Spreadsheet or checklist to manage video content creation prior to publishing?

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I'm looking for a spreadsheet or checklist that will help in managing my video content prior to uploading to my YouTube channel.  Something that I can  use to see at-a-glance what components are needed.
It would have columns that include both all YouTube attributes, but also other video production-related items like which pre-roll to use.
Something like:
Video Title|File name|Description|Public/Private|Tags|Playlists|Allow Comments|Tags|Cards|End Screen|Bumper|Pre-roll|Post-roll|Script|Sponsor...

This seems like a very basic, but very fundamental, need for managing content creation.

YouTube talks about spreadsheet templates, but the links all end in "Not having permission to access this page" - a known problem that google hasn't fixed.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!
Thank you.
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kayakman, Champion

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why not make your own spreadsheet with above column titles?  
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ed

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You might want to check https://www.tubebuddy.com/eCommNow You'll be surprised at the large amount of helpful tools and tips they have.
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Hi to both...
@kayakman -  I am pretty confident there are people who have done this way more than me, and therefore have done it well!  Just trying to avoid reinventing what might already be out there.

@ed - TubeBuddy is great - I do use it.   BUT - they have no such spreadsheet.  What they call a checklist is a helpful reminder as you upload each video.  Nice, but I need something that lets me see at a glance that I have everything I need BEFORE uploading.
(I was in touch with their support, just to make sure I wasn't missing something...)

How do y'all do this process today?  
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well, I don't YouTube; I host on my own web site, and on Screencast.com.

I currently maintain and manage over 2,000 active videos; I keep track of them using both Microsoft Access and Microsoft SQL database tools; when a screencasting task requires lots of up-front data, like what you describe in your example, I'll often just create a custom XL spreadsheet to hold those details for that specific task.

I will mention that I build out and maintain any quiz details [if extensive] in an Access database, linked to the respective master video records; for me, much easier than working in the CS quiz UI.
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