How To Start A Youtube Channel

This article will walk you through how to start a Youtube Channel step by step.You can start a youtube channel about anything you want,this is called a niche.Some youtube channels are about everything from health,food,gaming,politics,hobbies,makeup and sport to mention a few.If you start a youtube channel it can be quite rewarding making videos and watching it grow,with new subscribers and views.You can even make passive income money online using your channel.

Starting a Youtube Channel can enable you to make money online,if you read this article to the end,I will show you how to turn Youtube into a profitable online business. Youtube can be used to generate leads for business with FREE traffic.

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So lets start the process of how to start a youtube channel with some important information!Youtube is owned by the internet giant Google,so there are a few things you will need in order to start a youtube channel successfully.

How To Start A Youtube Channel – Step 1

The first thing you need to do is signup for a Google Account,this will give you a gmail address and give you access to Youtube. Having a google account has lots of extra benefits that can help you with your online business.Some of these extra benefits are Google Drive,Google Translate,Google Play,Google Docs and loads of other stuff that can help you succeed in your professional,business or personal life.

It’s FREE to signup for Google and is essential when you want to know how to start a youtube channel.It only takes a few minutes to signup,you can signup on the official Google Signup page here,

Once you have signed up we can move onto step two,this is where things start to get really interesting,so remember not to miss a thing and read all of the steps in this article on how to start a youtube channel.

Step 2 -Creating A Youtube Channel

Go to and sign in with your gmail (Google account). You can see from the screen shot below,the sign in button is on the top right hand side.

Step 3 Create New Channel

Once you are signed into your account,you can then you will see the prompt to create a channel. Click create channel and follow all of the steps,if you are creating your channel for a brand or business you will need to name your channel appropriately.

You can create additional channels by clicking on your channel icon on the top right hand side,see the screen shot below.

Once you have clicked on your channel icon,just click switch account. Then you can click add account and go through all of the instructions to create an additional channel.

Once you have created you account you will need to verify it,just follow the instructions. If you don’t verify Youtube will remove it,so make it a priority.

Step 4 – Creating graphics

When Learning how to start a youtube channel,you will need to make sure your channel look great and reflects what your channels about. There are two main graphical elements to a channel,the first is your channel icon and the second is your channel banner art.

You can spend loads of money on Photoshop for professional looking graphics,but you really don’t need to spend money at all. Website like will allow you to create Youtube Thumbnails,Icons and Channel art for FREE. When you signup for a free account with canva,you can use your Google account,facebook or email.

You can choose from templates for each kind of graphic you want to create,see the screenshot below.

Once you have created your icon and channel art,you can move to the next step.To add your channel art,just go to Channel icon>Your channel>Customise Channel. You can click on the pencil icon on each photo to upload your new channel icon and channel banner.The next step is adding info what your Youtube channel is about in the ‘About’ section.

Step 5 – Adding ‘About’ and channel ‘Tags’ and Website etc

To give people a good idea of what your channel is about,you will need to be specific. People like to read the about sections of Youtube channels,to understand what you are all about. I would say businesses have a real opportunity to shine in the ‘about’ section. You could use your mission statement or even some testimonials.

To change your channels ‘about’ section,plus loads more setting go to Channel icon>Your channel>Customise Channel>About. This section allows you to add a website,info about your channel and your contact email.

Channel tags will help your channel be found on the Youtube searches,with keywords directly related to your channel. To go to your channel tags section just Youtube icon>Youtube studio>Setting>Channel. You will see a section where you can add keywords (tags) to your channel,see screenshot below.

How to Start A Youtube Channel Step 6 – How to Make money

Congratulations on reading my article on how to start a youtube channel. Now you need to create engaging content that can be seen by billions of people all around the world.I will let you into a secret,lots of Youtubers make some serious money from their channels by creating content.

There are two main ways of making money on Youtube,the first is by using Google Adsense. Google will show adverts on your Youtube channel before and during your videos. This is paid advertising done by other Youtubers,the channel who has the adverts shown on them gets a small fee.

The main problem with using Adsense,is that you need to have 1000 subscribers and 4000 watch hours. This can be really annoying,but there is another way of making money on Youtube,it’s called Affiliate Marketing!

How to Start affiliate Marketing on your Youtube Channel

If you are serious about making money on Youtube,you can do this by taking some important steps in the right direction. You need to have some expert training that will walk you through all of the steps you need. I have found some training that some of the top Youtubers have taken,and now they are making 6 or 7 figure incomes just from their Youtube Channels.

If you are interested in learning more about high ticket affiliate marketing on Youtube,then watch Dave’s video explain how he managed to make over $200,000,000 in affiliate sales. Checkout the link to learn more

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