Tip & How-To about YouTube Videos

How to create a YouTube account and how best to use it.

If you want to BROADCAST YOURSELF or just upload a few MPG's or MOV's or 3GP's then YouTube is the website for you. You can even watch TV shows and create your own channel that others can subscribe to and if you link it to your social websites subscribers and members can be notified or new channel postings.

Creating a YouTube Account:
A few years ago Google took over control of YouTube so if you already have a gmail or googlemail account then you can access YouTube through your account click the image below

If you don't already have a google account then you can sign up to YouTube using their standard login page click the image below to START

Once created you can either sign in through the google browser and then access your YouTube account through your Google Products on your Manage account page as shown below middle right, you may also notice Picasa and Blogger also owned and managed by Google.

Uploading to your YouTube:
The main reason for Youtube is to share your video and media creations be careful not to publish copyrighted materials like music videos unless you have change part OR all of the audio with public domain video clips.

Click on the link above to get to the upload screen you can either upload a video that you already have on your computer that you have created OR direct from your webcam

Uploading from your Mobile
If like me you want to bypass your PC and upload direct to YouTube then you can send them to the following youtube address, click the image below for more information you will also need to make sure that you have your e-mail activated via your mobiles service provider these can usually be set up by opening the SMS messages that are sent to your phone when you register if you don't have these then a simple phone call can have then resent to your handset, its a good idea to copy them you your SIM card memory if you ever change handsets.

Copyright Issues

Important: Do not upload any TV shows, music videos, music concerts, or commercials without permission unless they consist entirely of content you created yourself.
The Copyright Tips page and the Community Guidelines can help you determine whether your video infringes someone else's copyright.
By clicking "Upload Video", you are representing that this video does not violate YouTube's Terms of Use and that you own all copyrights in this video or have authorization to upload it.

Embedding your YouTube Videos:
Once you have uploaded your videos to your YouTube account you can then link them directly into your website OR weblog by either adding the HTML code via the blogger control panel on your blog OR by setting up a dedicated iframe on your website.

First goto http://www.youtube.com/my_videos

And you will see the list of all your videos if you want to embed a video into you website OR weblog double click the one you desire you will then see the extra menu to embed to your own website OR weblog click the relevant button and you can then copy and paste the code use + to select the code in the correct box then + to copy and then + to paste it to your site to prevent any typo errors.

If you want to test a link then copy and past this into your weblog


To link DIRECT to your beloved Facebook; Bebo; Twitter; Myspace; Blogger OR one of the popular bookmarking sites like Digg, StumbleUpon OR delicious OR even the humble e-mail

THEN click on the relevant button the URL will be the same as above only in the shortened form similar to a bit.ly shortened weblink.

You will then be taken to the correct website I recommend that you login to your desired social website target site and keep this in another browser TAB then it will give the option of a simple SHARE. Alternatively you can link those sites that you use the most to YouTube using Autoshare on the the Connect Accounts page

Linking your Google and YouTube Accounts:
It is a good idea to link both accounts under the management panel this will allow you to login to YouTube from the google browser OR the google dashboard link them together in

I however recommend that you keep them linked you will see that this is the case under the last menu option

Other Popular similar sites of interest:

There a many other websites of the same type for example Vimeo also a great site that offers similar linking and embedding of video clips to websites

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