding consistency which, to me, it would be like 0 to 1.

Anny Chia 

Yeah.

Andrej Zito 

There’s, there’s no consistency.

Anny Chia 

Yeah, to be fair, even the banner font and the icon font is different. Like even between those two with the colors, and everything is not consistent. Because Freelanceverse has got a little bit of like, artsy kind of style, but this one is just plain old, bold text. Yeah. But yeah, it’s definitely not consistent. Right. No.

Andrej Zito 

I’m just trying to think like, in which case is oh, Freelanceverse there you are. Yes, we are. So I’m just trying to think in which case you would actually want it to be different.

Anny Chia 

And um, a second channel? You have a second channel? Yeah. Maybe you want us to be a little bit different and distinguishable. I know a lot of YouTubers that they have really, like after the primary channel takes off, they get a second channel to create different content. So they need different aesthetics for right.

Andrej Zito 

Yeah, right. But I’m thinking like the consistency between the website and the YouTube channel. To me it looks like now not I think about it. I would say that maybe like, more effort was put into the YouTube and then maybe this website was created before using some template or something, right. So that’s what I’m But, but the least thing that you could do is you could just change this to be the blue color that you have on your YouTube. Or vice versa. Because like you mentioned, we don’t see the blue color used in the thumbnails anywhere. Yeah. So technically, you would just have to change the blue colors here. And it would at least match the, the teal colors. Yeah.

Anny Chia 

Yeah. That’s also another icon. For the Freeverse, Freelanceverse.

Andrej Zito 

What do you mean?

Anny Chia 

That, that, that, that, right there? You’re pointing at it? That’s also different than the YouTube icon? Oh, yeah. All right. It’s another logo. So that’s Fringe translations, though. But the font is similar. The font is there. But yeah, wait, and the dotted lines, the dotted lines are also

Andrej Zito 

Oh, yeah, yeah. So there is a matching thing?

Anny Chia 

Yeah, sir. But it’s not completely the same. This is a hexagon, diamond.

Andrej Zito 

So Adrian is saying one is my business and one is my YouTube thing. They have nothing to do with each other. Mm hmm. But do you consider it like, I don’t know. Do you consider this YouTube to be like, your personal stuff? Because, because the thing is that if you are a freelancer, then, I don’t know, you as a person you are your business. It’s different like if I’m working for a company. Wait, it does it make sense what I said or no? I don’t know. To me, to me. It’s like, it’s like, especially because you are a one man business, it’s like your presence is pretty much everywhere, right? Like, if I interact with you on the website, or if I find you through the videos, then I don’t know. I would, I would imagine that, that the the presentation would be the same. I don’t know. But, but I guess I can see like, like people want to separate. Like, hey, this is me working professionally. And this is me just I don’t know, having fun and creating content for other people.

Andrej Zito 

In that case, maybe yes. But, but I would still maybe assume that maybe some people find you for translations through your YouTube channel. I don’t know. That’s just my, that’s that’s how it works for me. You know, like, a lot of the people reach out to me because of the YouTube content that they found. It’s technically one of your marketing channels, right? So yeah, but if you see it as a separation, as a pure separation that, hey, this is me just having fun creating videos for YouTube. And this is me being professional and doing translations, then. Maybe it makes sense. But to me, it’s I don’t want to say something totally stupid. But I think the marketing thing about it is, only presence or something like that. It’s basically you’re interacting with people and your audience in all the possible channels and you want to sort of keep it consistent so that they know it’s still still you. But anyway, so branding consistency. Wait, Adrian replies. Yes, absolutely. Bear in mind that I never anticipated this to grow as big as it did, still figuring out haha. Freelanceverse website is in progress. Oh, okay. Good. Okie dokie. So what do we do about the branding and consistency now that we know that it’s not…

Anny Chia 

Technically, technically skip it? Cuz it’s not right? Yeah. All right, good.

Andrej Zito 

Okay. So let’s get into the video section. And let’s talk about the graphic. So you already started talking about it?

Anny Chia 

Yeah.

Andrej Zito 

So my second thought is that yes, it’s definitely about Adrian, that’s for sure. That’s the, that’s the unifying thing there. So for two people that sort of know you are familiar with your face, I think it’s it’s good. But just like Anny said, I think if you slightly unify the thumbnails with a color since we’re talking about the YouTube channel, so it would be this blue one, I think it would be slightly better and more consistent. And I think you also mentioned the the the fun thing. Yeah. Yes, so like the, the font are different. But I don’t know. But like, like, in general, like the thumbnails are super good.

Anny Chia 

I think I like I like how the texts are all kind of big and bold. So even though they’re styled differently, like I can quickly catch like follow or my first freelance job, medical translations. These are all good. The only few ones I can’t really catch is the one that with the artsy style like the third video with a CV and I uploaded one video over a week for a year like my last video, like that’s hard to read. So I would kind of advise against that font, kind of font for thumbnails, unless you can make it as big as the second video like the 5000, then he will be very, very easy to read. But I think overall the style is very, is very nice. Like it’s clean.

Anny Chia 

Just I think some, some color unison will make it even cooler. Or if technically they don’t always have to be in the same color. But if, like you said previously, there were like sections of the of the channel, if like a series can have the same kind of thumbnail that could also help, I think, right, right. Right, right. Yeah.

Andrej Zito 

Yes. So I don’t know if I have anything else to say. Because if I, if I wasn’t looking for the consistency per se, like if I was like looking for freelance videos, like your thumbnails are, are great. Yep. Like, I don’t think that actually that. I think I never thought about this that when people look for something and I don’t know, like, like for for my channel, like for a lot of the the non-localization videos, the productivity app tutorials that I did. Most of the traffic comes from people searching for something.

Anny Chia 

Yeah, like specifically, right?

Andrej Zito 

Yes. If you’re searching for something, you don’t look for consistency with other things. It’s more about like if you pop and stand out from the rest. And they do. And this definitely yes, this I think the thumbnails are are great. But just because of the branding, maybe I would put it as a four instead of five.

Anny Chia 

Fair enough.

Andrej Zito 

What do you think? Yep.

Anny Chia 

Yep. Sure. Because we’re reviewing the channel, right? We’re reviewing just a single video then. Sure. Yeah. Okay, first story.

Andrej Zito 

Now that we are here, the second thing that we were looking at here was the content strategy. And this is where the playlists would help. I’ll just quickly look into playlists if you have. Translator toolkit, Freelancer toolkit, Freelanceverse. One thing through just strictly based on the, the banner. So if it’s one video every Monday, I think that’s a good start. When it comes to the content strategy, strategy, right, because we mentioned even previously, I read it everywhere that Youtube likes consistency. I mean, doesn’t mean you have to post every week, but you just have to be consistent, which is something that we didn’t see in the previous channels from the big, multimillion dollar companies. But if Adrian says that he posts every Monday, and I sort of see it here, like one week, two week, three weeks ago, one month ago, few month, two month, two month, two month, three month, three month, three month. Yeah, it looks like you’re pretty consistent. Yep. So that’s one thing. But then when it comes to the type of the content, again, just by by by first looking at it, and this goes back to the to the graphics. I don’t see any sort of series. I don’t know if that’s intention, if it shouldn’t be like single, single team videos.

Anny Chia 

I don’t know. Some of them are related, right, starting out as a translator, and my first freelance job, like, they’re kind of like the first cut off series. They could be and then there’s also my medical translation. If you scroll down, there’s legal translations. So there is definitely some kind of, I guess.

Anny Chia 

How do I say it like group groups of content that could be together?

Andrej Zito 

It’s the dating thumbnails, right?

Anny Chia 

Yeah, let me see. Like planning as a freelancer, I think there’s a lot of just like, how to be a freelancer, right? Yeah. Yeah. Oh, inventory translation. No, my. Oh, nevermind, you scroll up.

Andrej Zito 

But yeah, Adrian. So since you’re here, do you do, do something like a series? Or is it more like, whatever ideas you have? And you just create a video around it.

Anny Chia 

There are a couple of series definitely have to go to get grouped them together in a playlist.

Andrej Zito 

How to become a freelance translator. How much money yeah, so this is just like, these are funny translation fails. Freelance translator reaction. In today’s video, I’m going to… Freelance, found my first major client how to properly charge There are a couple of series, definitely have to group them together in a playlist. Okie dokie? Mmm hmm. I don’t know. Let’s move forward from this. But I don’t know how. How we would rate the content strategy. So consistency very, very good. Yep. It’s just a matter of grouping, grouping it into something. I’m wondering if that’s something that we already sort of ranked in the first category, like the home thing. Yeah. Which would definitely helped with it. And then we also talked about the thumbnails. That that’s what was unified, but, but otherwise, like when I think about like, the whole, I don’t know, the purpose of the channel. Yeah, I think that all the videos are on point. It is for translators and freelancers. It’s not like, you know, like, RWS putting a video about Black History out of nowhere. Yeah.

Andrej Zito 

So I don’t know. Like, like, even like, maybe to this content strategy. Maybe we should ask the question like, would you subscribe? And if I was a freelancer, probably I would absolutely would. Yeah. Because, because also, it is true that I don’t know about any other channel. Would you stop? So would we give this a five star?

Anny Chia 

We think it would be like a four for me still, like there could still be things that’s improved, like definitely a little bit of organization, but it’s very close. So maybe just 4.5 I think.

Andrej Zito 

Okay, I’ll give you just four. Yeah. Okay. All right. Good.

Anny Chia 

Don’t want the points.

Andrej Zito 

And finally, we do the copy thing. So last time we checked three videos, do we want to cut it down to two videos are sharing with them the two videos?

Anny Chia 

Okay. Yeah. Maybe the latest most recent? Yep.

Andrej Zito 

Most recent.

Anny Chia 

Yeah, most recent videos, right.

Andrej Zito 

We did the most recent, but I’m thinking that we should pick something else for the 4.1 Okay, how about the most viewed one? Yeah. I’m pretty wonky. Okay. So let’s start with the most… Freelancer or employee… and how I’ll show this to you.

Anny Chia 

And so, okay.

Andrej Zito 

I’ve noticed that Adrian uses caps. Yeah. For domain titles.

Anny Chia 

Yeah. I, I like it’s very clear. Employed versus freelance and then that’s the bracket strategy right? We use it, our channel as well. Apparently people like brackets or things that it makes them like, read. It’s like a creek separation. I think maybe that’s also the the caps and the non caps. So that’s pretty good. Yes, I really like the copy has timestamps. Especially a longer video, it’s always good to have timestamp so people can put it. Okay, so the content this week, we are exploring the differences between employed translator and freelance translators. Very, very straightforward. Let me know in the comments which one works for you, video by Adrian to subtitle my video into your native language drop me a message. Okay, so pretty much the only explanation, I guess, description of the video is the first line, right? Yeah, the second is kind of like a CTA, like, telling people to comment, increase engagement, and then we have kind of just credits and the social links. So I think we will have to kind of see the tags itself. I’m seeing like freelance and Freelancer translation, translator. They are all the primary tags. So they technically don’t really have the employee, the, and like the title stuff, right? So he can probably, the description can probably have a few more words to include the stuff in the tags that could help boost the overall. But I think if we’re strictly talking because that’s more SEO, but if we’re strictly talking about the copy itself, it is clear, we were not looking through the whole video. But in the chapters, the timestamp, you can talk about like, there’s working hours of salary, there’s work environment, there’s just like career opportunity. So it does seem like it’s a strict comparison. So this description is actually saying what it is, which is nice. At least it’s related. Yep. So I think it could be longer though. Yeah. To boost it. Yep.

Andrej Zito 

So we decided that we will separate the category of copywriting and SEO. And I think so far. We’re sort of talking about both. Yeah. Yeah. So welcome.

Anny Chia 

It is hard to separate them though. Because what do you want to rate, like people’s grammar? It’s kinda like, if we just talk about copy. No. So, so, so for copywriting.

Andrej Zito 

Well, I don’t think we want to go and I mean, we could look at… because you do want to come up here? Does?

Anny Chia 

It does, it does. The vs is probably not very popular. So yeah, this is see this is a good SEO that should just be the primary tag. It’s gonna like rate this up a lot. Yeah. Yeah.

Andrej Zito 

So it translates like the, yeah, it looks like the tags are just reused. Right? Yes or no? Yeah.

Anny Chia 

Kinda. Yeah. They’re not freelance translator, translator. Yeah. Translation. Yeah, kinda. At least the first four is kind of reused. Yeah.

Andrej Zito 

Oh, so wait. So do we group those two together? Copywriting and SEO?

Anny Chia 

Probably. It’s hard to separate it, I would say yeah.

Andrej Zito 

But the way I would think about it, how it’s different is copywriting is that if I read this, I actually have an idea about what is the video about what I’m going to get out of it. And if it’s sort of maybe matches the thumbnail SEO is more about are you using the keywords in your description? Which I don’t actually see here?

Anny Chia 

Yeah, it’s, well, I mean, you could write a really good copy, but it has nothing to do with SEO. But then again, it’s kind of just like, well, that’s not really a good copy. Because part of a good copies, it has to boost SEO. So at least at least from what I know, for like YouTube’s so it’s kind of related. It’s kind of hard to separate them.

Andrej Zito 

You know, they should go together. But I still think that like if you write a beautiful copy, I mean to me, it’s like you write copy for people. And you do SEO for machines? Yes. Yeah.

Anny Chia 

Okay, you go to actually just copy this video title and go search

Andrej Zito 

The whole title?

Anny Chia 

Yeah. We see a, do we see like everything before we click into the video? Yeah, we do. So it’s like, the length is good. I think the left, we know it’s cut off. I mean, that’s just the the video. If you’re really a freelancer, you’re looking for employed versus freelance. You’re gonna click into the video. So you could say that’s a good copy in this. Yeah. Huh?

Anny Chia 

Because it’s like employee versus freelance. That’s the first thing I’m searching for anyways, and then you see translator comparison, you’re like, yep, that’s exactly what I’m looking for. So you’re what? You and then the first line is, um, this week, we’re exploring the difference between employed translator and freelance translators. So you’re like, yes, if you look at the rest of it is like second video. If your brand has a presence in multimarket, you probably need to translate. Okay, so that’s like, I wouldn’t click that. That’s not as related. And then the third video, this is my working vlog as a freelance translator Upwork. Self PR. To apply, it’s like, yes, maybe.

Andrej Zito 

But it’s, yes.

Anny Chia 

Yeah, yeah. And then it’s not a vs. And it’s also got like, Upwork, self PR is like a none of non related stuff. If I want to just know about employed vs freelance. I’ll click the first video. This is very clear.

Andrej Zito 

So right, but but the thing why it come, came on the top is because we searched the exact title.

Anny Chia 

So if I just say, translator, translator employed versus freelance. Add translator to the beginning of the search.

Andrej Zito 

There is? Yeah. Wait, okay to fight about this. So this is the one that people search for. Okay. Or search for because it comes up in the auto suggestion.

Anny Chia 

Okay. And then you do translator, because the translator is gonna type translator. Yeah. So the first three, he has to so. Oh, thanks. Yeah. So the only competition is the lady, which we already kind of said. It’s like, seems like a lot of extra stuff. Yeah. Yeah. Also, is that has hashtag college student. I don’t know why. So if I’m already working, I probably won’t click that.

Andrej Zito 

So you would say the SEO is even good, right? Because this is something new for me, because I thought that you always have to use the full keyword as it is.

Anny Chia 

Well, because probably the channel is already pretty, you know, it has high subscribers. And it’s putting out there’s probably a few video that’s up, you know, like very, very high ranking. So regardless, I think of what text you use, at this point, it would be posted. And if people click into it, it’s not irrelevant. And there’s engagement, which it does 57 likes and 36 comments, it would be really up. So in this case, it’s like we’re looking at it after already, like the results of the other videos, too. So it’s not just itself. But yeah, but I mean, he could if, he do the SEO for like employee versus freelance, he could compete even for those because his video is quite good. You know? Like, if, if we don’t search for translator, if they just search employed versus freelance, like if we switch out the text, maybe he couldn’t even compete there. And that’s just, I don’t know, making a hire. Yep. Yeah, but it’s not a requirement for sure. It’s like, nothing is required is like, good if you do it, right. But you can get good in many ways.

Andrej Zito 

So yeah, I’ll just leave this this rating for you. So would you give it what? 4? 5?

Anny Chia 

I still feel like, but it’s kind of tricky, because you’re like talking about SEO, you’re looking at like, all the things they could have done could probably make it better because even now, you can see the tags in video optimization is too short. The tags themselves. Yeah, and there’s no end screen. Um, but I would say it’s already good enough to the fact that like there are people watching, their engagement it shows up. So you can’t really say the SEO is bad because otherwise people wouldn’t be finding it. So I would say maybe four as well. But there’s things definitely to be optimized. Yeah.

Andrej Zito 

Wait, let’s look at the other. Yeah. The most popular one.

Anny Chia 

Yeah. I translated on. Okay.

Anny Chia 

I don’t know about the become a support being first line. Yeah. Because if it now it’s gonna show up in the text first. Yeah. And no one’s gonna see this video. What is it about? Yeah. And I don’t, I don’t really take the kind of like, note style, like this week’s video was a special one. This is a waste of sentence in a copy. Because, if we swap the places, you’re trying to get the first few words to show up in the YouTube search. Kind of like the previous one. It just says, we’re comparing blah, blah, blah. And it’s very clear, and it’s not truncated. Anyway. So in you could also just be, I attempted to translate for a whole week. See how much money I made. Like I will be intrigued by how much. Yeah, so I’ll click it. Yeah, but this this has. And also this a little bit inconsistent. Maybe because this video is a little bit earlier. Yeah. Yeah. So the let me know comments is has no line break, which was previously line break, broken? There’s no, there’s no chapters, timestamps. But I mean, that means it’s improving, right? So that’s good. Yeah.

Andrej Zito 

Yeah. I wonder why the Patreon is not here.

Anny Chia 

Yeah. Maybe he stopped using it.

Andrej Zito 

Maybe because now there’s the join.

Anny Chia 

So you can or maybe just want different CTAs? I’m not sure. Yeah.

Andrej Zito 

Yeah, maybe. But yeah, I agree with what you said. So. Yeah. Okay, so what is the final? Do we stick to four?

Anny Chia 

Yeah, I mean, clearly see, it’s like improving, right?

Andrej Zito 

Yeah. Okay, good. So that will be our review of Freelanceverse. I think, a very, very good channel. I knew about his channel before even Adrian sent us an email. So I know that at least from the thumbnails and the titles, it really looks like the, I would say the modern way to do YouTube. Like, yeah, the titles and everything is super good. So yeah, there are a couple of things like the structuring the homepage and making more clear and maybe, eventually, something about the branding and colors. But otherwise, I think, very good. So we said that we’re not the rating, the branding and consistency. Yeah. But otherwise, for the remaining categories, I’m counting 15 points out of 20. It’s pretty good. Pretty good. 15 out of 20. I think that’s a very, very good score. And like I mentioned in the beginning, this is definitely a channel for you if you are a freelancer, if you’re a translator, definitely if you by any chance you don’t know Adrian’s channel and go check it out. I’m pretty sure you’re going to find a lot of interesting information and useful advice there. That was it from our side for this episode. In the next one, we’re going to have a look at someone totally different. It will be named z. But you’re going to see it here on YouTube, maybe probably in around month. I think that doing this series every two weeks is a little bit too much. I don’t think it’s that useful. So you’re probably going to see Mimsy in one a month. So stay tuned. If you like this series. If you like Localization Academy, all the content that we create, please make sure you subscribe and hit the notification bell and I will see you in the next episode. Bye bye!

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