How to Create a YouTube Channel

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A super simple slideshow on how to open a YouTube account and create your first YouTube Channel. …

A super simple slideshow on how to open a YouTube account and create your first YouTube Channel.
This easy step-by-step guide will show you how to optimize your channel by uploadin channel art, create a unique URL and create Web and Social Media links on your channel.

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  • 1. YouTube Creating and Optimizing a Channel Page A Presentation by
  • 2. Introduction This presentation is a simple step-by-step guide to creating a YouTube channel. For more in-depth instructions and advice, sign up to get the eBook: “How to Create an Awesome YouTube Channel.” Access to companion instructional videos will also be included.
  • 3. The CJS YouTube Guides Sign up to get the full series of YouTube channel optimization guides from Crackerjack Scribe. You’ll get easy step-by-step instructions on how to set up and optimize your channel, and how to create and promote your videos. SIGN UP TODAY
  • 4. Getting Started
  • 5. Sign into Gmail account. Click on upper righthand corner grid
  • 6. Click YouTube icon
  • 7. You’ll be asked to sign in again with your Gmail ID and Password
  • 8. Creating a Channel
  • 9. Click on arrow at top of page next to Upload and choose Dashboard
  • 10. Click on link to create a channel. You can create up to 50 channels, using Google+ pages.
  • 11. You will have the option to create a YouTube channel from your Google profile (Gmail), or you can use a business or other name by using Google+ pages. Click to use Gmail profile Click to set up channel with a Google+ page
  • 12. Channel Artwork
  • 13. Click on blue tab to add artwork
  • 14. There are 3 options to add artwork: • Upload your own • Choose from photos you already uploaded to a Google profile • Choose from Gallery provided For Channel Art Specs
  • 15. Download Template
  • 16. Important Dimensions
  • 17. Photo Options in Gallery For this guide, we will choose a Gallery photo
  • 18. You might need to adjust the crop
  • 19. Drag to choose your cropping. Dark rectangle is where text should fall. Choose select when done
  • 20. Example of Channel art
  • 21. Your Profile Photo
  • 22. Click pencil icon to upload profile photo
  • 23. Take a photo of yourself, or upload an image Fill out profile completely Click Finish when done
  • 24. A channel checklist is located in upper right corner
  • 25. Channel Description & Links
  • 26. Choose About, fill out Channel Description using relevant keywords
  • 27. Sample About profile
  • 28. Below Channel Description, Choose Links
  • 29. Click Overlay box Click Add to fill out Custom and Social Links
  • 30. Title URL address Social URL Choose Social site from drop-down list Click Done to Save
  • 31. Click pencil icon to edit/change channel art Overlay links show up on Channel Art and in About section
  • 32. Setting a Custom URL
  • 33. Click on Profile icon Choose YouTube settings
  • 34. Choose Advanced
  • 35. Choose Create Custom URL
  • 36. Use Keyword Optimized Custom URL Be Careful—You cannot change it later
  • 37. What Your Basic Channel Will Look Like
  • 38. An Optimized Channel
  • 39. The CJS YouTube Guides Sign up to get the full series of YouTube channel optimization guides from Crackerjack Scribe. You’ll get easy step-by-step instructions on how to set up and optimize your channel, and how to create and promote your videos. SIGN UP TODAY
  • 40. Thank You! www.crackerjackscribe.com