HOW TO START YOUTUBE JOURNEY? YOUTUBE BASICS

Congratulations, your spirit to explore the rising platform of Youtube has landed you on the right page! Welcome to the first Chapter of Youtube Basics series which covers the popularity of Youtube, how to create a youtube channel, how to create a youtube video and how you can earn from a youtube video? 

This is a brief and simple guide which every Youtube Pro must know!

Here’s how you can become successful youtuber in Youtube India Creator list by knowing your Youtube Basics:

WHAT IS YOUTUBE? 

Youtube is an American video-sharing platform which was created in the mid-2000s, to be exact, February 2015 by three former PayPal employees. Yes, Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim created this service one year before it was brought by Google in November 2016 for US$ 1.65 Billion.

WHO OWNS YOUTUBE?

So, to answer this question, we can say Google is the owner of Youtube as it works as one of Google’s subsidiaries.

AND WHY IS YOUTUBE SO FAMOUS?

Well, Youtube has achieved his status as one of the biggest platforms for people to view video content for free globally. Yes, I am sure, you have watched videos from the country’s you have not visited or got to discover people from those countries through youtube. 

The platform today has diversified into all sorts of content and niches. From web series to vlogs to educational content, billions of users are online on Youtube streaming videos for hours. The highly shareable Youtube has a unique space on the planet

Youtube has now become a money earning source for many people as they have become “Youtubers” or Youtube Creators. But, it is Youtube’s nature of being available to everyone with an internet connection and a device allows not only mega-influencers and their managers to earn good sums of money. You can be a businessman and use videos to promote your brand, improve your SEO, and leverage the powerful branding without making a hole in your pocket.

HOW TO CREATE A YOUTUBE CHANNEL?

Well, the first step in our youtube journey has to start with creating a Youtube channel. And as you search about “HOW TO MAKE A YOUTUBE CHANNEL?”, here are the steps to create a youtube channel:

Step 1: Sign in to Youtube on your desktop using the website “www.youtube.com”.

Want to use your mobile? Well, the replace the first step with the below-mentioned step 1 and get started. 

HOW TO CREATE A YOUTUBE CHANNEL WITH MOBILE? (STEP BY STEP DETAILED ASSISTANCE)

With rising great quality camera smartphone, one doesn’t need any other goal or software and when you are going to make your Youtube channel, well, you can use your mobile phone and get it done without thinking twice. Keep our phone handy and get started creating a youtube channel from the phone.

Step 1: Click on the Youtube mobile application on your phone.

Step 2: Tap on the top right corner with a round icon of the person.

Step 3: You are going to land on the sign-in page.

Step 4: Here, you can either enter your Google email id and password and sign in.

Step 4 (2): Or, you can click the bottom left button saying “Create Account” and Create a Google Account.

Step 5: After clicking create an account you will be asked to enter your name, basic information including gender and birthday.

Step 6: You can enter your Youtube Name Under “How you’ll sign in”.

Step 7: Then, you will be asked to enter a password.

Step 8: Next, you will be asked to agree with the privacy agreements.

Step 9: Here, your Youtube account is created. Now, its time to customise your account by selecting certain boxes with category images and name.

HOW TO MAKE A YOUTUBE VIDEO?

A Youtube video like every video has three major stages, and yes, these may sound professional, but anyone can easily create it. All you need is focus on what you want to create a practice to create the best youtube video.

Pre-Production:

Well, this is where the ‘focus’ part comes into the picture. Here, you will be creating a foundation for end-product, a mind-blowing video. So, her is where your imagination and creativity can do the work and you can jot down ideas you believe you can create videos on.  

You can do this if you are a beauty vlogger, a technical vlogger, a moto vlogger, a business vlogger, and even a travel vlogger. While listing down ideas for youtube videos is also effective for brands who want to promote themselves through Youtube. 

While, if you have a lifestyle vlogging channel, this might not work for you as it is a quite spontaneous part of youtube videos.

When it comes to collecting equipment before you start shooting. Camera and mic are the two basic euipements you can buy. However, if you have seen Youtuber’s interviews ever, then you must listen to the advice they share that is to focus on the content and not the equipment. BB Ki Vines with more than one crore subscribers is No. 1 Youtuber in India and his camera and mic for the longest time was his mobile phone.

And if you want to know “HOW TO EARN FROM YOUTUBE?”, the first advice would be not to spend unnecessary money on the pieces of equipment.

PRODUCTION:

Starting with a simple setup, the next task is to create a youtube video, well, now, it starts with some basic stuff that you have to get comfortable your time with.

HOW TO MAKE A YOUTUBE VIDEO FROM YOUR PHONE?

If you have been camera shy or camera-friendly, well, starting a youtube channel where your face is going to be visible, make sure that you get comfortable with the idea of looking into the lens while recording especially if you are using the front camera of your phone.

Secondly, if you are working with the script, make sure you take your time and know the flow of the script. It is okay to have a few takes. The best time frame for youtube videos should be less than 20 minutes as users usually ten to see Youtube get information fast and easily, they don’t want to spend time watching a video that is not boring and long.

POST-PRODUCTION OF YOUTUBE VIDEO

Well, after you have finally recorded the video, use an easy to use video editing software and free sound studio to create the final youtube video.

Some of the Top Youtube Video Editing Softwares Are:

  1. Premiere ProFinal Cut Pro X
  2. Apple iMovie
  3. Filmora 9

We hope you liked this blog on how you can create your Youtube channel and video. If you want to know the best business ideas to earn money from Youtube, Give this blog a read:

Happy Creating!

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