How to Create and Schedule a YouTube Shorts Video on Nuelink

Make sure you're signed in to your Nuelink account and that your YouTube account(s) is connected. If not, you can connect following these steps. Now, let's walk through the process of creating a YouTube Shorts video post.

⚠️ Keep in mind that vertical Short-form Video posts are only supported by Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok. If scheduled to any other social media platforms, your short-form video will be automatically converted to a regular video post.

Contents of this Guide:

What You Must Know about YouTube Shorts Videos.

What is a Shorts Video?

YouTube Shorts are brief, vertical videos designed for quick viewing on mobile devices. They're typically limited to 60 seconds or less and provide a platform for creators to share concise and engaging content, often with a focus on creativity, humor, or a specific theme.

Why make a YouTube Shorts Video?

YouTube creators use Shorts for quick attention, easy phone-based creation, trend leverage, increased visibility, and exposure through YouTube's algorithm, fostering rapid and engaging connections with diverse audiences. 

For businesses, Shorts provides a swift, cost-effective means to spotlight various products and services, shape brand personality, and tap into trends, potentially reaching a broader target audience through the platform's algorithm.

Read more about getting the most out of YouTube Marketing:

What are YouTube Shorts Video Posts Requirements?

⚠️Important Note: Some posts requirements differ from a platform to another. Make sure your posts meet the specific requirements of each social media platform to prevent any publishing issues, click here to know more.

Let’s Create and Schedule a YouTube Shorts Post on Nuelink

Video Tutorial:

Here’s a video walkthrough of the process of creating and scheduling a YouTube Shorts Video post on Nuelink:

Create a Shorts Video Post: 

Go to your Nuelink Account and Click Create Post.

You can find the ‘Create post’ button all over Nuelink, at the top of the left side navigation bar and the top right corner of your Queue and Any of your Collections.

Click on the 'Shorts, Reels, Tiktoks' Option from the top bar.

Select your Collection: 

Select the 'Collection' you want to add your Post to.

ℹ️What's a Collection?A collection is like a folder for your social media posts. It helps you organize and schedule your content, making it easier to reach your followers. You can set your Collections to have multiple groups of social channels, social media posts types and schedule time slots based on your liking. You can personalize collections by naming, coloring, and setting schedules. Learn more about how to create your Collections here.

Select a Social Channel (YouTube Account): 

Next, Select your YouTube account.(It will be auto-selected if you added it in your collection. We highly recommend adding your YouTube to your collection to avoid having to select it each time.)

⚠️ Important Note: Make sure you have already connected your YouTube Account. Learn more about Connecting Social Media Accounts.

⚠️ Keep in mind that Short-form Video posts are only supported by Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok. If scheduled to any other social media platforms, your short-form video will be automatically converted to a regular video post.

Add Media : 

Click on 'Upload Video' or 'Media Library' to add your video.

Upload Video: Select a video from your Media library

Media Library: Select a video from your Nuelink Media Library, Drop Box, Box, Google Drive, and Google Photos.

Once your Video is Uploaded, Make sure you check the following:

Check your Post Preview of your selected Social Media Account (TikTok). If you encounter any errors while uploading your video, please pay attention to the Platform Video Requirements Under your Post Preview (scroll down if you can’t see it).

Add Title : 

Click on Title and type in a small description of your Short video.

⚠️Important Note: YouTube Shorts treats the title as a caption allowing you to describe your video, but make sure your Title remains under 100 characters for a successful publishing.

Caption and NueAI Assistant: 

⚠️ Important Note: In YouTube Shorts, the title functions as a caption, letting you describe your video.

While you can provide additional details in the caption, keep in mind that viewers won't see it during playback due to YouTube restrictions.

Click on Caption to add your post description, spice up your caption by using the NueAI Assistant.

ℹ️ What is NueAI Assistant?

Generate Hashtags: Let NueAI Generate hashtags that match your post's caption for you.

Rephrase: Let NueAI paraphrase and enhance your caption for you.

Make it engaging: Let NueAI make your caption more captivating and interactive.

Make it formal: Let NueAI make your caption more formal and professional.

Expand it: Let NueAI turn your short caption into a paragraph.

Shorten it: Let NueAI summarize your Caption and keep the main key idea(s).

Make it a Thread: Let NueAI turn your Caption into a multi-section Thread.

Use your own Prompt: Insert your own prompt and let NueAI generate A full caption for you.

Edit your Video Caption with the Following features(in left to right order):

Emoji Picker: Choose Emojis that align with your post.

Text Font: Change the font of your text, make it bold, italic, or Underlined.

Change Text Direction: Change which direction your text starts.

Hashtag Manager: Generate Hashtags for your post or pick from your already created hashtag groups.

Add Short Codes: Select your Short code to add to your caption. Learn more about Short Codes.

More Options: 

Click More Options and Scroll Down to Pick from Our Exclusive Features!

YouTube Tags: Add Few relevant tags to your videos to gain more exposure.

Add video to a YouTube playlist(YouTube only): Choose a playlist on your YouTube channel to automatically include your short video in, click refresh if you cannot see your YouTube playlist.


Send follow up comment:  Customize a comment to be added to your post after an amount of time, you can also use NueAI Assistant to enhance your follow-up comment.

Scheduling Options: 

Select a Scheduling Option once your post is ready.

Add to Queue: This option allows you to post to your Collection Queue.(Last in Queue)

Share Next: This option allows you to schedule your post to be published in the next available slot in your collection queue.(Next in Queue)

Save as Draft: you can save your post for later editing, publishing, and scheduling. (Will not be added to the Queue)

Post Now: This Option allows you to publish your post immediately. (Will skip the Queue)

Schedule once: Enable this to schedule a single post for a specific date and time, without following your collection's regular queue. Keep in mind that it won't repeat, even if you've enabled the evergreen option for your collection. Learn more about how Nuelink Queue works.

Where to find your Post After You Are done: 

Once you are done scheduling, you will find your video post in your Queue.

Queue Editing Options:

View: Take a quick look at your premade post.

Post Now: This Option allows you to publish your post immediately. (Will skip your Queue)

Edit: Make more Changes to your drafted post.

Delete: Permanently remove your post.

If you have Saved your Video post as Draft you will find it at your collection Queue, just click Drafts right under your Post you can find options to resume editing and scheduling.

Drafts Editing Options

View: Take a quick look at your premade draft.

Add to Queue: Move your Drafted post to the Queue.

Edit: Make more Changes to your drafted post.

Click the three dots to access more options:

Post Now: This Option allows you to publish your post immediately. (Will skip the Queue)

Move: Move your post to another Collection.

Duplicate: Make a copy of your drafted post.

Delete: Permanently remove your draft.

YouTube Shorts Video Post FAQ & Troubleshooting:

Why did my Shorts not post after I scheduled it? 

If you encounter any publishing errors it is most likely due to the video duration, format, or size.

Please make sure your YouTube Shorts video post meets YouTube requirements.

What is the maximum size allowed for YouTube Shorts videos?

Currently, YouTube only allows a maximum size of 500MB for Shorts video posts.

Can I bulk-upload posts with videos? 

Yes, we have recently added the ability to add video content when bulk-uploading posts. This is how you can bulk-upload your posts.

Why can’t I add the YouTube Channel with the editor role? 

Unfortunately currently you can only add YouTube channels you own, meaning only the owner of a YouTube channel can link it to Nuelink.

Finally, if you happen to have any additional inquiries, please read through our Frequently Asked Questions section.

Check our Help Center for further tutorials. We offer several videos and articles on effectively getting the maximum benefit out of Nuelink. 

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