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How To Upload A Video To YouTube

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This is part 13 of my How To Start A YouTube Channel Series.

So, you’re ready to upload your first video to YouTube?

The process for upload is pretty simple, in fact it’s designed so that anyone and their grandma can upload with just a few clicks but once up on the platform there are a tonne of options to chose from.

Fear not, I’m here to simplify the options and hold your hand through your first upload. And by following my recommendations you’re giving your video the best chance of success on YouTube.

So check out the short video below (or watch it on the official FAQ Tube channel) to see every click needed to upload a video to YouTube and then check below for my top tips on getting the settings just right.

12 Tips for an optimal YouTube upload

Firstly it’s best to mention that many of these options can be set via your Upload Defaults to save time but can also be tweaked on a video by video basis.

Of course your needs may differ so not every recommendation will be right for you but pick and choose the ones that make sense for your video and you won’t go too far wrong.

I'll split it up tab by tab to make it as clear as possible:

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