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How To Start A YouTube Channel As a Career In 2021

How To Start A YouTube Channel As a Career in 2021

How To Start A YouTube Channel As a Career in 2021: YouTube is the most popular video-watching website in the world. It is the only platform that people are using to entertain themselves and share their knowledge through video clips.

There are millions of people on the internet that are using the YouTube platform as a full-time job career and earning handsome amount of money with the help of YouTube and you can make money from your content because in this article I am going to tell you How to start a YouTube channel as a career in 2021 a complete beginner guide so you can get started your YouTube business/career.

Budget Equipment To start a YouTube Channel

Many people are spending too much money on building high-quality PCs and buying costly smartphones. It’s good but not everyone is rich. Poor people don’t afford it so for those you don’t need any costly things to start a YouTube channel.

Equipment needs to get started.

  • Computer
  • Mobile
  • Internet

NOTE: you can easily create a YouTube channel and make money by using your pc and mobile. Yes, that’s true if you have a pc then it’s good but if you don’t then you can create a mobile channel on the phone too.

How do you make money from YouTube?

You can easily make money from YouTube with your content. You can easily earn money by publishing your videos on YouTube.

There are some privacy policies from YouTube. By following these privacy policies you can make your video and after uploading YouTube can place ads on your video and for every viewer or subscriber if they see your video then in this case you can generate a good revenue simply.

If you don’t have millions of subscribers on YouTube then you can generate low revenue but if you are in this situation then you can start a paid promotion. It will help you a lot to earn passive income by Monetization + Paid promotion.

How to create a YouTube channel

Before creating a YouTube channel you need to create helpful name ideas related to your topic. choose the topic that you love where you can daily upload your YouTube videos.

For Example: if you love games then also create a gaming YouTube channel don’t create a YouTube channel on a topic that you don’t know or you don’t want to work.

Creating a YouTube channel is very simple because you can find thousands of videos on YouTube but you can create a YouTube channel without seeing any video by following the steps below.

Basic steps to start a channel.

  • Create email
  • Make a YouTube account
  • Create your channel name
  • Add a description
  •  Link all social platforms
  •  Add phone number

Doing these following steps mentioned above. Congratulations to you now you are a YouTuber but there are some settings that make your channel look professional, let’s customize your YouTube channel.

Make your channel look professional by adding a logo and channel art. You can add the logo that you want. You can easily create a logo on the computer by using Photoshop and if you don’t have a pc then you can easily create a logo on mobile using the Picsart android app.

YouTube banner size

Now you set your YouTube account image by adding a logo and also add a channel art so your channel looks professional by its look.

I know that there are many people that really don’t know about the exact YouTube channel art size so for those people that are creating channel art by Photoshop the exact size of channel art minimum dimension is 2048 x 1152.

If you don’t know how to create a YouTube channel art then in Canvas you can find many tools that really help you in YouTube. On this website, you can find a collection of YouTube banner templates where you just only need to edit and customize the template and get your YouTube banner art ready.

Add a phone number in the YouTube channel because without phone verification you can’t upload a video for like 15 minutes and can’t create a custom thumbnail so make sure to verify the phone number on the YouTube channel.

How to edit videos for YouTube channel

If you don’t have much money, it’s true you can’t afford video editing software, so in that case, video editing is very tough for you and on the other hand, some people don’t have a PC so they need a video editing app for free so they can upload YouTube videos on their phone.

Upload YouTube video from PC: if you can’t afford any video editing software then I recommend using Tech smith Camtasia or filmora 9 both are free video editing software and easy to use.

Upload YouTube videos from a phone: many mobiles don’t have inbuilt video editing software so in that case, I recommend the Kinemaster Application (On Playstore). It is a free app that is easy to use on smartphones. You can easily edit YouTube videos.

How to upload a video on YouTube?

Your YouTube channel is all set up now you just only need to upload a video on YouTube by following the YouTube terms and keep uploading the video on a daily basis.

YouTube video uploading  steps

  • Create a video
  • Upload a video
  •  Set video description
  • Add video related tags
  • Upload custom thumbnail
  • Publish the video

Congratulations you have successfully uploaded your video on YouTube. Now keep uploading your videos on YouTube daily so your audience really understands what kind of video you are uploading.

How to make a thumbnail for YouTube

Making a thumbnail on PC is very easy but on mobile, it’s a little bit different so I am going to tell you how to make a thumbnail for YouTube on mobile and PC?

Make a thumbnail on PC: If you want to make a YouTube thumbnail by using your computer then you can use canva you can find thousands of thumbnail collections on this website. You just need to customize the thumbnail and it’s ready.

Make a thumbnail on the Phone: with the help of PicsArt (On Playstore). You can make a professional YouTube thumbnail on a mobile phone the size of a YouTube thumbnail is 1280 x 720. You can also use canva app to make a beautiful thumbnail on mobile.

YouTube requirements for creators?

Your an audience that is seeing your video daily really needs your video daily so upload the video daily or you can skip 1 or 2 days but remember to work contentiously on your YouTube channel.

YouTube monetization program According to YouTube if you want to earn money from YouTube then you need to upload good quality content that’s unique or you can say create videos by following YouTube privacy policy.

You need at least 1000 subscribers and 4000 watch time hours to monetize your YouTube channel. You can complete these requirements in 12 months.


In the article, we learn many things related to YouTube especially How to start a YouTube channel as a career in 2021 by following these steps I guarantee you can start your YouTube channel as a business, and day by day it can become your career. Just upload a video daily on your YouTube channel and one day your channel will hit 1 million subscribers but don’t forget you need to work hard to achieve your goal.

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