Starting a Vlog – See How to Create a Youtube Channel

If you have a very good video content, it is important you know how to create a Youtube channel as it will help you earn some decent revenue in the long run. Youtube which is owned by Google is one of the oldest video-sharing platforms on the internet and it has helped a lot of home people in solving their problems through different tutorials. If you have very interesting video contents that you feel will be useful to users, then you can think about setting up your own Youtube Channel where you can upload your video contents for user consumption on a regular basis.

There are different reasons why you may want to decide to share your video contents on Youtube, they include to entertain users, educate users, advertise or make money. Interestingly, Google has a reward program for video content publishers on Youtube where you can earn decent money for sharing video contents that does not violate Google policy.

If you wish to own your Youtube Channel, below are things you should know before going ahead:

  • Decide on your niche: Before you start sharing videos on a Youtube channel, you need to define your niche, the video content type you are confident of providing consistently and on a regular basis
  • Content Consistency: Ensure that there is enough content for the niche you that you have decided upon as content and consistency is key in running a successful Youtube Channel
  • Do Have a Logo Icon and Banner: These are important as they will be required while setting up your channel
  • Have a Gmail Account

Steps To Create A YouTube Channel

  • Ensure you log in to your Gmail account:

Prior to beginning on youtube, you will require a Gmail account. You can either make another one or utilize an all around existing Gmail account. In case you are an entrepreneur you don’t need to utilize your business name for your google account. YouTube gives the choice to utilize a business page or your own.

  • Visit to Create Your Account

Visit Youtube homepage, click the top-right corner of the screen. If you are logging in for the first time, select ‘CREATE A CHANNEL’ from the drop-down options. 

  •  Next Name Your Channel,

Create a brand name for the channel. It does not really matter what name you use, you can always change the channel name later. You will need to accept the terms and conditions and your channel has been created.

  • Next, describe your channel. The target group need to think about your channel, what your identity is, things they ought to anticipate from watching your channel. Make it exact. Add key expressions to it, This will help your channel rank on YouTube quicker.
  • The next section shows ‘add links to your site’ for a brand YouTube channel, you must include your business email as an extra point of contract. Add links to your site for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, YouTube allows adding up to 5 links and hyperlink text up to 30 characters. Then click “Save” and continue.

As a recap, follow the steps below:

  • Sign in to YouTube on a computer or the mobile site.
  • Click your profile picture and then Create a channel.
  • You’ll be asked to create a channel.
  • Check the details (with your Google Account name and photo) and confirm to create your channel.




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