Manually wrangling YouTube data—ever feel the weight of scrolling through video after video, recording titles, links, views, and previews on a spreadsheet? It's a tedious drill. But what if the grind could be a thing of the past? Imagine effortlessly extracting that information from the currently opened channel page straight into a Google Sheets haven.
No more copy-paste acrobatics or drowning in a sea of disorganized data. Whether you're a content curator craving a neatly organized catalog or a marketer keen on tracking performance metrics, this playbook is your shortcut.
Bid farewell to the laborious and welcome efficiency. It's more than automation; it's about reclaiming your time for the stuff that truly matters.
Let's set it up!
First, click the “Pin it” button at the top of this page to save this automation. You will be redirected to install the browser extension when you run it for the first time. Bardeen will also prompt you to integrate Google Sheets.
Activate Bardeen (or hit Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on PC on your keyboard) and click on the playbook card. The setup flow will start. You will be asked to specify a Google Sheets spreadsheet to save the results.
Click on “Save Input” and checkmark Google Sheets. You can edit Inputs later by hovering over the playbook.
Navigate to the YouTube channel page that you want to scrape YouTube videos from.
Press Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on PC on your keyboard to launch Bardeen. Click on the playbook card and choose the number of videos that you would like to save. Skip this field if you want to get all the videos. It will get information from each video like duration, video link, views, title, preview image and more. It will then save all this information to the Google Sheets spreadsheet that you specified.
You can also edit the playbook and add your next action to further customize the automation.
Find more YouTube and Google Sheets integrations.
You can also find more about how to increase your personal productivity and automate your data sourcing and research workflow.
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This playbook saves me 60-90 minutes that I'd spend copy-pasting 20 new jobs details from LinkedIn daily - now it only takes me 5 minutes. Gamechanger!