In the previous article from the series, we have looked at various tips on how to create your channel along with building your very own channel art. Now that you have learned how to create a channel of your own and channel art of your own Let us look into how you also can create and add the artwork to your YouTube channel as well. In this article, we will be looking into the other aspects of how to create. After this, you should also adjust the crop accordingly, and you need to change your current channel art as well.
How can you add an icon for your channel?
All channels have a specific icon that shows over the channel art banner. There is an icon that shows up next to your video and channel as well. One of the primary keys here is to select something which will look incredibly well at minimal resolutions. Many brands opt to use the logo as well. Here are the various ways you can create a channel of your own.
1. Optimizing your description
It is essential always to optimize your description as YouTube gives you a unique space on your channel to write a little more about your brand, regarding the content you share on YouTube. The story is also limited to 1,000 characters. The first copy in your channel description also won’t just appear on your channel page. The narrative is getting indexed by search engines and featured across YouTube in suggested channel categories. An excellent tactic is to include some relevant keywords and CTAs within the first few opening lines of your description.
2. Adding links to your channel
Next, we will be looking into adding links as well to your channel. There are four quick and easy steps that you can follow.
- The first step involves heading over to your homepage and clicking on the cog icon, which is located right next to the subscriber content.
- Next head over to Channel settings where the lightbox appears and simply toggle the option “Customizing the entire layout of the channel”
- After you have enabled customizations on your channel, you can pop it to the channel homepage. All of this is possible with the ‘Edit links’ option.
- Next, click the “Edit links” option and it is written on the “About” section and you will need to choose the location of how your cover art is displayed.
3. Add a channel trailer
This article narrates the next step in creating a successful channel, and you want to give a better picture of the type of content that your channel covers. These steps help others to subscribe and check out all of the material. The channel trailer is one of the best ways of doing this. Having a short channel trailer will give you all the information that you need and is a good representation of the content that you hope to create on YouTube. This information is essential as it is featured prominently on your channel page.
4. Adding your contact details
When you are using YouTube as a business or a creator, it is a great idea to have your contact details on hand for anyone interested in your work. YouTube also has a section on each channel profile for you to list your contact details for business inquiries easily. All of this will help you to share your email address in the best manner possible.
This concludes all of the tips in creating a channel that utilizes a billion-dollar network. We hope you found this article informative to understand how to create the best YouTube channel. We hope you found this series informative in understanding how to create the best channel possible. Knowing the essential steps to create a channel with the help of a billion-dollar network will take your channel to greater heights. It is important always to create the best kind of videos that you are capable of to ensure that your channel is on the path towards achieving success.
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