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13. Uploading Your Videos to YouTube

You’ve determined how YouTube fits into your online marketing mix. You’ve decided what type of YouTube video to produce. You’ve even made the video, edited it, and converted it to the proper video format. Now it’s time to upload your video to the YouTube site and put your message in front of millions of YouTube viewers.

Uploading Videos from Your Computer

Let’s start at the top. Assuming that you shot your video with a camcorder, you’ve since transferred the video from your camcorder to your computer’s hard disk, where you performed any necessary editing. The final video file you create is what you upload to YouTube.

Selecting a File to Upload

To upload a video file, it must be in a YouTube-approved format, ...

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