How to Create a YouTube Channel

Author: Iqbal | Guide: YouTube |

If you are a content creator and you want to earn with your talent, we would advise you to create a youtube channel.

With the help of your YouTube channel, you can showcase your talent in front of a global audience. After some time, you can even start earning through your channel if people start loving your content. In reaction, people can like/dislike youtube videos of yours and you will know what kind of content your viewers love. Let's see how we can create a channel on YouTube.

Create A YouTube Channel

Create a YouTube Channel in 4 Steps

Step-1 Open Youtube On Your Device: You must be well-versed with how you open the Youtube app.

  • The Youtube app is freely available on digital stores like the Play store on Android and App store on iOS to download.
  • You can easily install it from there if you do not already have it on your device.
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Step-2 Tap On Your 'Profile Picture' Icon: You will easily find the icon to open your profile picture menu on youtube.

This icon contains the first alphabet of your name basically the name which is there on the account associated with your youtube channel. You have to click on this icon.

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Step-3 Go To 'Your Channel' Option: The very first and foremost option in the list is the 'Your Channel' option. Click on this option to open your channel-related features and settings.

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Step-4 Press the 'Create Channel' Button: A pop-up will now appear on your screen which will ask you to create your youtube channel.

You can read YouTube's Terms of Service if you want. And then, just click on the 'CREATE CHANNEL' button from the tight bottom of the message, and your channel is now created.

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Do I Have To Pay Money For Creating a YouTube Channel?

Youtube does not even charge you a single penny for creating your youtube channel.

It is absolutely free for anyone to create a youtube channel. This is the basic purpose of the app. While starting your journey as a youtuber, your investment is required in content creation. Some of these are:

  • A good camera for shooting or creating videos.
  • Tripod stand or another stand.
  • Lights
  • Good software for editing your videos.

Apart from this, youtube never asks you to pay money for uploading videos. And, if you are facing this issue and the best option would be to contact the YouTube technical team just like you contact the Instagram support team.

How Can I Create a YouTube Channel and Make Money?

The above-written article briefly talks about how you can create a youtube channel and start uploading videos.

There are still some small things that you need to take care of:

  • The first step is to obviously start a YouTube channel with a long-term goal.
  • Then, try to make your channel successful enough that it meets the YouTube Partner Program requirements.
  • It is also important to set up an AdSense account to include ads in your videos.
  • Explore new monetization features with the help of research.
  • Submit to ongoing reviews and never miss the feedback from your viewers.

What Are The Suggestions for A Beginner YouTuber?

If you are at the initial stages of your youtube journey with no prior experience or qualification.

Then, you need to be careful about some things to ensure your success in the long run.

  • Identify your purpose and goal to start the Youtube channel.
  • Always be ready for your YouTube channel.
  • Then, verify your account.
  • Then, create a logo for yourself.
  • Also, you must be clear with your niche or forte.
  • Then, just start recording.
  • Never underestimate the SEO portion.
  • Try to also gain knowledge of YouTube analytics.

How Can I Get My Money From YouTube?

You must know that you can apply for the YouTube Partners Program only after gaining 1000 subscribers. Then, you can start earning through our YouTube channel. But, how can you receive the money?

This is the topic that we have touched on here to resolve the confusion. Let's see:

  • You need to make sure that you provide your correct tax information.
  • Because, depending on your location, the app requires you to collect your tax-related information.
  • Also, you need to confirm your personal identification and information.
  • Then, choose your form of payment.
  • Also, meet the payment threshold.



Another Method

YouTube is now a leading platform for all creators. It allows you to upload videos in front of large audiences. It gives you the opportunity to show your talent. Creating a YouTube channel is an option where you can post content for YouTube users.

Google even pays the money to the creators so you can earn money from your talent. Here we will show you how you can create your own YouTube channel.

Steps to create a YouTube channel

Making a YouTube channel on the desktop is a good option. It provides you with the best services. You can use mobile also but we prefer desktop to create YouTube channels.

  1. Open your browser: Open your preferred browser.
  2. Open YouTube: Open YouTube and sign in with your Gmail account. Without a Gmail account, you cannot create a YouTube channel.
  3. Click on the profile picture: Click on your profile picture at the top right corner.
  4. Click ‘my channel’: You will see the first option ‘my channel’ there. Click on it.
  5. Enter the name: Enter the name for the YouTube channel. Keep it interesting so that it can attract more users. Your name is the brand of your channel.
  6. Click ‘create channel’: Click on the option of ‘create channel’ to start the YouTube channel.
  7. Click on ‘customize channel’: Click on the ‘customize channel’ option to do the proper work of your channel.
  8. Complete the customization: A new page will show you the first box on the tap from where
  9. you can change your profile picture of the channel. You can choose the photo from your computer.
  10. Click on the ‘add channel art’ option and add the picture for the cover.
  11. Click on ‘upload a video’: Now upload a video on YouTube. For this process, you just need to click on the ‘upload a video’ option in the uploads section.
  12. Click on add section’: At the bottom, you can see the option of ‘add a section. Click on it.
  13. Click on ‘Select content’: in the Select content option you can create playlists with sections. It helps users to find your videos in a better way. They can easily search for the video.
  14. Click on ‘layout’: Click on the ‘layout’ option to decide on the view. Here you get two options – horizontal or vertical as your preference. Click on done at the bottom to save these changes.

Create a YouTube channel through the mobile app

You can create a YouTube channel from your mobile app as well. Android devices have the inbuilt YouTube app but IOS users have to download it first.

  1. Open YouTube: Open the YouTube app and sign in with your Gmail account. Without a Gmail account, you cannot create a YouTube channel.
  2. Tap on the profile picture: Tap on your profile picture at the top right corner.
  3. Tap ‘my channel’: tap on the option of ‘my channel’.
  4. Type the name: Type the name for the YouTube channel. This name is your YouTube channel so make it very interesting.
  5. Tap ‘create channel’: Tap on the option of ‘create channel’ to start your YouTube channel.
  6. Add a profile picture and channel art: On the top, you can change your profile picture. If you don’t want to do any changes then your Gmail account’s picture is your profile picture. You can add channel art to your channel. Choose the picture according to size for channel art.
  7. Tap settings icon: Tap on the settings icon to change the privacy or description.

Your YouTube channel has been started. You can share the link to your video with the share option below the video.

You cannot organize your channel through YouTube app. You need to do it from your desktop.

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