How To Create A YouTube channel
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I don’t think I’ll find anyone who hasn’t listened to YouTube.
Even after that, the question may come to one’s mind what is YouTube?
What is YouTube?
The most interesting matter is over 74% of all online traffic, or that over five billion YouTube videos are watched every single day.
This article is cover everything you need to create a brand new youtube channel.
So let’s start about creating a Youtube channel
- Sign in to your Google account
- Create a YouTube channel
- How to Customize Channel page
- Add Basic Info to your channel
- Upload branding elements
- Upload a videos
- Optimize them for search
To create a brand new youtube channel you need a google account.
If you don’t have a google account then click here to Create a Google account.
Some people don’t know about google accounts known as Gmail accounts.
Step 1. Sign in to your Google account.
To watch, share or create a YouTube account you will need a Google ( Gmail ) account.
Firstly you can sign up or create a google account or already you have a google account then you simply signup.
If you don’t signup google account then no problem, select your favorite browsers like google chrome or Mozilla Firefox, I always recommend using google chrome for a better experience and you get some extra features.
Then sell the search result and select the first website and after loading you will go to the youtube home page.
Then select “Sign in”. And in this time you have to input your google account info and “Sign in” and again redirect on youtube.
Step 2. Create a new YouTube channel
Once you’re set up with and signed into your Google account, it’s time to create a channel. Click your user icon in the upper right-hand corner. This represents both your Google account and your YouTube account (as YouTube is owned by Google). You’ll see a drop-down menu, where you’ll want to click “Settings.”
From there, you’ll be taken to your account overview. Click “Create a new channel” under “Your channel.”
The first step is to create a Brand Account. It can be whatever name you want, and doesn’t have to be the same name that you used to create your Google account — but we do recommend that it reflects the brand the YouTube Channel will represent.
After you enter your brand name and select create option. Your channel is almost creat now you have to verify your channel through your mobile number over a voice call or text message google can provide an OTP and through this OTP you need to verify your youtube channel.
Once you’ve verified your Brand Account, you’ll be taken to the dashboard for your channel. Now, it’s time to start customizing it.
Step 3. How to Customize youtube Channel
Now you have to provide your channel with some fundamental info about your channel. From your channel dashboard click
From this dashboard, you’ll be taken to the channel customization page.
You’ll notice three tabs: “Layout,” “Branding,” and “Basic info.” These three tabs will help you optimize your channel for viewers.
Step 4. Add Basic Info to your channel
Start by clicking “Basic info.”
In this step, you entered some basic info like
- Channel name
- Channel Description
- Custom Channel URL
- Social media links
- Contact info
1. Channel name
In this section, you can change and re-edit your channel name and save it again.
Note: To Change the channel name you have to select a unique name and it will be short.
2. Channel Description
Channel description can represent your channel category and content quality.
In this field, you need some details about your channel, like which kind of your channel, which qualities of your video, your channel vision and mission, and also in this section you add to your business mail.
The last line is channel description is detail about your channel.
Language is a part that represents your channel video language. I mean which language video you have been uploaded to your channel.
Video language is most for auto-generated subtitles.
4. Custom Channel URL
In general, when you create a youtube change then youtube provides you a default channel link that looks like: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClyzPPtBy1tKyczp7iUA_sg But you can create your custom channel link look like: https://www.youtube.com/c/TechTownPro .
For custom channel links, youtube makes a rule, If Your channel has 100 subscribers then youtube can make your custom channel link and the custom channel link must be a unique link.
5. Social media links
Youtube provides your channel to add some social links like your blog site, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and so many other social links.
The main purpose of social media links is to share your videos when you uploaded them to youtube.
6. Contact info
Some companies and organization have youtube account they used to it selling and promote their services and products, that’s why they need to give some contract info to their customer.
Step 5. Upload branding elements to your channel
In adding Basic information you’ll need to add another element of customizing a new channel.
In this stage, you have to select the “Branding” tab and customize it.
Under Branding customizing, you have customized 3 elements.
- Profile Picture
- Banner image
- Video watermark
1. Profile Picture
At this time you need to add your brand logo on your youtube channel as a profile picture.
You can design your logo in photoshop or simply use your own image.
Also, the logo represents your brand, because the logo all-time showing to your audience, and it helps to increase your brand values.
Youtube channel profile images have a particular size, so you should maintain this image size.
Your YouTube channel profile image is uploaded to a square format but displays as a circle throughout the site. Keep this in mind when choosing a profile picture and make sure that it crops in a way that communicates your image, logo, or brand.
- The ideal size for your channel profile image is 800px by 800px (a 1:1 aspect ratio).
- YouTube will automatically resize your profile image to be displayed at 98px by 98px.
- Accepted file types include JPG, GIF, BMP, or PNG.
- If your channel is connected with a Google Account, then changing your YouTube channel profile image will automatically change your Google Account profile image to match.
Profile picture size info Collect from Adobe Official site. Click here
2. YouTube banner or channel art size.
YouTube banner or channel art size. Needs to grab visitor attention and be connected to your channel.
Youtube channel art has a recommendation size, you should also maintain this,
YouTube channel art banners experience a wide variety of cropping across different devices, so it’s imperative that you pay close attention to dimension sizes to create artwork that can communicate clearly at any size.
Here’s how channel art appears on each device:
- Tablet display: 1855px by 423px
- Mobile display: 1546px by 423px
- TV display: 2560px by 1440px
- Desktop: 2560px by 423px
That being said, here’s the best protocol for creating your channel art:
- The ideal size for a YouTube channel art image is 2560px by 1440px.
- The safe area that will display on all devices is the central area of 1546px by 423px. Keep any logos, text, or image focal points in this area.
- Accepted file types are JPG, GIF, BMP, or PNG no larger than 6 MB.
Keeping track of all these specific size requirements can be exhausting. Adobe Creative Cloud Express comes loaded with professionally designed pre-fixed-sized YouTube Channel Art Templates. Find a channel art design that resonates with your YouTube channel, and then remix it to perfection. Once you’ve selected a template, choose the resize option to pick from designated YouTube size canvases.
Channel and art reference by Adobe official site. You can see just click here
3. Video watermark
The video watermark is displayed at the bottom right of every video you post (see below). You’ll want to choose a logo that best represents you sized at 150 x 150 px.
Step 6. How to upload videos on youtube
To upload your first video to YouTube, click the “Create” button in the top-right corner and follow the prompts.
Now select “Upload videos” then you need to select your video and keep it uploaded on youtube.
Step 7. How to optimize youtube video
After uploading a video hoy needs to optimize your video, you’ll want to optimize the video for search, which in turn helps users discover your video.
For more audiences to discover your video beyond giving your video title, description, tags, audience selection, categories, end screens, card, etc that is very important. Below, we describe some of the most important things to optimize on YouTube.
When we search videos on youtube first we saw the video title. That’s often what determines to watch your video or not, it totally depends on your video title. So the title should not only be mandatory but also clear and concise.
The title should be in 100 characters.
This should be limited to 5,000 characters and remember that your visitors are here to watch a video, not read a lot of text. Youtube display your description
YouTube only displays the first two or three lines of text, which comes in about 100 characters.
So you need to first 100 characters to make it informative.
According to Backlinko, the use of tags not only lets viewers know about your video – it also informs YouTube, which uses tags to “understand the content and context of your video.”
That way, YouTube can link your video to similar videos, which can extend the reach of your content.
Selecting a category is another way to group your videos with similar content on YouTube – but it may not be as easy as listening.
After selecting the category you need to select some videos to optimize tools that are given by Youtube.
Then you publish your video as public and after publishing the video you can share this video on social media that’s helps to engage your audience.
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