Need help to set up youtube streaming or instagram live?
If you want help with setting up your Chruch’s Streaming service or to help reach out digitally during the Covid-19 season, we have a team ready to help you get set up and running. See our guide below to help set up your own youtube account, then you can enable live streaming.
If you’ve been debating getting started on YouTube to live stream to your church, then this is for you.
Throughout this guide we’ll dive into:
- The basics of getting your account set up
- How to create a YouTube channel
Ready to start? Let’s go.
How to create a YouTube channel
Creating a YouTube channel using your Google account
If you have a Google account, you can watch, share and comment on YouTube content. However, Google accounts don’t automatically create YouTube channels. Getting a new channel set up is a simple and quick process, though.
1. Go to YouTube and sign in
Head over to YouTube.com and click ‘sign in’ in the top right corner of the page:
Then log in using the Google Account you’d like your channel to be associated with:
2. Head over to your YouTube settings
In the top right corner of the screen, click on your profile icon and then the ‘Settings’ cog icon.
3. Create your channel
Under your settings, you’ll see the option to “Create a channel,” click on this link:
Next, you’ll have the option to create a personal channel or a create a channel using a business or other name. For this example, we’ll choose the business option:
Now, it’s time to name your channel and select a category. The channel options available include:
- Product or Brand
- Company Institution or Organization
- Arts, Entertainment or Sports
Note: a new Google+ page will also be created for your brand.
Congratulations! You’ve just created a new YouTube channel ?
Next, let’s fill out all the information and create some channel art to get your page looking awesome (click here to jump to the next section).
How to create a YouTube channel if you don’t already have a Google account
If you don’t already have a Google account set up, you’ll need to create one before you get started on YouTube. To do this, simply follow the below steps:
- Head to YouTube.com
- Click ‘Sign In’
- Now, choose the option to create a Google account
- Follow the steps to create your Google account
Now, you’re all set up with a Google account and can follow the above steps to create a YouTube channel.
Use your Instagram account to go live and reach out to your church and teams.
Need more streaming help?
If you want more help with setting up your Chruch’s Streaming service or to help reach out digitally during the Covid-19 season, we have a team ready to help you get set up and running.
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