Pick a Winner

the #1 YouTube random subscriber picker

Choose a random subscriber from your comments. Reward your audience and boost your engagement with fun and fair contests.

Select a random contest winner in a few clicks

Manually picking a contest winner from hundreds of comments is not just tedious it’s also biased, even if you don’t mean it to be. The last thing you’d want is to be called out as unfair or a cheat. But with Pick a Winner, this is no longer an issue.

With the click of a button, you can pick a winner randomly out of the hundreds or thousands of participants, ensuring fairness in your giveaways and saving you time. You can also select a subscriber based on a keyword or hashtag, filtering those who used it correctly.

Better contests mean more engagement with your viewers and a growing sense of community around your channel. Start making every contest a stepping stone to your channel’s greater success. Thumbnails will get the most clicks. Combine advanced analytics with AI and watch your Click-Through Rate increase.

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Here’s how Pick a Winner works

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How to pick a random subscriber winner

Step 1: In your YouTube Studio dashboard, click the TubeBuddy icon next to any video.

Step 2: Click “Pick a Winner” under “Misc.”

Step 3: Choose whether you want to pick a random winner or one who used a specific word or phrase.

Step 4: Click the “Pick a Winner” button to select a lucky user from your comments.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pick a Winner?

Pick a Winner allows you to select a random YouTube user from your comments, making running contests and giveaways in your channel easier.

Why do I need it?

Imagine you’ve just held a contest on your YouTube channel, and now you need to pick a winner from everyone who commented. Doing this manually can be time-consuming can be seen as unfair. Pick a Winner will automatically select a winner from your video’s comments. You just have to click a button, and it randomly chooses someone who has commented. This way, everyone has an equal chance of winning, and you don’t have to spend hours scrolling through comments. It’s quick, fair, and takes the hassle out of running contests, so you can focus more on creating great content for your channel.

How quickly does Pick a Winner select a winner after I initiate the process?

Pick a Winner will choose a random subscriber in an instant. Just click the “Pick a Winner” button to get the result immediately.

Is Pick a Winner free to use?

Yes. Pick a Winner free for all TubeBuddy users. Just sign up to TubeBuddy and get started using our random subscriber picker.

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