How to Create a Youtube Channel - Phillies Edition

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How to Create a Youtube Channel - Phillies Edition

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

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