How to Upload your First Video on YouTube


This post will help you in case you are finding it difficult to upload your first video, this article will help you to upload your first video on YouTube.

Are you ready? OK, it’s time to upload your first video.

When you log in to your account, you will find the upload button at the top right side of the page. Click on it and locate the video on your PC. Select the video, you can choose to add music to your video by clicking on the music icon on the top left corner of the video preview.

When you are uploading your video on YouTube, you will be asked to fill in the title, descriptions and tags for the video. These components are important if you want your video to show up when they search for topic related to your video.


This is like the name of your video on YouTube. Make sure it is rich in keyword, for it to rank well on the search engine.


This is what tells your viewers about the content of your video. It may contain steps or processes to be followed in the video. It can contain links to files that are not supported by YouTube but are important for the information you are trying to pass to your viewers. This component also helps you to rank well on YouTube search result.


Tags are used to show your video to more people that search for videos using your keyword. Let say one your tag is “Tech” whenever any user search YouTube using “Tech”, your video will show in the search result.

Fill these components to the best of your knowledge, and don’t forget to use keywords to describe the video. When you are done with the filling of the components, click on the send icon, wait for it to upload and your video is ready. You can go to settings to change the privacy of the video to either public or private (i.e. only you can view the video).