How to become a YouTube Teacher – An Aspirant’s Guide

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Become a YouTube Teacher : Sharing the knowledge you have has become easier now with the help of YouTube. Everyday millions of videos are being uploaded and watched on Youtube. For learners around the world, YouTube has emerged as a teacher who is available everywhere and answers almost every kind of question. YouTube has opened new dimensions not only for learners but also for teachers. Today, if you want to teach something, starting a Youtube channel is the first thing you should consider doing.


So, in this article we are going to discuss how you can start your own YouTube channel to become a YouTube teacher.

Who can become a YouTube Teacher?

So, is there any criteria for becoming a YouTube teacher? No, there is no criteria that you need to follow for starting a YouTube channel or for becoming a teacher on Youtube. All you need is “Knowledge”.

There are a lot of people of Youtube, who claim to be teachers but don’t know anything about the subject that they are teaching. There is no growth for these kind of teachers on Youtube.

Here are some points you should consider before starting your journey as a YouTube teacher.

  • Do you really want to share your knowledge with others?
  • Are you interested in teaching?
  • Youtube growth can take time, are you ready to give at least 1-2 years for growth on YT.
  • What subject/Niche you are going to teach about?
  • Which type of audience you want to focus upon for Eg. School going students, college going students, those who are in job etc
  • Do you have enough knowledge about that particular niche.

Once you answer these questions, you can think about your next step and that is to create a Youtube channel. Let us now see how you can create your Youtube channel in some simple stetps.

How to start my YouTube Channel?

Here is the step-by-step guide of starting your own YouTube channel.

  • Sign in to YouTube on a computer or the mobile site.
  • Click your profile picture and then Create a channel.
  • You’ll be asked to create a channel.
  • Think of a unique name for your channel
  • Create your channel.

Note : You can get the detailed guide on Google Support OR on YouTube.

The Youtube channel is LIVE, now what?

After creating the YouTube channel, you need to do certain things to get started on YouTube. Let us know what these things are.

How to get started on YouTube?

Here are some additional steps you can follow before start uploading the videos on your channel.

  • If your Youtube channel does not have a channel Art, make sure to create one. You can create Youtube cahnnel art on Canva for Free.
Youtube channel art
Youtube channel art
  • Upload the profile picture for better visibility on Youtube.
  • Write an interesting “About” section for your channel

How to become a teacher?

If you are reading this far, that means you are really passionate about starting your Youtube channel. let us know how you can follow some simple steps to become a Youtube teacher.

  1. once your channel is live, find your niche and start recording the videos.
  2. Upload the videos with proper description and title. If you want your videos to perform better, learn basics of Youtube SEO.
  3. Know what your target audience is searching (For Eg. If you are teaching English Grammar on your channel, search what kind of videos are working well in this segment)
  4. Consistency is the key. It may happen that in the starting 3-4 months, you get only 20-30 views per video. It numbers can be demotivating but make sure you maintain your consistency.
  5. Interact with people who are commenting on your videos. A simple thank you can make a positive impact on the audience.
  6. Teachers who are passionate about teaching do better than other on Youtube. So make sure whatever you are teaching, you do it with all your heart.

How can Youtube help you in long run?

Starting a youtube channel is the first step in the process, and if you really want to grow on Youtube, you have to do more than anyone else. Once you start growing, Youtube will reward you. Here are some benefits of being a Youtube teacher.

  1. Flexibility of working
  2. Recognition among students
  3. can launch your own courses once you gather audience.
  4. Make money through Youtube ads and promotions.
  5. Reach a wider audience.
  6. Reach every segment of society online.

Youtube can help you to reach students who can grow with the help of the knowledge that you can provide. Youtube make it easier and more convenient for teachers to pass knowledge to students in ways that were never possible in the past. If you are someone who want to share your knowledge with the world, Youtube is a place to be.

We hope you find this article helpful, stay tuned to Oliveboard for more such articles 😀


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