How to Create a Dedicated YouTube Channel Phillies Edition
Setting Up Your Account Before you can get started on YouTube, You need to get signed up Go to www.youtube.com In the top, right hand corner click “Create Account” Think carefully about the username, it is the same name given to your YouTube Channel Ex: Username: ThePhilaPhillies Password:phillyphanatic123
Edit Your YouTube Channel To begin editing, click the username, and click Account Here you will find many different ways to customize the channel To change the picture, click “Change” under the blank picture space Here you can upload any picture to represent the organization You can also add a description and any other personal information
Edit Your YouTube Channel To continue with edits, click back over the username and click “My Channel” At the top of this page, you’ll see various gray tabs In the Post Bulletin tab, there is an “Edit Profile” button Edit Profile: this is where you can disclose as much or as little as you want about the organization Click “edit” in the profile box You can choose to show or not show different categories Be sure to save your changes!
Edit Your YouTube Channel Settings Tab: Here you can add “Channel Tags” that will serve as key words, when visitors search for videos Themes and Colors Tab: this page gives you numerous options to change the color scheme, layout, and content displayed You can even upload a picture of the Phillies logo or stadium to serve as your background You can edit font selections and colors as well
Edit Your YouTube Channel Modules Tab: you can edit the settings of the different categories that as an organization you want your viewers to be able to see Videos and Playlists Tab: here is where you organize your uploaded video It allows you to edit the layout of the videos, order, and featured content
Uploading Videos To upload a video to the dedicated channel, it must be less than 2GB in size, in an acceptable file format, and less than 15 minutes long, unless you have unlimited permission Supported Files: WebM Files .MPEG4, 3GPP and MOV Files .AVI .MPEGPS .WMV .FLV
Uploading Videos If all previous qualifications are in order, you are ready! Step 1: click the Upload link at the top of an YouTube Page Step 2: Click the Upload Video button to browse for the video file you’d like to upload, click Open Step 3: As the video file is uploading, enter as much information about your video as you would like Create a descriptive name that gives subscribers and video watchers a clear idea of what the video displays YouTube allows you to upload 10 videos at a time! Be sure to save your changes!
Communicating with Subscribers Click back to the Post Bulletin Tab At the top of this page you will see Bulletin options Here you can enter a message you would like to include on your bulletin board, which is sent to your subscribers You can include a personal note, video link, or both Remember: when you post a bulletin it will appear: On your subscribers’ recent activity module On your channel page in your recent activity module
Confirm The Channel is Working After creating the account, editing all settings, add information, and uploading the first video, make sure your Channel is working Step 1: Sign out of your account Step 2: Search in YouTube for your organization Step 3: See if anything comes up Step 4: if you can find your channel, make sure everything looks like you want it to!