YouTube is regarded as one of the convenient platforms where anyone either small or big users can earn income by the number of traffic on the videos of their site. However, it’s not as simple as other tools where they can just create a video and click on the upload button.
Youtube is popular for bloggers, videographers, Freelancers, and businesses to create educational, entertainment, and promotional videos.
Any YouTube channel uploading videos should consider various factors, as well as there, are also some steps to follow for uploading a video on YouTube.
At prior of uploading any kind of video, you must make sure that the file that you are uploading is supported by YouTube. Some of the supported files by youtube are MPEG4, MOV, MP4, FLV, WebM, AVI, WMV, and many more.
How to Upload YouTube Video
Below is a simple way to upload youtube videos:
- Sign in with an account:
This is the first step of uploading any videos on YouTube. You must sign in to YouTube with a Google account either by creating a new one or by using the one you already have.
- Select the file
On the second step, you need to go to the video camera button that is located at the top right corner of the home page along with the YouTube apps, notifications icon, and profile. It gives two options one is to upload a video and another goes live where you can click the upload video button and select the desired file to upload.
- Privacy settings
Here comes the third step where you need to select the privacy setting of your video so that you can choose your audiences.
This button has four options Private (can be visible only to you and files don’t show up on your channel), Public (can be seen by anyone), Scheduled (you can choose the exact time and date to show up your video on your channel) and Unlisted (can be watched by only those who has its link as it doesn’t appear while searching).
In this step, you can simply click on the upload button to upload your files to YouTube. You are able to watch the percentage of videos uploaded on a status bar.
- Adding Details
Uploading the video is not the end of the step because you need to provide the details like the title, description, and tags of the video.
Now, this is the crucial part as the title must be kept using the words that are mostly searched by the viewers so that your video pops up on the search results. Also for the good rank of the video, you can add significant information to your video description.
The Thumbnail images that you are choosing for your video play a great role in catching the viewer’s eyes.
So be extra careful and think creatively while choosing your thumbnail image. Those images shouldn’t be out of the topic of the video, too normal or manual if you want to grab the audience’s attention.
Finally, your video is uploaded to your YouTube channel and now audiences can watch, like, comment, and share your videos.
Also, you can access analytics of the video to analyze the progress along with other settings. For the promotion of your videos, you can share them on other platforms like Facebook, Twitter, messenger, etc.
You can always motivate your viewers to subscribe to your channel and add footnotes to your videos.
Apart from that always remember that quality video and informative content can attract viewers to come back again on your channel.