A Few Useful Tips for New Creators (1)
Anyone just starting out on YouTube? YouTube is now the second most popular site in the world, after Google, and it is an easy platform for anyone to become a creator.
So don't be afraid to start out your own channel! We have prepared some quick and useful tips for you.
0. How to Create a New Channel
In order to be a YouTube Creator, the first step is to create your own channel.
First, log into your YouTube account, and click your profile pic on the top right corner. Then Click on "Settings"
Click " Add your manage your channel(s)" from the "Account" Tab, and then "Create a Channel".
Type on the Name of your new channel, fill in the checkbox.
After you click on "Create", new channel will be added on your account. From the "Account" tab, you can easily add or remove your channel.
1. Customize Channel Art and Video Thumbnails
Now as a YouTuber you have millions of competitors. Customizing channel art and video thumbnails of your channel is a great tactic to leave an instant impression on users.
You can easily decorate your channel with some free design tools.
You can find plenty of "Channel Art" and "YouTube Thumbnail" templates in Canva.
Compared to Canva, Pixlr focuses more on editing photos.
Unlike Canva, Pixlr provides "magic cutout", which removes the background of photo(though it doesn't remove the background as Adobe Photoshop does).
YouTube is platform that is very sensitive about music, photo copyright. That is why you have to use copyright-free photos and music.
You can download royalty-free photos from Unsplash.
And here are steps to enable custom thumbnails.
2. Free Video Templates
If you have difficulty editing videos, you can use some free video templates.
3. Plan Content Schedule, and Stick to It!
One of the most important things to expand your channel and gain followers, is to constantly publish content an expose it to people.
But sometimes you might be too busy to make a contents, or just feel lazy. Planning content schedule in advance might be a good solution for this kind of problem.
You can use website tools like this, or just download content schedule template files.
This will help you keep track of what you’re uploading, and when. You can also space out your videos and maintain consistency.
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