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Sams Teach Yourself YouTube™ in 10 Minutes by Michael Miller

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Lesson 21. Customizing Your YouTube Channel

In this lesson, you learn how to personalize your YouTube channel page.

Understanding Channels

Every user on YouTube has his or her own channel. On YouTube, a channel is just a fancy name for a user’s profile; as soon as you post your first video, you create your own YouTube channel. At that point, other users can access your channel to see all the videos you’ve uploaded; users can also subscribe to your channel to be notified when you upload new videos to the YouTube site.

YouTube viewers access your channel page to learn more about you—and to look at all the videos you’ve uploaded. A viewer accesses your channel by clicking on your user name wherever it appears on the YouTube site. Although each ...

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