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You Will Need
- Internet access
- YouTube account
- Social network memberships
Sign into your YouTube account
Sign into your YouTube account. Upload your video to your profile page. If you don't already have an account, create an account.
Learn about SEO
Learn about search engine optimization (SEO), a way to use the right keywords in your YouTube video's tags to get your video ranked high in search engine results.
Find YouTube sponsored contests
Find YouTube sponsored contests. Click on the Browse link on the top of every YouTube page. Under Categories, click on Contests.
Enter a video in a YouTube contest
Enter a video in a YouTube contest. These contests are officially sponsored by paid advertisers.
Have friends suggest your video
Have friends and family members suggest your video directly to YouTube's editors.
Join social networks
Join social networks like Facebook or MySpace. In your YouTube account, click on a social network icon under your video and share with your social network.
Join YouTube's Sponsored Video program
Join YouTube's Sponsored Video program, an ad service where your video is spotlighted on their site and you pay only when someone plays your video. Revel in your exposure.