With YouTube having over a billion users which is almost one-third of all people on the Internet, it has become a very important channel for business and service providers to know how to start a Youtube channel in promoting their brands or business.
There is a lot of business owners like you that want to create a YouTube channel to promote their brands but they don’t know how to go about it, but don’t worry we’ve got you covered as in this article you will understand the process of starting your brand or individual YouTube channel without stress or any need for advanced knowledge.
5 Steps To Starting a YouTube Channel (Full Guide)
- Declare a specific niche
- Identify a target audience
- Create a YouTube account
- Add the YouTube channel art
- Verify Your YouTube Channel
1# Declare a specific niche
Just like you do before creating a blog, you need to know the area you are interested in. Don’t just make it about the money, let it be something you love doing. Preferably something that is not common, or tries to include something special to a well-known niche. This makes you unique and stands out from the others.
2# Identify a target audience
Make sure you know your target audience and what they really want as this is very paramount in creating a successful YouTube channel. You have to tailor your activities into what your target audience wants and needs. You should know how to attract your target audience and how to keep them. You have to know how to speak their language effortlessly.
3# Create a YouTube account
Sign into Your Google Account
When creating a YouTube account you need to first sign in through your Google account. Google owns YouTube, so if you don’t have an account, don’t panic because it’s very easy to have one. When you are done creating an account, you can now sign up on YouTube.
- Click on My Channel
Once you now have a YouTube account, click on the drop-down menu and select my channel. This helps create a channel for you.
Decide the Name
This is one of the most important aspects of creating a YouTube channel because naming a channel requires lots of wisdom. You want to choose a name that goes in line with what you want to do, or some people can decide to use their personal names, but in all you do, do make sure you the name you choose is a name people can easily relate to and can also represent.
Fill in the about section
Fill out your profile and channel description; you need to explain what your brand does and what your users should expect. You also have the opportunity to add links to your social media account to use and your website. Be sure to put in your best on this cause it is a major when it comes to knowing about your channel.
4# Add the YouTube channel art
Channel art makes your channel look amazing. You are to upload two types of images: the header which is also known as the channel art and the channel icon. Make it unique and as friendly as possible
5# Verify Your YouTube Channel
Once you are through filling up all required fields and columns, the next thing is to get verified so as to enjoy all the pecks and benefit that comes with the full access to YouTube. Go down to YouTube features on your account and click on the verify button. You will be given the option of verification through a text message or phone call. Your YouTube Channel is ready for use.
Now you know how to start a YouTube channel. Don’t forget you need very good video cameras, video editor, tripod stand, lightning and a host of other stuff to get the views running.
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