YouTube has introduced new tools and resources for small business owners, including a step-by-step guide to developing a channel and a simplified ad creation process.

The launch of these tools coincides with Google’s International Small Business Week, which includes many initiatives aimed at small business owners.

YouTube reports 79% Of small businesses with a YouTube channel agree to publish videos to help customers find them.

In addition, it is estimated 82% By 2022, 50% of global digital consumer traffic will be video

Currently, more than 2 billion users watch a total of 1 billion hours of video every month on YouTube.

Business owners can connect with these audiences and show them the uniqueness of their brand by creating a YouTube channel.

According to YouTube survey data:

  • 72% Of small businesses find it easy to start using YouTube.
  • 65% Of small business YouTube channels say they use YouTube to showcase their products and services.
  • 85% Of viewers turn to YouTube for fresh content.

“For small businesses, the video trend represents a huge growth opportunity. Put video and YouTube at the core of your online strategy and see better results today and in the long term.”


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Here is more information about the tools and resources released today for small businesses.


YouTube has published a free step-by-step guide designed to help business owners set up channels, build an online presence, and attract new customers.

These are the chapters included in the guide and a quick summary of what is covered in each chapter.


This chapter covers:

  • The basics of creating a personal channel or brand account
  • Personalize the channel with a custom name, description, URL, and contact information
  • Brand the channel with YouTube’s layout and branding options
  • Upload video, write title and description, and select thumbnail
  • Add advanced elements such as searchable tags, end screens, and video cards
  • Measure performance in YouTube Studio


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This chapter covers:

  • Planning video before shooting
  • Tips for shooting with a mobile phone
  • Effective creative ABCD
  • Use Google’s Video Maker to create a video using existing clips


This chapter covers:

  • Verify YouTube channel
  • Adjust account settings to enable live streaming
  • Stream from desktop
  • Stream from phone

Note: If you want to broadcast live on your mobile phone, you need at least 1,000 subscribers.


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This chapter covers:

  • Create a Google Ads account
  • Set up and start a campaign
  • Measurement result

The company reported that 89% Of small businesses use a combination of paid advertising and organic content on YouTube.


YouTube has introduced a faster and easier way to create video ad campaigns.

Through this new process, companies can simply upload video ads, specify the audience they want to reach, and set a budget. Alternatively we suggest you to use Online video Creation Tools.

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This shortens the creation time of YouTube campaigns to a few minutes, and with the new mobile experience, businesses can more easily measure the effectiveness of their campaigns.

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For more information on these resources and guides, see the YouTube Small Biz Day login page.

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