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YouTube Essential Training

with Jason Osder

Video: Welcome

Learn how to start a YouTube account, build a following, promote videos on Facebook and Twitter, and shoot and edit film specifically for a YouTube audience.
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  1. 1m 21s
    1. Welcome
    2. Using the exercise files
  2. 10m 14s
    1. What is YouTube?
      2m 6s
    2. YouTube: Past, present, and future
      2m 12s
    3. Being aware of privacy, copyright, and ethical issues
      2m 53s
    4. Using the help features
      3m 3s
  3. 8m 5s
    1. Watching videos
      3m 38s
    2. Browsing topics and channels
      2m 30s
    3. Searching for videos
      1m 57s
  4. 17m 8s
    1. Creating an account
      2m 48s
    2. Liking and commenting on videos
      2m 35s
    3. Using playlists and subscribing to channels
      3m 10s
    4. Connecting to social accounts
      2m 54s
    5. YouTube account settings
      2m 34s
    6. Uploading your first YouTube video
      3m 7s
  5. 15m 26s
    1. Planning the content-creation process
      4m 30s
    2. Shooting tips for small-screen content
      5m 19s
    3. Post-production tips for small-screen content
      3m 21s
    4. Creating a brand identity on YouTube
      2m 16s
  6. 13m 2s
    1. Understanding the YouTube upload process
      2m 30s
    2. Understanding formats and codecs
      1m 27s
    3. Using the recommended optimization specifications
      3m 50s
    4. Deinterlacing video
      2m 33s
    5. Understanding high definition on YouTube
      2m 42s
  7. 25m 43s
    1. Choosing a software and workflow for YouTube uploads
      1m 48s
    2. Uploading from Final Cut Pro X
      4m 35s
    3. Exporting from Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
      3m 54s
    4. Uploading from iMovie
      2m 47s
    5. Uploading from Windows Movie Maker
      2m 34s
    6. Uploading directly from a webcam
      3m 59s
    7. Uploading directly from a mobile device
      2m 58s
    8. Using the YouTube video editor
      3m 8s
  8. 12m 52s
    1. Adjusting settings and metadata
      2m 35s
    2. Embedding YouTube videos
      3m 37s
    3. Creating and customizing a YouTube channel
      3m 5s
    4. Using YouTube with social networks
      3m 35s
  9. 35m 5s
    1. Enhancing video
      1m 46s
    2. Replacing audio
      2m 11s
    3. Using annotations
      3m 59s
    4. Adding captions and subtitles
      3m 47s
    5. Deleting and managing videos on YouTube
      2m 22s
    6. Getting started with analytics
      11m 14s
    7. Setting up monetization
      6m 54s
    8. Adjusting monetization options for individual movies
      2m 52s
  10. 28s
    1. Next steps

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YouTube is a revolutionary video-sharing platform that has facilitated broadcasts of user-generated content—hundreds of thousands of videos are uploaded every day. In this course, Jason Osder shows you how to view, upload, and share videos on YouTube. Learn how to start an account, build a following, promote videos on Facebook and Twitter, and shoot and edit film specifically for a YouTube audience. Plus, get tips on troubleshooting video, such as removing compression artifacts and analyzing video performance.

Topics include:
  • Searching and viewing videos
  • Creating an account and uploading videos
  • Exporting and compressing
  • Embedding content
  • Creating a customized video channel
  • Authoring a video blog
  • Sharing content via Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks
  • Tracking views, audience demographics, and viewer interest
  • Replacing audio content with AudioSwap tracks
  • Including closed captions and custom annotations
  • Monetizing your videos


(music playing) Hi! I am Jason Osder and I'd like to welcome you to YouTube Essential Training. We will start by finding and watching YouTube videos and joining the online community. I will show you how to prepare videos for YouTube based on principles and concepts so that you can apply these skills across multiple platforms. We will even look at some advanced features like adding interactivity to your videos, working with mobile devices, and enhancing video right in the YouTube interface.

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