Complete Video YouTube Guide

What are Youtube Videos?

YouTube is an American online video-sharing platform headquartered in San Bruno, California. Unregistered users can watch videos on the site, while registered users may also upload an unlimited number of videos and add comments to videos.

YouTube contains movies and music, original content uploaded by celebrity and users like you. You can then share with friends, family, and the world. If you’re looking for video. YouTube is the ultimate online hub.

How do I find a Video on Youtube?

Finding a video is quick, easy, and painless. To find a video, go to and click on the search bar at the top. The two images below show the search bar (for desktop) and search icon (for mobile) outlined in red. (You won’t see a funny looking outline when you go look at the homepage yourself.)

YouTube Desktop Search
YouTube Mobile Search

After you click on the search bar or search icon, type in whatever interests you, whether it be cats, Taylor Swift Music Video or things being cut by a really hot knife, and yes, that’s a thing.

How many Videos are On Youtube right now?

YouTube doesn’t let you know how many videos are on it at any moment, and there’s a good reason for that. Maybe surprisingly, in 2019, every minute 500+ hours of content is uploaded on YouTube. That would mean every day 82.2 years of content is uploaded a day on Youtube.

New Jersey native, David Suen calculated approximately 14.6 billion videos were on Youtube as of June 27, 2020. Shout out to David for working the math. You can see his post explaining the math on Quora here. But the thing is, I’m writing this article about a month after that post, and you’re likely reading this after another few hundreds of years have been added. So your guess is good as mine. Just remember it’s in the billions.

What is the Most Popular Video on Youtube right now?

We may not know exactly how many videos are on YouTube, but we know which one’s most popular. “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee is the most viewed video on YouTube with over 6.7 billion views as of June 2020.

Despacito is a Raggaeton, Latin pop song recorded and released in 2019 on Luis Fonsi’s Album, Vida. The title means “slowly,” but it rose to the top quickly reaching 2 billion and 2.5 billion views faster than any video in YouTube’s history. Fonsi’s original Spanish-language version set the YouTube record.

How can I download the video from YouTube?

There is not native method for downloading videos from Youtube. If you’re interested, three ways to download videos include:

I’ve listed the options in order of increasing difficulty. So the plus side of using the more difficult methods is fewer ads, and greater control over your download. The easier download methods offer fewer steps and are more intuitive to use. I’ll include tutorials for using all three in a later post.

How do I Upload Videos to YouTube?

Oh, so you want to contribute to the 82 years a day worth of video uploaded to YouTube?

  1. Create an account
  2. Upload Videos

It’s that simple! If you already have a gmail account, you’re in luck. Just visit, login using your gmail account, and then click on the upload icon to get started.

If you don’t have a gmail account, that’s okay too. You just have to sign in using your preferred email and create a YouTube account. After you’ve done that, you can upload videos directly from your phone or computer.

What is Not Allowed on YouTube?

YouTube does not allow copyrighted information. So don’t upload other people’s videos and music. It also doesn’t allow pornographic, spam and misleading content, violent or dangerous content, or disrupting child safety. For a comprehensive look at community guidelines, visit YouTube’s Rules and Policies section.

How much do Youtubers get paid?

YouTubers get about $3-$5 per 1,000 views and up to $5,000 dollars for 1,000,000 views. YouTube income tends to come from advertisements through Google’s AdSense. Uploaders may earn additional revenue through sponsorships with popular brands, affiliate links, and even contributions from YouTube fans.

The average salary of a YouTuber with 1 million subscribers is $57,200 per year. Keep in mind that the average YouTuber with 1 million subscribers has uploaded over 4,000 videos on average. It’s very much a sign of dedication when a YouTuber has reached that level.

How do I monetize my YouTube Channel in 2020?

To monetize your YouTube Channel in 2020, you need

  1. 1,000 Subscribers on your YouTube channel.
  2. 4,000 Watch Time hours over the last 12 months.
  3. To comply with all YouTube’s policies and guidelines.
  4. Have an AdSense account set up.

How can I get 4000 Hours Fast?

What haven’t you covered on this YouTube Guide?

Excellent question. Let me know if you have additional questions. I’m available on Instagram at @jarrettclharper

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