YouTube Basics for beginners
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YouTube Basics for beginners

This is a course for people who want to get into youtube video's but don't know where to start.
4.6 (9 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
584 students enrolled
Created by Bruce Fowler
Last updated 2/2015
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn the basics of Youtube, have a good understanding of the power of all the features in the back office.
  • Build a solid foundation in youtube to create youtube compliant videos
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  • Have a Gmail email account
  • A computer and basic internet connection

This Course is for people who have a youtube account but have not done much with it. This Course will do step by step show you how to set up a Youtube account and what you really need to know.

  • Are you wanting to set up your youtube correctly?
  • Do you want to know the Power of the Youtube Video Editor?
  • Want to know how to create Videos out of Pictures the easy way?
  • Do you know how to run a Google Hangout the easy way?
  • Do You want your youtube video’s to be on the first page of google?
  • Do you want to know and understand all the settings in the youtube back office?

  • If you answered “YES” to any of the questions above then I strongly urge you to take this course.

    All you need to do is learn exactly how YouTube works and set up your youtube channel.

    In this course, you will learn:

  • understand all the back review
  • how to set up a new Youtube Channel with art
  • the basics to load channel art
  • youtube planning
  • how to use the video editor
  • all the different effect, like blur faces in videos
  • how to edit video and audio
  • what are annotations
  • how to load Pictures and youtube will create a video with music
  • over view of google hangout
  • bonus info secrets to create the perfect youtube channel
  • tools you need to create a video
  • demo promote video from iMovie
  • how not to get the youtube “Slap’, copy right issues

  • If you want a great way to wrap your head around youtube and start doing things that are youtube safe? The course will get a solid foundation about all the settings and how powerful the tools are to use in youtube. I look forward to see you in the course.

    Who is the target audience?
    • People who have a youtube account but have done nothing with it.
    • People who don't have a youtube account but want to start.
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    Curriculum For This Course
    19 Lectures
    First Steps to setting up your youtube account
    2 Lectures 02:56

    Welcome To YouTube Basics for Beginners.

    A little about my self.

    Preview 01:34

    Welcome to YouTube Basics for Beginners part 2

    A little info about Youtube

    Over 1 billion Hours are watched each month on Youtube.

    Preview 01:22

    How many Hours of Youtube Videos are watched each month?

    Intro Quiz
    3 questions
    Back Office Youtube review
    5 Lectures 20:31

    Youtube BACK Office over view

    This Video explains the settings in your main Creator Studio;

    - DashBoard

    - Video Manager

    - Community

    - Channel

    - Analytics

    - Create

    Preview 09:27

    In the Back Office where do you go to edit the settings in a video?

    The Back Office
    1 question

    How to start.

    This Video starts the process of Logging into Youtube, a new blank account with no Picture or Channel art. Show you how via Google Plus you can add a picture and channel art to your youtube channel. Talk about the different Views, TV, Computer and mobile device.

    40% of all Youtube Videos are watched on mobile devices.

    Go to

    How to start creating a new Youtube Channel

    How to create a youtube channel
    1 question

    Youtube Basics setup part 2

    Google takes 5 to 15 mins to load you Picture on youtube.

    Why it takes so long to load a Youtube icon

    Youtube Basics Setup part 3

    This Video will show you how to load some Channel art.

    The image needed to be edited as a image to be correct size to upload to youtube as channel art.

    The basics to load Channel art

    Next is Planning your Channel

    Research and planning go a long way,

    Search engine optimization (SEO)

    You need to understand (SEO) to do the Tags, and Video title.

    This Power Point will touch on the subject of SEO.

    Youtube Planning
    11 pages

    test your understanding of SEO.

    What does "SEO" Stand For?
    1 question
    The Secret Weapon with in Youtube... The Video Editor
    5 Lectures 25:06

    Video Editor Part 1

    This Video shows you the Youtube Video Editor is very powerful features and tools.

    You can Upload Videos off your hard drive of your computer.

    Can add a title to the Video, add a video description and Tags.

    The Video walks thru the Settings, audio, creative commons, add photos, video effects and more.

    Must watch this Video.

    Introduction to the Video Editor

    Test your understanding of the video editor

    Video Editor
    1 question

    Video Editor part 2

    This Video Shows transitions, how easy they are in put into your video, Cross fade, add text, change color of the text, move it to bottom centre or top, change size. Watch the final results of editing that video.

    How to do transitons and add text to your video

    • Video Editor Part 3

      How to Adjust Info settings.

      Video Description of 250 words to 500 words is recommended,

      talk about tags, Unlisted, Privet and Public,

      Advance settings lots to look and see.

      Enhancements - auto fix, and filters, blur all faces.

      Slow Motion down up to 8x slower.
    How to Edit your settings in the video editor

    Video Editor part 4

    This Video talks about; Info and Settings,

    Enhancement, Audio - how to use “Ad-Free music”,

    Annotations - How to place TEXT in the video that is Click able.

    How to have the link to to a few options.

    Touch base on Subtitles.

    The Video Editor Info and Settings, Enhancement, Audio

    Video Editor Part 5

    Two last things

    Annotations Clickable link to Google plus profile, subscribe or 4 other options.

    You can also reEdit that video that you just created.

    Annotations and Google Plus info
    How to load pictures fast with Youtube tool "Photo slideshow"
    1 Lecture 05:34

    YouTube Photo Slide Show

    This Video will show you how to upload pictures and add audio quickly into a Youtube Video.

    Automatic download from your computer a bunch of pictures, add effects and audio

    with a few clicks.

    Ill show you how easy it is.

    Show you how easy it is to load Photos and turn into a video
    1 Lecture 08:14

    How to do a Google Hang out.

    I will walk you thru the easy simple way to do a google hangout.

    The tools and settings on Google hang out; are not to hard to use.

    The many features you can add to your google hang out.

    If you are doing a hangout with the 10 people, you can control the audio and

    of everyone. Very easy to screen share with Google Hangout.

    A over view of Google hangout

    Test you knowledge about google hangout

    Question about Google hangout
    1 question
    The Youtube "Bonus Info "
    5 Lectures 02:13

    Now that I have showed you all the back office and you have a basic understanding of youtube, now you are ready to ready the Play Book, this book will take you to the next level.

    Here is the info you need to have the perfect youtube channel.
    90 pages

    Video Here YouTube video copyright Information, creative commons licence information, advice and help for YouTube video creators and video uploaders in this short, easy to understand film. Creative Commons licences explained.

    Copy right issues
    1 page

    Test you knowledge on Copy right.

    Copy Right issues
    1 question

    I just want to show you quick if you follow the steps and use the tools you can get on first page of youtube.

    And I also want to thank you for making it the end. Great JOB!

    Preview 01:10
    About the Instructor
    Bruce Fowler
    4.6 Average rating
    9 Reviews
    584 Students
    1 Course
    CESsr , Broadcast Electronics Tech 25 years,

    I have a Diploma in Broadcast electronics, I was employed with Canada's Largest Broadcaster the CBC. As a Studio and transmitter tech I have done many different things and have had to keep learning. I have had to train many not technical people on how to operate technical electronic gear,

    The past 4 years I have been online learning to market and use social media to teach others to excel in Facebook, linkedin, google plus and youtube.

    Youtube and Video in all social medias are 3 times more likely to get likes, and comments than just text and pictures.

    Ill never stop learning and teaching others.

    Be Blessed