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YouTubeYouTube - History Youtube was founded in February 2005, as a free web-based service that would allow people to watch and share their videos. The site has since exploded into the web's premier multimedia entertainment destination with more than 100 million videos being viewed daily. In October 2006, Google purchased YouTube for a whopping $1.65 billion, leading to the video site being named TIME magazine's "Invention of the Year" for 2006.Google purchased YouTube
SOME ADVANTAGES Anyone can browse and view videos Must Register to post video You save on storage costs You save money on bandwidth You don’t overload your servers You can display the video on your own website. 2 Billion Views a Day
Types of Videos used by Businesses Examples: Anyone with a message: Realtor – View Homes Motivational Speaker, Author, etc. Magician, Entertainer, Singer, Dancer Any valuable service or Product How to: any subject Your video should be interesting and not just a commercial VGA resolution—640x480
Here are some of YouTube's features It allows any web-connected user to: Browse millions of videos uploaded by community members Upload, "tag" and share videos worldwidetag Make uploaded videos public (can be private Find, join and create video groups to connect with people with similar interests Subscribe to member videos, save favorites and create playlists Embed YouTube videos into websites using special video embed code
How to upload a video to YouTube First Register And Click Link Below for Instructions
Producing a video for YouTube Professional video equipment A simple consumer-level video camcorder. A computer webcam. Cell phone Can edit using Microsoft’s Windows Movie Maker or Apple’s iMovie
Producing a video for YouTube YouTube allows video up to 10 minutes long. 100 Megabytes or less. Shorter the better – (Exception Tutorial – Director’s Account) Best - three minutes or less. For help with videos go to http://www.youtube.com/video_toolbox
Upload a video for YouTube YouTube allows tags for your video, separating each tag by a space. Tags are keywords people use when searching; use as many tags as necessary to capture all possible search words
YouTube - Tips Remember to include your web site address in all videos you upload To save time and leverage your efforts, submit your videos to several video sharing sites at the same time.submit your videos to several video sharing sites at the same time Increase your chances of being found by uploading as many videos as possible. Use the customized channel for your company. Keeps all your videos in one place. Done automatically when you sign up. Get a Director's Account to take advantage of additional benefits.Director's Account Longer videos require more compression, which means the quality goes down as the length of your video goes up.
YouTube - Tips Examine other popular videos in your category – look at tags (use them) No limit to tags. Use youtube e-mail service Use youtube groups and join in Youtube.com/groups_main
Anyone can be a director on youtube. It is NOT a special account type. Nor do you have any rights that normal user's don't. To do this, just go here:http://www.youtube.com/my_p... Then go to the bottom and in the drop-down menu for, "New Channel Type," choose Director. Don't forget to click the "Update Channel" button, too.http://www.youtube.com/my_p... Become a Director For Videos Longer Than 10 minutes May take a week or two to be approved.
How to Make a PPT movie and upload to YouTube Click Here for video instructionHere Requirements: Windows computer – connection to Internet Windows movie maker – WMM Separate microphone – recommended You Tube account - Free