How To Properly Upload Videos To YouTube

By | August 23, 2019

Ok I just had a request that someone was wondering
how to upload a YouTube video. Now, many of you that are my subscribers, or are watching
this video probably are saying, “You know, I’ve uploaded a ton of videos and I think
this video is going to be pointless.” But my question to you is, are you doing it right?
Are your videos actually being found and watched? If not, this video is for you. I will show
you how to properly upload a video to YouTube plus I will show you what YouTube deems as
important. Let’s take a look. Ok to upload that video the first thing that
you need to do is to sign in to YouTube. So go up here and click on Sign In and login.
Now that we’re logged in, on every page right at the top you’re going to actually see an
Upload button here and all you need to do is click on the Upload button. Ok now what
it’s going to bring you up is to this screen right here and you can either drag and drop
your files here and it will start to upload or you can click on it. I’ll go ahead and
click on this and select your file here from your desktop or wherever you have it located.
And now what it is it’s going to basically bring in to this screen while it’s uploading.
This is where you need to put in all your information of how basically people are going
to find you. Now, the title is the most important thing, you want to do a lot of research on
it, see what people are actually searching for so I’m going to go ahead and give this
my title here, I’ve already done the prep work on it. Outside of the title the next
two sentences of your description are the most important thing, so I’m going to go ahead
and put the next two sentences in there, and we’ll make sure that it’s done right, we have
a call to action, that’s something that most of you can improve on. I’ll tell you, I’ve
seen a lot of descriptions and a lot of your descriptions are weak, I’d spend a little
bit more time with your descriptions there. So you can go through your descriptions a
little bit. Ok, another thing is tags, tags are extremely important. You want to make
sure that you use the tags properly this is so important, you’ve got to do some research,
I’ll have a video coming out actually on tags and how to actually do tags. But from this
screen I like to do a couple of other things, keep it in a privacy setting, I like to keep
it private for right now until I have all my tweaking done. You want to make sure that
you keep the same category, always keep the same category. You want your channel to be
an authority in a specific category. There’s another that you probably don’t know that’s
on this screen right here, this add to. You click on this you can actually add it to a
playlist, if you don’t know what a playlist is I’ve got a video coming out on that as
well. So you can do that really quick. For Monetization you can add ads to this as well,
I don’t want to add ads to this one. You can add a video location, so we’ll go ahead and
put in my location, ummm Utah, ok, and recording date as of today. So now it processes through
and it actually picked up my thumbnail so you can go ahead and select a thumbnail or
if you have custom thumbnails enabled you can actually upload a custom thumbnail. Ok,
last step all you need to do is double check your work and change your privacy setting
from private to public and hit save. Ok now I know some of you are probably wondering
how long does it actually take to upload this YouTube video. Now it really depends on how
big your video file size is and how fast your internet connection is, so it might be a while
to upload this video. Now for me what I do while I wait for my videos is I practice my
magic tricks, now check this out! Wasn’t that cool? That’s so awesome. Now for my latest
trick, I hope I really have this down, it’s a really cool trick. All you need to do is
look at this YouTube logo on my shirt. Look really close. You are getting really sleepy,
when I click my fingers you’re going to wake up and subscribe to my YouTube channel and
watch all my YouTube videos. Did it work?

100 thoughts on “How To Properly Upload Videos To YouTube

  1. jk study channel Post author

    Sir myself, muzaffer, hussain belong to a Forflong area tell me about, how can i use, my, youTube

  2. Rouki Abdoulaye Abdoulaye Post author

    I hot something new and want To upload can i get help?

  3. speacial boy Post author

    I want to keep watching this YouTube video to learn better than I am already are.

  4. chubb chubbs Post author

    I was trying to upload a gaming video and when it begins to upload it stays at 1% it’s a 25 minute video or so and my video file is pretty big, is there a way to compress the video file in some way? Or do anything to make it go faster? Someone help i worked hard on it and idk what to do. 🙁

  5. Rude Post author

    Finally i can upload videos on YouTube! Thanks guy

  6. Lil Liam goes 15 Post author

    Can you share how to COMMENT

  7. THE ORCHID BOY Post author

    This dude: did it work?

    me: NO!!

  8. Zacimus Prime Post author

    How do you do this on iPad ? Cause I need mine uploaded in high definition on there

  9. Priyanka Pramanik Post author

    When I tried to upload a video but it didn't even start processing. It's taking a huge time!

  10. Brent Reuer Post author

    Thank you very much for the video! Does YouTube automatically upload videos in High Def?

  11. Destiny Pianogirl Post author

    How should i can do all this since android?

  12. Maumua Trailer Post author

    hi guys.
    Subcribe my channel and I'll subcribe yours 2x. ^_^

  13. The Cali Crafter Post author

    I looked all over for an upload button.. I couldn't find one on my phone or the laptop! I have to share it from my gallery. Uhg.. so difficult to start a channel!

  14. Jotiba Kumamekar Post author

    I am getting two blue buttons at the bottom of my uploaded youtube video. One is ANALYTICS and the other is EDIT VIDEO. Please tell me how to get rid of them.

  15. Brandon Dewyea Post author

    Once you upload a video, can you go back and enter a more detailed description later?

  16. Mary Ann Seiber Post author

    This was very helpful to me thank you!

  17. better believers Post author

    Thanks so much for this video clip. I have been able to get to this point where it says select file to upload. I just couldn't go beyond this point. I'm even still trying as I'm writing to you. Thanks expecting your help

  18. ponsiano massawe Post author

    Thanks so much all the way from Africa

  19. Mommy Vlogs Post author

    I’ve uploaded so many and all of a sudden my audio will randomly go out or overlap can you help me?

  20. Karissa Thai Post author

    Ummmmmm….. So do you have to save the video in order to upload it from the computer? And from gmail you can't drag videos to YouTube.

  21. Tamika Schultz Post author

    Thanks so much this was really helpful! You gained a Subscriber !!!

  22. OVER- COMERS Post author

    I didn't know how to upload a video, thank you

  23. kareem elfiki Post author

    Great video I like it by the way can you do a video on the timer settings for scheduling a YouTube upload

  24. GummySoda Post author

    Hummm may I ask how do you make the thing at the right bottom the thing tat say subscribe?

  25. Zilvv Jr Post author

    I’m trying to be a YouTube but Idk how to upload ..

  26. Complete Mastery Post author

    I just uploaded my first video, can u guys check me out. Thanks !

  27. Live a Little Post author

    Trouble uploading a creative commons video. It keeps saying to make sure I have the supported file format.

  28. Gilbert Collins Post author

    I've been uploading for years but today I get a You Tube message that says 'The video must be embedded'. Don't get it. Never had that before.

  29. Ocean Brown Post author

    Any small YouTubers want to support each other I will subscribe back less than 20 minutes or so

  30. Fola Fati Post author

    nice video descriptions ARE WEAK It say i need a video file

  31. Eli Playz Post author

    I'm a new youtuber and I always use that way but, now when I make a video and go there too try and upload it, it's never in my files.

  32. Mallie Kate Post author

    Next can you show us how to change our profile pic and our names

  33. Michael Pooley Post author

    Hey, Derral I'm trying to upload a song my son put together for me on a birthday. I have it in a music file I guess it's in Itunes on my MacBook Pro
    laptop computer. I can't or don't know how to download it to my FB page. So I'm trying to upload it on Youtube to share with family and friends. I watch this presentation but I don't have to upload Icon you mentioned next to the search bar location. How do I find that if I don't have it? Please get back to me asap, I'd appreciate any help you can give me. Thank in advance.

  34. Michael Pooley Post author

    I've looked on here and you haven't answered anyone questions So maybe someone else reading this may be able to help me locate the upload button. The question is below on my first question to you.

  35. Saralolomg Post author

    PLease sub to me i am broke and i want to be cool
    i know please :<

  36. Cooking for the missus Post author

    Iv followed these tips for the last month, my videos aren’t getting noticed. It’s slower than I thought to grow on YouTube.

  37. Dominica Tirkey Post author

    Thnx sir I understood the correct way of uploading a video

  38. aks1 Post author

    I dont have an upload button once i log in… There is my problem.

  39. Ess Ess Khan Post author

    I feel hypnotised…….command me..o my master

  40. David Moss Post author

    Way too basic. Followed your advice to the 'T' and had to type the exact title, word for word before I could get it to pull up. Really hoped you could've been a little more detailed.

  41. 18Plus-Plus 色迷迷的一切 Post author

    Who still watching in 2019???

  42. #NABI. pak. ki. sunnat HIZAMA Post author

    VEry good video u mad. I love. It
    Keep it

  43. Home Recipe World Post author

    which license should I select for my cooking uploads??

  44. Jared White Post author

    If you don’t mind it taking 10+ hours go for it

  45. Jemimah Anne Ka Squamie Post author

    Thank you soo much, this is very helpful

  46. Marge Bailey Post author

    You left out checking the box for sending UPLOAD NOTIFICATION out. You must do that during the upload! Otherwise, after it's published it can never be sent to those who tap the bell!

  47. Che Feeza Mariko Post author

    Plsss help me sir try many time still cannot uplode

  48. Sandy Bista Post author

    Thanks for this awesome video. Also let’s support each other ❤️❤️❤️

  49. جھوک قلندر بخش عزاداری بھکر Post author

    thnaks any onine earning site ??

  50. Failure to Life Post author

    Thanks, very helpful. Enjoy the 60 cents as well

  51. RTI NEWS Post author

    YouTube is a disaster today. I don’t trust YouTube anymore. Liars liars. You don’t have experience


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