Announcing a new collaboration series on creating a YouTube channel in 2020

Posted on:  06/21/2020
Announcing a new collaboration series on creating a YouTube channel in 2020

June 20, 2020 - Today we are announcing a new collaboration project, A BEGINNER COURSE series on how to start a YouTube channel in 2020. Let us know in the comments if you are interested or if you have questions about this. The series will walk you through the entire process, from creating your brand-new channel to optimizing, SEO, customization and video editing, uploading, promotion, and more. We will exemplify with our own channels where we can, and also work on a demo channel.

The collaboration is between me – Chris Menard – and Cristi Cotovan from Graphicious

Let us know if you have any questions or hurdles, you’re struggling with – in your YouTube journey – and we will attempt to answer those.

Topics we will cover during our video series

  1. Starting the channel, deciding what it’s about
  2. Creating multiple channels if you want
  3. Customizing the channel – logo/avatar, cover, description, tags, country, currency
  4. Looking at the YouTube Studio Interface
  5. Creating videos / Editing videos … applications/software to use
  6. Uploading videos – from phone, from PC, from Mac
  7. SEO for the videos – tags, titles, descriptions
  8. Creating thumbnails – establishing a theme or visual branding
  9. Scheduling
  10. Promoting videos
  11. What are the different STATUSES for videos: Private, Unlisted, Public, Scheduled and Draft
  12. Going Live vs Premieres
  13. Becoming a YouTube partner (monetization requirements and how to get there)
  14. How long should my videos be
  15. How many videos do I need to make 1000 subs
  16. YouTube Buddy and other useful tools to help
  17. Green screen, lights, microphones, cameras

Cristian's YouTube Channel

Chris Menard

Chris Menard is a Senior Training Specialist at SurePoint Technologies. Chris is certified in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Menard has a YouTube channel with other 600 technology videos covering Excel, Word, Zoom, Teams, Outlook, Gmail, Google Calendar, and other resources that over 7 million viewers have very appreciated. Because of Chris's certification and expertise with Microsoft, Chris is a proud member of Microsoft's Creator Team. Being a member of Microsoft's Creator Teams means many of his videos are available on Microsoft 365 YouTube channel and Microsoft support websites.