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Grow Your Business with YouTube

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Demo: Upload your First Video to YouTube

Tara Swiger

Grow Your Business with YouTube

Tara Swiger

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15. Demo: Upload your First Video to YouTube

Lesson Info

Demo: Upload your First Video to YouTube

So, we are going to take that video you guys just shot and we are going to upload it to YouTube. So, I'm going to show you how you can do that on your phone. Remember, we started by saying that your phone has a plenty good camera, your smartphone you can totally use your videos. Or, use your smartphone camera and then you can upload immediately to YouTube. You don't even have to hook it up to your computer. So, I just have gone to the YouTube app, you'll see at the very top there is the camera there next to the little search bar and my little face. So, you click the camera, and now this is where you can record a video straight from the app. So let's hit that. Hello, wave and say hi. Alright, I can stop this now and upload this, but I'm actually going to go back. I can also go live, so if I wanted to do a live video right now, I'd hit this. We're not going to do that. But I'd hit that go live, and can shoot a live video and post it. Now, when this first came out, you had to have at leas...

t subscribers, before this go live would show up in your YouTube app on your phone. You can have any number of subscribers and do it from your desktop computer. So you can also go live in the YouTube app online. And then I shot a quick video, so I'm going to select that video, so I'm just walking around CreativeLive. I can trim it. If you look down here at the bottom, see those blue lines? I can cut off that first part and go all the way to when I am talking to one of the students here. So, now the video is going to start right there. We're talking about the wonderfulness of that wall out front. And, I can also, if I click down here, see at the bottom? I can add a filter, if you wanted to, I don't, because I want it to look normal. You can also add the safe music. Right here. At any point, you drag your little thing to where you want it, you click Add Music, it's going to give you some like really kind of bland stuff to add. So then, I'm not going to add any music. I'm going to hit next, up at the top right, and so it's saying what channel it's going to post on. Right here, I write my title. So, just a minute, Julie is going to come and tell us how to write a really keyword rich title that will get you found. I'm going to write, let's see, The CreativeLive office, with, what's your last name? Annrea. With Annrea. Okay, description, walking around CreativeLive. So, we could make this much more keyword rich if this was something that I wanted to come up. Like, if I was doing something that I want my audience to find, I'm recording something that's specifically for them, and this isn't. So I'm not going to worry about that. Now, right here, this privacy, you can make it public. So, anyone can search for and view this video. You can make it unlisted. So I can send this link just to whoever I want to send this link to. Perhaps, I've sold a class or created a workbook and I want to give this video to the people who've bought it, like special behind the scenes stuff, I would choose unlisted, so it's going to let me have a link, share it, and anybody with a link can see it. But no one else can find it. Or, private, which is where you want to put your videos if you don't want anyone to ever see them. So, say you've done a video that old and it's horrible, instead of completely deleting it and losing all the stats of who has liked it and how many watches it got and how long people watched it, you can just move it to private. So it's going to keep all those stats for you, but nobody is going to find it again. I'm obviously going to leave mine public, and then we hit upload and it will upload. Now it's just going to upload the video, which who knows how long it will take. That's it. So it's going to show up on my YouTube channel, and that was actually really quick. So, that's how simple it is to upload it. It's going to show it in my videos. Everybody who is a subscriber is going to be able to, they're going to get a notification that that video is uploaded. So, when you asked about going live, that's exactly where you do that. So if you want to do a YouTube live, we could've made that video a YouTube live of just you and I talking, but, I knew I had to come in here and upload something. So I didn't. You also saw it gave me the ability to edit it just a little bit. I could trim the front or the end off a little bit, which is great if you were like, you know, stumbling with your phone and you were like oh gosh I'm starting. You can just trim that off and upload it right away.

Class Description

In Grow Your Business with YouTube you'll learn how video can take your business to a new level! You’ll learn how to find time to make videos that are fun, easy, and effective at selling your products. We will focus on generating content ideas, and you'll learn how to use those videos to find brand-new customers (and keep your current customers coming back). You'll walk away from this class with a customized plan for making videos that will grow your business and increase sales.

Use YouTube to:

  • Build trust with your audience
  • Regularly talk about your business and products in a friendly "behind the scenes way"
  • Demonstrate your subject matter knowledge

We Will cover:

  • How to replicate your customer experience online (mood, brand, attitude)
  • Building community by being yourself
  • How video fits in your brand and business
  • Planning content (lots of idea generation) Including short samples!
  • How to be yourself and comfortable on camera

Class Materials

Bonus Materials with Purchase

YouTube for Business Workbook

Bonus Materials with RSVP

YouTube Resource Guide

Ratings and Reviews

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Linda E

Tara Swiger was amazing! Clear, concise and so informative. I loved this course! I am so inspired to get going with my You Tube videos and feel confident with her plan of actions. Thank you Creative Live.

Jennie Powell

Tara made so many excellent points and has made me have a long list of actionable points to help to grow my YouTube presence! She has such a clarity of expression and a friendly manner that I find very easy to learn from.

Lori Rochino

Great video, lots of notes were taken as I got a lot of takeaways to use for my new Youtube channel. Thanks, Tara for a great class!