CREATE YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR YOUR BUSINESS TODAY
Get more visitors to your business.
YouTube is undisputedly the biggest video directory. It was started in 2005 by 3 former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, and was acquired by Google in 2006. It is now Google’s one of the most important subsidiaries. YouTube consists of billions of videos generated by the users, companies and governments and millions being added every day. Majority of the videos are free to access, but some are on paid or rental basis. YouTube earns revenue from Google AdSense. It is a program which associates targeted ads to the video content according to site content and audience. YouTube provides user a medium and platform of self-expression which is unilateral in video form. It is sort of social network that has also given rise to new breed of artists who call themselves YouTubers.
Steps to add business to youtube
Step 2: A Google log in form appears clicking on which, you get access to the YouTube account
If already a Google account is not logged in, following page opens up for the registering/ signing.
Step 3: Click on Next. Enter the password of your profile, and proceed by signing in.
Frequently asked questions about youtube
Is it a free/paid directory?
It is a free directory. It means the user can register and upload videos for free. No charge is ever made for making an account. Most of the videos on YouTube are free to access to the user, however some demand subscription or rental charges through Google Pay.
Does it have listing specific to categories or location?
YouTube has 76 language interfaces, so obviously, its listings are also location specific. The categories are decided under channel names. Any video is accessible across the location and category, provided, the video isn’t banned by the country of the user.
Does it contain premium listings?
No. YouTube is the medium of free expression, and no listing is made available on a premium basis. They are listed on the basis of the interests and preferences of the user.
Can we do display ads in this directory?
Yes. YouTube hosts advertisements on its webpage and on the sponsored videos too. Sometimes, these ads are of 30 seconds, but mostly, they are of 5 seconds. The user has choices of watching them and rather skipping them up. However, sometimes the user may encounter the ads that play without the option of skipping. These are compulsory of 5 seconds. YouTube also has its compulsory ads that play for 5 seconds in the beginning and sometimes in the middle of video being played.
Can we add a business description like keywords, Metas, year, employee count, payment methods, menu cards, etc.?
Not much. Just the title of the listing and the introduction of the listing is sufficient. The user has liberty of keeping or disabling the comment section
Does it have a verification process for adding or editing a business?
Yes. The account that is used for setting up the profile is necessary of Google. So, the account that is used for adding or editing the business is already verified by the Google itself.