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Creating your next channel just got a lot easier
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Previously, every channel you created needed to have its own Google account login. If you’re a creator that manages many channels, you might even have a spreadsheet to organize the various email addresses and passwords you use to log in to your channels.
We made a significant improvement to the multiple channel management experience recently when we launched the option to
connect your existing channels with a Google+ page.
Google+ page connected channels have
enhanced channel management features
that allow you to manage up to 50 channels with a single login, and multiple individuals can manage your channel with their own logins.
Now, when you sign up for a new channel you’ll have an option to create this new channel connected with a Google+ page. This will allow you to create new channels using a Google account that you already use to manage your other channels and Google+ pages. This is a significant simplification of the channel signup process, so we encourage you to take advantage of this when you’re creating new channels going forward.
Create a new channel connected to a new Google+ page
1.Sign in to a Google account that you use individually - maybe it’s a Google account you already use to manage other channels and Google+ pages, or it’s the Google account you use in the YouTube Content Manager.
Create a new channel
3.Provide a name for your new channel and Google+ page, and click
to complete the signup process. Remember, channels connected with Google+ pages can have names that include spaces and punctuation if that’s what you want.
Create a new channel connected to an existing Google+ page
1.Sign in to a Google account that is the
manager or owner
of the Google+ page with which you want your new channel to be connected.
and click the name and avatar of the Google+ page for which you want to create a new channel.
3.You’ll be asked to confirm you want to create a new channel for this page, so click
to complete the signup process.
Additional tips for your new channel
You can add others as a manager of the new channel and page (
). Remember, we encourage everyone to use their own logins to manage channels, rather than using shared logins!
Your new channel URL will look something like the URL below, so
if you’d like a custom URL that is easier to remember, follow these steps:
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