YouTube for Business: The Definitive Guide

How to Incorporate YouTube Into Your Business
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Instructed by Kris Carroll Business / Strategy
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

With closing in on 5 years on YouTube I have learned a good portion about what it takes to run a successful business on the platform. My channels have seen huge growth totaling over 900,000 subscribers and reaching over 320,000,000 million video views.

This course will be for anyone looking to expand to the YouTube front with their business. Whether it is a local business or one trying to reach the world, you will find some strategies that will guide you on your journey to grow your business using YouTube. This course was designed from the ground up to teach you all you need to know to get your business started on YouTube.


Some of the things covered on the inside;

  • Creating your YouTube channel page and avatar
  • Promoting your business using YouTube
  • YouTube as a business
  • Upload consistency
  • Promoting your products/services, dos and donts
  • Professionalism
  • Promotion through annotations
  • Increasing mailing list reach
  • How to get custom thumbnails
  • How to enable external annotations
  • How to title, tag, and describe your videos
  • Optimizing your channel for SEO and YouTube
  • Getting the most out of our links
  • Affiliate Links
  • Dealing with criticism
  • Creating a custom thumbnail

and more...


These are not your everyday gimmicky strategies, these are tried and tested by myself during the course of my 5 years on YouTube. The information you get is gathered through my own trial and error and my own strategies that I have used to grow my own businesses off of the platform. Each course has a 30 day money back guarantee if you are for whatever reason not satisfied so there is no downside.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • How to expand our businesses reach using the YouTube platform
  • How to grow your YouTube Following
  • How to grow a business
  • How to Drive Traffic to Your Products
  • How to Drive Traffic to Your Services
  • Build a Mailing List Using YouTube
  • Grow Your Local Business Using YouTube
  • Grow an Audience
  • Start a YouTube Channel
  • Create custom thumbnails
  • Create Custom Advertisements
  • Create a YouTube Channel Header & Avatar

What is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for anyone looking to expand the reach of their business using YouTube. This course teaches you from the beginning and guides you along the process. This course is suited for anyone looking to expand their knowledge about YouTube and business.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
05:32

An introduction to the course talking about who I am and going through my own statisics on YouTube.

Section 2: YouTube for Business
01:12

We go through what to do when naming our YouTube channel.

04:27

Once we create a new account we will then go through the 'create a channel' process.

15:41

We talk about settings on the YouTube platform and what you need to worry about.

09:53

We will go through the process of Titling, Tagging, and Describing our videos.

01:47

We will be verifying our YouTube account to unlock special features such as custom thumbnails, 15+ minute long videos, and external annotations.

02:21

In this lecture we talk about how to promote our local business using our YouTube channel.

03:35

We talk about the keys of SEO on YouTube and what you need to do to rank high.

01:25

We talk about what not to do and what to do when linking to our products, services, etc.

01:49

We talk about growing a mailing list with using YouTube.

01:57

For people looking to make YouTube their full time business.

01:03

The best ways to market your affiliate links using YouTube.

01:28

We Talk about why it is important to keep a consitent upload schedule and how it affects your rankings.

Article

In this lecture we talk about how you make money directly on YouTube using Adsense.

Article

If you are trying to figure out the terminology of YouTube look no further.

Section 3: Creative Section - Making Our Thumbnails, Header Page, Avatar/Icon, and Ads
06:25

We will be creating a pre-roll/post-roll advertisement for our videos.

04:23

We will be creating a custom YouTube header for our YouTube channel page.

03:35

In this lecture I will teach you how to make a custom thumbnail for your YouTube video.

07:08

We create a custom thumbnail for our video.

Section 4: Conclusion
01:55
Wrapping up the course with some final thoughts regarding YouTube and Business.
Section 5: Bonus Section
Article

A link to my discounted course about more in depth YouTube lectures.

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Instructor Biography

Kris Carroll, YouTube Entrepreneur

Hey there, my name is Kris. I have been making a living off of the internet for the past 4 years with YouTube being my main source of income. During that time I was able to grow two YouTube channels to over 900,000 subscribers and reach 320,000,000 million video views worldwide. My videos have been seen all around the world on a variety of entertainment platforms including the Chinese video sharing sites Youku & Tudou where I have amassed nearly 30,000 subscribers and nearly 20,000,000 video views.

Video creation is my passion and sharing that with you comes a close second. My goal as an instructor is to educate a new generation of YouTube content creators who are having issues getting started or who may have started but don't know where to go next. My courses are aimed to be beginner friendly and to help even the most experienced.

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