Probably you are thinking of starting a YouTube channel and you are a little bit confused. It’s normal. We all went through that process. By then when Paul and I started internet marketing, our main focus was our website and building content.
We were not really interested in making videos or having a YouTube channel. Let’s say we were still ignorant. Some years passed and we noticed an ever increasing rate of video marketing. We went to YouTube and like seriously I didn’t know how to start-up a YouTube Channel.
So we started watching some tutorials and there we go to a new platform, no subscriber. Paul and I started to build it from scratch. Gradually, Paul and I started up loading videos, basically it was all about walk through videos, showing people what to do.
Every big journey begins with a step. With time we got more views and people started to like our videos. We generated more income, drove traffic to our website and built a large network. People really began to trust us. The advantages were just enormous. In this article, you will get some of the reasons why you need to start a YouTube channel.
Reasons to start a YouTube Channel
The importance of video marketing
People are watching more and more videos today. You could take a look at some of the popular websites like YouTube and Vimeo. Video is really gaining grounds. Imagine, you are a web owner who puts up articles every day, and you decide to start video marketing.
You will notice your sales figures climbing up, as people feel more comfortable watching videos than reading long articles. Video Marketing is gaining grounds. Why do you think artists like JayZ, Beyonce, and Lil Wayne have millions of subscribers on their YouTube channels. Simple right! People love videos. So, starting up a YouTube channel is very essential to your success as an internet marketer.
Increases your traffic
This is a good source of traffic. When I started uploading videos to my YouTube channel, I started getting more rankings on google. Here is how it goes: I will make a video and link it to my website. Any time I used this strategy, my number of views will increase tremendously. Starting a YouTube channel is a good way to drive traffic to your blog.
Increases your audience
This is something you will want to consider especially if you want to start an online business. There are many people who are not comfortable reading articles, they prefer more of videos. Imagine all you do is to post articles. It means you will not be serving the greater part of the market that loves videos. That is where starting a YouTube Channel gets into play. With your channel, you will reach out to people who love videos and this will increase your audience or your number of customers.
More customers means more money. Follow this trend, a YouTube channel helps you to increase your traffic. With traffic comes more customers and what does this mean for your business: more money. People will get to see you more often and they will trust you enough to buy your products. You could even make a product review about the product. This is a good way of earning some extra bucks.
People earn 7 to 8 figure income from their YouTube channels. With time you could make lots of money.
Things to take note of when starting your YouTube Channel
- Offer and share value :
Guys this is very important for your business. Don’t just get into YouTube for views. Some people are on this platform looking for cheap popularity. By now you should know that people love good content. If your channel is really aimed at helping people, then you are on the right track.
- The keywords matter too
When starting a YouTube channel choose a keyword that is not really competitive. For example; if you are looking forward to help people make money online, don’t choose something like: «how to make money online”. That keyword is just so competitive. You might want to consider something like: «stay at home mum looking for ways to earn extra income in Cameroon”. This topic is more specific.
- Find your interest :
What is it that you want to be talking about? Are you more of a funny person? Can you make people laugh out their lungs? Or you are more of a cooking type and you may want to share your information with people. The objective here is to choose something you love talking about.
Starting a YouTube channel can be pretty hard for many but it is a better way of connecting with your audience. Don’t freak-out yet, just start? It is only by starting a channel that you can really learn. Click Here to read my article on what is needed to start an online business. We hope this article could be of help to you. Please leave your comments below and share your thoughts.