YouTube is owned and managed by Google and creating a YouTube account its quite simple once you already have a Gmail account. You will not go through the process of creating a Gmail account before you create a YouTube channel. The processes below will guide you to create a YouTube channel and start uploading and sharing your own videos.
How To Create A YouTube Channel
If you want to create a YouTube channel you will firstly have to own a Google account that is a Gmail account. If you don’t have a Gmail account, follow this link to see how to create a Gmail account. If you already have Gmail account then you will have to follow the procedures below.
- Visit www.youtube.com.
- Sign in with your Gmail account, if you do not have a Gmail account you can also click on sign in, then click on create account. Fill the form and create your account. Once you create your account your Google account name will become your YouTube channel name by default, you can change it during your account setup.
- If you already have a Google account and you wish to create your YouTube channel with it click on sign in and by default your Google account username becomes your YouTube account username. Once you do this Google will automatically recognize your ID and ask you whether you want to create a new video channel for your Google identity.
How To Name Your YouTube channel
If you want your YouTube channel to have a different name from your YouTube username all you have to do is once you are signing up for a YouTube account, at the end of the sign up process click on “MyChannel” you can now enter the name you Want your YouTube channel to bear. It will be worthy if your YouTube channel bears the name of the kind of videos you want to be sharing.
How To Upload A YouTube Video
It is very simple to upload a YouTube video, it is either you record a new video using your camera or you upload a video you already have in your device. All you got to do is to click on the upload button and it will present you with a choice “select files from your computer,” upload multiple files or record a video with your webcam.
In conclusion YouTube does not accept uploading plain image files or mp3 audio files you have to convert them to video slideshows. The following are the list of file format acceptable to YouTube WebM files, MPEG4, 3GPP and MOV files, FLV, AVI, MPEG-PS, WMV. I hope this article on how to create a youtube channel is helpful to you.