Are you aware of the power of video marketing and what it can do for your website’s popularity. Today we will be looking at starting your own YouTube channel and linking it back to your main site.
There’s a good reason behind the subject matter of this article today – Passive Residual Ideas ( dot com! ) has started up it’s own YouTube channel – Marketing Simplicity
We’ve decided to ‘tap into’ the awesome power and popularity of YouTube a gradually build up a channel full of tutorials for making money online.
Our first video has been up and running for the last couple of days and is sort of an introduction to this site and what we do here in general. Check it out below:
That’s obviously just a starting point for our channel – a welcome of sorts ( we don’t give much info away within the video ).
The video is pretty technical in creation but you really don’t have to go ‘all out’ with your production. I happen to have decent professional video editing software but there are excellent freeware options out there for creating simple ( or adventurous ) slide shows or videos…
- Kate’s Video Toolkit – an extremely easy-to-use video editor that comes without all the confusing bells and whistles. Perfect for the newbie YouTube channel owner!
- Avidemux – a great open source choice! You can join clips, cut them (without re-encoding), and apply a lengthy list of useful filters. I’ve had a great deal of success using this editing program over the years due to the online wiki that is dedicated to the program!
- Lightworks – if you are interested in going ‘all out’ and producing a polished, professional video for your channel then this is the FREE program for you! Lightworks is awesome and has even been used on certain Hollywood movies ( Batman & Mission Impossible to name but a few! ). All this comes at a price though – it’s not the easiest program to get to grips with. But once you’ve mastered it you will have the power to create astonishing film projects!
Just remember that people are visiting your videos for the same reason they would visit a blog post – they are looking for answers to questions!
You just need to initially concentrate on the information the video is providing – forget about all the bells and whistles until later on ( that will come! ).
The majority of really helpful videos I have come across on YouTube are usually super-simple slideshows with text and no real images. They provide great info and get the message across – no messing about!
Starting Your Own YouTube Channel
So what are you waiting for? Get out there and get creative!
I’ve come across a wicked article on How To Start a YouTube channel published by entrepreneur.com – click here!
This excellent article should provide you with everything you need to know on the subject and is in a great step-by-step format 🙂
If you are interested in finding out more about video marketing and online marketing in general we recommend working through the FREE tutorials the WA community provide. Check out our full review on their services located through the link below: