Youtube is now the most popular video-sharing platform worldwide. Last March, Reuters stated that there are about 1 billion unique users visiting the website every month, which makes 1 in every 2 people using the internet. There are plenty of things that you can watch and do on Youtube. You can even start a business with it that’s why it is a good idea to create a Youtube channel!
Starting your own Youtube channel is really easy as pie. You need simple things to start. When you want to create a personal brand, a bright business idea would always come into play. The potential in Youtube is limitless! Put some commitment into play and you’ll soon reap your hard work. Now, what do you need when creating a channel? Check this basic guide!
Create a Google account (Unless you have one!)
Youtube works only through a Google account unless you have one already. Google accounts works like an all-in-one account nowadays because you can access your Gmail, Google Docs, Google Play, Google Drive. If you already have a Google account, then you don’t need to make another one. But if you don’t have it yet, then you better start creating your own Google account.
When creating a Google account, keep in mind that the Username you’ve chosen will appear when you make a Youtube account. Keep it unique, keep it you! Make sure to put in all your relevant information and verify your account as required.
Create Youtube Channel with existing Google Account
Once you have a Google Account, go to www.youtube.comand Sign in using the same login details. You can make a Youtube account using your existing Google account information. From here, you can start uploading videos, leaving likes and comments, and download videos for later. The username you’ve set up for Google will the one appearing when you upload videos and leave comments but you can change your displayed name once you make your own Youtube channel.