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 YouTube Essential Training, author Jason Osder explores all the key concepts and techniques necessary to thrive on the site, including viewing, uploading, sharing, and tracking videos. The course covers building an account, sharing with social networks, and the fundamentals of shooting and editing film for a YouTube audience, as well as tips for creating a brand, removing compression artifacts, and analyzing video performance. Exercise files accompany the course.
Searching and viewing videos
Creating an account and uploading videos
Exporting and compressing
Creating a customized video channel
Authoring a video blog
Sharing content via Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks
Tracking views, audience demographics, and viewership interest