The Communication Week opens its 4th day with a talk on Google Philippines entitled “YouTube Basics: How to Be an Effective YouTube Content Creator” with Ms. Gale Tan on March 3, 2016, 8:00-10:00AM, at Lecture Rooms 1 & 2.
Do you have what it takes to be the next YouTuber? If you have the passion for what you love and the inspiration to share your talents with others, then you can build you own channel and be a YouTube partner.
YouTube has over 1 billion users in 70 countries. These include 1 billion users per month, 6 billion viewers per hour and 300 videos uploaded on the site every minute. Not only that, YouTube has 80% viewership and 60% global exports. It offers brands a creative canvas like no other varying from music, entertainment, sports, news and how-to videos.
Ms. Gale Tan gave tips in line with becoming a YouTube partner and generating revenue from it. Can you imagine putting up your own channel, sharing what you love to the 1 billion users of YouTube and gaining something from it? It offers you to “Build your own brand on YouTube.”
How to be a YouTuber?
- Set up your own channel: The first step on being a YouTuber, this is where you will feature your videos for your fans and subscribers. Your channel should not only contain your videos but it should be appealing as well. Create an effective channel design.
- Schedule your program: This is where you schedule the time and date when you can post your videos which can be of great help for your channel to have more followers and subscribers.
- Commit to it: “For video, content is King." In order to have a successful YouTube channel, you need to have good content to catch the users’ attention. Remember, subscribers are more important than viewers.
How to level up your YouTube Channel?
- Be interactive: Use annotations on your YouTube video.
- Engage to your fans: Read and reply to their statements in the comments section of your video. Utilize the use of social media – Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
- Be creative: Think of new ways for your fans and other users to be interested in your video. Be more personal and think outward.
- Join a community: Not only can this enable you to meet other YouTubers and collaborate with them; this can serve as a support group as well.
The talk was something very inspirational for students aspiring to put up their own YouTube channel someday. Questions about YouTube and Google were also answered during the Q & A portion, engaging more students to know even more about the websites and how to further improve their potential channels.
Well, there you have it! Be one of their partners and establish your brand on YouTube.